CancerCare, in partnership with Eisai, brought over 130 clients affected by cancer together in New Jersey for a festive holiday party in December.
Now in its fourth year, CancerCare’s Share the Warmth program provided new, warm coats to 75 individuals aged 50+ who are in active treatment for cancer in December.
In a recent article in The New York Times, the ongoing chemotherapy drug shortage many cancer patients and their loved ones have faced over the last year was brought into focus. The piece highlights a growing crisis in the generic drug industry and features insights from Danielle Saff, LCSW, an oncology social worker and the Older Adult Program Manager/Clinical Supervisor with CancerCare.
On December 5, 2023, CancerCare hosted a free “Paint and Sip” event for young adults impacted by cancer at the Painting Lounge in Midtown, Manhattan.
On November 5, 2023, more than 200 individuals gathered at the Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course in Woodbury, NY, for CancerCare’s 20th Lung Cancer Walk for Hope.
As fall approaches, children, teens and their families prepare for the upcoming school year. Getting new school supplies is on many families’ minds and can be especially difficult for families coping with cancer.
Families who recently lost a loved one to cancer came together at Memorytown USA in Mount Pocono, PA for CancerCare’s free annual Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp this July.
Young Professionals Committee Celebrates Its 6th Annual Fundraising Event To Support Young Adults Impacted By Cancer
On June 8, 2023, CancerCare’s Young Professionals Committee (YPC) celebrated its 6th annual fundraising event at the Michael Kors Building in SoHo, Manhattan.
CancerCare is proud to recognize our staff who will be presenting at upcoming conferences and to announce that CancerCare’s Director of Specialized Programs, Marissa Fors, LCSW, OSW-C, C-ASWCM, CCM, is this year’s recipient of the Social Worker of the Year award by the National Association of Social Workers' New York State chapter!
We are proud of our team of incredible oncology social workers who offer CancerCare clients help and hope, as they cope with the emotional and practical challenges of cancer.