March is Social Work Month! CancerCare’s Director of Clinical Programs, William Goeren, OSW-C, LCSW-R, shares his thoughts on the importance of oncology social workers for LGBT individuals affect by cancer.
March is Social Work Month! This is Part I of our “Celebrating Social Workers” Blog Series. CancerCare’s Clinical Supervisor, Sarah Kelly, LCSW, shares her thoughts on the importance of oncology social workers for older adults affected by cancer.
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.