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Can First Graders Mount a Broadway Musical and Raise Money for Charity?  Yes, They Can for Marin Mazzie
June 21, 2024 

New York City's Midtown West School's First Grade Theatre Study program continues its tradition of collaboration and philanthropy this year, benefiting the Cancer Support Community in memory of Marin Mazzie, a Tony winner and American Theater Hall of Fame inductee.


Colorectal Health What Everyone Needs to Know About Screenings, Equity, and Access

CSC's Senior Director of Health Equity, Audrey Davis, discusses her personal experiences with colorectal cancer in her family and some ways hospitals and healthcare systems can increase colorectal cancer health equity.


A Clinical Trial Gave Me Two Bonus Years With My Dad. Everyone Should Have That Chance
March 11, 2024

"In my dad's case, clinical trial participation improved his prognosis and prolonged his life," writes our Senior Director of Health Equity, Audrey Davis, in a moving essay for Audrey reflects on her experience as a caregiver to her father, the importance of providing trusted information about cancer clinical trials among the Black and African American community, and how she remembers her father today as she plans new programs and initiatives focused on advancing health equity.


Breast Cancer's Emotional Effects Linger Post-Treatment. Therapy Can Help.

March 6, 2024

This article explores the transformative role of therapy in addressing the emotional toll of breast cancer, shedding light on survivors' resilience and empowerment. Through survivor narratives and expert insights, it advocates for greater access to mental health care, and emphasizes CSC's role in fostering holistic healing beyond the physical scars. 


Unraveling Communication Challenges in MDS Treatment

Targeted Oncology
March 4, 2024

Our Executive Vice President of Patient Insights & Impact, Claire Saxton, MBA, discusses the importance of education efforts focused on ensuring that patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) understand their diagnosis and options so that they can make informed decisions about their care.


Health Care Brief: Bill to Ban Life-Year Metric Faces Floor Vote

Bloomberg News
February 5, 2024

The bill would prohibit the use of Quality-Adjusted Life Years, or QALYs, into coverage and payment determinations under federal health programs. QALYs have been controversial, and the Medicare agency has said it will not use the metric as part of its landmark drug price negotiations. 


Widening Support of Veterans to Include Caregivers

Military Families Magazine
November 27, 2023

Cancer Support Community CEO Debbie Weir explores the evolving landscape of veteran support, now extending to caregivers, with Military Families Magazine. Explore how initiatives are widening their focus to provide essential resources and recognition to those who care for our nation's heroes.


Organization Skills Required: Coordinating Medical Care for Your Loved One

HealthWell Foundation
November 1, 2023

Cancer Support Community's former CEO Debbie Weir discusses the essential organizational skills needed to navigate and coordinate medical care for your loved one with insights from HealthWell Foundation's Real World Health Care. Learn how to efficiently manage appointments, medications, and communication to ensure seamless care coordination.


To Decrease Medical Mistrust in Oncology, We Must Increase Community Inclusivity

American Journal of Managed Care
October 5, 2023

A presentation at the 40th National Oncology Conference addressed several hot topics in the oncology treatment and research space: addressing medical mistrust in underresourced communities, partnering with trusted organizations to improve health equity, and increasing inclusivity in research.


‘Justified Medical Mistrust’ docuseries looks to the past to change the future of clinical trials

WHYY PBS NPR Philadelphia
September 16, 2023

CSC’s six-part docuseries explores why racial diversity is key to clinical trials, while addressing a history of mistrust among Black Americans.


An Innovative Model to Reduce Cancer Care’s Digital Divide

American Journal of Managed Care
August 13, 2023

CSC believe all individuals should have an opportunity to achieve the best health outcomes possible, regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, or zip code. Models such as the one described in this article help bridge the internet connectivity gap and can be effective in delivering solutions that improve health services and outcomes for communities whose members are disproportionately affected by cancer.


Movement + Mantra + Meditation = Joyful Workout

Coping Magazine
July 7, 2023

Embark on a journey of movement, mantra, and meditation with Cancer Support Community's CEO Debbie Weir to infuse joy into your workouts with Coping Magazine. Explore how integrating mindfulness practices can transform your exercise routine into a source of renewal and empowerment.


