Cornell Law School is pleased to announce the return of our Estate Planning Practicum in the Spring of 2019. As in the past, the course will assist those who do not have access to an estate planning attorney and will provide clients with a basic estate plan that includes a last will and testament, a living will,
Website We’re happy to unveil our new Website & Facebook page! There are sections targeted to community members and students, and one that encourages the development of partnerships in other communities. There’s also a twitter feed that highlights news that we think will be of interest to cancer researchers and the patient community. We”ll continue to add new content. In particular, we want
Tickets are $1 each, or 6 for $5 and can be purchased at: our online store by calling CRC by stopping by CRC The drawing will be held at the 2019 Walk/5K Run in October (date TBA). All proceeds benefit CRC ~ Thank you for your support!
We are looking for volunteers to support people facing cancer at both Cayuga Medical Center and the Cancer Resource Center office. Requires a commitment of 3 hours per week and lots of empathy. Contact Sharon Kaplan, Director of Volunteers, for more information or fill out an application here
If you donate to CRC between Nov 27 -Dec 31 using the Paypal link below, they will donate an extra 1% of each donation to CRC https://www.paypal.com/fundraiser/charity/72377
The Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes offers many support groups, educational groups and wellness groups year round. We also collaborate with other organizations to offer a variety of services (examples; the Cayuga Medical Center, Island Fitness, Cornell University, and more.)
Start your weekend with this fun and energizing activity! WHO: Open to anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer or chronic illness, and caregivers. WHEN: Saturdays, December 1 through March 30, 2019 TIME: 9:45-10:45 am PLACE: Island Health & Fitness pool INSTRUCTOR: Judy Urban FEE: $30** for the 6-week session (not pro-rated for each class) – FREE
If you plan to do any on-line holiday shopping, go to smile.amazon.com and select CRC as your charity of choice. Do your normal shopping, and Amazon will automatically donate a percentage to us!
Amazon Smile is donating 5% (ten times the usual amount) to CRC thru 11/2! So get your holiday shopping done early AND make a difference!
We get so many compliments about the entertainment on the course, we just can’t thank them enough! Click here to see some pictures of them in action! Absolute A Cappella Anna Banana BadHand Ben Hogben Cornell Ukulele Club Crossroads the Clown Cornell Gymnastics Team HBOMB Karaoke Nurse IC Dance Team IC Gymnastics Team
October is both Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month. CRC, and the Advocacy Center of Tompkins County are partnering so you don’t have to choose between these important issues that impact the health of our community. Share this to spread awareness. #BCAM #DVAM #HealthyTompkins
Wow!! Here we are, a week out and the dust is finally starting to settle! So many pictures to share: Please check out the 1500 pictures posted here (scroll up) and on Facebook (please tag & share generously!) If you were at the event, there is a very good chance that there is a picture
Listen and enjoy! 🙂 Johnny Dowd Rose Mary Lang Bob Riter Rocio Zepp (Spanish)
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so the officers from the University Police Department will be wearing pink badge pins as part of their uniform to raise awareness. Last year, the department began participating in “No Shave November” to help raise awareness for cancer by growing out their facial hair during the month of November.
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Outside speakers will present various health-related topics including wellness and complementary medicine. For people dealing with any stage of cancer & their caregivers. Light refreshments provided. #LivingWellWithCancer #LWWC CRC/CMC Living Well With Cancer Workshop: Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 5:30-7:00 pm at CRCFL. CMC/CRC Living Well with Cancer Workshops that were
It’s our life saving mission and we’re bringing it to you! #mobilmammography Dates: 1/22, 3/26, 5/21, 7/23, 9/24, 11/26 11am – 5pm Ithaca Free Clinic 521 W. Seneca St., Ithaca, NY We will be providing digital screening mammograms with 3D technology for women 35 years and older: To schedule an appointment, and preregister, please call: Lourdes
Please join us for our monthly meeting of Coalition for Families! Guest Speakers Fran Manzella & Monica Vakiner presenting: “Supporting Families Affected by Cancer” Come learn about “CRC Cares about Kids”, resources available to help families and helpful things to say and do Thursday, August 16th, 2018 Meeting time: 8:30-9:30am Networking time: 9:30am-10:00am Tompkins County Cooperative Extension –
Get out your measuring cups and put on your apron, it’s time to warm up your competitive baking skills! In conjunction with Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport’s Airport Day, Ithaca Sunrise Rotary is hosting our first Great Ithaca Bake-Off! Local professional bakers will bring samples of their treats–cakes, cookies/brownies, pies–and will be judged by a panel
Interview by the Maribel Garcia Community Spirit Fund Get to know 2018 MGCSF Awardee Kelley Mark! Kelley sat down with us to answer some questions about her background, her future goals, and why she created Knit With Care. And don’t miss the adorable rainbow teddy bear she made for a member of the group! MGCSF: Please tell us about
A survivor is anyone living with a history of cancer – from the moment of diagnosis through the remainder of life. National Cancer Survivors Day® is an opportunity for your community to demonstrate that it has an active, productive cancer survivor population and to bring awareness to the challenges they face during and after treatment.
