Maintaining Good Mental Health When Coping With a Cancer Diagnosis

May 4, 2018
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Today’s guest blog post comes from CancerCare Social Worker Maryrose Mongelli. Maryrose shares her experience providing emotional support for individuals coping with cancer.

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2018 CancerCare Gala Showcases Program Impacts, Raises Funds for Free Support Services

April 30, 2018
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Philanthropists, health care industry leaders, patient advocates, and CancerCare supporters attended the 74-year-old national nonprofit’s 2018 Gala on April 25, which took place at New York City’s Cipriani 42nd Street. This annual event raises crucial funds to support the organization’s free services for anyone coping with a cancer diagnosis.

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Help for Women Facing a Cancer Diagnosis

February 27, 2018

CancerCare recently received a $400,000 grant from The Mary Kay Foundation to provide financial assistance to women with any cancer diagnosis.

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Our Impact: CancerCare by the Numbers

February 5, 2018
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In CancerCare’s 2017 Impact Reports, we break down how each of our three core program areas make a difference in the lives of people with cancer.

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Update: CancerCare’s Hurricane Relief Programs

January 30, 2018
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Although it has been over four months since Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria made landfall in the United States, many are still reeling from the after effects and are in the process of rebuilding. In these communities, some people still do not have access to basic necessities, such as electricity and clean water. In response, CancerCare, in partnership with the Community Oncology Alliance, raised almost $665,000 in direct financial assistance for people with cancer who have been impacted by the recent hurricanes.

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How High Cancer Costs Impact Patients’ Quality of Life

November 1, 2017

CancerCare oncology social worker, Maria Chi, discusses her research on how financial toxicity affects cancer patients’ mental health and quality of life, and what social workers can do to help them cope.

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CancerCare and Sephora Partner to Bring Brave Beauty Classes to Clients

October 25, 2017

CancerCare recently partnered with Sephora to bring a Brave Beauty in the Face of Cancer class to our clients.

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Local Connecticut Restaurant, Little Pub, Supports CancerCare’s Walk/Run for Hope

October 2, 2017

In addition to sponsoring a team, local restaurant Little Pub brings Fairfield Walk/Run participants together to celebrate after the race with a free drink or kid’s meal.

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Drink Up! 10 Percent of Caribou Coffee Purchases Benefit CancerCare!

September 29, 2017

Now through October 31, 2017, Caribou Coffee will donate 10 percent of Amy’s Blend purchases to CancerCare.

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CancerCare Expands Financial Support for Cancer Patients Affected by Hurricanes

September 27, 2017

CancerCare is offering direct financial assistance to cancer patients residing in the United States, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, who have been impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria.

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