Every fall around the first weekend of October, Lewiston, Maine hosts the Dempsey Challenge. For two days, participants run, walk or bike to raise funds for the Dempsey Center— a organization that offers free support to anyone impacted by cancer.
Last week, I traveled to Breakaway from Cancer, a collaboration between Amgen and four non-profit organizations, including Prevent Cancer, the Cancer Support Community, Patient Advocate Foundation, and National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship. Breakaway provides resources about cancer to attendees of a week-long Lifestyle Festival throughout cities in California—following the Amgen Tour of California.
On Sunday, September 11, the Cancer Support Community is partnering with the Events DC Nation’s Triathlon for our 2nd annual Team CSC event. We wanted to introduce you to two team members who are back for their second Team CSC triathlon event. Meet these incredible and dedicated triathlon participants with some short Q&As!
On Sunday, September 11, the Cancer Support Community is partnering with the Events DC Nation’s Triathlon for our 2nd annual Team CSC event. We wanted to introduce you to some of newest members of Team CSC with some short Q&As.
In the book Reading & Writing Cancer, Susan Gubar discusses how writing and reading can be therapeutic explorations of one’s cancer journey. The book gives techniques for writing about a personal cancer experience, and it provides various examples of authors’ published pieces about cancer to be examined. In this blog post we sat down with Susan to talk about her book and how words can help right some of cancer's wrongs. You can hear more from Susan Gubar on this the Cancer Support Community's online radio show, Frankly Speaking About Cancer.
When I realized who she was, I was excited to meet Ms. Lang because I had heard a lot about her through the Cancer Support Community. We are huge fans of hers, and not because she acts in a daily and iconic TV drama. Because Ms. Lang lost a parent and several grandparents to cancer, she wants to bring awareness to cancer diagnosis. She wants to help those impacted by cancer. She has done this by being a supporter and then ambassador for the Breakaway from Cancer initiative.
Last week, I traveled to Breakaway from Cancer, a collaboration between Amgen and four non-profit organizations, including the Cancer Support Community, to provide resources about cancer through an eight-day Lifestyle Festival throughout cities in California.