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Monthly Staff Feature: Co-Pay Assistance Foundation

May 3, 2022
Laura Talavera

This month, we’re recognizing the vital services our Co-Pay Assistance team provides CancerCare clients navigating the financial hurdles of accessing cancer treatments, including high co-pays, deductibles and coinsurance for prescribed treatments.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Special Events

April 5, 2022
Erica Lebensberg

Our annual national gala takes place next week, and it would not be possible without our Special Events department.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Human Resources

March 11, 2022
Essie R

Human Resources is an integral part of any organization, managing recruitment, employee development, performance management, benefits and more. By caring for employees and ensuring they have what they need to succeed, HR allows staff to focus on their primary duties—and, in turn, helps CancerCare continue to make the biggest possible impact for our clients.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Rachel Ciborowski

February 3, 2022
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This month, we’re thrilled to feature Rachel Ciborowski from our Individual Giving team. Individual Giving focuses on the cultivation and stewardship of individual donors (rather than foundations or other grant-making organizations). This important work requires close collaboration across the organization. Individual Giving sits within our broader Development department, which strengthens donor relationships and raises funds to support CancerCare’s free programs and services.

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Semana Nacional de Concientización Sobre el Cáncer de Minorías

April 8, 2019
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La invitada del blog de hoy es una trabajadora social de CancerCare, Leeann Medina-Martinez, MSW, LMSW. Como trabajadora social bilingüe, Leeann comparte los recursos que ofrece CancerCare en español.

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Holiday Lights for CancerCare

December 23, 2018
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Our story started 35 years ago when my family and I decided that we want to “go big” with holiday lights since we had the room and property to make this happen. First, we started with a few thousand lights, some plastic figurines and other holiday items. As time went on, the display grew and grew.

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For Individuals Diagnosed With a Rare Cancer

November 14, 2018
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CancerCare Social Worker, Mary Hanley discusses the unique challenges of a rare cancer diagnosis, offers tips for finding support and describes how CancerCare’s services can help.

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Choosing the Right Medicare Program When You Have Cancer

November 7, 2018
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The good news is that you’re eligible for Medicare. Choosing a Medicare plan, however, can be very challenging. Because costs are so high, it’s especially important for people with cancer to understand how plans cover care and treatment.

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All You Need To Know About Health Insurance for 2019

November 6, 2018
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Open Enrollment starts November 1, and many people are confused about the rules and options. That’s understandable. The noise created by the failed attempts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act makes it hard to know what’s accurate and who to trust.

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Placing patient values at the center of cancer treatment – a doctor’s insight

July 1, 2018
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Dr. Michael Wong is professor of medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He also sits on the advisory board of CancerCare’s Patient Values Initiative, a program of work designed to make sure that patients’ values and priorities are incorporated into treatment decision-making. Here he shares his thoughts on how we can ensure patient preferences are built into treatment programs and what care teams can be doing right now to make a difference.

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