CancerCare Receives $400,000 from the Mary Kay Foundation

Cancer Care is pleased to announce that we will continue to offer financial assistance grants for women with any type of cancer, thanks to a generous contribution from The Mary Kay Foundation. 

To apply, call 800-813-HOPE (4673), or visit our website to view eligibility guidelines.

 
April Is...

Cancer Control Month - Read The Mayo Clinic's  tips for cancer prevention

Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month - Read our fact sheet about coping with esophageal cancer 

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month - Read our fact sheet about coping with testicular cancer

Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week (April 2-9) - Listen to a podcast about oral, head and neck cancer, available thanks to Cancer Care's partnership with  the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance 

Minority Cancer Awareness Week  (April 11-17) - View CancerCare's list of resources for people of color and LGBTQ individuals affected by cancer

AML World Awareness Day (April 21) - View our services for people coping with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) 

 
CancerCare CEO Weighs in on Proposed NIH Budget Cuts

Cancer Care CEO, Patricia Goldsmith, recently spoke with The Cancer Letter to discuss proposed budget cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and what these changes might mean for people with cancer.

" The president has sent a message about what he believes and what his priorities are," she says.

 
Information for Immigrants Seeking or Receiving Health Care

Cancer Care recently welcomed the LegalHealth division of the New York Legal Assistance Group to our office for a presentation about how the current immigration landscape affects patients. 

Read our summary of the presentation and learn about legal protections for immigrants seeking health care.



 
The 5th Annual Greenwich Walk/Run for Hope

Thank you to all who participated in Cancer Care's first walk/run event of 2017!

More than 350 Cancer Care friends and supporters signed up for the 5th Annual Greenwich Walk/Run for Hope. It was a beautiful day that raised funds in support of Cancer Care's free programs and services for those affected by cancer.



 
Leading Experts Discuss Important Cancer Topics

Make sure you've signed up for our upcoming Connect Education Workshops !  These free workshops  provide the latest cancer information  straight from  leading experts, via phone or online. At the end of the workshop, you'll have a chance to ask the experts your own questions.




 
Speak With a Social Worker

CancerCare's professional oncology social workers provide support, information and resources to help people better cope with cancer.

Individual counseling for people with cancer, caregivers and loved ones is available over the telephone no matter where you live in the U.S. or in person at our offices in New York City, Long Island, New Jersey, and Connecticut. 




Cancer Care ® is the leading national organization dedicated to providing free, professional support services including counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications and financial assistance to anyone affected by cancer. All Cancer Care services are provided by oncology social workers and world-leading cancer experts.



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