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CancerCare Social Worker, Sarah Kelly, Discusses Her Work With Older Adults

March 1, 2018
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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.

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For Mildre Gonzalez, “The Secret to Happiness is Helping Others”

December 13, 2017
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For the past three years, Mildre Gonzalez, of Norwalk, Conn., has played a vital role in educating the Latino community in Connecticut about cancer. As CancerCare’s Latino Outreach Worker, Mildre travels throughout the state to host workshops, provide wigs and prostheses to people undergoing cancer treatment, and spread the word about CancerCare’s free services.

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Shining a Spotlight on Cancer Caregivers

November 15, 2017
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November is National Family Caregivers Month! CancerCare’s Caregiver Program Coordinator, Carly O'Brien, OSW-C, LCSW, shares her thoughts on the important role of caregivers.

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Seeking Support for Metastatic Breast Cancer

October 10, 2017
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Stacy Lewis discusses the unique challenges of a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis, offers tips for finding support and describes how CancerCare’s services can help.

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Why Stephanie Supports CancerCare’s Walk/Run for Hope

September 5, 2017
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When Stephanie’s best friend was diagnosed with breast cancer, CancerCare’s counseling services provided both women with support. Now, Stephanie is giving back at CancerCare’s Fairfield Walk/Run for Hope.

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CancerCare’s Back-to-School Program Supports Families Coping with Cancer

August 28, 2017
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The CancerCare for Kids Back-to-School program provided backpacks filled with school supplies to over 100 children and teens coping with a cancer diagnosis in the family.

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Making Friends and Making Meaning at CancerCare’s Ninth Healing Hearts Camp

July 12, 2017
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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.

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Honoring Courage and Community at CancerCare’s Third Survivorship Celebration

June 6, 2017
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Over 100 CancerCare clients, including patients, caregivers and many loved ones, attended CancerCare’s Third Annual Survivorship Celebration.

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Temple Beth Sholom Sisterhood Gives Back to Honor a Beloved Community Leader

November 1, 2016
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After losing their beloved mentor and friend Molly Chernofsky to lung cancer, the Sisterhood of Temple Beth Sholom joined the Lung Cancer Walk for Hope to help others like her.

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Why Stella Supports CancerCare’s Lung Cancer Walk for Hope

October 18, 2016
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For the fifth year in a row, Stella and her team “Strides for Steve” are joining CancerCare’s 14th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope to make a difference for anyone affected by lung cancer.

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