MA Prior Auth Bill Gets $10B Informal Score; Proponents Reassess Next Steps

Inside Health Policy
February 27, 2023

CSC’s Courtney Yohe Savage spoke with Bridget Early about the importance of a highly watched bipartisan bill that would transition Medicare Advantage prior authorizations to an electronic system.


Spouses of People With Cancer Face Psychiatric Disorder Risk

January 6, 2023

Research shows that spouses of people with cancer experience increased risk of psychiatric disorders and mental illness. CSC’s Heather Badt, LSS, spoke with Healthline about what can be done to better support caregivers and spouses of cancer patients.


Broadway actress Sierra Boggess and sister Allegra running NYC Marathon to raise funds and awareness for CSC 

CBS New York
October 26, 2022 

Broadway actress Sierra Boggess and her sister, music educator Allegra Boggess, are running in the New York City Marathon to benefit the Cancer Support Community. Watch to learn more about their connection to CSC and their training journey. 


After cancer diagnosis, a scary wait for more news

September 15, 2022 

Carolyn Hax of The Washington Post shares steps on pushing through a cancer diagnosis, and a reader shares how far Cancer Support Community's resources can go in helping patients. 


Is Chemotherapy Bringing You Down?

Everyday Health
September 15, 2022

Susan Hedlund, LCSW, spoke with Everyday Health regarding the effects of chemotherapy, specifically on mood change. She recommends finding a group for support and mentions how CSC provides assistance for patients struggling with mental health concerns. 


Cancer Risks, Signs, Symptoms, Tests, Treatments, and More

Everyday Health
September 6, 2022

This article highlights CSC's direct service delivery, research, and advocacy work to help ensure everyone affected by cancer has the opportunity to live a better life.


Building a More Supportive Workplace for Cancer Patients

Oncology Times
August 5, 2022

CSC's CEO Debbie Weir talked with Oncology Times about the importance of support for cancer patients. “Limiting or constraining access to timely, quality care to reduce coverage costs is neither good for the patient, nor the company,” she noted.


Colorado man walking journey of 2,000+ miles to help organization that helped him through cancer

Denver7 News
August 4, 2022

Paul, a 3-time cancer thriver, talks with Denver7 about his passion for walking and why he's now using it to raise awareness about the CSC programs that helped support him during his journey with cancer.


Vulnerable Americans Want to Receive Care at Home

National Journal
March 22, 2022

National Journal interviewed CSC's Senior Director of Policy Rachel Solomon about the extension of some telehealth flexibilities that allow Medicare beneficiaries to continue receiving care at home after the public health emergency ends. 


Vulnerable Patients Prepare to Navigate Post-pandemic World

National Journal
March 8, 2022

National Journal interviewed CSC's Chief Experience Officer Sally Werner about the needs of immunocompromised individuals as the CDC relaxes COVID-19 mask recommendations.


Updated Cancer Registry to Provide Patients, Survivors and Caregivers a Tool to Highlight Unmet Needs

Cure Today
February 1, 2022

CURE Today interviewed our Research and Training Institute's Executive Director Heather Badt about the newly relaunched Cancer Experience Registry. 


Broadway star Kelli O'Hara sings National Anthem, runs to honor lost loved ones in NYC Marathon

ABC News
November 5, 2021

ABC News interviewed Kelli O’Hara to talk about the loved ones she lost to cancer and how they inspired her to run the New York City Marathon to raise money for CSC.


What Kelli O’Hara Can’t Run a Marathon Without

November 5, 2021

Kelli O’Hara spoke with SELF about her essentials and training process for her run for CSC.


Broadway Star Kelli O’Hara Running for a Cause

November 2, 2021

CBS New York’s Dana Tyler interviewed Kelli O’Hara about why CSC is a cause that is close to her heart and why she’s running the New York City Marathon to support CSC.

Broadway star Kelli O'Hara to sing national anthem before running in her first NYC Marathon

WCBS Radio
November 2, 2021

Kelli O’Hara spoke with WCBS Radio about singing the national anthem, running the NYC Marathon, and honoring loved ones with cancer as she trains to run for CSC.


