Hi, my name is Toni, and I’m Wanda Leguillow’s partner. Wanda and I met in Cathedral High School’s graduating class of 1975 and reconnected in 2005. Wanda was a beautiful, loving, caring, soft-spoken, nurturing, intelligent woman with a soft healing touch and a favorite four-letter word. Her voice could tame a lion. She was the calm to my storm.
On September 15, CancerCare hosted their 1st annual Walk, Wag & Run event at Overpeck County Park in Leonia, NJ. This family-friendly 5K event spread awareness and raised money for CancerCare’s free, professional services available to anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis.
Susan G. Komen® is committed to bridging financial gaps for underserved individuals coping with breast cancer across the country. Offered in partnership with CancerCare, the Susan G. Komen Treatment Assistance Program is open to low-income, underinsured or uninsured women who are actively undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
Sephora Hosts CancerCare Clients for Brave Beauty Class for Confidence to Support Women Living With Cancer
On Monday, July 29, the Sephora store located at Herald Square hosted CancerCare clients for a hands-on Brave Beauty in the Face of Cancer Class for Confidence. These free classes help people living with cancer discover techniques and products that address the visible effects of cancer treatments from specially-trained makeup artists.
CancerCare and Savor Health® Announce Partnership and Introduce Ina™, the Intelligent Nutrition Assistant
In partnership with Savor Health®, we are happy to introduce Ina™, the Intelligent Nutrition Assistant.
Two of CancerCare’s most notable oncology social workers William Goeren, MSW, OSW-C, LCSW-R and Sarah Kelly, MSW, LCSW, recently contributed a chapter for Dr. Allison Applebaum’s book Cancer Caregivers.
On June 20th, CancerCare‘s Young Professionals Committee held their second annual fundraising event. The event was held at The Michael Kors Building in Soho and was attended by over 100 industry leaders under 40 years old from the greater New York City area.
On the second weekend of June, CancerCare hosted the 11th annual Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp, a free retreat for families and children coping with the loss of a loved one to cancer. For this year’s butterfly themed camp, 27 families spent the weekend at Memorytown USA in Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania. Families came to the camp from the tri-state area, as well as Virginia, Pennsylvania and Texas.
Richard Dickens, Director of Client Advocacy, Selected by Association of Oncology Social Work for the 2019 AOSW Fellows Cohort
Richard Dickens, Director of Client Advocacy at CancerCare, LCSW-R, FAOSW, was selected by the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) for the 2019 AOSW Fellows Cohort with the designation – FAOSW.
As part of LGBT Pride Month, CancerCare’s Director of Clinical Programs, William Goeren, OSW-C, LCSW-R, SEP shares his thoughts on the unique challenges LGBT caregivers face and the importance of oncology social workers for LGBT individuals affect by cancer.