CancerCare’s Pet Assistance & Wellness (PAW) Program Q&A with Dr. Lidia Schapira

June 13, 2022
Dr. Lidia Schapira

CancerCare’s Pet Assistance & Wellness (PAW) Program addresses the distinct needs of people with cancer who share their home with a cat or dog. Dr. Lidia Schapira, a professor of medicine (medical oncologist) at Stanford University School of Medicine, is part of our PAW Program panel of experts who are here to answer any questions people undergoing cancer treatment may have regarding the challenges of keeping their cat or dog at home.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Facilities

June 1, 2022
Maria M.

The Facilities team at CancerCare plays an integral part in the day-to-day operations of our organization. While their roles have shifted as a result of the pandemic, Facilities’ on-site presence is essential to logistics and infrastructure for our offices. This includes the implementation and maintenance of COVID-related public health and safety measures for staff members working in person.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Co-Pay Assistance Foundation

May 3, 2022
Laura Talavera

This month, we’re recognizing the vital services our Co-Pay Assistance team provides CancerCare clients navigating the financial hurdles of accessing cancer treatments, including high co-pays, deductibles and coinsurance for prescribed treatments.

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CancerCare’s 2022 National Gala Raises Over $1,000,000 to Support Those Affected by Cancer

April 18, 2022

CancerCare was excited to celebrate with its supporters in person for the first time since 2019 at this year’s national gala, held on April 12, 2022, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom, in New York City. This year’s gala exceeded its fundraising goal, raising over $1,000,000 to help fund CancerCare’s free financial and psychosocial support services for people affected by a cancer diagnosis.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Special Events

April 5, 2022
Erica Lebensberg

Our annual national gala takes place next week, and it would not be possible without our Special Events department.

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Twenty Years of Reiki at CancerCare

March 28, 2022
Reiki master Linda Gnat-Mullin

This March marks CancerCare’s 20-year Reiki milestone. Since 2002, Reiki Master Linda Gnat-Mullin has offered her free monthly Reiki workshops to our CancerCare community.

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In Their Words: What It Means to Be a CancerCare Social Worker

March 25, 2022
Headshots of CancerCare's social workers

As we continue to celebrate National Social Work month this March, we spoke with a few of our oncology social workers who provide the direct support of CancerCare’s services to anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Human Resources

March 11, 2022
Essie R

Human Resources is an integral part of any organization, managing recruitment, employee development, performance management, benefits and more. By caring for employees and ensuring they have what they need to succeed, HR allows staff to focus on their primary duties—and, in turn, helps CancerCare continue to make the biggest possible impact for our clients.

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Celebrating Our CancerCare Social Workers This March

March 2, 2022

In honor of National Social Work month, we celebrate CancerCare’s oncology social workers who provide the core support of our organization’s direct programs and services to individuals affected by a cancer diagnosis.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Rachel Ciborowski

February 3, 2022
Rachel C photos

This month, we’re thrilled to feature Rachel Ciborowski from our Individual Giving team. Individual Giving focuses on the cultivation and stewardship of individual donors (rather than foundations or other grant-making organizations). This important work requires close collaboration across the organization. Individual Giving sits within our broader Development department, which strengthens donor relationships and raises funds to support CancerCare’s free programs and services.

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