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What My Dad’s Melanoma Taught Me about Sun Safety

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

A personal story about sun safety and Melanoma.

New Video Explains Immunotherapy Treatment Options for Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

Sunday, May 25, 2014

What is cancer immunotherapy? How does immunotherapy work to control cancer? Should I consider participating in a cancer immunotherapy clinical trial?

Gray in May – Brain Tumor Awareness

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

A brain tumor diagnosis can trigger a number of emotions, including fear, loneliness, and anger. It is important to remember that you are not alone and there are many resources available to help you. Through these resources, you can take charge of your experience and gain a sense of empowerment.

Lynch Syndrome and Cancer

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Up to 5% of colorectal cancers are attributed to an inherited disorder known as Lynch syndrome. A genetic counselor will help you determine if you or other family members should consider genetic testing for Lynch syndrome. This condition increases your risk of getting not just colorectal cancer, but also the other types of cancers.

New CSC Tools Designed to Help People with Metastatic Skin Cancers

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Of all skin cancer, melanoma is the most likely to become metastatic and, until recently, the picture was fairly grim. But, with several recently approved drugs – the first new treatments in over a decade – it means some people with metastatic melanoma are living longer and better than ever.

Parenting with Cancer

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Children facing a parent’s diagnosis can often feel out of place, as it may be difficult for them to relate to other children who are not going through the same issues at home. More than 3 million children currently have a parent diagnosed with cancer, and it is important to address their specific emotional needs.

Tips for Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Precautions you can take this flu season.

In recognition of breast cancer awareness month

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Each year, 1 in 8 U.S. women are diagnosed with breast cancer, and about 1 in 1000 U.S. men are diagnosed. During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we want to ensure that everyone touched by cancer knows about all of the programs and services we offer, all free of charge. Additionally, in recognition of this awareness month, the Cancer Support Community is offering both new and ongoing programs and services for those affected specifically by breast cancer.

Affordability of Insurance Plans Offered on the Health Insurance Marketplaces

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

As implementation of the health reform law (the Affordable Care Act) continues, individuals that do not have insurance through an employer or government plan like Medicare or Medicaid, will be required to purchase insurance on state-based Health Insurance Marketplaces, or exchanges. Open enrollment begins October 1st for coverage that will begin as early as January 1, 2014.

As we have written about before, one unknown about the plans offered in the Marketplaces has been the out-of-pocket costs to consumers, both for premiums and health care co-pays, deductibles and coinsurance.

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