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March 23, 2017
Women and young adults with lung cancer worry more about people discriminating against them and more strongly agree that lung cancer is viewed as a self-inflicted disease, according to a study presented today by the Cancer Support Community at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Annual Meeting.
March 13, 2017
The Cancer Support Community supports Dr. Scott Gottlieb as Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and urges the Senate to vote in favor of his confirmation.
March 3, 2017
In a study presented by the Cancer Support Community today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Quality Care Symposium, 68 percent of patients reported not discussing costs with their health care team prior to treatment, even though 43 percent of patients reported that their out of pocket costs were higher than expected.
February 14, 2017
The Barbara Bradley Baekgaard Family Foundation announced today its pledge of more than $500,000 to the Cancer Support Community, a nonprofit focused on the social and emotional impact of cancer, to create welcoming spaces in hospitals where cancer support groups and programs will be put in place.
January 28, 2017
Cancer Support Community research shows high psychological consquences, yet lack of understanding among cancer patients, caregivers, and health care providers regarding weight loss
Jan. 24, 2017
A unique partnership has resulted in a new tool that aims to help people with cancer better prepare for a discussion with their physician when making important treatment decisions.
Jan. 23, 2017
The Cancer Support Community is pleased to announce the addition of Anabella Aspiras, RN, MPA, as Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives, and Elizabeth Franklin, MSW, ACSW, as Senior Director, Policy and Advocacy.
Jan. 11, 2017
The Cancer Support Community, in partnership with leading cancer advocacy and community health care organizations, is participating today in a series of events to explore topics and challenges in community oncology and to advocate for the needs of patients on Capitol Hill.
Nov. 30, 2016
Cancer Support Community study shows barriers Americans with cancer face in access and coverage.
Oct. 24, 2016
The Cancer Support Community was awarded last week the Annual Achievement Award of the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) for outstanding contributions nationally to cancer care and to patients with cancer.
Oct. 17, 2016
The Cancer Support Community was pleased to participate today in the White House’s release of the Cancer Moonshot Task Force Report, which outlines a detailed set of findings and recommendations to achieve the goals established for the Cancer Moonshot initiative earlier this year.
Sept. 29, 2016
New findings presented by the Cancer Support Community suggest that a significant proportion of patients have difficulty conceptualizing value in terms of current cost-benefit models used by policymakers.
Sept. 8, 2016
The Cancer Support Community, an international cancer nonprofit, has endorsed the Psychosocial Standards of Care for Children with Cancer and their families that were published in a 2015 special issue of Pediatric Blood and Cancer.
June 29, 2016
The Cancer Support Community, an international nonprofit, will lead summits in 30 locations across the country on June 29 in conjunction with Vice President Joe Biden's Cancer Moonshot Summit held in Washington, D.C.
June 22, 2016
The Cancer Support Community (CSC), an international nonprofit, today announced the launch of the Frankly Speaking About Cancer Clinical Trials program, a landmark cancer education series devoted to building awareness among patients and caregivers about the importance of clinical trials as a viable treatment option.
March 31, 2016
Among patients who are at risk for depression, those who indicated high concerns around pain, making a treatment decision, and ‘finding meaning’ were significantly more likely to be experiencing higher levels of distress than those who were still at risk for depression but were experiencing lower levels of distress, according to research presented today by the Cancer Support Community, an international nonprofit, at the annual meeting of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.