CancerCare

Founded in 1944, CancerCare® is the leading national organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer. Our comprehensive services include counseling and support groups over the phone, online and in-person, educational workshops, publications and financial and co-payment assistance. All CancerCare services are provided by oncology social workers and world-leading cancer experts.

Latest from CancerCare


Coping with the Stress of Caregiving

November 16, 2017

Feeling stressed and overwhelmed from caring for someone who has cancer is not a sign that you are failing as a caregiver. But since stress can affect your health, it is important to find ways to manage it.

Shining a Spotlight on Cancer Caregivers

November 15, 2017

November is National Family Caregivers Month. CancerCare’s Caregiver Program Coordinator, Carly O'Brien, OSW-C, LCSW, shares her thoughts on why it’s important to have an awareness month dedicated to caregivers, and the importance of acknowledging the work that caregivers do.