Cancer Support Blog

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November 1, 2023

As the leading cause of global cancer-related deaths, November is designated as Lung Cancer Awareness Month. CanCare is committed to offering emotional support and companionship to individuals affected by lung cancer.

The Importance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1, 2023

Read about the history of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the story behind the pink ribbon, and ways that you can help in October!

Leukemia Awareness Month

September 1, 2023

Find out ways to lend a hand and show your support during Leukemia Awareness Month in September!

Appendix Cancer Awareness Month

August 9, 2023

Welcome to CanCare's blog dedicated to appendix cancer awareness month! Throughout this month, we come together to shed light on a rare and often overlooked disease - appendix cancer. CanCare is dedicated to providing hope and healing for those facing appendix cancer by providing a survivor by your side during your cancer journey.

How to Participate in Bone Cancer Awareness Month

July 1, 2023

Learn more about sarcoma and other types of bone cancer, and how to show your support during Bone Cancer Awareness Month in July!

Brain Cancer Awareness Month

May 10, 2023

Brain Cancer Awareness Month, also known as Gray May, is a designated month to raise awareness about brain cancer, provide support to individuals affected by the disease, and promote fundraising for research and treatment advancements.

April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

April 1, 2023

Esophageal cancer is highly preventable and treatable when detected early. Help CanCare spread awareness and prevention this April for Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month!.

Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March 27, 2023

Colon cancer is highly preventable and treatable when detected early. Help CanCare spread awareness and prevention this March for Colon Cancer Awareness Month!

CanCare Certifications and Accreditations

February 1, 2023

At CanCare, we focus on providing one-on-one emotional support for people facing cancer at any stage and dedicated cancer caregivers across the country.

Coping with Cancer During the Holidays

December 1, 2022

If you're facing cancer, the holidays can be stressful. Read on to see how you can reduce stress and improve your quality of life this holiday season.

Support CanCare This Giving Tuesday

November 21, 2022

Read about what Giving Tuesday is all about, and how you can support CanCare this year!

CanCare Supports Caregivers During National Family Caregivers Month

November 15, 2022

November is National Family Caregivers Month! Read more about how you can join CanCare in honoring caregivers across the nation!

What You Can Do to Support Liver Cancer Awareness Month

September 21, 2022

Learn more about Liver Cancer Awareness Month and how you can show your support in October!

How to Show Support During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September 1, 2022

There are many ways to show support during prostate cancer awareness month. CanCare can show you how or help you get the support you need!

National Cancer Survivors Month

August 12, 2022

June is National Cancer Survivors Month! Learn how to show your support for survivors of all types of cancer

How To Help Your Friend Who Has Cancer

May 15, 2022

Check out our list of ways to help your friend or loved one who is facing cancer.

Breast Cancer Prevention Tips

April 15, 2022

Lifestyle changes have been shown in studies to decrease breast cancer risk even in high-risk women. The following are steps you can take to lower your risk:

Anti-Cancer Fruits & Vegetables

February 15, 2022

Thanks to our friends at MD Anderson and “Anticancer: A New Way of Life” by David Servan-Schreiber, we’ve compiled a list of fruits and vegetables that can help to prevent cancer.

Cancer Awareness Months

January 1, 2022

Here's a breakdown of all the major Cancer Awareness months throughout the year!

How Can Breast Cancer Support Help Me?

October 26, 2021

If you're wondering, "how can breast cancer support help me?" CanCare has the answer and can get you support today!

Breast Cancer Awareness Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

October 1, 2021

Check out all of our breast cancer awareness pumpkin decorating ideas to raise awareness and still get into the spirit of Halloween!

CanCare Survivorship Luncheon- September 30

June 3, 2021

We are thrilled to finally celebrate 30 years of CanCare!

CanCare Virtual Support Groups for those Facing Stage IV Cancer and Cancer Caregivers

May 11, 2021

Sometimes hope can come from multiple sources. Hearing different perspectives and connecting with others who are facing cancer can complement a one-on-one connection.

A Community of Hope

April 21, 2021

By Gary, CanCare Volunteer

Survivor Support | Hope In The Face Of A Cancer Diagnosis

December 29, 2020

“Brenda called me a few months after my multiple myeloma diagnosis as I was going through chemo treatment. She told me that she was a part of an organization that offered support to individuals that had received a cancer diagnosis.

CanCare Announces Darcie Champagne Wells Will Serve as New CanCare CEO

November 2, 2020

Welcome Darcie Champagne Wells!

Navigating Cancer with Hope

October 21, 2020

by Naureen, Oncology Patient Navigator, Houston Methodist Willowbrook

How YOU Can Support Cancer Patients and Caregivers During COVID-19

May 1, 2020

You can now help provide support for cancer patients and caregivers during COVID-19 by creating your own personalized fundraiser.

Houston Chronicle Article- “Houston cancer support program goes remote to continue through coronavirus era”

April 13, 2020

By Lindsay Peyton

HEB Funds Support for Cancer Patients and Caregivers during COVID-19

April 4, 2020

“Patients usually have either work or school to give them a sense of normalcy and connection when they are going through cancer treatment, and now both of those are disrupted during the coronavirus. Cancer patients are feeling even more isolated.” – Brian, CanCare Client, Stage III Testicular Cancer Survivor

Message from our Medical Advisory Board Chair and Board of Director, Rick Q. Ngo, M.D, F.A.C.S. regarding COVID-19

March 30, 2020

A Message from our Medical Advisory Board

10 Tips For Caregivers

November 20, 2017

Thank you to Caregiver Action Network for providing ‘10 Tips for Caregivers

Providing Hope In The Hospital

November 17, 2017

Thank you so much to the team at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights for your commitment to ensuring that no one battles cancer alone!

Tribute to CanCare Breast Cancer Survivors by Don McGill Toyota

October 31, 2017

Thank you so much to Don McGill Toyota for creating this inspirational and powerful video in tribute to our amazing and beautiful Can

Financial Resource Available for Leukemia & Lymphoma Patients Who Were Affected by Harvey or Irma

September 20, 2017

As we continue to rebuild our communities after Harvey and Irma, along with the properties that remain under construction are hospitals, doctors’ offices, treatment facilities and medical centers.