April Resource Roundup

April Resource Roundup

April Resource Roundup

Welcome to our monthly resource roundup! Each month, we’ll be curating study opportunities, new clinical trials, research results, news articles, personal perspectives, and upcoming events of interest to women and families affected by breast, ovarian, or metastatic breast cancer. Below are some links you might find useful.


Breast, Ovarian, and Metastatic Breast Cancer: 

Free Housing for Patients Traveling for Cancer Treatment

Airbnb, in partnership with the Cancer Support Community, is providing free housing for cancer patients and caregivers that meet certain geographic and income criteria. For more information and to apply for the program, contact the CSC Airbnb hotline at 877.793.0498.

JCC Shirley Kohn Spa Day for Women Living with Breast or Ovarian Cancer

This is a free day of mind/body programs including yoga, meditation, massage, and more, which is designed for women currently in cancer treatment. Lift your spirits and improve your well-being on Sunday, June 23 at this free event. For more information and to register for the event, call Jennifer Terrell at 646.505.5734.

Ear Acupuncture for Cancer Pain

 

On May 14 at 1pm ET, Get Palliative Care is providing a free webinar on managing anxiety and depression with a serious illness, and will feature information on signs, symptoms, and the importance of addressing them. It will also discuss the role of palliative care, followed by a live Q&A session. To register for the webinar, click here.

Ovarian Cancer

Birth Control Pills Tied to Reduced Risk of Deadly Ovarian Cancer, by Ian Ingram

According to new research presented by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), oral contraceptive use has been associated with reduced overall risk of ovarian cancer. To read the full article and see video footage from the AACR meeting in Atlanta where this research is discussed, click here.

 


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