Sarcoma Cancer is a rare disease, often misdiagnosed, often afflicting children and young adults.
The Karen Wyckoff Sarcoma Foundation is dedicated to Sarcoma Cancer research, support and education...and the fight to find a cure.

Welcome to Rein in Sarcoma

Though Sarcomas are rare, you are not alone in your battle against the disease. The Karen Wyckoff Rein in Sarcoma Foundation provides news, resources, and a way to connect to others with the disease. Since our inception in 2001, Rein In Sarcoma has had the opportunity to serve many individuals who, like you, have waged a personal war against this disease.

To learn more our mission, click on our video below.

For more background information about RIS, click here.

We thank you for the privilege of assisting you on your personal sarcoma journey.

  • Our Mission
  • Karen's Story
  • Contact Us
  • Patient and Family Support Programs
  • Coping with Cancer
  • Sarcoma Survivor Stories
  • Understanding Sarcoma Cancers
  • Local and National Resources
  • Sarcoma Patient Starter Notebook
  • For newly Diagnosed Sarcoma Patients
  • Understanding Sarcoma Cancers
  • Lumps & Bumps
  • Red Flags of Sarcoma Cancer
  • Educating the public and medical profession about the warning signs of sarcoma Cancers


  • Why support to Rein in Sarcoma?
  • Ways to Give
  • Named Tribute and Memorial Funds
  • Plan your own Fundraiser to Benefit Rein in Sarcoma

2011 "Party in the Park" Questionare

Please take a few moments to evaluate "Party in the Park", Rein in Sarcoma 2011 held of July 25th. Thanks!

On-line Auction Bid Form - 2012

Use this form to place a bid on any item in the 2012 RIS On-Line Post Auction.   Questions about the RIS Online Auction?  Email our webmaster or call Michele at 612-242-1137. We appreciate your interest and support.

Rein in Sarcoma Participates with GoodSearch and GoodShop

  What if Karen Wyckoff Rein In Sarcoma Foundation earned a penny every time you searched the Internet? Or how about if a percentage of every purchase you made online went to support RIS?   Well, now it can!

RIS Collaborates with

Rein in Sarcoma has joined with hundreds of other Minnesota non-profit organizations in the launch of the new website and giving platform. Read More....

Fall Gathering Thoughts - "You Face Sarcoma"

On a rainy October Sunday, the Oakwood room of the Clifton French Regional park was a warm and nurturing place to be. About 40 sarcoma survivors, loved ones and those who had lost someone to sarcoma came together in community to enjoy fall food, the versatile music, autumn crafts for the kids, and a discussion of the various stages of a sarcoma journey.  The discussion was led by Sarcoma survivor Christin Garcia.  Everyone in attendance felt comfortable sharing their unique yet common experiences as they battled sarcoma.  Read more....