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The Federal Government shutdown’s impact on people with cancer

On Tuesday, October 1, the federal government began a partial shutdown after Congress became gridlocked over funding for the government and its activities for the new budget year (which started that day). As we noted then, the shutdown does not … Continue reading

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Reflections from a friend of the Young Leadership Council

I remember every little detail of that cool and crisp October morning—what I was eating, what I was wearing when my mom broke the news.  She had gone in for a routine check-up and the doctor noticed something on her … Continue reading

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Meet Laura, a Cancer Support Helpline counselor!

Newly diagnosed and don’t know where to turn? Longtime survivor and looking for new resources? The toll-free Cancer Support Helpline (1-888-793-9355) is available to help you navigate your cancer journey. Professionals like Laura, one of our call center counselors, are … Continue reading

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Affordable Care Act in action

The Cancer Support Community recognized the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the tenets of the Affordable Care Act and, in particular, felt that insurance provisions of the law such as removal of lifetime caps, the removal of pre-existing condition discrimination … 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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