CRC continues to provide services & resources

We’re here for you! CRC continues to be here for our community: Staff, volunteers and peer cancer survivors are available to provide 1:1 support by phone & email, and in person (by appointment.) We are continuing to offer Support Groups online & closed Facebook Groups (see below). We can also mail or leave information for



8/18 “Sex, Pleasure, & Intimacy After Cancer”

CRC/CMC Living Well With Cancer Workshops will be live streamed on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm until further notice. Click here to learn how to join us! 8/18 – “Sex, Pleasure, & Intimacy After Cancer” Lori Davis MSN, FNP-C, NCMP Nurse Practitioner 10/20 – “Chemo Brain: Challenges and Strategies” Jessica Morley, Brain Injury



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



CRC Announces New Executive Director

The Board of Directors and Staff of the Cancer Resource Center are pleased and excited to announce the appointment of Marilee Murphy as the new Executive Director.   Marilee is a long standing resident of Ithaca and brings a strong background in health care and organizational  leadership.  She holds bachelor’s degrees in nutrition from Cornell  University, and in nursing from Binghamton



CRC statement regarding health care reform

Those of us personally affected by cancer see proposed changes in health insurance in very concrete terms. The changes aren’t abstractions that may affect us at some point in time in the future. Instead, the changes are very real and will affect our medical and economic well-being when a new law is implemented. The House



CRC wins “Town-Gown” Award from Cornell

The Cancer Resource Center’s collaboration with the Translator Interpreter Program in Cornell Public Service Center’s was awarded a “ToGo” Award on our project to translate the cultural norms of cancer care in the United States into multiple languages to facilitate communication between patients and their health care providers.



In the News

Cancer Resource Center: Ithaca’s Network of Compassionate Folks Ithaca Times Article By Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs For some, it’s a way to honor a friend lost to cancer. For others, it stems from an experience in caregiving. For many, it’s a way to help those who need it most. Whatever the motivation, a quiet, loose network of



Now What? Life After Cancer Treatment

We are pleased to announce our new publication! It was written for people who are completing cancer treatment and are wondering what comes next. The wonderful photos were taken by local resident Sharon Nelson who took them during her own treatment for cancer. Special thanks to Excellus BlueCross BlueShield for funding the project. We’ll soon