For nearly a decade, the most distinguished minds in cancer care have advocated for shared decision-making — patients partnering with their clinicians to make informed decisions that are consistent with their needs, values, and preferences. Although widely perceived as the gold standard for decision-making, in cancer care it seems to be the exception rather than the rule.
According to a recent survey conducted by CancerCare, 70 percent of patients have experienced financial hardship from cancer-related expenses.
Richard Dickens, Director of Client Advocacy, Receives 2017 AOSW Leadership Award in Oncology Social Work
Richard Dickens, LCSW-R, director of client advocacy at CancerCare, recently received the 2017 AOSW Leadership Award in Oncology Social Work.
CancerCare launches a Patient Values Initiative and initial white paper to reinforce the need for cancer patients to be involved in treatment decisions and care plans.
In honor of National Minority Cancer Awareness Week (April 11-17), CancerCare is sharing recommended resources for minorities affected by cancer.
Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day is the only global event dedicated to raising both awareness and funds exclusively for women coping with triple negative breast cancer.
Cancer survivors, caregivers, patient advocates, family physicians, oncology providers, and others gathered at “An Evening for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers” to make connections, discuss survivorship issues, and get expert answers on their survivorship-related questions.
Four members of CancerCare were invited to participate in a morning of roundtable discussions at the White House on January 11.
For the fifth year in a row, Stella and her team “Strides for Steve” are joining CancerCare’s 14th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope to make a difference for anyone affected by lung cancer.