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Liz Hiles
Read January 12, 2021

January Advocate Spotlight: Liz Hiles

Each month, the Cancer Policy Institute profiles advocates who have been engaged in cancer advocacy. Read on to learn more about Liz and the issues that she is most passionate about, including bladder cancer and ostomy awareness and education.
woman walking on path in sunlight
Read December 29, 2020

5 New Year’s Resolutions to Stay Strong & Carry On

With 2021 right around the corner, we'd like to share a few possible New Year’s resolutions for everyone affected by cancer. They might not all apply to you, but we hope they'll offer a reminder that you are not alone on your journey.
family signing onto laptop to help a loved one
Read December 22, 2020

Build a Helping Network Among Your Friends & Family

If you or a loved one is facing a cancer diagnosis, you might suddenly find yourself juggling a slew of tasks and appointments. Learn how you can build your own private support website and helping network to find hope and regain control.
blood samples in vials
Read December 15, 2020

Cancer Screening and Detection Innovation: What It Could Mean for Patients

Since the signing of the National Cancer Act in 1971, scientific and medical progress has resulted in extraordinary advancements in our ability to treat cancer. However, equally as important as treatment advances is our ability to detect cancer at the earliest stages, when the chance of surviving for at least five years is high.
Danelle Johnston
Read December 14, 2020

December Advocate Spotlight: Danelle Johnston

Each month, the Cancer Policy Institute profiles advocates who have been engaged in health advocacy. Read on to learn more about Danelle, CSC’s new Senior Vice President of Mission Delivery.
wooden court gavel
Read December 11, 2020

CSC Urges U.S. District Court to Prevent Discrimination Against Patients

The Cancer Support Community joined more than a dozen patient groups in filing an amicus brief urging the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to preserve protections in the Affordable Care Act for patients who identify as LGBTQ+ receiving health care services and restore translation notices for patients with limited English proficiency.
CSC Digital Health Awards Winner fall 2020
Read December 10, 2020

CSC Receives 14 Honors at Fall Digital Health Awards

The Cancer Support Community took home 14 awards in the Fall 2020 Digital Health Awards—a testament to the outstanding resources CSC is committed to providing for cancer patients and their loved ones.
person standing strong on a beach with a sunrise view
Read December 3, 2020

Writing a New, Resilient Story

Nancy Sharp concludes her Resilience series with a poignant reflection on what it means to lead a more resilient, optimistic life after losing a loved one to cancer.