United We Stand

We are deeply saddened by the persistent tragic deaths and racial injustice happening to our brothers and sisters, neighbors, and colleagues. One of CRC’s goals is to create an inclusive, welcoming community in which the perspective and needs of all those we serve are heard and respected. We feel the current situation surrounding the death of



4/22-5/27 Virtual Body/Mind Wellness Class

Learn relaxation and body/mind techniques to reduce stress and improve your health. Participants will be lead through breath work, simple movements from Qi Gong and Tai Chi practices, and a closing meditation in each class. Join using Zoom with any device that has a camera and microphone. Caregivers or anyone else at home with you are



FREE 2019 Walkathon & 5K Run Shirts

We have more 2019 shirts leftover than we know what to do with! Email info@crcfl.net with your style (Unisex or Slim Cut) & size (XS to 2XL) and we’ll leave it on our porch for you! (Note: only 1 Large Slim Cut left) Description: Unisex (​U-neck, longer torso, longer sleeves) An unbeatable alternative to a



What time is it?…

Time to say “Thank you” to everyone who donated to The Cancer Resource Center’s “$5000 Match” Campaign. Because of YOUR generosity, we were able to reach our goal and double your donations!! We are so grateful to each and every one of you. Your gift will enable us to continue providing: Weekly virtual support groups, workshops & wellness activities Financial



May Focus – Athletes & Cancer

Sponsored by ESPN Ithaca/Tompkins Weekly “Welcome to the official ESPN Facebook page, where we never get tired of talking about sports. Ever.” “Tompkins Weekly highlights the issues, people, organizations and businesses in Tompkins County. In print and online. Tompkins Weekly’s mission is to tell the stories and report the news that defines us as a



Charitable Giving Deduction for 2020

The recently passed CARES Act allows donors like you to contribute to non-profit organizations like ours and receive a taxable benefit! When you make a cash contribution to CRC, you can receive an above the line charitable deduction! In the midst of uncertainty, your giving can make an impact and provide a tax benefit to



CRC Closed Facebook Groups

How do I join a CRC Closed Facebook Group? From your News Feed: -Click Groups in the left menu. -In the search bar at the top, enter keywords for group you’re looking for. -Select the group, then click + Join Group below the cover photo. -Select whether you’d like to join as your profile or



Cancer Research Seminar Virtual Classroom

The spring class will meet virtually using the Zoom platform on Wednesday’s from 5:15 – 6:30pm.  Community members who wish to participate in classes should send an email to Bob Riter at RNR45@cornell.edu for login information. The tentative guest speaker schedule is TBA Community members who wish to participate in classes should send an email to Bob Riter at RNR45@cornell.edu



Sponsor of the Month – Specialty Trophy & Awards

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month Sponsored by Specialty Trophy & Awards CRC has been ordering our volunteer name tags & recognition plaques from Specialty Trophy for the past 6 years. Just like us, they are a small operation with a BIG heart and excellent customer service. Please support them and all of our amazing local businesses



Support CRC while helping the planet AND saving money! 

For every person that signs up for community solar, Astral Power will donate $100 to CRC. Click here for an informational video explaining all about it! For more information call Luca Pandolfi at (347) 419-0627 or email luca.pandolfi@astralpower.com at any time to learn more about the program. Have you heard about the new New York State-sponsored community solar



2020 Corporate Sponsors of the Month

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month Sponsored by HomeLight.  Top Syracuse real estate agents (see below). Changing the face of real estate, one happy homeowner at a time. ___________________________________ The United States Congress designated January as Cervical Health Awareness Month. Nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, but the disease is preventable with



Healthy Recipes ~ By Maya Zhou

Honey Iced Tea With the seasons starting to change, causing many people to get sick, I wanted to share a healthy iced tea recipe that is also immune boosting. I personally prefer hot teas unsweetened, but I love a sweetened iced tea. The difficult part about making iced tea is figuring out how to add



Sponsor of the Month – Cinemapolis

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Sponsored by Cinemapolis Encouraging central New York residents to explore the power of film to entertain, educate, and to celebrate the human experience. _____________________________________ We know that you love the big screen… but have you BEEN screened!?!     Have you been screened for colorectal cancer? If you’re age



5/19 – Living Well with Cancer

CRC/CMC Living Well With Cancer Workshops will be live streamed until further notice. Click here to learn how to join us! 5/19 –  “Grief and Faith: a Surprising Path toward Hope” Kathleen Rourke 10/20 –  “Chemo Brain: Challenges and Strategies” Jessica Morley, Brain Injury Association of America Please join us! Invite your friends, family and neighbors. Miss a



