Cancer Support Community Company Profile

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The Cancer Support Community's Research and Training Institute examines the critical role of social and emotional support for those living with cancer and studies the distinctive needs of survivors and caregivers throughout each phase of the cancer experience, as well as post treatment. Focused on research and education, this vibrant resource enables the Cancer Support Community to conduct peer-reviewed research, sponsor patient and caregiver forums, host retreats and direct state-of-the-art training programs for health care professionals.

News Articles [2828 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Community Health Worker Program Reduced Hospitalizations

Community-based, individualized support improved patients' perception of care and decreased hospitalization rates among low-income patients, a study found. Medscape Medical News

Community pharmacists can spot early signs of cancer, research shows

Community pharmacists have the potential to help identify early signs of cancer in patients and refer them to specialists.

Premier ENT Practice Management Community Announces New Name and Brand: The Administrator ...

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Otolaryngology Administrators (AOA) announces its name change to ASCENT - the Administrator Support Community for Ear, Read more...

Social, Community Support May Help Kids With IBD

(MedPage Today) -- Fewer psychosocial barriers for pediatric patients and caregivers with greater community support

Exploring racial disparities in social support needs among breast cancer patients

In a Psycho-Oncology study of 28 women who were being treated for breast cancer and were participating in focus groups, White participants noted that having other breast cancer survivors in their supp...

Macmillan Cancer Support Responds to Latest Cancer Waiting Times

 Responding to the cancer waiting times for November 2018, published today by NHS England, Dr Fran Woodard, Executive Director of Policy and Impact at Macmillan Cancer Support, says: “Behind these ...

Social support is critical to life satisfaction in young patients with cancer

(Wiley) Among adolescents and young adults with cancer, social support was the most decisive factor associated with life satisfaction. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the ...

Primary Care Networks have potential to expand care at home, says Community Network

Responding to the new Primary Care Network and GP contract deal, Matthew Winn, Chair of the Community Network, which has been established by the NHS Confederation and NHS Providers, said: “Primary a...

Drugs and Medications [154 Associated Drugs and Medications listed on BioPortfolio]

Oxygen [first community care of bassett]


Oxygen [community medical equipment]


Oxygen [community oxygen services]


Liquid oxygen [community home health services]

Liquid Oxygen

Gemcitabine hydrochloride [bluepoint laboratories]

These highlights do not include all the information needed to use Gemcitabine for Injection safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for Gemcitabine for Injection. Gemcitabine for inje...

PubMed Articles [7324 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

The "sphere of care": A qualitative study of colorectal cancer patient and caregiver experiences of support within the cancer treatment setting.

Colorectal cancer is associated with considerable physical and psychosocial burden. Whilst social support is known to facilitate psychological adjustment to cancer, patients' and caregivers' experienc...

Online support community for adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with cancer: user statistics, evaluation, and content analysis.

Peer support is an important unmet need among adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer patients. This study was conducted to describe the use and evaluation of a Dutch secure online support community f...

Social support buffers against anxiety and depressive symptoms in patients with cancer only if support is wanted: a large sample replication.

Keeping us all whole: Acknowledging the agency of African American breast cancer survivors and their systems of social support.

While all cancer patients face a bewildering array of treatments, side effects, and emotions, several researchers have shown that African American women with breast cancer experience greater stress an...

Participation in a prostate cancer support group and health literacy.

To cope with prostate cancer (PC) and its consequences and to be certain about therapeutic alternatives, some patients seek mutual help in prostate cancer support groups (PCSG), where they share infor...

Clinical Trials [12630 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Activating Community Support for Substance Users

Efforts to improve methadone maintenance outcomes are often thwarted by strong social networks that reinforce substance use and other risk behaviors. The proposed study the feasibility and...

Internet-Based Exercise and Diet Support in Prostate Cancer Survivors

This pilot clinical trial studies how well the True NTH Community of Wellness internet-based exercise and diet support works in improving diet and exercise habits in prostate cancer surviv...

Peer Support To Enhance The Shanghai Integration Model Of Diabetes Care: Extension & Dissemination

This project will develop a combined model of the Shanghai Integration Model and peer support, implement and evaluate it in ten Community Health Centers in Shanghai, disseminate the result...

Caregiver Burden and Depression: Caring for Those Who Care for Others

The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of support group intervention for primary caregivers of a person with dementia or similar cognitive impairment.

Community Health Workers Using Patient Stories to Support Hypertension Management

Community Health Workers (CHWs) using patient stories to support hypertension management is a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the implementation of a CHW-delivered culturally appro...

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Incyte Corporation and Cancer Support Community Delaware (CSCDE)

The mission of Cancer Support Community Delaware is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. Thr...

Cancer Support Community

The Cancer Support Community's Research and Training Institute examines the critical role of social and emotional support for those living with cancer and studies the distinctive needs of survivors an...

Cancer Support Community North Texas

The mission of Cancer Support Community North Texas (formerly Gilda’s Club) is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action...

Us TOO International

Us TOO is a nonprofit organization founded in 1990 that provides educational resources and support services to the prostate cancer community at no charge to help men and their spo...

Hoag Hospital

Hoag Cancer Center is accredited as a "Comprehensive Community Cancer Program" by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons, and was designated as "Outstanding" following its most r...

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