Kelli O’Hara To Run In New York City Marathon Sunday To Raise Money, Awareness For Cancer Support Community

November 2, 2021

Broadway star Kelli O’Hara spoke with Forbes about why she chose to run the TCS New York City Marathon to raise money for CSC.


Auction of Memorabilia from Broadway's Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley for Cancer Support Community to be Held This Month

October 9, 2021

BroadwayWorld covered the upcoming auction of theater memorabilia from the personal collection of CSC Champions Jason Danieley and Marin Mazzie. Proceeds from the auction benefit CSC.


The Cancer Support Community To Honor NBC NEWS TODAY Host Craig Melvin With Marin Mazzie Award For Empowerment

October 8, 2021

Theater publication BroadwayWorld writes about Craig Melvin winning the Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment, discussing how Melvin continues to carry on the late actress’s spirit of advocacy.


Kelli O'Hara Running New York City Marathon to Raise Money for Cancer Support Community

September 29, 2021

Broadway publication TheaterMania covers Tony-award winning performer Kelli O’Hara’s marathon run to raise money for CSC.


A cancer ‘road map’ for patients, caregivers, and survivors

The Philadelphia Inquirer 
August 3, 2021

The Philadelphia Inquirer highlights Kim Thiboldeaux, Cancer Support Community’s former executive chair, and her new cancer guidebook Your Cancer Road Map: Navigating Life with Resilience.


Patient advocates plan for post-COVID Congress

National Journal
May 23, 2021

Cancer Support Community’s President Elizabeth Franklin spoke with National Journal about what post-pandemic advocacy could look like, especially for those with compromised immune systems.


The Cancer Support Community helps patients and caregivers impacted by cancer

Denver7 News
April 15, 2021

Eucharia Borden, Senior Director of Health Equity and Clinical Services at the Cancer Support Community, discusses CSC's free services and resources for people impacted by cancer.

Webinar Recap: Know Your Lung Cancer: Accelerating Education and Access for Biomarker Testing

Cure Today
April 13, 2021

CURE recaps its Educated Patient webinar, which highlighted the Cancer Support Community's online lung cancer biomarker tool. 


First Lady Jill Biden tours Whitman-Walker Health

The Hill
January 22, 2021

First Lady Jill Biden tours Whitman-Walker Health a nonprofit federally qualified health center in Washington, DC, that offers community-based health and wellness services.


First Lady Tours Whitman-Walker Health in Washington, D.C.

January 22, 2021

First Lady Jill Biden toured one of the Whitman-Walker health clinics in Washington, DC. During the tour she spoke with the community-based health clinic’s CEO and a cancer advocate about how COVID-19 has affected health visits such as cancer screenings. 


RECAP: Kelli O'Hara and Jason Danieley Shared Stories About Marin Mazzie on STARS IN THE HOUSE

May 9, 2020

Stars in The House, benefiting The Actors Fund, continued Friday night (8pm) with Jason Danieley for World Ovarian Cancer Day. The show began with a video of Marin Mazzie talking about her diagnosis and a performance of "And the World Goes Round."

Press Releases


Equity-focused Healthcare Policy Strategist Joins Respected Nonprofit, Bolsters Efforts to Break Down Barriers to Cancer Care

January 3, 2024

CSC is pleased to welcome Daneen Sekoni as VP, Policy & Advocacy, effective Jan. 3, 2024. Ms. Sekoni comes to CSC with more than a decade of experience in healthcare regulatory and policy topics, including health equity, provider reimbursement, payment and delivery system reform, and the Affordable Care Act — all with a focus on breaking down barriers to care for patients. 


Esteemed Oncology Nurse Brings Bold and Innovative Vision as New CEO of Respected Nonprofit

January 2, 2024

CSC announced today the appointment of Sally Werner as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective Jan. 1, 2024. Ms. Werner’s substantial experience in cancer care — as an oncology nurse, health administrator, and organizational leader — and her long-term dedication to CSC’s network of over 196 locations encompassing CSC and Gilda’s Clubs locations, position her to lead the organization into the future.



