Marlee Kiel, MSW, LCSW

Young Adult Program Manager

Marlee is the Young Adult Program Manager at CancerCare and provides supportive counseling and resources to anyone who is affected by cancer, including people with cancer, their loved ones and people who are bereaved.

Presentations and publications:

  • “Challenges for Young Adult Couples Facing a Cancer Diagnosis,” ONA (April 2018)
  • “The Benefits of Yoga for Cancer Patients,” ONA (January 2020)
  • “Have You Been Treated Differently at Work After Your Diagnosis,” Cure Magazine Interview (March 2020)
  • “Seniors Ponder Whether Long Term Care is Too Risky in COVID Era,” Bloomberg Interview (July 2020)
  • “Pandemic Deepens Cancer’s Stress and Tough Choices,” NPR Interview (August 2020)
  • “I Have Cancer, Now What? The Myths & Realities of Cancer,” Employer Program Presentation: Pfizer, (November 2020)
  • “I Have Cancer, Now What? The Myths & Realities of Cancer,” Employer Program Presentation: GenMab, (January 2021)
  • “I Have Cancer, Now What? The Myths & Realities of Cancer,” Employer Program Presentation: ACS (April 2021)

Marlee shares, “I feel grateful every day to work for an organization like CancerCare. Having the opportunity to provide a safe and non-judgmental space for individuals, particularly young adults, navigating the most difficult time of their lives is a privilege. I am constantly amazed by the strength, resilience and vulnerability shown by my clients during such a trying time.”

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