Author Archives: Sarah Vammen

Help us understand the full impact of blood cancer

Approximately every 3 minutes, someone in the United States is diagnosed with a type of blood cancer.  About 9.4 percent of new cancer cases in the U.S. in 2014 were expected to be a type of blood cancer.  And, there … Continue reading

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Help us shine the light on MPNS!

Every fall we hear a lot about raising awareness for different cancer types—from childhood and gynecological cancer in September, breast cancer in October to lung cancer in November (just to name a few of the awareness months that take place … Continue reading

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How to help CSC in 30 seconds or less

What if a 30 second action could raise thousands of dollars, and then those dollars helped provide millions of people touched by cancer as well as their families with high-quality social and emotional support? It sounds too good to be … Continue reading

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Greetings from the CSC Staff Retreat

It takes a team to ensure that no one faces cancer alone, and with an estimated 1.6 million people diagnosed with cancer every year, we’re glad to have a great team assembled here at CSC. This week we were reminded … Continue reading

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What I’ve learned from watching “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies”

Cancer is commonly called a thief, a villain, a plague and a few “NSFW” words I won’t use here. But its latest nickname is “The Emperor.” When it comes to an illness, cancer truly is the emperor. It rules all … Continue reading

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