Category Archives: Advocacy

A focused fact finding mission: The Cancer Experience Registry

By Leo J. Dierckman The launch of the Cancer Support Community’s Multiple Myeloma Cancer Experience Registry is a huge step forward for all of us that have been afflicted with MM. Thank you! Thank you! CSC and the entire team … Continue reading

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The Cancer Support Community launches its Cancer Policy Institute

Today was a very special day for the Cancer Support Community as we launched the Cancer Policy Institute, an initiative that furthers our organization’s mission to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action … Continue reading

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How to start a cancer support group in your community

“How can I start a support group?” is a question I am often asked. For people diagnosed with cancer and their loved ones, there is increasing evidence that support groups can be beneficial in improving not only the day-to-day quality … Continue reading

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Realizing the importance of psychosocial care for cancer patients

by Melanie Sarver of the Cancer Support Community Young Leadership Council It wasn’t until my first Red Ball that I realized that psychosocial care for cancer patients was “a thing.”  On October 19, 2012, I will attend my fourth Cancer … Continue reading

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Why I joined the Cancer Support Community’s Young Leadership Council

This fall, members of our Young Leadership Council (YLC) will share their stories in a guest blogger series leading up to the YLC’s signature event, the Red Ball. The YLC is a group of young professionals who are advancing the … Continue reading

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