CPAN Advocacy Chat: Emotional and Financial Resources for Cancer Patients

September 9, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. ET Cancer patients need compassion, care, and access to resources. Join the Community Oncology Alliance Patient Advocacy Network (CPAN) for a virtual Advocacy Chat on Wednesday, September 9 from 12-12:30 p.m. ET. Trish Goldsmith, CEO, CancerCare will share insight on the services provided by their Oncology Social workers, including:

September 2020 News Bulletin and Updates

Cancer changes many aspects of a person’s life and can reduce income, free time, and more. That is why it is critical for patients with cancer to know about the wide array of emotional, financial, and practical resources that are available to support them. Join the Community Oncology Alliance Patient Advocacy Network (CPAN) for a

August 2020 News Bulletin and Updates

What do real estate and cancer care have in common? Location, location, location. Where you receive cancer care can affect price, quality, your free time, and so much more. Join Rose Gerber, COA’s Director of Patient Advocacy and Education and Mark Thompson, MD, COA’s Medical Director of Public Policy and a former medical oncologist on

CPAN Advocacy Chat: Where You’re Treated Makes a Difference

August 12, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. ET There are many places where people with cancer can go for treatment, but not all cancer care is created equally. Community oncology is different because the doctors responsible for treating patients actually own and operate their local practices. Receiving cancer care at practices right in their own community

CPAN Hosts First Ever Free Virtual Summit for Cancer Patients

In response to the upheaval of the health care system due to COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the Community Oncology Alliance Patient Advocacy Network (CPAN) hosted the first ever Community Oncology Advocacy Summit: Cancer Care in a COVID-19 World on Wednesday. More than 800 attendees, which included patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates, professionals, and others, joined for a

From Patient to National Advocate

Rose Gerber's Journey to Put Patients in the Driver's Seat Being diagnosed with cancer while I was a young mother was an experience that I will never forget. When I was filled with despair, my care providers played a key role in providing me with hope. I was given resources, advice, support, and much more

COA Patient Advocacy Network News – July 2020

Final call for registration: Virtual Community Oncology Advocacy summit is next week on July 15. There is still time to register for our first-ever Virtual Community Oncology Advocacy Summit: Cancer Care in a COVID-19 World on July 15, 2020! Join us for an exciting day featuring updates on the latest in cancer policy and legislation,

Cancer Education = Advocacy Power

Empower Your Cancer Advocacy at the CPAN Summit Staying informed so you can make the best decisions for your health is almost as important as safe, high quality cancer care. Whether it is navigating the dangers of the novel coronavirus to get treatment, or overcoming everyday challenges from insurance companies, if you are educated about

New Program Offers Cancer Patients Financial Assistance with Household Expenses

COA/CancerCare Patient Financial Assistance Fund provides support for qualified patients impacted by COVID-19 A new program offers qualified patients with cancer and in active treatment a $500 grant to help with the financial strain and disruption of services caused by the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic. The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) and CancerCare, national leaders in advocacy and support