On the second weekend of June, CancerCare hosted the 10th annual Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp, a free retreat for families and children coping with the loss of a loved one to cancer. For this year’s camp, 27 families spent the weekend at the Malibu Dude Ranch in Milford, PA, at an ocean-themed retreat. Families came to the camp from the tri-state area, as well as Virginia, Delaware, North Carolina and Massachusetts.
Sarah’s presentation highlighted psychosocial challenges for young adults with metastatic cancer, in order to better inform clinical practice in the oncology community.
On Tuesday, March 6th, CancerCare’s New Jersey office, in partnership with The Valley Hospital, hosted a fun-filled Super Hero Workshop for families affected by cancer.
“Our role is to provide a safe space for children and teens to talk about their feelings and teach them coping strategies that might help during this difficult time”
CancerCare’s annual Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp is a free retreat for families with children or teens who are coping with the loss of a loved one to cancer.
All proceeds of book sales of “Be Kind: A Story of Bella and Muffy” support CancerCare’s free services and programs.
Phi Beta Kappa Association of New York Holiday Toy Drive Collects Donated Gifts for Children and Teens Affected by Cancer
The Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Association of New York donated funds and holiday gifts to CancerCare for Kids.
CancerCare recently launched a back-to-school pilot program to provie children and teens affected by cancer with backpacks and school supplies.
Children, parents and caregivers came together to meet other families coping with cancer and engage in relaxing, therapeutic and fun activities.
A dynamic team of CancerCare’s oncology social workers are presenting this year at the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) Annual Conference.