Cancer Support Community’s New Short Documentary Film Named Official Selection at CINEHEALTH International Health and Wellness Film and Video Festival

August 30, 2023

Cancer Support Community's short documentary film How Does a Clinical Trial Benefit ME? has been named an Official Selection of the inaugural CINEHEALTH International Health and Wellness Film and Video Festival (CINEHEALTH). Hailed by Academy Award-nominated and Emmy and Peabody Award-winning documentarian Barak Goodman as “moving and persuasive,” the film is the first in CSC’s film series Justified Medical Mistrust: Acknowledging the Past to Change the Future.


Whitman-Walker Institute, Cancer Support Community and GRAIL Collaborate On Research Aimed at Advancing Health Equity in Cancer Screening and Care Through Multi-Cancer Early Detection

August 23, 2023

Collaboration Will Evaluate Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening With the Galleri® Test to Increase Cancer Detection in Underserved Populations.


CSC Receives 6 Honors for Outstanding Online Resources

June 13, 2023

Cancer Support Community earned 6 wins in the annual Digital Health Awards competition, organized by the Health Information Resource Center to honor excellence in digital health resources. 


Cancer Support Community’s New Short Documentary Film Series Strives to Advance Health Equity

June 2, 2023

The Cancer Support Community has launched Justified Medical Mistrust: Acknowledging the Past to Change the Future (Justified Medical Mistrust,) as part of its commitment to efforts advancing health equity. Hailed by Academy Award-nominated and Emmy and Peabody Award-winning documentarian Barak Goodman as “moving and persuasive,” the 6-part short documentary film series explores justified medical mistrust in the Black and African American communities and participation in cancer clinical trials.


Andrea Clay Joins Cancer Support Community as New Vice President, Development

April 25, 2023

The Cancer Support Community is pleased to welcome Andrea Clay as its new Vice President of Development. In this role, Clay will focus on corporate development and individual giving, and will serve as a key member of the senior leadership team. Clay most recently served as Vice President of Corporate Partnerships at the National Psoriasis Foundation.


Cancer Support Community Opens New Location at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

March 17, 2023

The Cancer Support Community has opened its newest location of Gilda’s Club at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) in Memphis, Tennessee. This Latest Healthcare Partnership Will Serve Tennessee’s Second Largest City.


The Cancer Support Community Announces the Opening of CSC Massachusetts

March 7, 2023

The Cancer Support Community is announcing its newest network partner location, Cancer Support Community Massachusetts. Resulting from a merger between Facing Cancer Together and CSC, this new addition brings support, education, and activities to cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and their loved ones residing in the state of Massachusetts— all provided at no cost.


Cancer Support Community and Its Social Enterprise Patient Planning Services Launch New Pediatric Distress Screener

February 16, 2023

Checking IN is a web-based pediatric distress screener for patients aged 8 through 21 who have chronic medical conditions. This evidence-informed screener gives providers insight into the psychological distress that their patients may be experiencing and how parents are perceiving their child’s mindset.


Cancer Support Community Applauds Cancer Moonshot’s Achievements on One-Year Anniversary

February 3, 2023

The Cancer Support Community joins the Biden Administration, cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and their loved ones in celebrating the one-year anniversary of the reinvigorated Cancer Moonshot, an initiative launched with the goal of cutting the cancer death rate in half over the next 25 years.


Cancer Support Community Addresses Elevated Need for Mental Healthcare with New Mental Health Programs and Initiatives

January 23, 2023

Recently, CSC’s Research and Training Institute surveyed more than 600 cancer patients and survivors to learn about how cancer impacted their mental health. According to the study, 60 percent of participants were not referred to mental health professionals for the emotional distress they were experiencing.



Cancer Support Community and Equiva Health Partner to Create New Industry Standard for Digital Cancer Support

December 5, 2022

The Cancer Support Community (CSC), the world’s largest professionally led nonprofit cancer support network, today announced a partnership with Equiva Health (Equiva) to bring an innovative model of care to underserved communities. CSC will use Equiva’s health relationship management platform to bring CSC’s support services and other resources to patients via Wi-Fi-enabled tablets. 


