CancerCare recently held a second lung cancer roundtable discussion titled, “The Role of Lung Advocacy Organizations in Biomarker Testing.”
“Every year when I go, I feel humbled. It reminds me how grateful I am that I had a place to go when I needed support.”
After losing their beloved mentor and friend Molly Chernofsky to lung cancer, the Sisterhood of Temple Beth Sholom joined the Lung Cancer Walk for Hope to help others like her.
On Sunday, November 6, Kimberly and her family will join hundreds of Long Islander residents at the Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course to participate in their tenth walk.
For the fifth year in a row, Stella and her team “Strides for Steve” are joining CancerCare’s 14th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope to make a difference for anyone affected by lung cancer.
A cancer diagnosis is a very difficult time for many families financially, and costs such as transportation often prevent people from receiving proper treatment. We are therefore pleased to share that CancerCare has received renewed funding from Celgene Corporation for “CancerCare Get You There,” one of our transportation assistance programs.
This past October, CancerCare held a roundtable discussion titled “Improving the Quality of Life for Lung Cancer Patients” at its national headquarters in New York City. Celebrated lung cancer advocates and key opinion leaders in lung cancer treatment held a dialogue and gave presentations reviewing the significance of patient-reported outcomes related to patients with lung cancer.
CancerCare now has national grants, generously funded by Bristol-Myers Squibb, available for people diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer or multiple myeloma. The funds will cover travel expenses associated with treatment for those who are eligible.
More than 1,000 CancerCare friends and supporters came together to take part in the 13th Annual CancerCare Lung Cancer Walk for Hope, held at The Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course in Woodbury, on Sunday, November 8. The powerful event raised more than $180,000 in support of CancerCare’s Lung Cancer Support Program, the only ongoing program on Long Island providing free counseling to patients, loved ones and caregivers affected by lung cancer.
With over 30,000 members of the cancer community in attendance, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting is one of the biggest events of the year for breakthroughs in cancer research. Our recap aims to give a quick glance at the meeting’s highlights.
If you’d like to take a deeper dive into ASCO, you can listen to our Connect Education Workshop series, “Your Guide to the Latest Cancer Research and Treatments,” which features updates from ASCO 2015.