CancerCare E-News

March 2020


Cancer Out Loud: The Cancer Podcast Launches  
   
CancerCare is excited to announce the launch of a new program, Cancer Out Loud: The CancerCare Podcast. Cancer Out Loud pulls back the curtain on the cancer experience. It features conversations with people living with cancer, caregivers, survivors, loved ones and the bereaved.  
 
 
March Is...
 
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month - sign up for our workshop "Progress in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer"
 
Kidney Cancer Awareness Month  - read CancerCare's booklet "Treatment Update: Kidney Cancer"
   
Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month - read our fact sheet "After a Multiple Myeloma Diagnosis: Questions to Ask Your Doctor
 
Anal Cancer Awareness Month - read our fact sheet "Coping with Anal Cancer"
 
National Social Work Month - read CancerCare's blog post " CancerCare Honors Staff for Social Work Month


CancerCare's PAW Program Launches  
 
The Cancer Care Pet Assistance & Wellness (PAW) Program has launched, addressing the distinct needs of people with cancer who share their home with a cat or dog. The program enables people living with cancer and their caregivers to obtain care for their pets during the emotional, physical and financial challenges of cancer treatment. 
 
 
Save the Date: Upcoming Events  
 
April 22: 2020 CancerCare Gala, New York, NY
 
May 3: TD Five Boro Bike Tour, New York, NY

May 14 : 32nd Annual Festival of Hope Gala , Florham Park, NJ
 
 
November 1: 2020 TCS New York City Marathon, New York, NY 
 
 
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.

4/23    Update on Glioblastoma in Adults              

 
 

The 1944 Legacy Society
       
There are many ways to support CancerCare. One of the most impactful ways to ensure CancerCare's legacy and viability is to support the 1944 Legacy Society.
 
Named after the year CancerCare was founded, the 1944 Legacy Society is a dedicated and compassionate group of people who want to play a greater role in CancerCare's future through legacy giving.
 
The 1944 Legacy Society provides a range of planned giving options to ensure a personal legacy to CancerCare including gifts from trusts and estates, securities, life insurance and retirement plans. For more information, please contact Eunice E. Hong, Director of Philanthropy, at ehong@cancercare.org  or 212-712-6131.

 
 
 

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