Category Archives: Inspirational

Veronica’s story

Today’s guest blogger is Veronica Backes, a 20 year cancer survivor who shared her inspirational story with the Cancer Support Community through the website. If you would like to share your own story or experience, click here. Read Veronica’s story … Continue reading

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New Year’s resolutions for people living with cancer

New Year’s resolutions are tricky. It’s hard to break old habits and start new ones—so when you don’t have a strategy, lofty resolutions often end up falling flat. If you’re living with cancer and are trying to live healthier in … Continue reading

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Getting help through uncertain paths

By Victoria Li, a member of CSC’s Young Leadership Council I lost my mother to cancer just a month after I turned 24. Following her diagnosis of stage 4 esophageal cancer, she braved through more than two years of aggressive … 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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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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