What Is Cancer Immunotherapy?

June is cancer immunotherapy month and we want to bring awareness on cancer immunotherapy and how treatment can be used to help fight cancer. Read the article below to find out more on cancer immunotherapy and how it may be able to help you. Immunotherapy is treatment that uses certain parts of a person’s immune…

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The State of Cancer: Are We Close to a Cure?

At C3, we are actively raising money to help find a cure for cancer, as we, along with many others, are hoping there will be a cure. We are waiting for the day when people get to live a full life of happiness instead of being in and out of the hospital for treatments.  Cancer…

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Having A Friend During Treatments

Friends are always there for you through thick and thin, but having a friend during treatments and seeing a familiar smile can make an infusion or doctors appointment much easier for a patient. Richard Austic gives his personal experience of having a friend there for him during his last four diagnoses. Trumansburg native Richard ‘Dick’…

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Alex Trebek: Offering Support After a Cancer Diagnosis

In the article previously posted by C3, Olivia Newton John shared a touching message to Alex Trebek about his battle with cancer. Trebek has since sat down with Robin Roberts of Good Morning America to discuss his experience with cancer treatments and how he is using his experience to educate others about pancreatic cancer. Jeopardy…

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What do parents of children with cancer search for online?

After Chase Sweers, the founder of C3, found out his mother had cancer, he took action to create an organization that supported the change of how we as individuals approach the cancer journey. Today, we see many battling cancer but sadly children are at the front of this. Oncology researchers have started to track what…

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Introducing VOICE™: A New Tool to Capture the Patient Perspective

In last weeks article, we discussed how it is hard for patients to ask for help as many fear of being pitied. A new program will allow the capture the perspectives of the Valued Outcomes In the Cancer Experience (VOICE). VOICE will fill the patient gap to have a better experience while receiving cancer treatment and finding support in…

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Why Patient Engagement is Critical to Breast Cancer Research

Engaging with and empowering patients is crucial in any type of medical treatment. It becomes especially important with diseases like cancer which can be overwhelming and distressing to patients and their families. Read below for information on how patient engagement is critical to breast cancer research and the long term positive benefits for patients and…

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