2012

CSC Launches Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Living Healthy With Cancer - The goal of the educational program is to raise awareness about the unique physical and emotional needs of those living with cancer and how to develop healthy habits to meet these needs.

CSC Distress Screening 8/28/2012 - CancerSupportSourceSM is a comprehensive program that not only leverages technology to screen patients for social and emotional concerns, it provides referral and follow-up care personalized for each individual.

Magnolia Meals at Home™ 7/23/2012 - Magnolia Meals at Home™, a new program bringing free, nutritious meals to patients living with breast cancer and their families, is now being piloted in and around Woodcliff Lake, NJ and Andover, MA. The novel program — a partnership between The Eisai Women’s Oncology Program - Magnolia™, CANCERcare, Cancer Support Community (CSC) and Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) — aims to help patients by providing nourishing meals to households affected by breast cancer so loved ones can spend more quality time together.

CSC Addresses the Impact of Medical Research on Personalized Cancer Care 7/12/2012 - The Cancer Support Community (CSC), the largest professionally-led network of cancer support is proud to announce its 5th edition of Frankly Speaking About Cancer: New Discoveries. The new resource, made possible by the generous support of Pfizer and Genentech, explains the impact of medical research on enhancing personalized cancer care.

Cancer Support Community Partners with Greenville Hospital System 6/27/2012 - Cancer Support Community (CSC) is pleased to announce a pioneering partnership with the Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center (GHS) as an integral part of the formation of the Center for Integrative Oncology and Survivorship at GHS. This collaboration will be the first to fully incorporate CSC programs and services into a hospital system.

Open to Options 5/9/2012 – The Cancer Support Community (CSC) and the Amgen Foundation today announced the national launch of  Open to OptionsTM, a program designed  to bridge the communications gap between physicians and patients and inspire patient confidence in making treatment decisions.  Open to Options provides professional counselors who work with patients to formulate a list of personalized questions and concerns to be taken into the oncologist’s office.  

Reclaiming Your Life After Diagnosis Book Launch 5/31/2012 -  In Reclaiming Your Life After Diagnosis (BenBella Books, June 2012), Cancer Support Community president and CEO, Kim Thiboldeaux and vice president Mitch Golant, PhD, share the most important information and resources to help you or someone you love through the challenging journey of cancer diagnosis and treatment.

“MEETING THE NEEDS OF THE WHOLE PATIENT IN CANCER CARE” 5/8/2012 The Cancer Support Community (CSC) and the House Cancer Caucus joined forces today on Capitol Hill to highlight the need for social and emotional support services for those touched by cancer.

FSAC Cost of Care New Edition 2/1/2012 - In a recent study conducted by the Cancer Support Community (“CSC”), a majority (72.8%) of patients surveyed experienced some degree of emotional distress from managing cancer care costs. Additionally, 64.8% reported that their health care team did not discuss financial aspects of care with them. To help meet the needs of the growing population of people impacted by the financial burden of cancer care, the Cancer Support Community, in partnership with Association of Oncology Social Work, Cancer and Careers, Cancer Legal Resource Center, LIVESTRONG, National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, Patient Advocate Foundation and Survivorship A – Z, has released the third edition of its highly acclaimed Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Coping with the Cost of Care book today.  

CSC Introduces New Resources 2/9/2012 - The Cancer Support Community (CSC), a non-profit organization committed to ensuring that all people touched by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community, is re-launching its website. Following extensive user-based research, the website is designed to provide patients and their loved ones with education and support resources as they navigate their cancer journey.

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