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An Inspirational Message from Dr. Jill Biden

Friday, March 27, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have have taken swift action to ensure patients and caregivers have access to our support and navigation services through digital channels and our toll-free Helpline. We are also fortunate to have many friends in the entertainment, sports, and advocacy sectors who have graciously agreed to send messages of hope to people affected by cancer. We are honored that Dr. Jill Biden, a longtime friend of our organization and passionate advocate for patients and families, delivered the first in what will be a series of messages, songs, and other expressions of inspiration.

How to Stay Socially Active While Social Distancing

Thursday, March 26, 2020

The spread of the Novel Coronavirus has brought the strategy of social distancing to prevent disease transmission to forefront of the world’s spotlight. To those facing cancer however, the idea of social distancing has always been an important aspect of cancer care, as many patients experience weakened immune systems as a result of their cancer treatment. While it’s vitally important to practice safe social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, it’s also important that we continue to take care of our own physical and mental health during these trying times. An essential part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle is to practice healthy social and emotional interaction. With all the technology available to us today, safe social distancing doesn’t mean we have to stay socially isolated.

Spotlight on Coronavirus: Your Questions Answered

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

There is no doubt that we are traveling through unchartered territory. Calls for social distancing, travel restrictions and lockdowns, may separate us physically, but we can still connect and support each other. No one should feel alone. This episode features questions we received from cancer patients and caregivers about the spread of the virus in general and its impact on the lives of people living with cancer specifically.

5 Things You Need to Know About 2020 Open Enrollment

Monday, November 4, 2019

The open enrollment period to purchase health insurance coverage for 2020 is here! Now is the time to make sure that you and your loved ones have access to comprehensive, quality, and affordable coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Eating Well with Cancer Q&A

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Nutrition and its impact on health is a growing concern among adults regardless of health status. For people with cancer, eating well can be critically important during treatment and beyond. With the holidays approaching, we asked clinical nutritionist Michelle Bratton from the University of Arizona Cancer Center for some tips on eating well with cancer:

Five Ways to Protect Your Skin This Summer

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

With summer just around the corner, your risk of developing skin cancer becomes even higher. While it may be tempting to spend more hours out in the sun, be sure to take necessary measures to protect yourself from harmful rays.

Here are five ways you can protect your skin from the sun this summer.

Practicing Gratitude Increases Physical and Mental Health

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Thanksgiving is a day for food, family, and being thankful for the blessings in your life. But thankfulness should not be a yearly occurrence. Adopting a daily gratitude practice scientifically makes you healthier and happier. Over the past 20 years, researchers have found that making a habit of expressing gratitude can have physical and mental benefits.

Empowered by Knowledge: Five Ways to Manage Stress

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Stress is an inevitable part of life, especially after a cancer diagnosis. Excessive amounts of stress can harm both your physical and psychological health, and in a time when your body is already vulnerable, it’s vital to learn how to manage those feelings.

New Year's Resolutions

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Here at the Cancer Support Community, we all want to wish a happy holiday season to you and your loved ones. With 2017 right around the corner, we also wanted to suggest a few possible New Year’s resolutions to everyone affected by cancer. Consider these just a few suggestions – which may not all apply to you given where you are in your cancer experience – to help yourself or to help us ensure that no one faces cancer alone.

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