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.

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Celebrating our Volunteers - Tuesday August 11

2015 Party VolunteersRein in Sarcoma's success to date is because of our hundreds of committed volunteers!

On Tuesday, August 11th we celebrate all our RIS volunteers with our Annual Volunteer potluck. The evening will include a celebration of the 2015 Party in the Park,, a value pack special silent auction, and  a Party slide show and videos.. If you volunteer for RIS you are cordially invited! Bring a dish to share and join us 6:00 pm at the Wyckoff's. Please join us! Click for directions.

A Committed Family, A Community Unites to Kick Sarcoma

Anna Rogotzke Memorial Kickball Tournament 2015The Rogotzke Family and the area around Sanborn MN, for the fifth year in the row once again teamed up to kick sarcoma. On a beautiful July Satruday morning 12 kickball teams gathered to for a tournament in memory of Anna Rogotzke and to play against sarcoma. In addition to kickball there was a calf pooping contest delicious food made and served by volunteers, a whole village of bouncy houses for the kids, face painting and many other fun summer activities. Read the whole story....

2015-16 RIS Sarcoma Scholars Announced

Sarcoma Scholars 2015-2016Rein in Sarcoma's five new Sarcoma Scholars from the Mayo and University of Minnesota Medical Schools were announced at the 2015 Party in the Park.  Introduced by Dr. Katherine Dusenbery of the University of Minnesotaa and Jean Stahl of the Mayo Clinic the five scholars are: Brendan Coutu, Susan Sun, Katherine Thiebert, Margaret “Maggie”Cupit and Justin MaurounLearn about our Sarcoma Scholars...

2015 Party in the Park Program & Registration

2015 RIS Party Logo

Monday, July 27, 2015 from 6:00 – 9:30 pm

Cafesjian’s Carousel & Como Park Visitors Center, St. Paul 

Our 15th annual "Party in the Park"will be a magical evening of great music, entertainment and family fun.  Rein in Sarcoma 2015 will feature unlimited carousel rides, continuous entertainment, a large and unique Silent Auction and children’s activities. Rein in Sarcoma not only raises funds to benefit sarcoma cancers research and physician education, but it is also intended to provide hope and relief for patients and their families from the isolation of these rare and dangerous cancers.  Read about the 2015 Party Program and Register Now....

A Hopeful Winter Gathering Inspires Many

Winter Gathering 2015 Scott Okuno and Denis ClohisyOver 90 sarcoma survivors and their loved ones gathered on Sunday, January 25 for an afternoon of hope and inspiration at the beautiful Bachman’s Garden Center in Minneapolis. Attendees were surrounded by bright and colorful flowers which were one of the many things that brought hope on this cold winter day.

Sarcoma doctors Scott Okuno, Professor of Oncology and Medical Oncologist at the Mayo Clinic and Dr. Denis Clohisy, Professor and Head of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota, spoke about current sarcoma treatments, Read more...