Cancer Support Community Announces Partnership with National Rural Oncology Collaborative to Provide More Comprehensive Care to Cancer Patients in Breckinridge County, Kentucky

November 14, 2022

A new partnership between Cancer Support Community and and NROC, the oncology division of Community Infusion Solutions, aim to use Breckinridge Health as the launchpad for a larger, long-term initiative to improve healthcare outcomes and overall quality of life for people living with cancer in rural America.


Cancer Support Community Names Courtney Yohe Savage as Senior Vice President, Policy and Advocacy

October 28, 2022

The Cancer Support Community (CSC), announced today that Courtney Yohe Savage, MPP, will serve as its next Senior Vice President, Policy and Advocacy, starting November 15, 2022. Yohe is excited to join CSC and turn her focus to patient advocacy. She brings over 20 years of experience in health policy, advocacy, and government relations to counter challenges facing people impacted by cancer.


Cancer Support Community Releases Report on Cancer Cachexia

October 12, 2022

The Cancer Support Community (CSC) released their Cancer Cachexia Voice of the Patient Report as a follow-up to their Externally Led Patient Focused Drug Development Meeting. The meeting provided an opportunity for people impacted by the unintentional weight loss, muscle weakness, fatigue, and intense psychosocial impact of cancer cachexia to come together and describe their experiences to healthcare providers, researchers, and other key stakeholders.


Broadway Star Sierra Boggess and Sister Allegra Boggess to Run the TCS New York City Marathon for the Cancer Support Community

September 21, 2022

Award-winning Broadway star Sierra Boggess and her sister, music educator Allegra Boggess, will be running the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 6, to raise awareness and funds for CSC. The sisters are teaming up with our organization for its second year as an Official Charity Partner of the marathon.


Cancer Support Community and Carevive Partner on Innovative Care Delivery Model

August 11, 2022

The Cancer Support Community (CSC) and Carevive are partnering to provide an innovative nursing and social work team-based care delivery model to health systems across the U.S. Using best-in-class technologies, they will monitor and manage the physical and psychosocial distress of patients and caregivers impacted by a cancer diagnosis in collaboration with cancer care teams.


The Cancer Support Community Applauds the Appointment of Dr. Monica Bertagnolli to Director of the National Cancer Institute

August 10, 2022

CSC believes both the Cancer Moonshot initiative and the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) will benefit from the breadth and depth of Dr. Bertagnolli’s experience and looks forward to the accomplishments that will be achieved under her leadership. 


Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Reduces Cost Burdens for Cancer Patients

August 5, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 introduced in the Senate earlier this week includes two provisions that will help cancer patients better afford their care and coverage. The Act places a $2,000 annual cap on Medicare Part D beneficiaries’ out-of-pocket prescription drug expenses and allows these expenses to be spread out throughout the plan year.


Cancer Support Community Announces Founders Award for Innovation Honoree

May 12, 2022

CSC has announced that the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson will be the recipient of the 2022 Founders Award for Innovation. Janssen has been a steadfast, strategic partner and an early enthusiast of many of CSC’s ground-breaking education initiatives and has helped CSC inspire positive change by supporting its policy and advocacy initiatives. 


Internationally Renowned Athlete Ricky Rubio to be Honored by the Cancer Support Community

April 25, 2022

CSC has announced that award-winning professional basketball player and Olympic silver medalist Ricky Rubio will be the recipient of the 2022 Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment, named in honor of Theater Hall of Fame inductee, three-time Tony nominee, and CSC Champion Marin Mazzie, who passed away of ovarian cancer in 2018. 


Cancer Support Community Names Debbie Weir as New CEO

March 3, 2022

CSC announced today that Debbie Weir will serve as its next Chief Executive Officer, starting March 7, 2022. Weir has spent her career lifting the voices of people impacted by life-changing events, expanding the visibility of those causes, and leading advocacy efforts that make positive change.


Cancer Support Community Launches New Study Focused on Bladder Cancer

February 10, 2022

CSC has recently expanded its innovative, flagship research study, the Cancer Experience Registry (CER). The online survey for patients and caregivers now includes questions specifically designed to capture the experience of those diagnosed with bladder cancer.


