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Letter: Join the drive to help cancer patients

Last week, I again was unable to give a cancer patient a ride to treatment ... often delay or have difficulty obtaining needed medical care each year in the absence of available and affordable ... read more

Letter to the editor: Cancer group seeking volunteers

One of the toughest challenges cancer patients face is getting to and from treatment ... volunteer, all you need is a valid driver’s license, a safe and reliable vehicle and proof of insurance. ... read more

Letter To The Editor: Thanks To Cancer Society's Local Volunteers

helping patients in need overcome what is often their biggest obstacle, getting to treatment. The driving schedule is flexible, with drivers choosing the number of rides they want to provide. To learn ... read more

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Over 30 years, this man is making the lives of cancer patients easier

An ongoing initiative is creating a bank of unexpired, leftover medicines from former cancer patients for those still undergoing treatment ... an army of 150 volunteers and has served millions. “You ... read more


How to Cover the Cost of Cancer Care

You may even have to fight with your insurer to get coverage for the doctor, hospital or treatments you need ... treatment, and Road to Recovery, which has volunteers who drive patients to radiation ... read more

Road to Recovery: Hampton driver offers free rides

Kotkowski recently got a letter from the American Cancer ... Patients need rides for a variety of reasons, Balesano said. Even those with family and friends sometimes struggle for rides to each ... read more

Girl, 10, is Loudoun County’s Volunteer of the Year

The precocious 10-year-old, who was named Loudoun County’s Volunteer ... treatment in January, Gabriella has more energy. The family hopes their planned foundation will help other young cancer ... read more

Hilton Head residents concerned about lack of doctors, specialists. Here’s what officials are doing

“We are on a constant tailspin of trying to find a doctor, trying to keep a doctor and having no confidence in these doctors,” said Schmidt who recently underwent treatment for breast cancer ... ... read more

Mouse cancer genome unveils genetic errors in human cancers

By sequencing the genome of a mouse with cancer, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have uncovered mutations that also drive ... of patients experience a recurrence ... read more

Couple donates $10K to Sarah's Guest House 24 years after their hospitality

In the midst of finishing their new home in Hammond, New York, the LaCroixs suddenly had to travel to Syracuse for treatment, a nearly three hour drive away ... and run by Mary Keough of Syracuse. In ... read more

Reader's view: We need to work together to help others

You will be driving Mrs. Miller to radiation ... in oncology at Midland Hospital and at Cancer Services. I told my mom “Hey, Mom, here is your first job. Cancer Services needs volunteer drivers to ... read more

Cancer survivors like Shannen Doherty share the struggle to keep their jobs through treatment

“Low-income patients in particular are vulnerable to job loss, and what we think is driving ... now a volunteer career coach for the Cancer and Careers nonprofit, which guides employers and employees ... read more



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