Skip to main content
 

The Financial Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

When Len Rodgers was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2003, many questions about his diagnosis raced through his head.

There was one worry that was especially high on his list, however: whether he would be able to afford the medication to treat his cancer.

Advocate Spotlight: Bev Soult, President/CEO of CSC Central Ohio

Thursday, February 1, 2018

"By becoming an advocate, at any level, we are able to unify our organization throughout the nation and become one voice for Cancer Support Community/Gilda’s Club, advocating for all cancer patients and survivors."

Read more from Bev about her own experience in advocacy, and her advice for those wanting to get more involved.

Ending the Government Shutdown and Funding Children’s Healthcare

Friday, January 26, 2018

Earlier this week, Congress passed a bill to keep the government open for another three weeks (until February 8) and extend the funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
for another six years.

Share Your Cancer Experience

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Chef Hans Rueffert, a stomach cancer survivor who has appeared on The Food Network, has recorded a new 90-second video about the Cancer Experience Registry.

The Registry is free, confidential and open to anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer or provides care to someone with cancer.

Children Impacted by a Parent's Cancer Month

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

At the Cancer Support Community, we recognize that a person living with cancer isn’t the only one affected by diagnosis and treatment. Cancer can also impact other members of the family, including children, as one-third of people living with cancer are diagnosed at an age when they may be caring for children.

Trump Administration to Allow Work Requirements for Medicaid Patients

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Today the Trump Administration released new eligibility requirements for nondisabled Medicaid recipients which would require them to work, seek employment, or engage in unpaid volunteer services.

Seven Tips to Manage Scanxiety

Thursday, January 11, 2018

There’s no getting around it: cancer is a waiting game. Whether it’s for test results, a loved one’s upcoming scan, or your five-year checkup after treatment is complete, waiting can be one of the most stressful aspects of living with cancer.

If you find yourself feeling anxious as the next scan approaches, you’re not alone. In fact, this normal worry is so common that the cancer community gave it a nickname: “scanxiety.” There’s no one-size-fits-all solution, but trying even one or two of these self-care tips can make scanxiety easier to live with.

A National Day of Action in the Fight to #SaveCHIP

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Leading children’s health, medical, and advocacy organizations around the country have designated today, January 10, 2018, as a National Day of Action to #SaveCHIP. Today, take a moment to call or email your federal legislators and ask them to extend current CHIP funding NOW.

Cancer Support Community's Immunotherapy Resources Featured in Washington Post

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Today’s edition of the Washington Post highlights the Cancer Support Community’s immunotherapy-related resources for patients.

A Tribute To Our Dear Friend and Colleague, Jimmie Holland

Thursday, December 28, 2017

It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of Dr. Jimmie Holland, a true icon whose research and teachings have transformed the cancer experience for countless people throughout the world.

Pages

Authors