The Henrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act seeks to reduce barriers and increase access to participation in government-funded cancer clinical trials among communities that are traditionally underrepresented in trials. Read more about this important law and the legacy of Henrietta Lacks.
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.
Cervical cancer mortality rates have been on the decline since the 1970s, but more work must be done to reduce cases. Get key insights on prevention, screening, support resources, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.