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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.

Greg running barefoot during a marathon

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We Celebrate Greg

Greg was training for a half ironman triathlon in 2014 as a tribute to the wife of a friend who has passed away the year before. Greg had been having problems with his knee and wanted to have it checked out so he could continue his training regimen. During the exam, a blood test was done that showed a high PSA level, which can be an indicator of prostate cancer, and a biopsy confirmed the diagnosis.

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Lynn holding a character drawing of herself during a cancer support society event.

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Meet Lynn

Lynn B. had a feeling that something was wrong in December 2013. After talking with her doctor’s office about it, the doctor recommended a mammogram...

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Mary during chemo with gloves on to protect her skin.

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Meet Mary

Mary Sheskey MSW, LSW For more than 40 years, my professional career had been as a graphic and package designer. I had provided services to...

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Trish standing in front plant

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Meet Trish

Trish’s Story The page on my calendar had turned to November 2017. It was time to start planning for the holidays, which, in my family, is a season...

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Tori looking to show enthusiasm

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Hope for the Holidays

Tori was experiencing pain and fatigue that she thought were related to her work as a Sous Chef and a second job as seasonal Food and Beverage...

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Sunblock lotions with a hat on a beach

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Don’t Go on a Walk Without Your Sunblock!

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, “it is estimated that nearly 9,500 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer every day.”...

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Book cover for Return to Sex and Intimacy for cancer survivors and their partners

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Return to Sex & Intimacy – For Cancer Survivors and their Partners

Michael J. Russer and Jacqueline V. Lopez are partners who work together to help others understand the challenges of maintaining a romantic...

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Rosalynn standing proudly next to her tree.

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This Place Is Like A Flower

“It’s like a flower to me.” That’s how Rosalyn Green describes Cancer Support Community. Rosalyn is a regular attendee at the Qigong, Tai Chi and...

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Cheryl holding a character drawing of herself during a event held at Cancer Support Society.

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A Place of So Many Thank You's

One sentence, three words— “You have cancer.” Hearing this once is enough for an entire lifetime, but for Cheryl Eddy, that was not the case. Over...

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My Cancer Journey: Scotch, Wigs and Board Service, by Susan Haller

I first discovered my own “breast cancer suspicion” stepping out of a shower in Stamford, Connecticut, in the spring of 1995. After noticing some...

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