Financial Help for Women Coping with Breast Cancer
CancerCare has financial assistance available for women coping with breast cancer. The costs of cancer treatment not only include medical expenses, but also practical costs. Our financial assistance can help with:
Grants are limited and based on availability and eligibility.
To apply, please call us at 800-813-4673, or learn more.
Coping with Cancer as a Young Adult
April 1–7 is National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week. CancerCare offers professional support services addressing the unique concerns of young adults. Learn more about the challenges young adults face when coping with cancer from CancerCare’s Coordinator of Young Adult Services, Angelique Caba, LCSW. Watch the video.
Ekata, a young adult coping with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, came to CancerCare for help communicating with her family about her diagnosis. Through working with her social worker, Ekata learned to focus on herself rather than feel overly concerned with what people around her are feeling. “It’s hard to figure out your emotions sometimes, but my social worker makes me realize that it’s okay to feel the way I feel.” Read Ekata's story.
View all CancerCare’s young adult support services.
Online Tool to Help Caregivers
MyCancerCircle.net is an online tool created by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in collaboration with CancerCare, to help caregivers create their own community of support. The tool allows caregivers to coordinate volunteer activities such as cooking meals or transporting a loved one to appointments. My Cancer CircleTM also provides a private space where members can offer words of support and encouragement.
To learn more about My Cancer Circle or to create a community to support a loved one facing cancer, visit www.MyCancerCircle.net.
CancerCare E-News Gets a Fresh Look
We’re redesigning our monthly E-News this spring! Our E-News brings you the latest information about our support services, Connect Education Workshops, events and community programs.
WALK/RUN FOR HOPE
All runners and walkers welcome! For the first time, CancerCare will host its signature WALK/RUN FOR HOPE in Greenwich CT, May 5, with proceeds benefiting CancerCare’s professional support services for people affected by cancer. This new, USATF-certified 5k event is part of the Betteridge Greenwich Cup, and awards will be given to the top individual and team fundraisers, along with the top runners!
Upcoming Events Calendar
Our free Connect Education Workshops™ give you the latest cancer information straight from leading experts. You can listen in live by telephone or online and will have a chance to ask the experts your own questions.
Register for these workshops online, or call 800-813-HOPE (4673).
Missed a Connect Education Workshop? Listen to past workshops as podcasts through the CancerCare website.
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