Advice from CancerCare Social Workers on Coping With Cervical Cancer

January 19, 2023
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

In recognition of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, CancerCare oncology social workers, Lauren Chatalian, LCSW, Director of Advocacy, and Sam Fortune, LMSW, Women’s Cancers Program Coordinator, share advice for individuals and their loved ones on coping with cervical cancer.

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CancerCare’s 19th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope Raises Over $95,000 To Support Individuals Impacted by Lung Cancer

November 8, 2022
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CancerCare’s 19th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope took place on November 6, 2022. More than 200 people participated in the 5K walk to honor the memory of loved ones lost to lung cancer, celebrate survivors and support those who are currently facing a lung cancer diagnosis.

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

October 4, 2022
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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: 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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Get the Facts on Lung Cancer Treatment Options

March 26, 2021
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Learn about the importance of providing newly diagnosed lung cancer patients and their loved ones with simple, clear patient-sensitive language about their diagnosis and treatment options.

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CancerCare ’s 31st Annual Festival of Hope Gala Highlights the Importance of Community

May 24, 2019
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On May 8, 2019, 200 of CancerCare supporters gathered at the Park Savoy in Florham Park, NJ, to celebrate CancerCare’s 31st Annual Festival of Hope Gala. Health care industry leaders, philanthropists and friends of the organization raised funds to support CancerCare’s free services for anyone affected by cancer.

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Why Kay Supports CancerCare

February 20, 2019
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“CancerCare is one of the few organizations that focus on patients and families WITH cancer,” shared Kay, a CancerCare client.

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CancerCare Celebrates 75 Years

January 28, 2019
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CancerCare celebrates its 75th anniversary by revealing a new campaign “If It Matters To You, It Matters To Us.” The campaign declares CancerCare’s commitment to holistic, patient-centered support services, and celebrates a legacy of comprehensive care for people living with cancer.

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CancerCare Announces Findings From Second Lung Cancer Roundtable

November 5, 2018
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CancerCare recently held a second lung cancer roundtable discussion titled, “The Role of Lung Advocacy Organizations in Biomarker Testing.”

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When Clinical Trials Try Patients’ Patience

October 30, 2018
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Treating people with cancer requires the coordination of complex care, and adding a clinical trial to the mix can pose more challenges. Many of us are avid supporters of research that yield more effective treatments, and we’re grateful to the patients who volunteer for clinical trials.

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