CSC Launches Toolkit to Help Navigate Cancer Cost 4/2/2013
- A recent survey conducted by the Cancer Support Community® (CSC) revealed a majority (72.8%) of cancer patients experienced some degree of emotional distress from managing the cost associated with their cancer care. Additionally, 64.8% reported having no discussion with their health care team about the financial aspects of care. To help meet the needs of the growing population of people impacted by the financial burden of cancer care, the Cancer Support Community released the fourth edition of its highly acclaimed Frankly Speaking About Cancer®: Coping with the Cost of Care. Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Coping with the Cost of Care is presented in partnership with the Association of Oncology Social Work, Cancer and Careers, Cancer Legal Resource Center, LIVESTRONG, National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, Patient Access Network, Patient Advocate Foundation and Survivorship A – Z.
Cancer Research Movement to Identify Social and Emotional Needs 3/21/2013)
- The Cancer Support Community’s Research and Training Institute launched a nationwide registry today that will help researchers better understand the impact of cancer on people who have or have had this disease.
CSC Data Shows Positive Results Following for Cancer-Related Distress 3/15/2013
– The Research and Training Institute of the Cancer Support CommunitySM
(CSC) released data today showing a significant decrease in emotional distress for people living with cancer who are screened with CSC's distress screening program, CancerSupportSourceSM
, and are linked to personalized resources.
CSC Launches FSAC Lung Cancer 6th Edition 1/22/2013
- More people in the United States die from lung cancer than any other type of cancer. To ensure people with lung cancer, their caregivers and loved ones are equipped with the most up-to-date information on treatment options and available resources, the Cancer Support Community (CSC) has released its sixth edition of Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Lung Cancer®.