CancerCare E-News

June 2020

 
Coping With Cancer During COVID-19

Cancer Care's Sarah Kelly and colorectal cancer survivor, Amy Beaudet, discussed how to cope with cancer during a pandemic on Stand Up To Cancer's Instagram Live, on May 27. Amy talks about her experience living with colorectal cancer. Sarah gives some coping tips and guides a 2-minute meditation at the end.
 
 
 
 
June Is...

Cancer Immunotherapy Awareness Month  - Listen to our podcast
on managing side effects of immunotherapy

LGBT Pride Month  - learn more about our services  for LGBT community 

National Men's Health Month - learn more about our services, including support groups, counseling and educational resources

National Cancer Survivors Day (June 7) - register for our upcoming workshop "Current Perspectives in Cancer Survivorship"

"What Matters to You" Day (June 9) - CancerCare's Patient Values Initiative seeks to amplify patient voices in shared decision-making. Learn more about person-centered care at WMTY.World

Our online support group summer cycle has just begun!  Join one of our 35 groups  f or people living with cancer, caregivers and the bereaved.

A Message From Our CEO

Read a statement on recent events from CancerCare's Chief Executive Officer, Patricia J. Goldsmith.
 
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How Has CancerCare Helped You? 
 
Share your Story of Help and Hope! If you're interested in sharing your personal experience with cancer, we want to hear from you.  By sharing your story, you can help others facing similar challenges feel less alone.  You can also read all of our inspiring Stories of Help and Hope here.
 
 
 
Listen to the Latest Episode of  Cancer Out
Loud:  The  CancerCare Podcast  

Cancer Out Loud: The Cancer Care Podcast features the stories of people living with cancer, caregivers, survivors, loved ones and the bereaved. In our latest episode, we meet Jessica, who came to Cancer Care  after experiencing the loss of her father to stage IV liver cancer. Jessica talks about the isolating experience of losing a parent as a young adult. Listen to her story and the stories of others affected by cancer and subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or Anchor.

 
 
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.


 
Join CancerCare's Young Professionals Committee for a Virtual Fundraiser
  
Please join us for an inaugural virtual fundraising comedy performance, "Stand Up Cancer Care ," hosted by Cancer Care 's Young Professionals Committee The event will take place on Thursday, June 18, from 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Featured comics will include Amy Veltman, Joan Glackin and Eitan Levine. Please share this exciting event with your friends, network and family members for a night of laughter and reprieve from the larger landscape for a great cause! Tickets will be made available in the coming days. Stay tuned for more names and details! 

For more information, please visit our website or contact Eunice E. Hong at ehong@cancercare.org.
 
 
 

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