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Supporter Spotlight: TESARO

February 26, 2018
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As we gear up for CancerCare’s 2018 Gala , happening Wednesday, April 25 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York, we’d like to take a moment to thank TESARO, our Presenting Sponsor and Honoree.

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Help for Low-Income New Yorkers Facing a Cancer Diagnosis

February 14, 2018
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CancerCare recently received a $700,000 grant from The New York Community Trust to provide financial assistance to low-income New Yorkers affected by cancer.

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We Challenge You! Join CancerCare and the Your Cancer Game Plan Challenge!

February 8, 2018
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We’re excited to announce that we’ve joined Merck on the Your Cancer Game Plan Challenge, a social sharing program that will help us raise funds and continue our support of cancer patients, caregivers, healthcare providers and others

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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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CancerCare Recognizes World Cancer Day 2018

February 3, 2018
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February 4th is World Cancer Day. 18 years ago, World Cancer Day was created to raise political awareness of cancer and to work towards decreasing prevalence of cancer by the year 2020. This year’s theme is “We Can. I Can.” and inspires individuals and groups to make small changes in their lives to make a larger collective impact. Here are a few ways to get involved this year:

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Advice from a Social Worker: Coping With Cervical Cancer

January 31, 2018
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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month! CancerCare’s Women’s Cancers Program Coordinator, Stacy Chilton MSW, ACHP-SW, LMSW, discusses common concerns that arise when coping with a cervical cancer diagnosis, the importance of communicating with your health care team, and how to find support during treatment.

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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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Why Rachel Runs For CancerCare

January 24, 2018
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Rachel originally entered the lottery for the 2017 New York City Marathon for fun and she was surprised when she was selected. After being picked, she began the daunting process of training for 26.2 mile run.

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Hines Property Management Generously Donates to CancerCare This Holiday Season

January 17, 2018
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CancerCare is grateful for our partnership with Hines Property Management. The New York City office of the global real estate company recently donated funds and teddy bears to CancerCare during the holiday season.

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CancerCare Thanks The Tutu Project for Supporting Our Financial Assistance Program

January 10, 2018
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The Tutu Project™ for the Carey Foundation continues to support CancerCare’s financial assistance program for people impacted by breast cancer.

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