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CancerCare Introduces Meditation App

June 12, 2018
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Our app features guided meditation sessions and inspirational talks to address the needs of people with cancer.

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Sarah Paul, LCSW, Recognized at AOSW Conference

June 11, 2018
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Sarah’s presentation highlighted psychosocial challenges for young adults with metastatic cancer, in order to better inform clinical practice in the oncology community.

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Sephora Makeup Artists Bring Positivity and Fun to CancerCare Event

June 6, 2018
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On Wednesday, May 2, four makeup artists from Sephora’s Herald Square store visited CancerCare’s National Office to offer complementary consultations to people with cancer and their loved ones.

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Coping with a Mental Health Disorder and Cancer

May 29, 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 mental health disorders and cancer.

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Caring For a Child With Cancer

May 23, 2018
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Today’s guest blog post comes from CancerCare Social Worker, Lauren Chatalian, LMSW. As a member of CancerCare for Kids Team, Lauren shares her experience helping families care for a child with cancer.

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Merck Staff Lends a Hand for Healing Hearts

May 11, 2018
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On April 24, Merck held a volunteer day in its New Jersey office to support CancerCare’s Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp, a retreat for families who have lost a loved one to cancer. The event was attended by over 40 Merck employees and led by CancerCare Director of Regional Programs, Kathy Nugent, LCSW.

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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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Marjorie’s Experience With CancerCare

April 26, 2018
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Last year, Marjorie’s whole world fell apart when her mother was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Shortly after that, her sister-in-law was also unexpectedly diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. After losing both relatives, Marjorie sought out grief counseling, which is where she first heard of CancerCare. She called the Hopeline, and was connected with Kathy Nugent, LCSW, an oncology social worker in CancerCare’s New Jersey office. Through her individual counseling, Marjorie was able to process the grief she was feeling, as well as talk through the mental and physical toll of caregiving.

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CancerCare and LUNGevity Financial Toxicity Survey

April 24, 2018
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CancerCare, in partnership with LUNGevity Foundation, is interested in understanding the burden of financial toxicity associated with lung cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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