CancerCare E-News

May 2019

 
CancerCare Celebrates 75 Years of Help and Hope   

On May 4, 2019, Cancer Care celebrated 75 years of providing help and hope to anyone affected by cancer. Despite the dynamic changes we have witnessed in medicine and the health care industry, Cancer Care's growth and evolution have always been guided by the needs of patients, caregivers, loved ones, the bereaved and survivors. 

 

   
 
May Is...

Bladder Cancer Awareness Month - Recently diagnosed with bladder cancer? Read our fact sheet to learn more about questions to ask your doctor

Brain Tumor Awareness Month - Join an online support group for brain tumor caregivers

Mental Health Month - Learn more about our services, including counseling, support groups and educational resources 

National Neuropathy Awareness Week (May 6-12) - R ead our fact sheet on neuropathy (nerve damage) symptoms and ways to cope

National Women's Health Week (May 12-18) - Register for our upcoming community program "National Women's Health Week Meet & Greet"

Skin Cancer Awareness Month - Register for our upcoming "Living with Advanced Skin Cancer" workshop series

World Ovarian Cancer Day
 (May 8) -  Listen to our "Medical Update on Ovarian Cancer" podcast 
 
Join an Online Support Group! 

Cancer Care's online support groups are a convenient way to connect with others affect by cancer. All of our online support groups are password-protected, open 24/7 and moderated by an oncology social worker. Here are just a few: 
 
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.
 
 
 
 
2019 CancerCare Gala Raises Vital Funds to Support Free Services
 
The 2019 CancerCare Gala celebrated 75 years of help and hope and took place on Wednesday, April 17, at New York City's Ziegfeld Ballroom. The annual event brought together over 400 philanthropists, health care industry leaders, patient advocates and other supporters to raise funds for our free counseling, education and financial assistance programs.

 
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.


 

Coming Soon: CancerCare Pet Assistance & Wellness Program 

At Cancer Care, we recognize that taking care of a pet after being diagnosed with cancer can be difficult due to finances, lack of energy and available time. That's why we are thrilled to begin developing our new Pet Assistance & Wellness (PAW) Program. Once fully launched, PAW will be the first-ever, specialized pet support program for people living with cancer who own pets and their caregivers. Please consider making a donation to this program today.
 
 
 
 

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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