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CancerCare E-News

April 2018

New Coping Resource

When you are first diagnosed with cancer, you may feel anxious, worried or scared. These feelings are normal and Cancer Care  is here to help. Our free booklet "Coping With Cancer: Tools to Help You Live "   offers practical options to help you manage your care, including financial resources, tips for communicating with your health care team and more. 

April Is...

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month  - recently diagnosed? We have compiled important questions  to ask your medical team after a new diagnosis

Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month  - read our esophageal cancer fact sheet

Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month -  read our  booklet about the latest treatment updates for oral, head and neck cancers
National Cancer Control Month  -  learn more about our cancer screening and prevention  resources

Acute Myeloid  Leukemia (AML)  World Awareness Day  (April 21)  - read our booklet  about AML treatment updates or listen to our Connect Education Workshop Medical Update on AML

CancerCare Clients Share Their Stories

"Even at the first group meeting, the members that were there made me feel very comfortable. Everyone got it."

Ric first came to CancerCare after completing treatment for bladder cancer because he was looking for support and advice from other cancer survivors. He found this in Cancer Care's gay male cancer survivors support group.
Support Spotlight: TESARO

The Presenting Sponsor of the CancerCare 2018 Gala  and recipient of this year's Partnership Award is  TESARO , a biopharmaceutical company devoted to providing transformative therapies to people facing cancer. The needs of patients are central to TESARO's decision-making process and the company is committed to being a trusted partner to the cancer community. Cancer Care  is proud to honor TESARO as a trusted partner to the cancer community.

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.

Ensuring a Legacy of Help and Hope

Last year, Cancer Care 's free, professional services helped 195,000 people cope with the challenges of a cancer diagnosis. To be able to continue to provide these free services in the future, we need your continued support.
Planned giving is an excellent way to support Cancer Care and make a difference in the lives of those coping with a cancer diagnosis.  It costs you nothing during your lifetime, provides both financial and tax advantages, and enables you to establish a lasting legacy.

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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