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Advice from CancerCare Social Workers on Coping With Cervical Cancer

January 19, 2023
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

In recognition of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, CancerCare oncology social workers, Lauren Chatalian, LCSW, Director of Advocacy, and Sam Fortune, LMSW, Women’s Cancers Program Coordinator, share advice for individuals and their loved ones on coping with cervical cancer.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Information Technology

January 3, 2023
Mark S

This month, we’re delighted to highlight CancerCare’s Information Technology team and its Senior .NET Application Developer, Mark, who works to ensure our internal and external systems work smoothly and efficiently for our staff and clients.

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Year in Review 2022

December 2, 2022
Year in Review 2022

2022 marked the return to in-person events after a pandemic pause and with it, some exciting new developments for CancerCare. As the world began to open up, we gradually brought back some of our in-person support groups and community programs, when safe to do so, thanks to our master’s-prepared oncology social workers.

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Monthly Staff Feature: CancerCare’s New Jersey Office

December 1, 2022
Ariana P.

This month, we’re delighted to highlight CancerCare’s regional New Jersey office and its Operations and Compliance staff member, Ariana, who manages both the compliance program for all of CancerCare and the social service operations for the New Jersey office.

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CancerCare’s 19th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope Raises Over $95,000 To Support Individuals Impacted by Lung Cancer

November 8, 2022
Participants walking down hill

CancerCare’s 19th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope took place on November 6, 2022. More than 200 people participated in the 5K walk to honor the memory of loved ones lost to lung cancer, celebrate survivors and support those who are currently facing a lung cancer diagnosis.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Grants Administration

November 1, 2022
Renee T. headshot

This month, we’re delighted to highlight CancerCare’s Grants Administration team. Our Grants department oversees the grantmaking process, from searching for new funding opportunities, writing proposals and tracking grants received, to updating corporations and foundations on how their contributions have been used to support our direct programs and services to clients.

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Supporting Our Caregiver Heroes This November and All Year Long

November 1, 2022

All year long, CancerCare supports the vital roles caregivers play in helping their loved ones cope with cancer. This November, as part of National Family Caregivers Month, we are celebrating the valuable contributions of caregivers and shining a light on the resources and support available to them.

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Addressing Health Care Disparities: Q&A with Leeann Medina-Martinez, LMSW

October 4, 2022
Leeann M.

In this guest Q&A blog post, and as part of Hispanic Heritage Month, CancerCare’s Disparities Program Coordinator and oncology social worker Leeann Medina-Martinez, LMSW discusses CancerCare’s Spanish language services and addresses health care disparities, including what can be done to overcome obstacles to care and the resources CancerCare offers to improve health care access.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Finance

October 3, 2022
Danisha W.

This month, we’re delighted to highlight CancerCare’s Finance team. Our Finance department is critical in overseeing the organization’s funding and spending, from managing the day-to-day accounting and financial reporting to approving the annual budget.

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CancerCare for Kids’ Back-to-School Program Provides 166 Children and Teens With School Supplies

September 20, 2022
Back-to-School two backpacks

CancerCare for Kids’ Back-to-School Program, now in its seventh year, continues to provide brand new backpacks full of school supplies to children and teens in pre-K through 12th grade, throughout Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.

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