Each month, the Cancer Policy Institute profiles advocates who have been engaged in health advocacy. Read on to learn more about Gus and his work in cancer advocacy.
As we head into March, we’d like to take this opportunity to highlight Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month. We share the signs and symptoms of multiple myeloma, along with resources that can help if you are living with multiple myeloma or are a caregiver to someone with multiple myeloma.
If you or someone you love is facing a diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) diagnosis, and the lymphoma has either relapsed or has not responded to initial treatment, read on to learn about new treatment options that can help.
In December 2020, CSC hosted a 3-day virtual summit on the topic of precision medicine. The summit was an action-oriented event focused on eliciting feedback from patients regarding CSC precision medicine education materials and educating the cancer community on the promise of precision medicine and the barriers and gaps that exist in ensuring access for all.
When it comes to treatment decisions, many cancer patients are worried about more than just treating the cancer. CSC’s Research and Training Institute asked patients to share their perspectives on this in two different research studies, and the findings highlighted that when it comes to deciding which cancer treatment to pursue, there’s a lot to consider.
As a free service offered by the Cancer Support Community, MyLifeLine allows cancer patients to create a Friends & Family site. Here, they can document their journey and receive social, emotional, and practical support along the way. As a friend or loved one of someone living with cancer, you also have the option to create a Friends & Family site for him or her.
Each month, the Cancer Policy Institute profiles advocates who have been engaged in health advocacy. Read on to learn more about Phylicia, CSC’s new Executive Director of the Cancer Policy Institute.
The Cancer Support Community marked World Cancer Day with special activities to raise awareness of the patient experience and ways to ensure equal access to treatment for everyone. There are still many opportunities to get involved and advocate for the cancer community and health-equity policies.
President Biden Signs Executive Order Strengthening Patient Access to Quality, Affordable Health Care
President Biden signed an executive order aimed at expanding health coverage options and reexamining policies that create barriers to patient access to care. Read on to learn more about the executive order.
The Washington Post and Other Top Media Outlets Feature CSC on Cancer Patients’ Needs During Meeting with First Lady
On just the second full day of the new Biden-Harris administration, First Lady Dr. Jill Biden called upon the Cancer Support Community to tell the story of people living with cancer during COVID-19.