Category Archives: Treatment

Understanding “clinical pathways” and cancer treatment

by Linda House and Lauren Barnes, Senior Vice President, Avalere As the numbers of cancer survivors continue to increase, the focus of the U.S. health care system is shifting towards the quality of care patients receive. As a result, new … Continue reading

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Eating well during cancer treatment

It’s important to make healthy food choices when living with cancer. Eating well during cancer treatment isn’t always easy, though. Depending on your type of cancer and type of treatment, among other factors, you may not always feel like eating … Continue reading

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CSC presents distress screening tool CancerSupportSource at NCCN Meeting

Cancer Support Community was honored to present information about one of our newest innovations, CancerSupportSource™ (CSS) at this year’s NCCN Academy for Excellence & Leadership in Oncology™ School of Pharmaceutical & Biotech Business. The session was the last in a … Continue reading

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Who to call when you need support

People call our hotline when they want to learn more about our services, get information on cancer-related anxiety and stress, receive over-the-phone counseling and even when they’re just having a bad day. After all, the cancer journey can be a … Continue reading

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Babette Rosmond: An advocate for patient rights

The New York Times health blog Well featured a post last week on Babette Rosmond, a New York City author and magazine editor who used her influence to advocate for patients’ rights to make their own treatment decisions in the … Continue reading

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