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CancerCare Recognizes the Importance of Cognitive Behavior Therapy for People Affected by Cancer

March 24, 2014
Social work staff

CancerCare’s staff of oncology social workers recently received in-depth training on the use of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis. CBT is a therapeutic model that focuses on empowering the client to create coping mechanisms for life stressors and issues that otherwise compromise the quality of life.

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National Social Work Month: “All People Matter”

March 5, 2014
Rick dickens and client

Happy National Professional Social Work Month! We’re proud of our extraordinary team of professional oncology social workers who continue to help anyone affected by cancer, regardless of cancer type or stage, completely free of charge.

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How Technology Is Transforming Cancer Prevention

February 20, 2014
Sarah quinlan

February is National Cancer Prevention Month, the perfect time to recognize how developments in oncology, coupled with technology, have impacted the lives of people living with cancer, caregivers and health professionals.

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CancerCare Applauds Recent CVS Decision to Ban Tobacco Products

February 10, 2014
Cvs logo

CVS Caremark, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain, recently announced the decision to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products in their stores by October. The company predicts this change will drastically cut sales by an estimated $2 billion annually, but will further their mission of serving as a health care-focused retailer.

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Resources for Women Coping With Cervical Cancer

January 9, 2014
Cervical cancer ribbon

January is observed as Cervical Health Awareness Month, and it was started as a way to recognize the need for awareness of HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer.

CancerCare’s professional oncology social workers can help you learn about ways to cope with or prevent cervical cancer, and can locate resources (including screening programs) in your community.

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