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2014 CANCER SURVIVOR DAY RALLY- KANSAS CITY!

Come to the 29th annual Kansas City observance of National Cancer Survivors Day 2014 CELEBRATION OF LIFE RALLY honoring John Holt, prostate cancer survivor and co-anchor FOX4 News, 2014 winner of the Richard A. Bloch Cancer Survivorship Award – 12 noon to 2 PM – Sunday, June 1, Bloch Cancer Survivors Park 48th & Roanoke, West of the Country Club Plaza

  • Area Cancer Support Organizations!2014-John-Holt-Poster
  • Prize Drawings!
  • Live Music featuring Southern Vixen KC!
  • Free Photo Portraits
  • Lots More Fun
  • ALL FREE!

Cancer CAN be battled and beaten! For more information: 816-854-5050 blochcancer.org

Cancer Insurance Checklist

pdf-homeFrom the Cancer Support Community, the Cancer Insurance Checklist is a valuable tool. It is designed to help you when shopping for insurance on your state’s Health Insurance Marketplace/Exchange if you have cancer, a history of cancer, or are at risk for cancer. Click below to get the checklist:

http://www.cancerinsurancechecklist.org/

Detecting breast cancer: 3-D screening reduces recall rates

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Please read article below to learn more about mammography and the benefits of 3-D screening!

http://news.yale.edu/2013/07/30/detecting-breast-cancer-3-d-screening-reduces-recall-rates

Finding a Clinical Trial Just Got Easier (Curetoday.com)

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cure_001Read this important article on a very helpful website to find clinical trails!

Article By Cure Today

http://curetoday.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/article.show/id/2/article_id/2139

DVD Helps Prepare for a Bone Marrow or Cord Blood Transplant

National Marrow Donor Program: The National Marrow Donor Program’s Office of Patient Advocacy has created a DVD to help prepare for a marrow or cord blood transplant. “Words of Experience, Stories of Hope: A Guide to Marrow and Cord Blood Transplant for Patients and Caregivers” explores the transplant experience from the perspective of patients, caregivers and transplant professionals. The DVD covers the topics of orientation, conditioning, transplant, engraftment and recovery. Order a free copy at www.marrow.org/patient or call 888-999-6743.

Cancer and Careers

Cancer and Careers: This program, begun by executives in the cosmetics, fragrance and related industries, addresses the needs of more than 80 percent of cancer survivors who return to work after treatment. Cancer and Careers provides a comprehensive website, free publications and a series of support groups and educational seminars. A free workbook, “Living and Working with Cancer” is available in English and Spanish. The group’s website is www.cancerandcareers.org