Category Archives: Cancer Advocacy

A very Modern (Family) cancer campaign

What happens when you combine Hollywood, social media, and cancer awareness? The Ready. Raise. Rise. campaign. This new campaign by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Eric Stonestreet of ABC’s Modern Family  gives people the opportunity to “Raise your flag” in support of … Continue reading

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Unleash your voice!

Let’s face it. It can be easy to feel disconnected from the government. Sometimes you may feel like your voice isn’t important. But luckily, for the 13.7 million people in the United States impacted by cancer, that’s not the case. … Continue reading

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Pink, black and white: the real color of breast cancer

When it comes to living with breast cancer, there are no shades of gray; black women are significantly more likely to die from breast cancer than white women. Though February is nationally recognized as our Black History Month, the racial … Continue reading

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Delivering on Patient-Centered Care

Patient centered care, i.e. putting the patient at the center of his or her care. I think about this a lot. What does it really mean? What is the disconnect? Is it achievable? How do we prepare patients and their … 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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