Living with Cancer

A female doctor in a white coat shows a male patient information on a tablet screen
Read February 23, 2023

10 Things You Should Do If You Are Diagnosed With Cancer

For many people, facing a cancer diagnosis is like nothing they have faced before. It can be overwhelming. Fortunately, as you start this new journey, there are steps you can take to gain control. Here are 10 things you should do if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer.
A smiling woman doctor in a white lab coat speaks with a patient
Read January 25, 2023

Doctor Priorities vs. Patient Priorities: How to Strike a Balance

A doctor's No. 1 priority is treating their patient's illness or disease. But for some patients, their No. 1 priority might not be their disease. So, what happens when your priorities and your doctor's priorities don't align? Keep reading for tips on striking a balance that works for you.
Debbie with her father at a family event.
Read September 27, 2022

Depression, Suicide Risk, and Cancer: Studies Suggest We Have to Talk About It

As we close out September, CSC CEO Debbie Weir reflects on the importance of highlighting National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Debbie also remembers her father, who died by suicide after 3 years of cancer treatments. And she shares information about our free support resources for people impacted by cancer, as well as national resources to help those in crisis.
A mother and daughter smiling in front of a laptop
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.
woman walking on path in sunlight
Read January 2, 2023

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

As we ring in 2023, 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.
A senior couple stretch out on their yoga mats in an indoor arboretum
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.