Quality of Care

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Read March 7, 2024

5 Women Who Helped Shape Cancer Care

Over the past few centuries, women have made significant contributions to advancing cancer care and cancer support. That includes women working in STEM fields like oncology, and in non-STEM fields too. We present 5 women who helped make a difference for patients and families impacted by cancer, each in their unique way.
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Listen October 13, 2021

Running on Empty: Taking on Doctor Burnout

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors and other health care providers were being tested by a number of stressors that impacted their emotional well-being and...
Doctor and patient having a conversation
Read August 27, 2020

Exam Room Conversations – Finding Your Voice

My uncle, a former Massachusetts physical education teacher and football coach, had a tough exterior and an authoritative air – personality features that served him...
Read July 8, 2020

A Step Toward Increasing Patients’ Voices in Clinical Trials

The Cancer Support Community (CSC) welcomes the FDA’s new pilot program, Project Patient Voice, as a thoughtful first step toward the development of a comprehensive and consistent method of sharing patient experience data (PED) collected in clinical trials with patients and providers to help inform treatment decisions.
Read January 15, 2020

A Conversation with Patrick Dempsey on Cancer Care

CSC President Linda Bohannon sat down with actor and racecar driver Patrick Dempsey to discuss his work in cancer care, including The Dempsey Center, the importance of patient empowerment and more.