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Insurance worries may keep cancer survivors stuck in jobs

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Lisa Rapaport From: (Reuters Health) – Childhood cancer survivors may be inclined to stay in jobs they don’t like due to insurance worries or concerns about medical bills, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on 394 childhood cancer survivors and 128 of their siblings who never had cancer. All were employed full-time, but more of the survivors …

The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation Announces New Name, PearlPoint Cancer Support, for Adults with Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation, a national nonprofit organization offering FREE and compassionate support, education, and one-on-one guidance to adults facing cancer, announced today their new name, PearlPoint Cancer Support, as well as a new online tool, called My PearlPoint for cancer survivors, co-survivors, and healthcare professionals. After more than 25 years of supporting cancer survivors, co-survivors, and the healthcare …