Category Archives: Cancer Advocacy

The challenge behind ASCO’s “Value Framework”: The value of a drug or the value of a life?

This week’s guest blog is by Meghan Rodgers. This is Meghan’s story on life with her fiancé Dan Waeger and his journey with cancer. Dan founded the National Collegiate Cancer Foundation (NCCF), an organization that provides financial support to young … Continue reading

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Upholding the ACA: Is it About the Politicians or the People?

This week’s blog is by Kim Thiboldeaux, CEO of the Cancer Support Community. This blog also appears today in the Huffington Post, and you can read more of Kim’s Huffington Post blogs here. As I have been reading and watching … Continue reading

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Make this a #CSCEmpower-ing Summer

How much of a difference can someone make in a month? That’s the question we’re asking you this July. For one month, CSC will be displaying a banner in a window at Rockefeller Plaza, New York to inform people of … Continue reading

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Big Boys Don’t Cry Over Skinned Knees

June is National Men’s Health Month, and it’s a great time to raise awareness for men’s self-care and support. The leading causes of death for men in America are heart disease and cancer. Lung cancer and skin cancer are the … Continue reading

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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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