Author Archives: Guest Blogger

The challenge behind ASCO’s “Value Framework”: The value of a drug or the value of a life?

This week’s guest blog is by Meghan Rodgers. This is Meghan’s story on life with her fiancé Dan Waeger and his journey with cancer. Dan founded the National Collegiate Cancer Foundation (NCCF), an organization that provides financial support to young … Continue reading

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Meeting the needs of cancer survivors

Today’s blog post is written by Marni Amsellem, PhD. Marni is a research consultant for the Cancer Support Community. Today is National Cancer Survivors Day. Cancer survivorship is often thought to begin on the day of diagnosis. While the term … Continue reading

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#ThankaNurse: A tribute from CSC’s Affiliate Network

If any quote can sum up the role that nurses play during the cancer experience, it’s this one from Maya Angelou: “People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you … Continue reading

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How learning about your diagnosis can help you

Today’s blog post is written by Marni Amsellem, PhD. Marni is a research consultant for the Cancer Support Community.  With the month of May coming to an end, it means for many of us a lot more outdoor time in … Continue reading

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The 3 C’s of oncology nursing: care, compassion, commitment

Today’s blog is by Michele R. McCorkle, RN, MSN. Michele is the Executive Director of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS). For more about Michele, please see her bio below. This is the second installment of our #ThankaNurse campaign in honor … Continue reading

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