Author Archives: Sara Goldberger

Tips for managing the holidays when living with cancer

It’s a special time of year if you are celebrating any of the seasonal holidays. Celebrations, religious observations, cooking, decorating, gift-giving, time with friends and family—these are just a few of the things filling up your calendar.  If you or … Continue reading

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Social ties and cancer survival

For 30 years the Cancer Support Community has promoted the idea that social and emotional support are an essential part of cancer care and can affect outcomes. In a recently published study, researchers at Kaiser Permanente have shown that strong … Continue reading

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CSC trains new Open to Options specialists to help people facing a cancer treatment decision

On November 7, I spent the day with 20 of my CSC colleagues who gathered in Los Angeles to be trained to offer CSC’s novel Open to Options™ treatment decision counseling program. These 20 licensed mental health professionals are now … Continue reading

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