CEO Rob Tufel Moderates Panel on Care Coordination & Self-Advocacy

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        On May 6th, Cancer Support Community CEO, Rob Tufel, MSW, MPH, moderated a virtual seminar as part of The Cancer Survivorship Coalition of the Bay Area. The seminar was for cancer patients and their families on the topic of Care Coordination and Self-Advocacy. Speakers included: Congressman Mark DeSaulnier, author of Cancer […]

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New Cancer Film Festival to Support Patients and their Families

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Leading media personalities to serve as film judges and emcee Cancer Support Community San Francisco Bay Area (CSC)  announced the judges and emcee for their first-ever film festival charity gala, an inspiring evening of award-winning, original short films broadcast live from the Palm Event Center. Proceeds from this event, taking place on September 18th, will support the programs of […]

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Cancer Support Community SF Bay Area announces new board member to begin 2021

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Cancer Support Community San Francisco Bay Area (CSC) announced today that it is welcoming another new member to their impressive Board of Directors. Nicola Ally, MD, is a board-certified Radiation Oncologist with Epic Care. Dr. Ally strives to support her patients’ cancer journey through diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, stating “there is a chance for renewed […]

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Cancer Support Community SF Bay Area awarded grant from Stanford to address impact of cancer on underserved populations

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We are honored to be awarded a Community Partnership Seed Grant from the Stanford Cancer Institute. Cancer Support Community staff, along with CSC board member and Stanford physician, Anjali Sibley, MD, MPH, will conduct a qualitative needs assessment identifying the psychosocial needs of Black cancer patients and their families and barriers to accessing services. “We are so grateful to […]

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Cancer Support Community SF Bay Area announces three new board members

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Cancer Support Community San Francisco Bay Area (CSC) is welcoming three new well-established professionals to their impressive Board of Directors. Aeysha Corio, currently a real estate professional with The Corio Group, comes from a long career in both technology and real estate. Aeysha spent nearly two decades as the COO of Black Diamond Appraisals Inc, […]

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Margaret Stauffer Wins Hometown Hero Award

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Margaret Stauffer, our Chief Mission Officer, received the “Unsung Hero” Award from the Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce for her hard work getting CSC’s program set-up virtually at the start of the pandemic! Please join us in congratulating and appreciating Margaret for her dedication to supporting cancer patients and their families during these challenging times. […]

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Cancer Support Community featured in Diablo Magazine December Issue

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A great article about Cancer Support Community (CSC) was just published in Diablo Magazine! During the pandemic and the upcoming holidays, CSC’s support services are even more needed so making sure everyone knows about us is really important. Many thanks to Contra Costa Oncology and Diablo Magazine for helping to spread the word. Read the […]

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Families Facing Cancer Do Better When Emotional Support is Provided

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Cancer Support Community is honored to have a piece featured in Mediaplanet’s women’s health campaign. Our CEO, Rob Tufel, MSW, MPH, wrote an article about the importance of emotional support for the entire family, when a cancer diagnosis hits home. You can read the article in its entirety here.

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Phil’s Camino Virtual Q&A: Rewatch

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“It might feel like you’ve fallen. It’s all part of it. You can have stumbles.” Annie O’Neil. “I don’t know how you can face this alone. You need support.” Phil Volker Those are just 2 of the inspiring quotes from our interview with Phil’s Camino Producer/Director Annie O’Neil and Phil Volker. If you were unable to join us or would like […]

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Phil’s Camino Virtual Movie Night + Filmmaker Q&A

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Phil’s Camino is the story of free spirit Phil, a man living with Stage 4 Cancer and dreaming of walking the 500-mile spiritual pilgrimage Camino de Santiago across Spain.

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