SHARE Cancer Support

Social Media Campaign Highlights the Voices of Ovarian Cancer Survivors for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

LogoIn honor of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month this September, ovarian cancer survivors and patients are lifting up their voices with the #IWishIKnew social media campaign, which helps educate the public about ovarian cancer symptoms, risks, and screening options. Anyone impacted by ovarian cancer is encouraged to join the campaign in September by posting their knowledge and experiences on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using the hashtag #IWishIKnew.

National Nonprofit SHARE Announces New Board President

LogoNational breast and ovarian cancer nonprofit SHARE is pleased to welcome Angelica Cantlon as the organization's new Board President. Angelica Cantlon is the Founder and Managing Partner at Cantlon & Associates, LLC in New Canaan, CT. She succeeds Ilene Cohen, Senior Vice President at PubWorX, who served as Board President for two terms and will remain on the Board.

Latina Breast Cancer Survivor Does Cancer Outreach in Orlando's Spanish-Speaking Community

LogoAfter realizing her local hospital only offered a single breast cancer support group for Spanish-speakers, local breast cancer survivor Pierre started her own support group in her apartment building, in connection with LatinaSHARE, the Spanish-language division of national cancer nonprofit SHARE. Her next meeting, open to all Spanish-speaking women affected by breast cancer, is June 25. Pierre is also making a targeted effort to perform outreach into Orlando's Spanish-speaking communities.

Breast Cancer Survivor Tackles Health Disparities in Black Women in NYC

LogoMs. Walker is expanding breast and ovarian cancer awareness to African-American and Caribbean women in the five boroughs through NYC nonprofit SHARE

Otis W. Brawley, Md, and Others to Speak on Conflicts of Interest in Healthcare on Public Panel Hosted by Nonprofits

LogoPanel discussion hosted by Judges & Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert, SHARE Cancer Support, and Young Survival Coalition will examine transparency and accountability among healthcare institutions, doctors and patients

New National Helpline Launched for People with Metastatic Breast Cancer: "TalkMets/Tuesday"

LogoNational breast and ovarian cancer nonprofit SHARE Cancer Support is launching the first dedicated Metastatic Breast Cancer Helpline program, called TalkMets/Tuesday, this November. TalkMets/Tuesday will allow metastatic callers to SHARE's Breast Cancer Helpline (844.ASK.SHARE) to use extension "6" to be assured that the person who answers their call is also living with metastatic breast cancer and has been trained to offer empathetic support, reliable information, and a listening ear.

#IWishIKnew Campaign for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month This September

LogoSeptember is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society estimates one in 78 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in their lifetime. In the United States alone, there will be over 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer diagnosed this year and over 14,000 women will die from the disease. Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is an opportunity for organizations and people to spread awareness and education about ovarian cancer.

Local Ovarian Cancer Survivor Gives Back to Newly Diagnosed Women

LogoDonna Barats, a local Zumba instructor and 2-year ovarian cancer survivor, is offering a new, peer-led support group to make sure that other Lehigh Valley women with the disease do not have to face it alone.

Local Philanthropist & Breast Cancer Survivor Brings New Cancer Support Services to Philadelphia

LogoPhiladelphia resident Jo Holz wants to make sure that no woman with breast cancer feels alone. As a former senior market research executive at companies like NBC Universal and The Neilson Group, Holz sits on the board of SHARE, a national nonprofit offering free breast and ovarian cancer support services. This work is personal: a breast cancer survivor herself, Holz has also been a recipient of SHARE's services. Now, she is taking on a third role: Holz will be the facilitator of SHARE's first ever breast cancer support group in Philadelphia at the American Association for Cancer Research, meeting for the first time June 5.

Orlando Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Hope with Other Latina Patients

LogoSally Pierre, a 30 year breast cancer survivor, wants to change the landscape of breast cancer support for Latina women in Orlando.