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Cancer Support Community

The Cancer Support Community of Central Ohio is here to help all those affected by cancer directly or indirectly as caregivers, loved ones, co-workers, friends, and family.

Meditation by the sea

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Stress 101

Stress 101 Stress and anxiety go hand-in-hand with a cancer diagnosis. Moreover, just because your active treatment has ended doesn’t mean the stress and anxiety will as well. You may worry about whether the treatment really worked. Or your cancer treatments may have brought changes to your body that you need to adapt to. You want to get back to normal, and you may wonder if you will ever feel the same as you did before cancer. Yet, you may need to put your “old” normal behind and adjust to a...

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Board member Tom

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All of Us, by Tom Thon

I have been a resident of Columbus for over 35 years. My business career has been in media, primarily managing radio stations. As radio stations are...

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Photos of Kathleen doing what she loves, gardening and traveling

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We Celebrate Kathleen

On vacation in North Carolina in 2011 with her husband, Ben, Kathleen was busy weaving and creating handmade baskets. They were having a great time...

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Aireen holding a portrait of her family with her late husband Pedro.

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We Celebrate Aireen

It was an average day at work as a medical doctor in 2017 when the nurses noticed something was off with Pedro. When he started to lose his speech,...

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Arlene happily holding her dog

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Meet Arlene

Arlene knows the importance of staying active and engaged. After retiring from Battelle before COVID, she had a full schedule of wellness and...

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Portia looking happy

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Community Gives Day: Portia’s Story

Portia was diagnosed with breast cancer in January 2019. She credits regular mammograms for early detection. After her diagnosis, Portia had surgery...

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Legacy engraved brick available for purchase at cancer support

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Leaving a Legacy

This summer, you may notice some changes around Cancer Support Community. We are busy completing several major renovations to our facility, including...

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Photos of Marc enjoying family time during his battle with cancer.

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Remembering My Brother

By Matt Simyak, Volunteer Over the last 3 and a half years my brother, Marc, courageously fought Stage 4 Colon Cancer. His fight ended on August 11th...

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Superhero Lincoln

Written by: Courtney Kurtz, Lincoln’s mama When Courtney took her son Lincoln to the doctor for a check-up, she never thought it would result in a...

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Mesothelioma Isn’t Going Anywhere

For more information please visit, https://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/mesothelioma/ In the latter half of the 20th century, the general public learned...

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