CancerCare E-News

August 2019

 
CancerCare Oncology Social Workers Contribute to New Book on Caregiving  

CancerCare oncology social workers William Goeren, LCSW-R, ACSW, OSW-C, SEP, and Sarah Kelly, MSW, LCSW, recently contributed a chapter for Dr. Allison Applebaum's book  Cancer Caregivers , diving into the important roles of informal caregivers and  the rapid advances in cancer care.

 
 
 
 
Sephora Hosts CancerCare Clients for Brave Beauty Class for Confidence  

On Monday, July 29, the Sephora store located at Herald Square hosted CancerCare clients for a hands-on  Brave Beauty in the Face of Cancer Class for Confidence These free classes help people living with cancer discover techniques and products that address the visible effects of cancer treatments from specially-trained makeup artists. 

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Cancer Care and Savor Health Announce  a New Partnership and Introduce Ina
 
In partnership with Savor Health®, Cancer Care is happy to introduce Ina™, the Intelligent Nutrition Assistant. Ina offers personalized, evidence-based nutrition support to help people with cancer eat healthy and stay well-nourished throughout their treatment and beyond.
 
 
 
CancerCare to Hold First Annual Walk, Wag and Run Event
 
Join Cancer Care  on Sunday, September 15 for the 2019 New Jersey Walk, Wag & Run, a 5K walk and run (USATF-certified and sanctioned). This year, we invite you to bring your dog to join in the festivities and help support CancerCare's free programs and services for people living with cancer, caregivers and loved ones impacted 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.


 
CancerCare's Young Professionals Committee Establishes New Scholarship Program

The Young Professionals Committee, considered Cancer Care's junior board, held its second fundraiser event in June which was a huge success. All the proceeds from the event will go to support a new scholarship program which Cancer Care is aiming to launch in 2020. This initiative will support young adults attending college who have lost their parent(s) to cancer. To learn more about the Committee, this exciting initiative or to help, please contact Eunice E. Hong, Director of Philanthropy at ehong@cancercare.org .
 
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