Latest Cancer Support Community Stories

2014-05-08 12:29:01

#TuneIn2GBM Social Media Campaign to Raise Awareness to Help Fight a Deadly Form of Brain Cancer PORTSMOUTH, N.H., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Novocure is sponsoring its Tune-In to GBM campaign, a public call to action to "Tune-In" to glioblastoma (GBM) during National Brain Cancer Awareness Month this May. After the success of last year's inaugural campaign, Novocure is excited to combine forces with the Cancer Support Community, the Chris Elliott...

2013-10-24 23:03:21

The Cancer Support Community and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Partner on a Solution Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 The Cancer Support Community's Research and Training Institute and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) have joined forces to launch the Cancer Experience Registry: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia. According to LLS's Facts 2013 booklet, there will be 5,920 new cases of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) diagnosed in the U.S. this year, making it a rare...

2013-04-08 23:04:35

The Cancer Support Community releases fourth edition of Frankly Speaking About Cancer®: Coping with the Cost of Care Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 A recent survey conducted by the Cancer Support Community® (CSC) revealed a majority (72.8%) of cancer patients experienced some degree of emotional distress from managing the cost associated with their cancer care. Additionally, 64.8% reported having no discussion with their health care team about the financial aspects of...

2013-03-21 23:19:16

First-ever registry of its kind from the Cancer Support Community provides outlet for people with cancer. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 The Cancer Support Community´s Research and Training Institute launched a nationwide registry today that will help researchers better understand the impact of cancer on people who have or have had this disease. Called the Cancer Experience Registry, this first-of-its-kind research endeavor will collect the experiences of people who have...

2011-02-07 12:37:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its commitment to providing the highest quality of care to the community, Tower Hematology Oncology Medical Group has announced the formation of Tower Oncology's Cancer Support Network. The network is a unique collaboration among a number of outstanding community organizations that are committed to providing free cancer support and educational services to the West Side. The program's offerings are for cancer patients and their...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).