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Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Joins the Fight Against Sarcoma by Sponsoring Upcoming “Rock the Cause” Event

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Joins the Fight Against Sarcoma by Sponsoring Upcoming “Rock the Cause” Event
Denver, CO, July 04, 2018 --( The Institute for Limb Preservation (ILP), in partnership with Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute (Sarah Cannon) at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL), is proud to sponsor “Rock the Cause Sarcoma Awareness,” an event geared to raise funds and awareness for the Sarcoma Foundation of America (SFA). More than 16,000 adults and children will be diagnosed with sarcoma, a rare cancer in the musculoskeletal system, in 2018 and more than 5,000 will perish from the disease.

ILP, in partnership with Sarah Cannon at P/SL, is pleased to sponsor the “Rock the Cause Sarcoma Awareness” event on July 26, 2018 at Black Shirt Brewing Co. located at 3719 Walnut Street, Denver, CO 80205. Doors open at 6pm and the concert starts at 7pm. All funds raised will go to the SFA.

Presenters include:
- Maureen Tarrant, President & CEO of P/SL
- Rich Rumsey, Chief Executive Officer of SFA
- Dr. Cynthia Kelly and Dr. Daniel Lerman, orthopedic oncologists at ILP, in partnership with Sarah Cannon at P/SL
- Sarcoma survivors sharing their heroic stories

“At the Institute for Limb Preservation, in partnership with Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s, we have a highly experienced team dedicated to treat the sarcoma population and our outcomes are some of the best in the nation,” states Maureen Tarrant, President & CEO at P/SL. “We are proud to support this event and the Sarcoma Foundation of America by raising funds and awareness dedicated to sarcoma research.”

"The Sarcoma Foundation of America is grateful for the support of the Institute for Limb Preservation and the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute," said Rich Rumsey, CEO of the SFA. “We are excited for the ‘Rock the Cause Sarcoma Awareness Event’ and the increased attention that it will bring to sarcoma. Increased awareness and funds for research make it possible for the SFA to continue in our mission to advocate for patients and to find the cure sarcoma.”

To learn more about sarcoma services, please visit

About HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center
For more than 135 years, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL) has been meeting the healthcare needs of patients and their families from across the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains regions, and from around the world. With more than 80 specialties, 1,200 specialists and primary care physicians and 1,800 employees, P/SL and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children is the only tertiary/quaternary combined pediatric and adult hospital in this region. Leading comprehensive services include the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cardiovascular Services, Cancer Care, Blood & Marrow Transplant, Labor & Delivery/Mom & Baby, Maternal-Fetal Care, Orthopedics, Spine, Kidney/Liver Transplant, Hyperbaric Medicine, Wound Healing, Infectious Disease and more. To learn more about P/SL, please visit

About Sarah Cannon
Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare, offers integrated cancer services with convenient access to cutting-edge therapies for those facing cancer in communities across the United States and United Kingdom. Sarah Cannon’s cancer programs include individualized patient navigation provided by oncology-trained nurses, more than 1,000 stem cell transplants performed annually throughout the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network, hundreds of clinical trials, and molecular profiling capabilities. Through its services, Sarah Cannon is providing state-of-the-art cancer care close to home for hundreds of thousands of patients, a number unmatched by any single cancer center. To learn more about Sarah Cannon, visit
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