COVID-19 & Cancer

Keys to Virtual Cancer Fundraising Success During and After COVID-19
COVID-19 & CancerCancer Fundraising
Cancer nonprofit and advocacy groups shifted their fundraising events from live to virtual in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Moving forward, virtual events will likely remain a critical component for cancer fundraising strategies.
No Pair, I Don’t Care!
Patient StoriesBreast CancerCOVID-19 & Cancer
In May 2019, Kiana Wooten went for a routine check-up. Read about how that routine visit turned into a breast cancer diagnosis for the 34-year-old Kiana, who had to be hospitalized during COVID-19.
Life as Scary Monsters, or Big C & Lil’ c
Art TherapyCOVID-19 & Cancer
Zack Luchetti, who has been teaching art remotely in the past year, initially thought he had COVID-19, then appendicitis, only to be told he had colon cancer. His 2 paintings represent a self-portrait of encouragement and the tie between cancer and coronavirus.
Deadly Kicks from the “C” Word
COVID-19 & CancerPatient Stories
Sabrina Steinback’s mom died from COVID-19 in 2020, and then Sabrina had a lumpectomy to remove breast cancer at the end of the year.
Are COVID-19 Vaccines Safe and Effective for People with Cancer?
COVID-19 & Cancer
Short answer: Yes. According to ESMO, the current evidence shows that mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 are safe for patients with cancer who are receiving immunosuppressive therapy.
COVID-19 One Year Later: What Patients with Cancer Need to Know
COVID-19 & Cancer
As we reflect on 1 year of living in a pandemic, here’s what we’ve learned about COVID-19, cancer, and the road ahead.
How Patients with Cancer Can Find Companionship During COVID-19
COVID-19 & CancerRelationships & Cancer
The social isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic has left those with cancer feeling more left out than ever. Finding companionship and building close relationships, whether in person or virtually, is essential to overall well-being.
What Will the New Year Bring to Patients with Cancer?
COVID-19 & CancerInfusion of Hope
As healthcare professionals continue to manage the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the introduction of a vaccine allows patients with cancer to approach 2021 with cautious optimism for a better year ahead.
Telehealth Provides the Opportunity for Personal Interaction Despite the Pandemic
COVID-19 & Cancer
Jennie Crews, MS, MMM, FACP explains how telehealth helps bridge the gap of the loss of a face-to-face connection during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing audio and video elements.
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