David Marcolla Joins CSCGP Board of Directors

David Marcolla has joined the Board of Directors of the Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia (CSCGP). He is an executive with Comcast in Philadelphia, where he is a Senior Director of Sales Strategy & Effectiveness for Xfinity Communities. Previously, Marcolla … Continued

Galit’s Story

My first thought – I think it would be anyone’s first thought – was “I want to see my kids grow up.” After years of unexplained symptoms, countless appointments with different medical professionals, and one misdiagnosis after another, suddenly what … Continued

Shine the Light on Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Are you or a loved one living with an MPN? Are you simply interested in learning more about Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (a family of blood cancers) and current research and treatment options? Mark your calendars for Saturday, Sept. 12! We have … Continued

The Power of Nia

The Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia is excited to announce that free NIA classes are returning to its Ridgeland location in September, thanks to the generosity of the of the Bob Brockman NIA Fund and the Brockman family!   What … Continued

Ready. Raise. Rise.

Guys, we have one of those rare Win-Win-Win situations staring us in the face … but we need your help to take advantage! Ready to Hear About All the Ways People Affected By Cancer Can Benefit — With Your Help? Win … Continued

The Four Stages of Scam Reaction + We Need Your Help

By now you’ve heard the frankly sickening news that four cancer charities allegedly conned donors out of nearly $187 million, almost none of which went to help the cancer patients for whom it had been donated. At the Cancer Support Community Greater … Continued

CSCGP Announces North Philadelphia Satellite

Free cancer support programs and services are coming to the North Philadelphia community! CSCGP is proud to announce a partnership with Temple University Hospital to open a CSCGP satellite in the Temple Cancer Center on Broad Street in North Philadelphia. The satellite … Continued

Nancy’s Story: 525,600 minutes

“525,600 minutes – how do you measure a year? In daylights, in sunsets, in midnights, in cups of coffee.  In inches, in miles, in laughter, in strife.  In 525,600 minutes- how do you measure a year in a life? “(Lyrics … Continued

Winners Announced in Teen Essay Contest

We’re excited to announce the winners in our 2014 Teen Essay Contest, which invited middle- and high-school students to write about how cancer affected their lives. The winners are: High School Contest First Place: “In Loving Memory” by Abby Perks of Warminster … Continued

How My Mom’s Cancer Changed Me

Written by Hayden Head (center) of Lansdale, “How My Mom’s Cancer Changed Me” was the third-place winner in our 2014 Essay Contest’s middle school division.  My experience with cancer has affected me a lot. First when my mom was first diagnosed … Continued