White House Reignites Cancer Moonshot with Focus on Cancer Screening and Early Detection

February 2, 2022

CSC was present for today’s historic announcement at the White House, where President Biden relaunched the Cancer Moonshot with a call to action on cancer screening and early detection.




The Cancer Support Community Applauds the House Passage of the Build Back Better Act

November 19, 2021

Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act. This “human infrastructure” bill includes several provisions that would expand the country’s social safety net by funding critical health and social programs that would improve the lives of people across the country, including those impacted by cancer.


Bipartisan Legislation Would Elevate the Patient Experience in the Drug Development Process

November 17, 2021

Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI) released the 21st Century Cures Act 2.0 (Cures 2.0). This innovative and forward-thinking bipartisan legislation could safely and efficiently revolutionize the delivery of health care in our country.


Cancer Support Community’s Utilization Management Summit Spotlights Health Equity

November 15, 2021

CSC convenes its 3rd Annual Utilization Management Summit this Tuesday, November 16, at 1 p.m. ET. This year’s Summit focuses on health equity, and features a keynote address from Dr. Karen Winkfield, Executive Director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, and recent appointee to the White House’s National Cancer Advisory Board.


Cancer Support Community Honors Genentech with Founders Award for Innovation

November 2, 2021

CSC has announced groundbreaking biotechnology company Genentech, a member of The Roche Group, as the recipient of the 2021 Founders Award for Innovation. Genentech CEO Alexander Hardy accepted the award on October 28 at CSC’s virtual celebration.


The Cancer Support Community to Honor NBC News Today Host Craig Melvin

October 8, 2021

CSC has announced that award-winning news anchor and patient advocate Craig Melvin will be the recipient of the 2021 Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment, named in honor of Theater Hall of Fame inductee, three-time Tony nominee, and CSC Champion Marin Mazzie, who passed away of ovarian cancer in 2018.


Durango-Based Organization Joins Nationwide Cancer Support Community

August 1, 2021

CSC welcomed its newest affiliate on June 17. Founded as Blueprints of Hope, CSC Southwest Colorado joins the global organization’s 175 locations, including 52 affiliates and health care partners.


Cancer Support Community, Gilda’s Club Kansas City Join Other Advocates in Submitting Amicus Brief in Medicaid Expansion Lawsuit

June 30, 2021 

Health and patient advocacy groups submitted an amicus curiae brief today, supported by Missouri-based health economists and law professors, in the Missouri Supreme Court, noting the vital role that the implementation of expanded eligibility for Medicaid would have in the lives of hundreds of thousands of Missourians.


New Book by Cancer Support Community Offers Essential Guidance for Those Touched by Cancer

June 29, 2021

CSC’s Your Cancer Road Map: Navigating Life with Resilience, by Executive Chair Kim Thiboldeaux, is now available on store shelves. The book, which is also available on all major online platforms, encapsulates CSC’s almost 40 years of experience serving people facing cancer and Thiboldeaux’s 20 years of advising individuals impacted by cancer.


Capital Bank Sponsors Cancer Support Community’s Inaugural Community Gives Day

June 28, 2021

CSC is pleased to announce Capital Bank as a national level sponsor for its first-ever Community Gives Day.


Cancer Support Community Celebrates Community Gives Day

June 17, 2021

CSC is announcing Monday, June 28, CSC as its first-ever Community Gives Day.


The Cancer Support Community Calls Supreme Court Decision a Victory for Patients

June 17, 2021

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision, upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in California v. Texas. The ACA is a critical safety net for the nearly 17 million cancer patients and survivors across the U.S., including protections for people with pre-existing conditions and eliminating patient cost-sharing for essential health benefits, such as critical cancer screening tests.  


CSC Executive Chair Joins First Lady Dr. Jill Biden to Focus on Screening and Navigation for Cancer Patients  

January 22, 2021

Kim Thiboldeaux, Executive Chair of the Cancer Support Community (CSC), joined First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and Whitman-Walker Health CEO Naseema Shafi for a tour of the federally-qualified health center’s 14th Street location. The visit underscored the importance of Americans getting cancer screenings and personalized patient navigation as the country’s health system grapples with the pandemic.




