New Blog Post: Clinical trial will use mice to guide treatment choices in soft-tissue sarcoma

Visit the Sarcoma Alliance Blog to read our new blog post on using mice to test an individual tumor’s response to treatment. Small pieces of tumor are grafted onto mice, after which different chemotherapy agents are tested to see responses, in some cases leading to the use of chemotherapy agents that would not normally be […]

Spring 2015 Newsletter

The Sarcoma Alliance Spring 2015 Newsletter is now available! Click Here to read the current Newsletter. You can subscribe to receive future issues of our eNewsletter on our home page.

Ocean of Hope 2015 Starts with Amazing Tribute by Paddler Rob Rojas

The Sarcoma Alliance Ocean of Hope Campaign launched its 2015 season with an amazing tribute to sarcoma patients and survivors from team paddler Rob Rojas. Rob paddled for 24 hours straight in Dana Point, dedicating the event to the sea of people affected by cancer. We at the Sarcoma Alliance wish to offer a heartfelt thank-you to Rob […]

Outstanding Care Award Recipients

In honor of the Sarcoma Alliance’s 15th Anniversary this month, we are celebrating with the announcement of our 2014 Outstanding Care Award Recipients! This year the Sarcoma Alliance has selected two Outstanding Care Providers for this distinguished award. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Robert E. Goldsby, a pediatric cancer specialist at UCSF Benioff Children’s […]

Join our Sarcoma Awareness Campaign!

Please join our Facebook Sarcoma Awareness Campaign. It’s a very easy way to spread much needed awareness to this rare disease! On the first of every month, change your Facebook banner to the Sarcoma Alliance logo. It’s that simple. For more information, visit the event page at

Spirit of Survival: Ironman Chattanooga This Weekend

If you are in the vicinity of Chattanooga, TN this weekend, please consider cheering on sarcoma survivor Michael Oyler, who is competing in his first Ironman triathlon. Even if you won’t be there, please consider supporting Michael in his goal to raise funds for the Sarcoma Alliance! Click here to learn more about Michael and […]

Ocean of Hope Captain Aimee Spector Interviewed on Racemill

Our dedicated O2H Captain Aimee Spector was highlighted in an interview with Racemill! Click here to read the article and learn more about this amazing woman and her journey as an ocean athlete. We are incredibly grateful that Aimee has volunteered so much of her time and energy toward raising awareness for sarcoma and for raising […]

Join O2H and the Sarcoma Alliance at The Catalina Classic

August 24, 2014 The Catalina Classic Paddleboard Marathon — Manhattan Beach, CA O2H began at the Classic, with one paddler racing in honor of Sarcoma Alliance founder Suzanne Leider. Since 1999, scores of athletes have paddled the grueling 32 miles from Catalina Island to Manhattan Beach. People who raise $1,500 for the Alliance can have their […]

Ocean of Hope Athletes to Charge the Channel of Bones

Over a dozen Ocean of Hope paddleboard athletes will race with champions from around the world this weekend as they take on the Moloka’i 2 Oahu Paddleboard World Championships, all dedicated to the sea of people affected by cancer. This is the most iconic event in the paddling community, consisting of the 32-mile crossing of […]

May 2014 Newsletter

The May 2014 Sarcoma Alliance Newsletter is now available! Read about new Sarcoma Classifications from The World Health Organization, which revised the classification of bone and soft tissue sarcomas for the first time in 11 years. You can also see what’s new at the Sarcoma Alliance with an update from our Executive Director. To receive our newsletter, […]