Cancer Survivorship Series

Research indicates that people are living longer with cancer than ever before. The number of cancer survivors in the US today is over 13.7 million, and is expected to rise to 18 million in the next 10 years. At Gilda’s we recognize that the transition from active treatment to post treatment is a difficult journey […]

Gilda’s launches Bilingual Breast Cancer Support Hotline

A cancer diagnosis can lead to feelings of stress and anxiousness in many areas of a person’s life. Yet, less than one-third of individuals living with cancer receive appropriate counseling and support. These numbers are even more staggering when considering underserved populations. Gilda’s Club Westchester is working to meet the needs of these individuals by […]

Gilda’s receives national attention from the APHA

Gilda’s Club Westchester has received national attention for a recent pilot study of time-limited skills-based workshops geared toward family caregivers and breast cancer survivors. CEO Melissa Lang, DrPH, MPH and Director of Outreach and Program Development Miranda Dold, LCSW had the opportunity to present on the trainings at the American Public Health Association national conference […]

Partnering with Hospitals to Provide Unique Care

Recently, Gilda’s Club Westchester approached Hudson Valley Hospital Center to talk about ways that we could collaborate on services for their patients and northern Westchester residents impacted by cancer. “From the moment we met with the staff at HVHC and toured their beautiful Cancer Center, we knew that this was a natural partnership. At Gilda’s […]