CSC’s Sally Werner to Lead Session on Support Groups at CURE®’s New York Lung Cancers Symposium

October 17, 2019

On Saturday, November 9, Sally Werner, M.S.H.A., B.S.N., RN, Senior Vice President, Affiliate Relations, Cancer Support Community, will lead the “Support Groups” session at CURE®’s Patient Focused Sessions during the Physicians’ Education Resource® 14th Annual New York Lung Cancers Symposium®. Werner will also take part in the “Psychosocial” panel discussion. The Symposium is being held in New York City at the New York Marriott.


Cancer Support Community Leverages FreedomPay’s DecisionPoint Network™ to Drive Donations

October 3, 2019

FreedomPay, the world’s leading consumer-centric commerce platform, has announced that the Cancer Support Community (CSC), the largest professionally led non-profit network of cancer support worldwide, will leverage DecisionPoint Network™ to drive donations at Cedar Fair’s Kings Island Amusement Park in Ohio.


International Organization Recognizes CSC CEO Kim Thiboldeaux

Sept. 26, 2019

At a global conference featuring health experts and thought leaders, the (IPOS) presented Cancer Support Community CEO Kim Thiboldeaux with its President’s Community Award for Distinguished Contributions to IPOS.


New Study to Focus on Unmet Needs of Liver Cancer Patients

Sept. 9, 2019

The Cancer Support Community (CSC), a global nonprofit, is expanding its innovative patient experience work by launching a new research study to capture the patient experience of those diagnosed with liver cancer.


Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Donates $25,000 to the Cancer Support Community

June 7, 2019

As announced on, the Cancer Support Community (CSC) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $25,000 by Broadway Cares/Equity Fight AIDS in collaboration with the cast of Pretty Woman: The Musical. The gift is in memory of three-time Tony nominee and 2017 American Theatre Hall of Fame Inductee Marin Mazzie and in honor of her husband, Broadway star Jason Danieley, both Cancer Support Community Champions.


Tribal and Health Leaders Mark Major Advancement in Cancer Care for American Indians

May 23, 2019

Leaders of the Navajo Nation, the Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation (TCRHCC), and the Cancer Support Community (CSC) joined Dr. Jill Biden on the Navajo Nation in marking a milestone moment: the opening of the first full-time cancer care center on an American Indian Reservation.


Cancer Support Community Presents First-Ever Kathryn West Inspiration Award

May 21, 2019

The inaugural Kathryn West Inspiration Award was presented to Andy Tao and Jeanne Beesley at the finish line of the Amgen Tour of California.


Cancer Support Community to Honor Barbara Bradley Baekgaard Family Foundation

April 10, 2019

Celebrated Entrepreneur Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, founder of Vera Bradley and Baekgaard USA, will accept award recognizing ground-breaking expansion of cancer support services.


Cancer Support Community to Honor Incyte’s Commitment to Innovative Ways to Help Patients

April 4, 2019

The Cancer Support Community (CSC) will present Incyte with the Founders Award for Innovation at its signature event slated for Tuesday, April 16 at The Lighthouse on Pier 61, part of the acclaimed Chelsea Piers complex on New York City’s Hudson River waterfront.


Cancer Support Community to Honor Broadway’s Ashley Park with Inaugural Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment

March 13, 2019

A cancer survivor, Park will receive the honor from Mazzie’s husband, Jason Danieley.


Walgreens launches Feel More Like You, a first-of-its kind service to provide personalized care for people living with cancer

March 4, 2019

Program offers the expertise of more than 15,000 specially trained pharmacists and beauty consultants. Now available at more than 3,000 stores to help patients and caregivers manage the medical and physical changes associated with cancer treatment.


Broadway’s Jason Danieley Teams Up with the Cancer Support Community to Honor Wife’s Legacy as Advocate

February 11, 2019

Danieley’s participation in the 2019 United Airlines NYC Half to pay tribute to Marin Mazzie and raise funds for patients and caregivers.


New Study to Focus on Unique Needs of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients

January 30, 2019

The Cancer Support Community (CSC), a global nonprofit, is launching a unique research study focused on individuals diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), a cancer of the blood and bone marrow which accounts for approximately 19,520 new cases of cancer each year (American Cancer Society, 2018).