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Read November 16, 2021

Inspire Change by Sharing Your Cancer Experience

Meet 3 cancer survivors who participated in our Cancer Experience Registry to share valuable insights about their cancer journeys, and learn how you can too. The insights of our survey participants help us create better outcomes for patients and caregivers today and for future generations. Read our blog to learn more.
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Read November 12, 2021

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month — a time to celebrate and honor the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, contributions, and histories of American Indian and Alaska Native people. It is equally important to discuss ongoing disparities that Native American people face in accessing needed cancer care. Read our blog to learn about CSC's efforts to bring cancer treatment facilities to tribal lands in the United States.
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Read November 3, 2021

Lung Cancer: Let’s Talk Survivorship, Risk Factors, and Support

In the United States, lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women. Read on as we share key things to know about the disease in recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, including resources and support to help you navigate a lung cancer diagnosis.
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Read November 1, 2021

5 Things to Know About 2022 Open Enrollment

The period to purchase 2022 health insurance coverage is open now through January 15, 2022. Read on to learn what you need to know to ensure that you and your loved ones have access to high-quality and affordable coverage.
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Read October 28, 2021

Examining the Social and Emotional Impact of COVID-19 on the Cancer Community

Cancer patients and survivors continue to experience mental health stressors like anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on to learn more about the social and emotional impact of the pandemic on the cancer community and the ways organizations like Cancer Support Community are responding to these needs.
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Read October 22, 2021

Liver Cancer: Let’s Talk Survivorship, Risk Factors, and Support

Liver cancer is sometimes called the “silent disease.” It typically doesn’t cause signs or symptoms in its early stages. As a result, liver cancer is often diagnosed at a later stage. Read on as we share key things to know about the disease in recognition of Liver Cancer Awareness Month.
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Read October 19, 2021

A Laryngeal Cancer Survivor Navigates His Journey With Grace, Wit, and Love

"My cancer is real. I can deal with real," shares Terry, a laryngeal cancer survivor, in the next edition of our Survivorship series. In this Q&A, Terry discusses initial challenges with his laryngectomy surgery, ways he provides support to others with head and neck cancer, and the many passions that bring him joy.
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Read October 14, 2021

Celebrating Global Diversity Awareness Month

October is Global Diversity Awareness Month — a time to celebrate diversity and to spotlight our commitment to advancing health equity for patients impacted by cancer in the United States and around the world. Read on to learn more about some of the diverse support services, educational materials, and programs we provide.
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Read October 11, 2021

October Advocate Spotlight: Aaryn Kopp

This month’s featured cancer advocate is Aaryn Kopp. She shares advice for others who are interested in becoming an advocate: “Small steps can lead to big things.” Read on to learn more about Aaryn and her goal to leverage her skills to help those most in need.