July 7, 2021

Gilda’s Club Westchester’s Guide to Coping with Bone Cancer: July is Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Awareness Month

July is Sarcoma/Bone Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society estimates that about 3,610 new cases of bone and joint cancer will be diagnosed in 2021. […]
June 30, 2021

Living with Cancer, and Finding Fun this July 4th Weekend

July 4th BBQs, fireworks, picnics, gatherings with family and friends… It’s starting to feel like every person on the planet is preparing for a fun holiday […]
June 23, 2021

Care for the Caregiver – Why Support is Essential for Those Caring for Individuals with Cancer

“On Christmas Day 2018, I took my wife to the hospital, both of us thinking she would never return home. She had lost weight, would not […]
June 16, 2021

Why is the Cancer Experience so Unique for a Man?

It’s Men’s Health Week and an important time to emphasize men’s health issues, especially those that are preventable, and how early detection can be crucial. Men […]
June 9, 2021

Support for LGBT People with Cancer Recognizing Pride Month and the Cancer Disparities Faced by the LBTQ+ Community

Those in the LGBTQ+ community can face additional challenges when diagnosed with cancer. Many LGBTQ individuals continuously fear discrimination or harassment, and others don’t have a […]
June 3, 2021

June is National Cancer Survivor Month: Why Support is Still Crucial After Finishing Treatment

Completing treatment for cancer often causes a person to experience a mixture of emotions. Feelings of happiness and relief that treatment is over is usually combined […]
May 26, 2021

How Meditation and Mindfulness Can Help People Living with Cancer

Getting a cancer diagnosis can have an enormous impact on a person’s mental health, causing major stress, anxiety, and depression. Over one-third of people treated for […]
May 13, 2021

May is Melanoma Detection and Prevention Month: Here’s How You Can Protect Yourself Against the Sun’s Rays

May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation, who […]
May 5, 2021

How to Support Teens Impacted by Cancer

A cancer diagnosis in the family is often unexpected and may result in emotional changes, questions, and unexpected discoveries in teens. Every year around 0.3% of […]
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