Author Archives: Emily Martin

Cyclists turn up the heat in southern California

It’s been a hot first couple of days in southern California, and I’m not just talking about the weather! The Amgen Tour of California kicked off Sunday in Escondido, a city just north of San Diego. Professional cyclist Lieuwe Westra … Continue reading

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Gearing up for the 2013 Amgen Tour of California

Breakaway from Cancer is a national initiative to increase awareness of important resources available to people affected by cancer—from prevention through survivorship. Founded in 2005, it is a partnership between Amgen and four cancer-related nonprofits: Cancer Support Community, Prevent Cancer … Continue reading

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A look at My Cancer Manager: CSC’s app for iPhone

It seems like there’s an app for everything these days—including one to help manage living with cancer. My Cancer Manager is the Cancer Support Community’s newly updated iPhone app that tracks your emotional, social, and physical concerns over time and … Continue reading

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Eating well during cancer treatment

It’s important to make healthy food choices when living with cancer. Eating well during cancer treatment isn’t always easy, though. Depending on your type of cancer and type of treatment, among other factors, you may not always feel like eating … Continue reading

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Who to call when you need support

People call our hotline when they want to learn more about our services, get information on cancer-related anxiety and stress, receive over-the-phone counseling and even when they’re just having a bad day. After all, the cancer journey can be a … Continue reading

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