CancerCare Receives $700,000 Grant From The New York Community Trust

Cancer Care has received renewed funding from  The New York Community Trust, which will be used to provide  direct financial assistance to New Yorkers affected by cancer. 

March Is...

Social Work Month - Say thank you to a Cancer Care social worker on Twitter!

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month - Learn about the importance of screening and early detection

Kidney Cancer Awareness Month - Meet others affected by kidney cancer in our online support group, moderated by an oncology social worker

Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month - Download CancerCare's podcast series about living with multiple myeloma

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day (March 3) - Read about Cancer Care's services and resources for people with TNBC

Lymphedema Awareness Day (March 6) - Get tips for coping with lymphedema, a common side effect of cancer treatment

Anal Cancer Awareness Day (March 21) - Read our fact sheet, " Coping With Anal Cancer"

Heads up: Next month, Cancer Care is partnering with the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance to offer a free workshop during Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, April 2-9

Register for Healing Hearts 2017

Each year, children, teens and parents who have experienced the loss of a loved one to cancer come together at Cancer Care 's Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp

This free retreat combines fun activities such as swimming and horseback riding with therapeutic grief activities to provide emotional support. 

Greenwich Walk/Run for Hope

Cancer Care is kicking off the spring event season with our Fifth Annual Greenwich Walk/Run for Hope!  Join us on Sunday, April 2 at Greenwich Point Park to support community members who are coping with cancer and raise funds for Cancer Care 's free services.

The event will feature a USATF certified and sanctioned 5K race along a scenic route, as well as a children's fun run.

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.

CancerCare Social Workers Present on Hospice and Palliative Care

CancerCare's oncology social workers showcased their expertise at the 2017 Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network (SWHPN) General Assembly.

Topics included honoring loss as a community, supporting families with young children during end-of-life care, and drawing upon personal experience to support clients. 

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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