Monthly Archives: June 2012

CSC partners with pilot program Magnolia Meals at Home

Many cancer patients as well as their caregivers find that going through cancer treatment dramatically impacts their daily routines. Magnolia Meals at Home is a new pilot program that delivers free nutritional meals to households affected by breast cancer so … Continue reading

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Cancer Support Community recognizes Supreme Court decision

Today the Supreme Court ruled to uphold the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), a decision that is especially important for people affected by cancer. Provisions under PPACA eliminate preexisting condition clauses and lifetime coverage gaps … Continue reading

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Speed grieving: A dialogue with grief

Losing a loved one can cause feelings that may seem completely unmanageable. Many people experience a surreal, almost dreamlike state trying to cope with this significant life event, trying to make sense of it all, while still facing reality and … Continue reading

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Babette Rosmond: An advocate for patient rights

The New York Times health blog Well featured a post last week on Babette Rosmond, a New York City author and magazine editor who used her influence to advocate for patients’ rights to make their own treatment decisions in the … Continue reading

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Balancing work with cancer: Cancer and careers to hold national conference

Those who have been touched by cancer know that treatment and recovery are no easy feat, and sometimes even more challenging is to balance the fight against cancer with the daily tasks of life, including family obligations, academic commitments and … Continue reading

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