CancerCare social worker Charlotte Ference, LMSW, recently joined GRYT Health to talk about dealing with cancer on an emotional level. During her presentation, Charlotte shared stressors likely faced during certain stages of a cancer journey and coping mechanisms that can help to work through those stressors. This article outlines these stages, covering the stressors and coping strategies discussed during the program.
April is National Volunteer Month, and one of our most exciting new programs wouldn’t be possible without the help of volunteers: CancerCare’s Pen Pal Program! The Pen Pal Program is offered in partnership with Caring About Seniors and connects older adults with volunteer letter-writers to reduce feelings of isolation through the pandemic and beyond.
On Tuesday, February 4, the Sephora store located in Columbus Circle hosted CancerCare clients for a hands-on Brave Beauty in the Face of Cancer Class for Confidence in honor of World Cancer Day.
Susan G. Komen® is committed to bridging financial gaps for underserved individuals coping with breast cancer across the country. Offered in partnership with CancerCare, the Susan G. Komen Treatment Assistance Program is open to low-income, underinsured or uninsured women who are actively undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
CancerCare and Savor Health® Announce Partnership and Introduce Ina™, the Intelligent Nutrition Assistant
In partnership with Savor Health®, we are happy to introduce Ina™, the Intelligent Nutrition Assistant.
CancerCare recently received a $700,000 grant from The New York Community Trust to provide financial assistance to low-income New Yorkers affected by cancer.
CancerCare’s Vilmarie Rodriguez, Director of Patient Assistance Programs, Receives Emerald Leader Award of the National Association of Social Workers
CancerCare is thrilled to announce Vilmarie Rodriguez, Director of Patient Assistance Programs, LCSW, is the recipient of the Emerald Leader Award of the National Association of Social Workers – New York City Chapter (NASW-NYC).
“The Sephora Brave Beauty classes are special for so many reasons,” said Maryrose Mongelli, LMSW CancerCare’s Women’s Cancers Program Coordinator. “It’s all about making these women feel good and confident about themselves, throughout their difficult journey.”
For the third year, CancerCare, in partnership with Flatiron Health, hosted a fun-filled Winter Wonderland Holiday Party. The party was open to all of CancerCare’s clients, including families, adults and caregivers affected by cancer. Flatiron Health graciously hosted 120+ children, adults and staff members in their office space in the Soho neighborhood of New York City.
CancerCare recently held a second lung cancer roundtable discussion titled, “The Role of Lung Advocacy Organizations in Biomarker Testing.”