CancerCare E-News

September 2019

Cancer Care's COO Featured in PharmaVOICE Magazine's 100 Most Inspiring People Issue

Christine Verini was recently named as one of PharmaVOICE Magazine's 100 Most Inspiring People. Ms. Verini was nominated by her colleagues for her outstanding leadership and her dedication to clients. Christine has made a tremendous impact on Cancer Care and on the oncology industry. 

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September Is...

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month  - read our fact sheet "Caring Advice for Caregivers: Caring for Yourself When Your Child Has Cancer" 

Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month  - register for our online Gynecologic Cancers Patient Support Group, which begins October 1

National Blood Cancer Awareness Month - view our free supportive services for anyone coping with leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma 

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month  - read our booklet "Treatment Update: Ovarian Cancer

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - register for our online Prostate Cancer Patient Support Group, which begins October 1

National Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month  - listen to our podcast "New Trends in the Treatment of Thyroid Cancer"

World Lymphoma Awareness Day  (September 15) - learn more about  how to support   individuals coping with lymphoma

Mesothelioma Awareness Day (September 26) - view all of our mesothelioma resources, including podcasts and fact sheets

CancerCare's New Educational Resources for Caring for Pets While Coping With Cancer 

Now available - Read our booklet Caring for Your Pets When You Have Cancer or listen to our  Connect Education Workshop Joys and Challenges of Pets in Your Home When You Have Cancer.
People living with cancer often need financial assistance to keep their pets. Help CancerCare launch the financial assistance component of our Pet Assistance and Wellness (PAW) Program by making a donation today.

CancerCare Social Worker Featured in CURE Magazine
Cancer Care's Director of Clinical Programs, William Goeren, was recently quoted in CURE Magazine as part of an article  about dealing with debt after completing cancer treatment, especially with new, specialized treatments being developed. This article also lists various financial assistance programs, including CancerCare's programs
CancerCare's Online Support Groups Currently Recruiting 
Cancer Care is currently recruiting for online support groups, to begin October 1, 2019. These support groups provide a chance to meet and interact with other people who can understand your experience. Online support groups take place using a password-protected message board format (not live chat) and are led by professional oncology social workers who offer support and guidance.
Join Our Fall Walk/Runs 
Cancer Care 's annual series of family-friendly, 5K fundraisers are fast approaching! Register today for an event in your area, or learn about other ways you can support CancerCare.

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.


Client Spotlight: Cindy Bass 

"What was most surprising to me about CancerCare is that they offered so many services. It was like a one-stop shop."

Cindy is a 21-year lung cancer survivor, a past Cancer Care client and also a Cancer Care employee. When Cindy first came to Cancer Care , she was able to benefit from our free support groups and wig clinic. These services would not be possible without support from our generous donors. 
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