2014

Patients with Cancer Feel Unprepared to Make Treatment Decisions, Study Finds
Data presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Reveals Gaps in Treatment Decision Support for Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Barriers of Entry into Clinical Trials Continue, Study Finds
Data presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Reveals Low Enrollment Rates for Metastatic Breast Cancer Trials Despite Increased Efforts

Study Finds Significant Financial Burden in Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer
Data presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Identifies Patient Challenges
  
Non-adherence to Medication Doubles when Patients have Depression Risk and Financial Burden
Poster at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting Reveals Correlation between Finances, Distress and Treatment Adherence

Patients with Multiple Myeloma Feel Unprepared to Make Treatment Decisions
Data presented at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting Reveals Gaps in Treatment Decision Support

Integrated Distress Screening Shown to Decrease Distress in Patients with Multiple Myeloma  
Poster at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting Highlights Results of Proactive Patient Assessment 

As Open Enrollment Begins, Cancer Insurance Checklist is Updated to Help Patients Choose Health Insurance-11/12/2014
Cancer Support Community and Partnering Organizations Launch Newly Updated Tool to Help Patients Navigate Health Insurance Marketplaces

The Costs of Cancer Remain High, Yet Patients  Are Not Prepared to Discuss Treatment Options-10/22/14
The Cancer Experience Registry identifies needs of people living with cancer.

The Cancer Support Community and Elaine Turner® Launch Partnership to Promote Healing Through Emotional Support-10/1/14
The Houston based brand will launch its Breast Cancer Awareness campaign today, October 1, with a capsule collection donating a percentage of proceeds for each item sold to benefit CSC during the month of October.

New Campaign Aims to “Shine the Light” on Rare Cancers-8/25/14
Cancer Support Community to Raise Awareness of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs) with September Events

Leveraging the Immune System to Control Cancer-8/13/14
Cancer Support Community Launches Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Your Immune System and Cancer Treatment

Low-Income Cancer Patients are More Likely to Seek Social and Emotional Support from Health Care Team, Study Suggests
The Cancer Support Community presents findings from a community-based distress screening program at annual meeting of American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Transforming the Cancer Patient Experience: A Key Priority
Long-time friend and supporter of CSC, Raj Mantena, has agreed to match gifts from individual donors to transform the experience of patients and families as they move through the cancer journey.

Nearly Half of All Patients with Cancer Experience Significant Levels of Social and Emotional Distress-3/13/14
Cancer Support Community delivers enhanced CancerSupportSourceSM distress screening program; presents findings at annual meeting of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

3,7 Millones de Hispanoparlantes en Los Estados Unidos No Están Asegurados: Un Nuevo Recurso Permitirá a Las Personas Hispanas Y Latinas Con Cáncer Explorar Los Mercados De Seguros Médicos - 1/30/14
Guía de Cobertura Médica para Personas con Cáncer ahora disponible en Español

3.7 Million Spanish Speakers in U.S. are Without Insurance: New Resource Will Help Hispanics and Latinos with Cancer Navigate Health Insurance - 1/30/14
Cancer Insurance Checklist released in Spanish.

Number of Cancer Survivors to Soar by 2020 with up to One-Half of all Cancer Survivors Experiencing Social or Emotional Distress - 1/23/14
The Cancer Support Community introduces Patient Planning Services, Inc. to meet the growing demand for patient-centered care.

The Cancer Support Community and UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health Join Forces as Number of Cancer Survivors to  Top 18 Million - 1/14/14
CSC announces new partnership to deliver evidence-based social and emotional support services to thousands in Florida touched by cancer

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