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Trump Administration to Allow Work Requirements for Medicaid Patients

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Today the Trump Administration released guidance to states to design new eligibility requirements for nondisabled Medicaid recipients which would require them to work, seek employment, or engage in unpaid volunteer services.

Seven Tips to Manage Scanxiety

Thursday, January 11, 2018

There’s no getting around it: cancer is a waiting game. Whether it’s for test results, a loved one’s upcoming scan, or your five-year checkup after treatment is complete, waiting can be one of the most stressful aspects of living with cancer.

If you find yourself feeling anxious as the next scan approaches, you’re not alone. In fact, this normal worry is so common that the cancer community gave it a nickname: “scanxiety.” There’s no one-size-fits-all solution, but trying even one or two of these self-care tips can make scanxiety easier to live with.

A National Day of Action in the fight to #SaveCHIP

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Enacted in 1997 by a bipartisan group of lawmakers, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides health care coverage to 9 million U.S. children and pregnant women. The program is jointly funded by states and the federal government to provide coverage to uninsured children who are not eligible for Medicaid but whose families cannot afford private coverage. CHIP plans allow children to access pediatricians, pediatric specialists, and children’s hospitals. CHIP is particularly important in the lives of children facing life-threatening illnesses, like cancer, who would not have access to treatment without the program.

Cancer Support Community's Immunotherapy Resources Featured in Washington Post

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Today’s edition of the Washington Post highlights the Cancer Support Community’s immunotherapy-related resources for patients.