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Serving Our Veterans

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

On this December 7th, we at the Cancer Support Community join with all Americans in thanking World War II veterans and all veterans for their service to our country as we renew our commitment to ensure that no one faces cancer alone.

Meeting the Unique Needs of People with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it is important to give particular awareness to the unique experiences and needs of people with metastatic breast cancer (MBC). These are individuals diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer, meaning the cancer has spread to more distant parts of their bodies. Metastatic breast cancer has become a disease that often can be managed for a longer period of time through various treatments.

Talking to Kids About Cancer

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

You were diagnosed with cancer and have to decide how to tell your kids. How do you explain cancer to children? How do you help guide them through your treatment? We know that supporting your children through this process can be a daunting task. So, here are some ideas, activities and resources to help you navigate this part of your cancer journey.

Meet Our Returning CSC Team Triathlon Members

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

On Sunday, September 11, the Cancer Support Community is partnering with the Events DC Nation’s Triathlon for our 2nd annual Team CSC event. We wanted to introduce you to two team members who are back for their second Team CSC triathlon event. Meet these incredible and dedicated triathlon participants with some short Q&As!

Creating Your Cancer Support Network Online

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

<p>MyLifeLine.org is a Denver-based non-profit focused on social and emotional support services for cancer patients. Since technology is such a big part of our day-to-day lives, it&rsquo;s amazing to be able to use it for support for cancer patients and their loved ones. Learn more about MyLifeLine.org and how it can be used to provide a community for those impacted by cancer.</p>

How Words Heal: A Q&A with Susan Gubar

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

In the book Reading & Writing Cancer, Susan Gubar discusses how writing and reading can be therapeutic explorations of one’s cancer journey. The book gives techniques for writing about a personal cancer experience, and it provides various examples of authors’ published pieces about cancer to be examined. In this blog post we sat down with Susan to talk about her book and how words can help right some of cancer's wrongs. You can hear more from Susan Gubar on this the Cancer Support Community's online radio show, Frankly Speaking About Cancer.

5 Videos to Help You Manage Stress

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

April is Stress Awareness Month—a month devoted to increasing awareness about stress. The goal of Stress Awareness Month, instituted in 1992, is three-fold: to help the public understand the dangers of stress, how to cope with stress and to clarify potentially harmful misconceptions about stress. Here are 5 of our favorite videos for managing stress.

#31DaysofSW with Elizabeth (Betsy) Clark, PhD, MSW, MPH

Friday, March 18, 2016

As part of our #31DaysofSW campaign this month to recognize the contributions of social workers, we interviewed Elizabeth (Betsy) Clark, PhD, MSW, MPH, president of Start Smart Career Center and past CEO of the National Association of Social Workers.

Forging Solutions out of Challenges: Celebrating National Social Work Month

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

March is National Social Work Month, a time to say thank you to social workers for their hard work and unending support. At CSC, we’re honoring social workers through our #31DaysofSW campaign on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. This is also a time to raise awareness of the important work social workers do every day. Here are a few things you may not know.

The Caregiver's Perspective

Thursday, March 3, 2016

This week’s blog post is from the Cancer Experience Registry February newsletter. This newsletter focused on the cancer experience from the caregiver’s perspective.

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