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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 12, 2016
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For more than 30 years, October has been recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with the goal of increasing awareness and raising funds to support research.

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The CancerCare LegalHealth Clinic Helps New Yorkers in Need

July 11, 2016
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The CancerCare LegalHealth Clinic is available to cancer patients and caregivers living in New York City’s five boroughs who are seeking legal advice on an issue related to a cancer diagnosis.

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CancerCare and Kids Kicking Cancer Partner for 2016 Spring Kickoff

April 22, 2016
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On Tuesday, March 29th, CancerCare for Kids had the pleasure of partnering with Kids Kicking Cancer to offer a free martial arts class to children affected by cancer. The event gave children the opportunity to connect with peers while increasing confidence and coping skills in a fun and relaxing atmosphere.

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Chic with a Conscience: CancerCare Thrift Shop Unveils New Look with Help from McCann Healthcare

March 8, 2016
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The CancerCare Thrift Shop has been a fixture of Manhattan’s Upper East Side for nearly 40 years. This year, McCann Healthcare generously stepped forward help us extend our reach, creating a marketing campaign that highlights three key aspects of the thrift shop’s philanthropic mission, fashionable merchandise and connection to New York City.

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CancerCare Awarded Over $1.5 Million by Susan G. Komen

November 30, 2015
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CancerCare is pleased to share that we have received a grant of over $1.5 million to assist people diagnosed with breast cancer. The generous grant will support Linking A.R.M.S., a CancerCare program in partnership with Susan G. Komen, and includes specially allocated funds exclusively for patients in Gainesville, Florida.

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Magnolia Meals Expands to Help People with Thyroid Cancer

September 28, 2015
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At CancerCare, we are proud to offer and support innovative programs that recognize the ways in which cancer impacts the whole person, as well as a person’s entire support system. That’s why we are delighted to share that Magnolia Meals at Home®, a program that delivers nutritious meals at no-cost to patients living with breast cancer and their families, has expanded to help those living with thyroid cancer.

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Cancer Support: Make Help Last Beyond Diagnosis

September 2, 2015
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It isn’t unusual for people with cancer to find that the intense care and show of concern from friends and family begins to gradually dwindle away after their initial diagnosis. They may begin to feel their support systems slowly fading away as treatment progresses. It’s vitally important to remember that cancer treatment and recovery is often long and arduous, which is why it’s so important to provide cancer support throughout the entire duration of your loved one’s treatment.

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CancerCare at BlogHer 2015: Join Our Twitterstorm and Learn About the Pillow Talk Program

July 16, 2015
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From July 16-18, CancerCare will be at BlogHer 2015, the world’s largest conference for women content creators, doing what we do best: encouraging others to talk about cancer. To learn more, visit us at Booth 2004, or join us tomorrow at 1:30 pm for a Twitterstorm, where CancerCare and our partners will be tweeting information about Pillow Talk and the importance of starting conversations about cancer: follow #CancerTalk.

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Guest Blog Post: When Running to the Store Feels Like Running a Marathon

July 14, 2015
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As many patients and families know all too well, a cancer diagnosis can make the daily challenges that once seemed relatively simple suddenly become overwhelming. At CancerCare, we strive to provide assistance to people with cancer that can help cover costs related to treatment, to ease some of that extra burden and provide peace of mind.

That is why we are extremely pleased to share that CancerCare has received $1.5 million from Susan G. Komen to assist people diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Improving Body Image During and After Cancer Treatment

April 16, 2015
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For some, cancer and its treatment can cause significant physical changes to the body. These changes can affect a person’s body image and reduce their sense of self-esteem and wellbeing. To help people cope with these changes, CancerCare is partnering with Me-therapy, a free online resource for improving body image and managing physical changes associated with cancer.

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