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Our blog covers a wide range of topics to help support, inspire, and inform members of our community, including those who have been personally impacted by cancer. Use the search filters below to find blog posts on topics that are important to you, from wellness tips, advocacy & policy news, and cancer research findings to stories and insights shared by patients, survivors, and caregivers.

People of diverse races and genders rest their hands beside one another on a wooden table
Read June 8, 2022

Support for LGBTQ+ Cancer Survivors

Cancer survivors in the LGBTQ+ community face unique challenges, and finding social connection and support is essential. Many of our CSC and Gilda's Club network partners offer support programming and activities specifically for LGBTQ+ cancer survivors. Keep reading to learn more.
A woman sitting on a rock extends her arms out as if embracing the setting sun in an orange-lit sky
Read June 3, 2022

3 Tips to Remember for National Cancer Survivors Day

National Cancer Survivors Day is a time to recognize cancer survivors, inspire those who have recently been diagnosed, and raise awareness about the challenges of survivorship. We’ve gathered 3 top tips for navigating survivorship along with words of inspiration from cancer survivors.
A young man smiles and looks peaceful while hugging his friend
Read June 1, 2022

Brain Cancer: Let’s Talk Awareness, Survivorship, and Support

Kristin was diagnosed with stage 3 brain cancer at age 29. After undergoing surgery and treatment, “I started feeling more grateful for even an hour of being alive, thankful for the ‘time,'" she shares. "I wanted more time to just be around, to enjoy things." Read on to learn more about Kristen’s story and our free support resources for people who have been impacted by brain cancer.
CEO Debbie Weir poses with Barbara Bradley Baekgaard (left) and Joanie Hall (right) at CSC's Annual Celebration.
Read May 26, 2022

An Evening of Giving: Annual Celebration Supports People Impacted by Cancer

On May 12, our community of supporters gathered for our Annual Celebration in New York City. It was a memorable evening filled with inspiring stories, an incredible musical performance, and many familiar faces. Importantly, the benefit raised funds to support our mission of providing resources and services at no cost to everyone whose lives have been touched by cancer. Our blog captures highlights of that special evening. Read on for more.
A young woman wears a white hat and carries a blue umbrella to shield her face from the sun
Read May 17, 2022

Skin Cancer: Let’s Talk Awareness, Survivorship, & Support

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, accounting for roughly half of all cancer cases. The good news is that, when detected early, skin cancer is highly treatable. People can also minimize their risk of developing skin cancer by following a few simple actions. Keep reading to learn more.
Read May 13, 2022

Cancer Champions on Capitol Hill: Rep. Jim McGovern

Each month we are spotlighting a member of Congress who supports legislation and initiatives that make a difference in the lives of people impacted by cancer. This month, we recognize Rep. Jim McGovern of the 2nd Congressional District of Massachusetts.
Read April 21, 2022

Personalized Cancer Support Resources at Your Fingertips

If you or a loved one is affected by cancer, it is natural to feel overwhelmed. We know this can be a difficult time. So, we’ve introduced a way for you to easily access the cancer support resources you need, anytime, anywhere. Keep reading to learn about Launchpad, our online tool that allows you to create a personalized dashboard with guides, videos, tips, and other educational resources.