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Left Behind: Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer, often referred to as “AYAs,” are loosely defined as people ages 15-39 years old. People on the younger side of this range often get treatment tailored to children, and people on the older side of this range often get treatment tailored to older individuals. The issue here is that AYAs have specific needs that children and older people with cancer don’t necessarily have.

What it’s like when a parent is diagnosed with cancer

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

“I don’t remember my mom ever being sick,” Maddie Buyers said. “It’s weird to all the sudden realize that your mom can’t take care of you the way she used to.” Last year, her mom found out she had Stage III Breast Cancer.

How to Practice Self-Care as a Caregiver

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

For our 35th anniversary year, as part of our Fall Cancer Awareness campaign, the Cancer Support Community would like to highlight how you can support someone with cancer so that you or your loved ones can feel “sustained by community.”

Sustained by Community

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

For our 35th anniversary year, as part of our Fall Cancer Awareness campaign, the Cancer Support Community would like to highlight how you can support someone with cancer so that you or your loved ones can feel “sustained by community.”

How to Support a Loved One with Cancer

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

For our 35th anniversary year, as part of our Fall Cancer Awareness campaign, the Cancer Support Community would like to highlight how you can support someone with cancer so that you or your loved ones can feel “sustained by community.”

Making Hard Decisions about Breast Cancer

Monday, October 30, 2017

Receiving a cancer diagnosis is never easy, but it becomes even more complicated when you feel pressured to make a quick decision about your treatment. The internet is teeming with so many breast cancer treatment options, studies, and opinions that it’s hard to determine what is best for you.

12-Year-Old Makes Slime to Raise Money for Kidney Cancer Research

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Slime has recently become the biggest thing next to fidget spinners and the Trolls movie. Catherine Porter’s 12-year-old daughter mixed passion with purpose as she turned her love of creating slime into a business and fundraiser for the Cancer Support Community.

Strengthened by Action: Join the Grassroots Network

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

For our 35th anniversary year, as part of our Fall Cancer Awareness campaign, the Cancer Support Community would like to highlight how you can make a difference through advocacy so that you and your loved ones can be “strengthened by action!”

Help Cancer Patients Have A Fun and Spooky Halloween

Monday, October 16, 2017

As we head into October, dig out the old costumes that don’t fit your kids anymore, add an extra bag of candy to your Amazon cart and donate them to kids in need.

John Wind and Honoring Breast Cancer Awareness

Friday, October 13, 2017

Through the month of October, our favorite jewelry designer, John Wind, is honoring Breast Cancer Awareness month by selling unique ombré baroque pearls. Ten percent of all sales from these beautiful pieces will benefit the Cancer Support Community, which provides services and support to those impacted by cancer—free of charge.

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