Author Archives: Emily Martin

Working together to achieve the same mission

Google “cancer organization” and your browser’s results will seem endless. All sorts of nonprofits are out there offering a variety of educational resources and supportive programs for people impacted by cancer, whether on a local, national or international level. But … Continue reading

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New Year’s resolutions for people living with cancer

New Year’s resolutions are tricky. It’s hard to break old habits and start new ones—so when you don’t have a strategy, lofty resolutions often end up falling flat. If you’re living with cancer and are trying to live healthier in … Continue reading

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Nuturing our network, increasing our impact

The Cancer Support Community has locations all over the world where people can find support during their cancer journey. Each year, leaders from each of these brick-and-mortar centers come together at our Affiliate Leadership Conference to discuss ways to increase … Continue reading

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October in Maine: crisp air, autumn leaves–and the Dempsey Challenge!

Last weekend was a great weekend to be outside and enjoy autumn weather—especially in Lewiston, Maine, where the Cancer Support Community and three other nonprofits represented Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer initiative. To raise vital funds for a local organization called … Continue reading

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The lung cancer community speaks out

During a public meeting at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last month, a lung cancer survivor shared her experience. When she was diagnosed years ago, the first thing her doctor said to her was, “How should we begin your … Continue reading

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