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The Caregiver’s Bill of Rights

November 2, 2020

Being a caregiver can be a full time job, and caregivers often put their own needs or feelings aside while providing physical and emotional care for their loved one. In times of stress, it can be helpful to remember that taking care of yourself is an important part of being a caregiver. In recognition of National Family Caregiver Awareness Month, Alyson Erardy, an oncology social worker and moderator of our young adult caregiver online support group, explores the Caregiver’s Bill of Rights and how it can help caregivers while supporting a loved one in need.

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Families Remember Loved Ones During Virtual Healing Hearts Workshop

August 13, 2020

CancerCare’s Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp is an annual highlight for our clients, their families and our staff. As the spring progressed, it became clear that gathering at Memorytown USA in Mount Pocono, PA, would not be possible due to the risk of COVID-19. Undeterred, we kept in touch with our campers over the summer and held a virtual activity earlier this month to help them connect with other families and honor their loved ones.

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CancerCare Honors Staff for Social Work Month

March 2, 2020

Our social workers are what set CancerCare apart from other support organizations, and each year during National Social Work Month, we highlight the people behind our clinical programs and services.

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Sephora Hosts CancerCare Clients for Brave Beauty Class for Confidence in Honor of World Cancer Day

February 5, 2020

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.

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CancerCare Social Worker, William Goeren, Discusses LGBT Caregivers

June 11, 2019
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As part of LGBT Pride Month, CancerCare’s Director of Clinical Programs, William Goeren, OSW-C, LCSW-R, SEP shares his thoughts on the unique challenges LGBT caregivers face and the importance of oncology social workers for LGBT individuals affect by cancer.

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CancerCare Hosts Women’s Meet and Greet in Honor of National Women’s Health Week

May 29, 2019
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To recognize National Women’s Health Week (May 12 – 18, 2019), CancerCare’s Women’s Cancers Program hosted a Women’s Meet & Greet on Wednesday, May 15 at our national office in New York City.

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CancerCare Celebrates 75 Years of Help and Hope on May 4, 2019

May 6, 2019
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Since 1944, the size and scope of CancerCare has grown tremendously but it has never wavered from its mission of helping people impacted by cancer.

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CancerCare Celebrates National Social Work Month

March 5, 2019
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CancerCare celebrates 75 Years of Help and Hope! This is part II of our “If it matters to you, it matters to us” blog series that aims to exemplify CancerCare’s commitment to serve people with cancer and to celebrate a legacy of comprehensive care for people living with cancer.

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CancerCare Continues to Grows Online Resources

February 12, 2019
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CancerCare celebrates 75 Years of Help and Hope! This is part I of our “If it matters to you, it matters to us” blog series that aims to exemplify CancerCare’s commitment to serve people with cancer and to celebrate a legacy of comprehensive care for people living with cancer.

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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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