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When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade. When Life Gives You Cancer…

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Maayan’s story that tells how she and the Hello Doctor app team are revolutionizing and simplifying the patient experience.

Exercising for Wellness

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Studies have shown that physically active cancer survivors have a lower risk of cancer recurrences and improved survival compared with those who are inactive. But how exactly do you begin exercising?

Meet Broadway Star and Cancer Support Community Supporter, Stephanie J. Block

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

CSC recently had the chance to interview Stephanie about her upcoming performance and connection to cancer and the Cancer Support Community.

Volunteer for a Better Community and a Better You: National Health Care Volunteer Week Challenge

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

This week (April 6-12) is National Health Care Volunteer Week. Volunteer work is an integral part of the operation of many social and civic groups, including the Cancer Support Community.

Veronica’s Story

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Veronica Backes, a 20 year cancer survivor, shares her inspirational story with the Cancer Support Community.

What Exactly is a Registry, Anyway?

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Cancer Experience Registry serves a vital role in helping researchers better understand the cancer journey, but what exactly is the Cancer Experience Registry?

Lynch Syndrome and Cancer

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Up to 5% of colorectal cancers are attributed to an inherited disorder known as Lynch syndrome. A genetic counselor will help you determine if you or other family members should consider genetic testing for Lynch syndrome. This condition increases your risk of getting not just colorectal cancer, but also the other types of cancers.

Americans Left Behind by Health Reform

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Approximately 5-8 million people in these states will fall into the coverage gap because their incomes are too high to qualify for their state’s Medicaid program, but are below the poverty level and therefore do not qualify for subsidies to buy insurance on the marketplaces.

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.

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