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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RIS Sarcoma Community Social

Park TavernSunday, October 26 - 2:00 pm Park Tavern Bowling Center

Connect with sarcoma survivors, patients, their immediate families and those who have lost someone to sarcoma to laugh, bowl, snack on delicious treats and even watch the Vikings game1 This is a free family­friendly event; all ages are welcome!  Plan now to attend our Sarcoma Social on Sunday, October 26th from 2:00­ to 4:30 p.m. (bowling 2:30-4:30) at Park Tavern Bowling and Entertainment Center in St. Louis Park.  Learn more and to Register....

Celebrating Great Lives

Celebrating Great Lives

In May, many in the sarcoma community gathered to share a very special performance by the Hippocrates Café. A group led by Dr. Jon Hallberg presented “Stories of Our Sarcoma Journeys,” including creative expressions by those who have faced sarcoma cancer. The genesis for this wonderful evening came from Sarcoma Scholars who thought to raise awareness in a unique way, while honoring those we love so much. To recall this evening, you may click here. As the Red Flags Campaign continues, RIS will highlight stories submitted for consideration. Read Juilan's Story...

2014 Berqual Memorial Open Supports RIS

Majestic Oaks- Richard Berqual Memorial OpenRichard “Rick” Berqual was a collaborator as he headed up the Building, Maintenance and Grounds Department of the Moundsview School District. In 2002 he created a golf tournament for District staff and contractors as a way to build team work and cooperation. It quickly became an annual and growing tradition. The tournament soon began to contribute to local worthwhile charities. Read more...

The Carousel at the Heart of RIS Celeberates 100 Years!

RIS 2014 Tribute RideThe center of this year’s Party in the Park was again where Rein in Sarcoma all started in 2001 in front of Cafesjian’s Carousel at Como Park. For the fourth Monday of 2001, Karen Wyckoff, her family and friends created Rein In Sarcoma in front of the carousel, with the Carousel providing free rides for all attendees as it has ever since. Our very name “Rein in Sarcoma” is based on reining in the disease and the carousel horse is literally at the center of our logo. Read more....

2014 Party in the Park- "A Spectacular Evening"

Party 2014- Visitor GroundsRein in Sarcoma Party in the Park 2014 was held on Monday, July 28th at Como Park in St. Paul, MN. We had a spectacular evening with fabulous entertainment venues including free carousel rides, live music, children’s games, a wine ring toss, an amazing silent auction and a visit from the Minnesota Twin’s Baseball mascot T.C.! Most importantly, the party brought together people of all ages who in some way have dealt with sarcoma cancer. Read more...