Addressing Health Care Disparities: Q&A with Leeann Medina-Martinez, LMSW

October 4, 2022
Leeann M.

In this guest Q&A blog post, and as part of Hispanic Heritage Month, CancerCare’s Disparities Program Coordinator and oncology social worker Leeann Medina-Martinez, LMSW discusses CancerCare’s Spanish language services and addresses health care disparities, including what can be done to overcome obstacles to care and the resources CancerCare offers to improve health care access.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Finance

October 3, 2022
Danisha W.

This month, we’re delighted to highlight CancerCare’s Finance team. Our Finance department is critical in overseeing the organization’s funding and spending, from managing the day-to-day accounting and financial reporting to approving the annual budget.

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CancerCare for Kids’ Back-to-School Program Provides 166 Children and Teens With School Supplies

September 20, 2022
Back-to-School two backpacks

CancerCare for Kids’ Back-to-School Program, now in its seventh year, continues to provide brand new backpacks full of school supplies to children and teens in pre-K through 12th grade, throughout Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Education

September 1, 2022
Lorena T. headshot

This month, we’re excited to highlight CancerCare’s Education team. Our Education program offers educational workshops on a wide range of cancer-related topics, all free of charge.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Policy

August 1, 2022
Carole F.

This month, we’re excited to highlight CancerCare’s Policy team. The Policy department plays an integral part in advocating for public policies that improve the lives of people affected by cancer through treatment and beyond.

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CancerCare’s Pet Assistance & Wellness (PAW) Program Q&A with Dr. Fumiko Chino

July 11, 2022
Dr. Fumiko Chino headshot

CancerCare’s Pet Assistance & Wellness (PAW) Program addresses the distinct needs of people with cancer who share their home with a cat or dog. Dr. Fumiko Chino, a treating radiation oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, is part of our PAW Program panel of experts who are here to answer questions people undergoing cancer treatment may have regarding the challenges of keeping their pets at home.

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Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp Brings Families Together To Remember Loved Ones

July 7, 2022
Healing Hearts camper looking through thank you note.

Earlier this month marked a special weekend for families who have recently lost a loved one to cancer, as they joined together at Memorytown USA, in Mount Pocono, PA, for CancerCare’s annual Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Communications

July 5, 2022
Catherine F. photo

This month, we’re highlighting our Communications team, which plays an important role in shaping CancerCare’s internal and external messaging.

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CancerCare’s Young Professionals Committee’s 5th Annual Fundraising Event Raises Over $7,500 To Support Young Adults Impacted by Cancer

June 28, 2022
YPC Group Shot 2022

June 16 marked CancerCare’s Young Professionals Committee’s (YPC) 5th annual fundraising event.

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CancerCare and Sephora Partner To Provide Brave Beauty Kits By Mail

June 15, 2022
Sephora Brave Beauty Kit

In May, CancerCare’s Women’s Cancers Program and Sephora partnered to provide individuals impacted by cancer in the tri-state area with cosmetic bags filled with items from Sephora, including skin care and makeup products.

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