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Tribal and Health Leaders Mark Major Advancement in Cancer Care for American Indians

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Leaders of the Navajo Nation, the Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation (TCRHCC), and the Cancer Support Community (CSC) joined Dr. Jill Biden on the Navajo Nation in marking a milestone moment: the opening of the first full-time cancer care center on an American Indian Reservation.

Cancer Caregiver Concerns of Patients' Diet and Weight Management: Practical and Psychosocial Concerns

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

On May 16, 2019 our Research and Training Institute (RTI) presented findings of a study on more than 120 current cancer caregivers at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) 2019 Research Conference: Diet, Obesity, Physical Activity and Cancer. Below is a post from the research team about the significance of their findings for the caregiver community.

Advocate Spotlight: Kim Czubaruk

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Each month, the Cancer Policy Institute profiles advocates who have been engaged in advocacy in their home state, their community, with elected officials, and more. Read on to learn more about our featured advocate for May 2019, and her background advocating on behalf of her daughter. If you are interested in learning more about policy, advocacy, and ways to get involved, sign up to be a part of the Grassroots Network!

Thank you for supporting Jockeys, Juleps & Jazz

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

On May 4 in Denver, Colorado, the Cancer Support Community hosted 250 guests at our Kentucky Derby “Jockeys, Juleps & Jazz” event, an annual celebration at the Four Seasons Hotel to raise funds for our digital community platform, MyLifeLine. The festivities included a live jazz band, free-flowing mint juleps, silent & live auctions and live streaming of the fastest 2 minutes in sports on the big screens.

Why Hispanic Women Face Unique Endometrial Cancer Obstacles

Monday, April 22, 2019

Endometrial cancer— a type of uterine cancer that forms in the tissue lining of the uterus—is one of the most common cancers in American women, yet many populations, including Hispanic women, lack the necessary information to recognize risk factors.

Thank you for serving as our Anchors of Hope

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Last night in New York City, a beautiful evening at the Lighthouse in Chelsea Piers served as the backdrop of a moving and memorable Spring Celebration.

The inspiring program brought to life our theme: Anchor of Hope. The anchor symbolizes the hope and safe harbor supporters like you enable us to offer patients and their loved ones at every stage of their cancer experience.

Storytelling: A Powerful Tool for Advocates

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Stories are universal tools to persuade and because of this, stories are excellent tools in an advocate’s toolbox. So, how can advocates prepare to tell their story?

Advocate Spotlight: Kelly Hendershot

Monday, April 15, 2019

Each month, the Cancer Policy Institute profiles advocates who have been engaged in advocacy in their home state, their community, with elected officials, and more. Read on to learn more about our featured advocate for April, 2019, and her advice for overcoming fears and jumping into advocacy. If you are interested in learning more about policy, advocacy, and ways to get involved, sign up to be a part of the Grassroots Network!

Three Questions & Answers About Cancer Treatment During Pregnancy

Thursday, March 28, 2019

While a cancer diagnosis during pregnancy is rare, it does occur. Read our short Q-and-A on what to know about treatment during pregnancy.

Introducing VOICE™: A New Tool to Capture the Patient Perspective

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

On March 22nd, 2019 the Research and Training Institute (RTI) presented findings from two studies at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Annual Conference in Orlando, FL. Below is a post from the research team about the significance of their findings from one study for people diagnosed with cancer, their families, and cancer care providers.

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