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, […]


Mark your calendars for Tuesday, April 29th at 6:30pm! Come enjoy CABARET FOR THE CURE at the Cutting Room for a fun night of mingling and performances, hosted by Christina Moore, Miss Cosmopolitan 2014. Proceeds will benefit the Sarcoma Alliance, the Sarcoma Foundation of America, Inc., and the Francesco Loccisano Foundation. Featuring: Miss New York, Amanda […]

Shop AmazonSmile and raise money for the Sarcoma Alliance

Shop at AmazonSmile now through 3/31/14 and Amazon will donate an extra $5 to Sarcoma Alliance on top of the usual percentage donation. Click on this link to get started using your usual Amazon login information:

Letter to U.S. Senators on Morcellation and Uterine Leiomyosarcoma

You can help save the lives of women with uterine leiomyosarcoma (ULMS) by asking your U.S. Senators to request a congressional hearing on the hysterectomy procedure known as morcellation, which cuts up the uterus into tiny pieces before removal.  Tragically, when morcellation is used on a woman who appears to have benign fibroids but actually […]

Visit Our New Store

The all new Sarcoma Alliance store is now open! Spread sarcoma awareness  with our great logo gear. 20% of each purchase comes directly to Sarcoma Alliance. Please visit our store here. You can still purchase our great green t-shirt, sunflower pin, sunflower seeds, etc at our website store.    


  In 1996, the Sarcoma Alliance founder, Suzanne Renée Leider, began a project to keep her busy during recovery from metastatic synovial sarcoma.  Three years later, Sage Cuisine was born.  What began as a collection of family recipes turned into a collaborative cookbook created by Suzanne’s family, friends and colleagues that helped move the Sarcoma Alliance from […]

New Facebook Page for News

We plan to post news about sarcoma and the Alliance on our new Facebook page. But don’t worry — we’re keeping our original Facebook page, where people exchange information, advice and support. Christine Witt, president of Brush Dance, has volunteered to become the moderator in January, and she hopes to make the community even stronger. She previously managed online communities for […]

Miss Brooklyn has a Purpose!

Christina Moore, the reigning Miss Brooklyn, has had three successful fundraisers benefiting the Sarcoma Alliance in the first half of this year. Proceeds from these events benefited the Sarcoma Alliance. Combining her love of dance with her desire to raise sarcoma awareness in honor of her aunt Josephine Schiavo who was diagnosed with sarcoma in […]