We provided information and general support to over 3,500 individuals. We reserved 452 rides to and from NYC through Cornell’s Campus to Campus bus. We provided financial advocacy and assistance to 194 individuals. We facilitated nine support groups that met 141 times. Volunteers and staff provided roughly 2,800 hours of support to cancer patients at
The Cancer Resource Center will be marching in the Ithaca Festival Parade! We are looking for a group of cancer survivors & friends to walk with us as we show pride in ourselves & our community. The parade starts at 6:30pm Friday, June 1 and marches down Cayuga St. If you would like to join us, please
More people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S. than all other cancers combined. By age 70, one in five people are expected to develop skin cancer, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. All skin cancers start in the cells of the skin. It occurs when there are mutations in the DNA of
Information from the American Cancer Society states that bladder cancer occurs when cells in the bladder start growing uncontrollably and eventually create a tumor or spread to other areas. The most common type of bladder cancer is called urothelial carcinoma, or transitional cell carcinoma (TCC). This cancer begins in the urothelial cells that line the bladder and other
A brain tumor occurs when there is a growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the brain. The American Brain Tumor Associationreports that nearly 80,000 new cases of primary brain tumors are expected to be diagnosed this year. Tumors are known for interrupting normal activity like thinking, speaking, moving and breathing. Some are cancerous (malignant),
December Question: “What options do I have to cover my head while I am doing chemo?” Our answer: For many women, wigs are the answer when they lose their hair. Many women have found that it is best to cut their hair short before they start chemotherapy. It’s less traumatic to lose short clumps of
A BunRaiser for CRC in honor of Star Wars Day Show your support for CRC by donating in the name of your favored updo: Leia’s twin side buns or Rey’s triple back buns. You can donate online or with coins, cash, or check in person via the admin offices in the Vet Research Tower at Cornell (T2‐006, T4‐018,
Saturday, June 9th, 2018 from 1-4:00pm Tompkins County Office for the Aging 214 W. Martin Luther King Jr./State St., Ithaca Come join us for a celebration of all Caregivers- family members, friends, and all loved ones! Music, poetry, chair massages, mindfulness/yoga and other wellness topics and activities, and info tables! Light refreshments will be served.
Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in men aged 15-34. The National Cancer Institute provides the following information about testicular cancer: Testicular cancer occurs when healthy cells in the testicles change and grow out of control, creating a tumor. Most types of testicular cancer develop from germ cell tumors, or tumors that develop in the sperm-producing
The following information about head & neck cancers is taken from the National Cancer Institute. Head & neck cancers account for approximately 4% of cancer diagnosis. Head & neck cancers are more often diagnosed in men, and in adults over the age of 50. Cancers known collectively as head & neck usually begin in the cells that line the
Thursday, May 3 from 5-6:30pm Ithaca Marriott – 120 S. Aurora St., Ithaca $5 of every “Blue Bomber” signature drink sold at the Pop-Up Pub Downtown will be donated to the Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes. Please click here to learn more, and to RSVP! Ithaca College and the Marriott aim to merge
This week we recognize how health disparities affect minority groups and under-served populations. Minority groups are disproportionately affected by cancer. Eliminating health disparities for minorities starts with awareness. Learn more from the Center for Disease Control & Prevention. African Americans have the highest incidence rates of colorectal cancer of any racial or ethnic group, according to the American
Sunday, May 6 from 11:30am through 9:00pm 719-25 S. Meadow St., Ithaca Please join the CRC Family for our 2nd Annual Dinner (which will be held at the Texas Roadhouse from now on!) Present the flyer (you can pick up one at CRC, print this flyer, or show your waiter on your phone), and CRC
Formed in the muscular tube connecting your throat to your stomach, more than 18,000 Americans will develop esophageal cancer and over 15,000 people will die from it. Rates of diagnosis have been slowly rising over the past twenty to thirty years. It is treatable, but not curable. The two main types of esophageal cancer include:
April 3 from 6:30-8pm at GIAC Presented by Bob Riter and Cal Walker – Understanding the basic of cancer – What to say / What NOT to say – How to help – Listening without judgement – Taking care of yourself
April 14th (8am) thru April 15th (8am) Launching at the Ithaca Farmers Market Local stand-up paddleboarders from the SUP Cayuga team will participate in this exciting fundraiser! The team consists of Paul Wiech, Paul Closs, Ausra Marcinkeviciute, Julie Carmalt, Gina Giambattista, & Vicki Taylor Brous, who will paddle in pairs in a one-hour relay format for 24
Approximately 70,000 young adults aged 15 to 39 are diagnosed with cancer in the U.S. every year. In this age group, it is the 4th leading cause of death. Each year, about 9,000 young adults die from cancer. Improvements in treatments and survival have been relatively the same in the past few decades, in contrast
Established in 1974 by President Nixon, National Volunteer Week highlights volunteers who dedicate their time and talents to serving communities and issues they are passionate about. Hosted by Points of Light, this week aims to recognize volunteers and celebrate service. This is an opportunity to appreciate the impacts of service in our communities and inspire
The Cancer Resource Center invites women who are traveling the path of diagnoses, treatment & survivorship to A Day of Renewal Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 11:30am – 5pm at La Tourella Resort & August Moon Spa. Our retreat offers a range of workshops, a delicious lunch, a mini-spa treatment, time for visiting, and a