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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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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CancerCare CEO Interviewed in New Book on Precision Medicine

August 24, 2017
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CancerCare CEO, Patricia Goldsmith, discusses the importance of supportive care for patients in Kristin Ciriello Pothier’s new book, Personalizing Precision Medicine.

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