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Patient-To-Patient Guide: Cancer Clinical Trial Advice

February 22, 2024
Daphne - myTRIAList

For some people living with cancer and their caregivers, exploring clinical trials can feel like navigating uncharted territory. Yet, within the experiences of those who have walked this path lies invaluable wisdom and insight. George, Daphne and Quanisha have generously shared their experiences as cancer clinical trial participants, offering insights and advice for those considering this treatment option.

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Oncologists' Perspectives: Empowering Patients through Cancer Clinical Trials

February 7, 2024
Eric Santos, MD, of Cancer and Hematology Centers

Facing a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming and filled with uncertainties and questions about the best possible treatment options. One avenue of hope and potential breakthroughs in cancer care is through participation in clinical trials. However, navigating the world of clinical trials can be difficult, with numerous questions and concerns. In this guide, we turn to the expertise of oncologists to provide you with answers to the most common questions about cancer clinical trials.

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Common Cancer Clinical Trial Questions Answered by Oncology Social Workers

January 18, 2024

Every year, CancerCare oncology social workers talk with thousands of people about the ups and downs they face while living with cancer. One of the many topics they discuss with people includes the overall education on cancer clinical trials. Below are a couple of questions and answers CancerCare social workers most commonly address with people comparing their cancer treatment options.

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Resources for Spanish-Speaking Individuals Impacted by Cancer/Recursos para personas de habla hispana afectadas por el cáncer

September 12, 2023
Sara J

In this guest Q&A blog post and as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, CancerCare’s Insights Program Coordinator and oncology social worker, Sara Grisales Jaramillo, LMSW, discusses CancerCare’s Spanish languages services and resources for people impacted by cancer.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Older Adult Program

July 7, 2023

This month, we’re excited to highlight CancerCare’s Older Adult Program and Danielle S., CancerCare’s Older Adult Program Coordinator. CancerCare’s Older Adult Program provides information, resources and support to help older adults better cope with cancer. Older adult resources include our Pen Pal Program and upcoming Older Adult Book and Movie Clubs.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Pet Assistance & Wellness (PAW) Program

June 1, 2023
Brian headshot

This month, we’re excited to highlight CancerCare’s Pet Assistance & Wellness Program and Brian M., who oversees and manages the PAW Program.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp

May 1, 2023

This month, we’re thrilled to highlight CancerCare’s annual Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp and Cecilia, who works as the Healing Hearts Program Coordinator.

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Monthly Staff Feature: New Jersey Office’s Wigs Clinic

April 3, 2023
Mildre headshot

This month, we’re happy to highlight CancerCare’s Wig Clinics for our New Jersey office and Mildre G., who works as a Latino Outreach Worker, assisting clients in accessing free wigs through in person and virtual clinics and provides breast health education workshops in Connecticut.

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Monthly Staff Feature: NYC and Long Island Offices’ Wigs & Prostheses Clinics

March 1, 2023

This month, we’re happy to highlight CancerCare’s Wig and Prostheses Clinics for our NYC and Long Island offices and Tonya P., who works as a fitted specialist, assisting clients in accessing free wigs and breast prostheses through in person and virtual clinics.

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Monthly Staff Feature: Long Island Office

February 1, 2023

This month, we’re pleased to highlight CancerCare’s new Long Island regional office and one of CancerCare’s oncology social worker Dina S., who works as the Caregiver Program Coordinator, providing emotional support services to anyone affected by cancer.

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