Category Archives: Cancer Type

New CSC tools designed to help people with metastatic skin cancers

Whether it’s a quick beach getaway to escape the snow or an upcoming spring break, long gone are the days of basking in the sun without a care. As science and epidemiology have evolved, we are now all too aware … Continue reading

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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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What the heck is Neutropenia?

Neutropenia (n): “granulocyte disorder characterized by an abnormally low number of neutrophils, the most important type of white blood cell“.(Wikipedia)  White blood cell counts can be determined by a simple blood test. Anyone undergoing cancer treatments will most likely experience some level of neutropenia at … Continue reading

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CSC commemorates October Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Heading into October, it seems that everywhere you go there are symbols of breast cancer awareness and support – from pink apparel and household items, to special edition bejeweled cell phones. Here at the Cancer Support Community , we have … Continue reading

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Shopping for new boobs

CSC welcomes Robyn Stoller, founder of CancerHawk and tireless patient advocate as a guest blogger. We’re thrilled to be working with her and look forward to additional informative and insightful posts in the coming months. Alright… I have to admit, … Continue reading

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