Living with Cancer

Read June 23, 2022

El cáncer cambia la vida: crea tu comunidad de apoyo en línea hoy mismo

MyLifeLine, la comunidad de apoyo digital gratuita de CSC para las personas afectadas por el cáncer, existe para conectar a los pacientes oncológicos con amigos y familiares para reducir el estrés, la ansiedad y el aislamiento. Además, constituye un espacio seguro para crear conexiones genuinas con otras personas afectadas por el cáncer.
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.
A word cloud displays the many adjectives people shared with CSC when describing their oncology social worker, including caring, dedicated, compassionate, and knowledgeable.
Read March 23, 2022

Thank You to Oncology Social Workers

Oncology social workers are trained in helping cancer patients and their families cope with a cancer diagnosis. Here at CSC, that’s a big deal, because we believe that no one should have to go through cancer alone. National Social Work Month is a great time to say thank you to these special individuals and also highlight the ways they can help people navigate a cancer diagnosis. Read on to learn more.
Wig designer and cancer hair loss consultant Amy Gibson wears a wig of long and wavy golden-brown hair
Read March 5, 2022

How to Choose a Wig You’ll Love After Cancer Hair Loss

Wig designer and cancer hair loss consultant Amy Gibson works with women who are facing temporary hair loss from breast cancer treatment. One of the first things Amy asks is, “Did you like your hair?” Women often respond, “It was okay,” or “I did, but I’ve just never gotten the color right.” “Well, this is the time we can get it right and make you rock!” says Amy. Keep reading for some tips from Amy on finding and selecting a wig that fits your tastes and feels comfortable, too.
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Read January 2, 2022

5 New Year’s Resolutions to Stay Strong & Carry On

As we ring in 2022, we'd like to share a few possible New Year’s resolutions for everyone affected by cancer. They might not all apply to you, but we hope they'll offer a reminder that you are not alone on your journey.
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Read December 7, 2021

3 Tips to Stay Active & Live Healthy With Cancer

From reducing anxiety and depression to improving quality of life, exercise has the power to rejuvenate our physical and mental wellness. Keep reading for attainable tips to stay active, live healthy, and combat depression after a cancer diagnosis.
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Read October 9, 2021

Learning to Cope With Cancer-related Hair Loss

Temporary hair loss is a common side effect of chemotherapy. For women who are undergoing breast cancer treatment, it can be an upsetting experience. Read on for some tips from wig designer and cancer hair loss consultant Amy Gibson to help you through the process.
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Read September 9, 2021

Understanding Cancer Cachexia: Cancer-Related Weight and Muscle Loss

Weight loss is common among people with cancer, but drastic, unintentional weight and muscle loss may be a sign of a syndrome called cancer cachexia. While many people have never heard of the term cancer cachexia, it is estimated that half of all patients with cancer eventually develop this syndrome. Read on to learn more about cancer cachexia, its signs and symptoms, and how to get help from your health care team.
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Read August 24, 2021

5 Videos to Help You Manage Stress After a Cancer Diagnosis

August is National Wellness Month — a campaign devoted to focusing on self-care and well-being. Here, we share 5 videos for cancer patients and caregivers that can help you take control of your physical and emotional well-being.