6th Annual One Funny Ithaca – POSTPONED

TBA from 7-9 pm at the Hangar Theatre 801 Taughannock Blvd. (607-273-2787) A benefit for the Cancer Resource Center, featuring local First Responders sharing the lighter side of work and life in Ithaca.  Grab a glass of wine, settle in and laugh with us as Emcee Kenneth McLaurin, and First Responders from the broader Ithaca area



Facebook Live

Live Streamed Videos from Living Well with Cancer Workshops 2.19.29 Lymphedema ~ Monica Vakiner 2. 18.20 “CBD 101” ~ Sherry Auble (click here for a link to the power point presentation) 1.21.19  Wellness Advocacy ~ Amy Puryear (Click here for a link to the power point presentation) 11.19.19 “How to Deal with a Cancer Diagnoses During the Holiday Season” ~ Monica Vakiner



Sponsor of the Month – Cayuga Ski & Cyclery

February Focus – Exercise! Sponsored by Cayuga Ski & Cyclery Cayuga Ski & Cyclery was established in 1999 and is locally owned and operated. They sell and service bikes, cross-country and downhill skis and accessories. ___________________________________________________________ CRC CARES ABOUT EXERCISE AND WELLNESS Research on the benefits of exercise continues to mount for improving health and for



Water Exercise Classes are CANCELLED

Classes are CANCELLED for the rest of the session. If you paid by credit card, please contact Monica at monica@crcfl.net. Island Fitness is working on the details on how to refund for the remaining classes. Be well, be safe and we will see you in the fall. Start your weekend with this fun and energizing



Sponsor of the Month – HomeLight

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month Sponsored by HomeLight.  Top Syracuse real estate agents (see below). Changing the face of real estate, one happy homeowner at a time. ___________________________________ The United States Congress designated January as Cervical Health Awareness Month. Nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, but the disease is preventable with



End of the Year Giving

Thank you for remembering that there’s no better place to donate than your own home town…because no one should face cancer alone. From your friends at CRC! Rocio Zepp, Jyl Dowd, Marilee Murphy, Sharon Kaplan, & Monica Vakiner   Click below to:                              



12/17-20 – Escape Room FUNdraiser for CRC!

“Escape the room” by solving all the puzzles before time runs out. Tuesday-Friday at the  Cornell Vet School (Schurman Hall S1-132). Pay at the door (45 min. time slots). The whole room costs $30 and works best with 2 to 6 people. For availability, questions, special accommodations, etc, email jackie.creque@cornell.edu. Click here for more info



ONE HUNDRED AUTOBIOGRAPHIES: A Memoir

CRC caregiver client Stacey Lehman writes to tell us about her husband’s forthcoming book. In ONE HUNDRED AUTOBIOGRAPHIES: A Memoir, David Lehman, the well-known poet, critic and the series editor for The Best American Poetry, tells the story of his (provisionally) victorious battle to defeat bladder cancer (Cornell University Press Hardcover; October 15, 2019; $22.95). During the



All Together: Celebrating 25 Years of the CRC Community

Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Hotel Ithaca Celebrate our 25th Anniversary year with our kick-off party. Enjoy refreshments, speakers, Photo Booth, and displays highlighting CRC’s history from 1994 to the present and honor the community of care that CRC creates with their programs and services …..because no one should face cancer alone. Free admission.



Cornell Cancer Research Education Day

Join us on Saturday, Sept. 7 (10AM – 3PM) for a one day seminar on the science of cancer. Cornell graduate students and faculty will explain current and emerging research topics in lay language. Who’s invited? Everyone! We want to have a mix of community members (including those personally affected by cancer, family members, and the general



Can & Bottle Drive for CRC

Just drop off your cans & bottles at the Bottle & Can Retrieval Center and tell them to credit them to the CRC account! Address 900 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850 Store Hours (closed 1-1:30pm) Mon-Fri 8:00am – 6:00pm Sat 8:00am – 5:00pm Sun 10:00am – 4:00pm Phone (607) 256-1879



8/7 CRC Mural Unveiling

Join us for this special mural unveiling by local artist Maryam Adib CRC 5:30-6:30pm on Wednesday, August 7th Drinks & refreshments – All welcome!   Made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New