The mission of the Cancer Support Community is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. As the largest, professionally led nonprofit network of cancer support worldwide, the Cancer Support Community delivers a comprehensive menu of personalized and essential services including support groups, educational workshops and social activities for the entire family.
Recently, the Cancer Support Community (CSC) conducted a survey to better grasp the challenges that patients, caregivers and clinical staff members face regarding immunotherapy. The goal is to ultimately use that information to craft an empowerment program that will improve the patient experience.
Key takeaways from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN)’s Patient Advocacy Summit reveal progress made toward improving survivorship care and planning, and identify opportunities for improvement.
Brian d'Arcy James of 13 Reasons Why, Spotlight, and Hamilton is set to take on the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon and raise money to support cancer patients and their loved ones served by the Cancer Support Community.
Elizabeth Jaffee, M.D., deputy director of the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, discusses plans to maintain momentum on the Cancer Moonshot initiative.
NFL player and founder of the Chris Draft Family Foundation, Chris Draft, explains what caregivers need to know.
Ramy Ibrahim, M.D., vice president of Clinical Development at the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy discusses how the institute's mission aligns with the mission of the Cancer Moonshot.
Greg Simon, CEO of the Biden Cancer Initiative, discusses the transition from the Cancer Moonshot Initiative to the Biden Cancer Initiative.
Axel Hoos, M.D., Ph.D. of GlaxoSmithKline discusses the ATOM Initiative.
Juergen Klenk of Deloitte Consulting discusses their partnership with the XPRIZE foundation to build a cancer XPRIZE competition.
?Carolyn R. Aldige, founder and president of the Prevent Cancer Foundation, discusses the importance of cancer prevention.