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Administration Preserves Patient Access to Certain Medications

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

On March 6, 2014 the Cancer Policy Institute at the Cancer Support Community (CSC) submitted a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) raising concerns about how a proposed change in policy could hinder cancer patients’ access to certain types of medication.

Tips for Long-distance Caregivers

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

When someone you love has cancer, and you live far away from them, it can be overwhelming and confusing. Despite being a long-distance caregiver, you still play a vital role in providing comfort, hope and support. There are several things you can do from a distance to ensure that your loved one has the support they need throughout their cancer journey.

10 Actions You Can Take to Improve Your Quality of Life

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

An excerpt from The Cancer Support Community’s newly updated and redesigned educational resource Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Treatments and Side Effects.

Cancer Cannot Take Away our Memories

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

An inspirational poem.

New CSC Tools Designed to Help People with Metastatic Skin Cancers

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Of all skin cancer, melanoma is the most likely to become metastatic and, until recently, the picture was fairly grim. But, with several recently approved drugs – the first new treatments in over a decade – it means some people with metastatic melanoma are living longer and better than ever.

Announcing Cancer Insurance Checklist: Guía de Cobertura Médica para Personas con Cáncer

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

The Spanish language version of the successful resource, the Cancer Insurance Checklist, is now available. This easy-to-use guide is available to assist people with cancer, a history of cancer or at risk for cancer choose a health insurance plan.

Parenting with Cancer

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Children facing a parent’s diagnosis can often feel out of place, as it may be difficult for them to relate to other children who are not going through the same issues at home. More than 3 million children currently have a parent diagnosed with cancer, and it is important to address their specific emotional needs.

Common Emotional Concerns for People Impacted by Cancer

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

There are ways you can manage your emotional well-being so you can live well with cancer.

Finding Inspiration in the Wild

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

What is possible when we pursue our dreams, call upon our human spirit to rise above man’s most threatening diseases, and most importantly, are there for other human beings who are also faced with the demands of disease.

Tips for Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Precautions you can take this flu season.

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