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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Minnesota's Day of Giving- November 13

GiveMN Logo 2014Support Rein in Sarcoma on Minnesota's Day of Giving, Thursday November 13th by Giving to the Max. We’ll be joining in rallying all Minnesotans to cheer on your favorite cause, like Rein in Sarcoma during this 24-hour extravaganza of generosity.

Recycling for Research

Garage Sale 2014Our ninth annual Rein in Sarcoma Garage Sale held September 10th through the 12th in Shoreview was an epic success! The weather was chilly, but sales were red-hot! With all sales tallied, over $5,600 was raised for RIS, an increase from last year’s sales of over 10%! Read more....

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....