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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.
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Read June 16, 2022

CSC’s New Peer Support Program Aims to Reduce Disparities in Cancer Clinical Trials

"I said to myself: This is something that I can do," notes Brenda, a Peer Specialist in our new peer support program. The program is a free, over-the-phone service that helps Black or African American cancer patients learn more about clinical trials by matching them with a peer. Keep reading to learn how Brenda is working with our program to help open doors to clinical trials.
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Read June 1, 2022

Brain Cancer: Let’s Talk Awareness, Survivorship, and Support

Kristin was diagnosed with stage 3 brain cancer at age 29. After undergoing surgery and treatment, “I started feeling more grateful for even an hour of being alive, thankful for the ‘time,'" she shares. "I wanted more time to just be around, to enjoy things." Read on to learn more about Kristen’s story and our free support resources for people who have been impacted by brain cancer.
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.
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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 March 1, 2022

Build Your Online Support Community

CSC’s free digital support community for people impacted by cancer — MyLifeLine.org — exists to connect cancer patients with friends and family to reduce stress, anxiety, and isolation. Keep reading to learn more.
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Read February 10, 2022

Bile Duct Cancer: Let’s Talk Risk Factors, Treatment, and Support

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with bile duct cancer, there are educational and support resources available to help you cope. In recognition of Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month, we highlight key details about the disease, including resources to help you navigate a bile duct cancer diagnosis. Read on to learn more.
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Read January 20, 2022

Life After Cancer Treatment: 4 Tips to Create a New Normal

After your cancer treatment is over, going back to “normal” may not feel like an option. The physical and emotional toll your mind and body went through during treatment may leave you with lingering side effects. We share 4 tips to help you create and embrace your new normal.