Subscribe:

Advice from a Social Worker: Coping With Cervical Cancer

January 31, 2018
Stacyphonesq

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.

Read more »

Update: CancerCare’s Hurricane Relief Programs

January 30, 2018
Puerto rico 2 flag hands

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.

Read more »

Why Rachel Runs For CancerCare

January 24, 2018
Rachel marathon runner for cc

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.

Read more »

Hines Property Management Generously Donates to CancerCare This Holiday Season

January 17, 2018
Hines teddy bear trees crop

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.

Read more »

CancerCare Thanks The Tutu Project for Supporting Our Financial Assistance Program

January 10, 2018
Tututhumb

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

Read more »

Tribute to Jimmie Holland, MD

January 8, 2018
Candles

CancerCare staff remembers Dr. Jimmie Holland, who founded the field of psycho-oncology.

Read more »

Caribou Coffee Raises More than $190,000 in Support of CancerCare’s Free Services

December 28, 2017
Caribou coffee logo

For the fifth consecutive year, Caribou Coffee partnered with CancerCare, donating 10% of all October coffee bean sales and Amy’s merchandise proceeds to CancerCare.

Read more »

Phi Beta Kappa Association of New York Donates Gifts for Children and Teens Affected by Cancer

December 20, 2017
Pbk gifts 2017 cropped

CancerCare wishes to extend our warmest thanks to the Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Association of New York! The national academic honor society recently donated funds and gifts to CancerCare clients at its 2017 Holiday Party & Toy Drive.

Read more »

Informed Decision Making in Cancer Care: More Myth Than Reality

December 15, 2017
Pvicover

For nearly a decade, the most distinguished minds in cancer care have advocated for shared decision-making — patients partnering with their clinicians to make informed decisions that are consistent with their needs, values, and preferences. Although widely perceived as the gold standard for decision-making, in cancer care it seems to be the exception rather than the rule.

Read more »

For Mildre Gonzalez, “The Secret to Happiness is Helping Others”

December 13, 2017
Mildred gonzalez head shot cropped

For the past three years, Mildre Gonzalez, of Norwalk, Conn., has played a vital role in educating the Latino community in Connecticut about cancer. As CancerCare’s Latino Outreach Worker, Mildre travels throughout the state to host workshops, provide wigs and prostheses to people undergoing cancer treatment, and spread the word about CancerCare’s free services.

Read more »
Back to Top