Author Archives: Kim Thiboldeaux

CSC commemorates October Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Heading into October, it seems that everywhere you go there are symbols of breast cancer awareness and support – from pink apparel and household items, to special edition bejeweled cell phones. Here at the Cancer Support Community , we have … Continue reading

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The surprise party grief threw

This is a guest post from award-winning actress, Alysia Reiner, creator and star of the short film, Speed Grieving. The film and accompanying program will be officially announced on Friday, September 23rd at CSC’s 7th Annual Red Ball event in … Continue reading

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CSC’s Research & Training Institute validates need for cancer support

In 2008, the Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust began working with the Cancer Support Community (CSC) to locate a home in Fairmount Park for a first-of-its kind cancer Research and Training Institute (RTI). First opened in 2009, the RTI is … Continue reading

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Graphic cigarette labels: Convincing or disturbing?

Diseased lungs, rotting teeth and gums and dead bodies are some of the graphic images that cigarette companies will be required to display on their cigarette packs and advertisements starting in Fall 2012. The images also include phrases like “Smoking … Continue reading

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Remembering cancer adovcates Betty Ford and Laura Ziskin

The cancer community lost two extraordinary women this summer, both brave and outspoken cancer advocates. Betty Ford, who passed away from natural causes at the age of 93, was a powerful force for women’s health and women’s health rights. The … Continue reading

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