Author Archives: Kimya Forouzan

Support from a distance- 5 tips for long-distance caregivers

In the United States, families are often spread all over—sometimes on opposite coasts or in opposite climates. This can present challenges when someone in the family is diagnosed with cancer and everyone can’t be where they want to be at … Continue reading

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5 ways to beat the winter blues

The winter months can often be difficult for many people. With longer nights and colder weather, individuals may feel down more often. This can be an especially difficult challenge when you are also dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Here are … Continue reading

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Use this tool to help choose health insurance

Open enrollment for the health insurance marketplaces begins on November 15th. From then until February 15th, you may buy health coverage for 2015 on your state’s marketplace by visiting HealthCare.gov or CuidadoDeSalud.gov. If you have cancer, a history of cancer, … Continue reading

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CSC on Capitol Hill

On Tuesday, September 30th, Cancer Support Community, along with various other members of the Partnership for Part D Access, a coalition of organizations working toward a collective mission to preserve Medicare beneficiary access to vital medications, attended briefings on Capitol … Continue reading

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A hidden battle in the cancer journey

A recent study published in Lancet found that three-quarters of cancer patients who are clinically depressed do not receive the therapy they need, creating a “huge unmet need.” The study argued that although depression is widely overlooked, treatment would cost … Continue reading

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