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Finding Support Through Counseling

Watch William Goeren, LCSW-R, CancerCare’s Director of Clinical Programs, discuss how counseling can be helpful for people with cancer and their loved ones.

Connecting With Others in Support Groups

Erin Columbus, LCSW, talks about how support groups can provide a safe, supportive place for anyone affected by cancer.

Using Mind/Body Practices to Cope With Cancer

Rick Dickens, LCSW-R, CancerCare’s Mind/Body Project Coordinator, discusses how meditation can help manage anxiety and bring a sense of calmness to people coping with cancer.

Helping Young Adults Coping with Cancer

Watch Angelique Caba, LCSW, CancerCare’s Child and AYA Program Director, discuss the unique challenges young adults coping with cancer face and what can be helpful.

“Fly, Butterfly, Fly” from the 2014 Healing Hearts Bereavement Camp

Thirty families recently joined together to spend the weekend at CancerCare’s Healing Hearts Bereavement Camp – a retreat for those coping with the loss of a loved one to cancer. The lyrics of “Fly, Butterfly, Fly” were written by the teen campers.

CBS Komen Race for the Cure Show Features CancerCare

CBS' Emmy-winning Komen Race for the Cure Show highlights CancerCare’s emotional and practical support services for cancer patients.

CancerCare’s Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp

Watch this video created from photos taken by teens who have lost a loved one to cancer during CancerCare’s Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp. Families took part in fun recreational activities and therapeutic grief activities led by CancerCare oncology social workers.

Learn How to Use My Cancer Circle

Watch this simple video tutorial to quickly learn how to use all of the features of My Cancer Circle, an online tool that helps caregivers organize their community of support.

Stories of Help and Hope

Stories of Help and Hope: I Needed Support, I Found CancerCare

Watch CancerCare clients share their personal stories and what support services they have found most helpful.

Stories of Help and Hope: Alfredo’s Story

Alfredo, who was diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin lymphoma and is currently in remission, shares his story and how support groups and counseling at CancerCare helped him adjust to life after cancer.

Stories of Help and Hope: Kathryn’s Story

Kathryn, a young adult caregiver, talks about the challenges of caregiving and how she found support through CancerCare.

Stories of Help and Hope: Jonah’s Story

CancerCare honored Jonah, a young adult coping with a melanoma diagnosis, at our Annual Spring Gala.

CancerCare Events

First Annual CancerCare Greenwich Walk/Run for Hope

For the first time, CancerCare hosted its Walk/Run For Hope in Greenwich, CT at Tod’s Point. More than 350 participants raised $35,000 to support CancerCare’s free professional support services for anyone affected by cancer. Senator Richard Blumenthal attended and offered words of encouragement to the participants.

CancerCare’s 9th Annual Lung Cancer Walk For Hope

CancerCare’s 9th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope was a fantastic success, raising more than $237,000 in support of our free services—a new record! More than 1,100 supporters came out for the walk, which took place in Long Island on Sunday, November 6 at the Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course in Woodbury, NY.

Laura Linney at CancerCare’s 2011 Spring Gala

CancerCare presented its Help and Hope Award to television writer, producer, and breast cancer survivor Jenny Bicks, whose work on the hit series “Sex and the City” and Showtime’s “The Big C” brings awareness of cancer’s impact on people’s lives to mainstream audiences. Actress Laura Linney, who stars in “The Big C” as a suburban mom facing a terminal cancer diagnosis, was on hand to personally present the award to Bicks.

CancerCare Longest Day of Golf

Watch this news segment featuring golfers who raise money to support CancerCare’s free, professional support services for people affected by cancer in Connecticut.