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Turning the Tide Ovarian Cancer Retreat & Camp Kesem Information Session

June 7, 2021

Turning the Tide Ovarian Cancer Retreat September 8th – 12th The Turning the Tide Ovarian Cancer Retreat is for women living in New England who are currently undergoing treatment, have completed treatment, or are dealing with recurrent ovarian cancer. The retreat will combine recreation and relaxation through a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, art…

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Upcoming Event: True Story Theater Performance

June 1, 2021

Facing Cancer Together & True Story Theater Event Thursday, June 17, 20217:00 pm via Zoom Our Stories of Resilience This past year has brought immense challenges. We’ve got new stories to tell and to hear: stories that connect us in new and extraordinary ways to ourselves and to each other. What’s been helping you get…

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Introducing FCT’s New Board Members

May 21, 2021

Meet FCT’s New Board Members We are very excited to announce that we have added seven new members to Facing Cancer Together’s Board of Directors! Each of these wonderful individuals brings with them a strong commitment to FCT’s mission as well as a wealth of experience, which we are confident will help grow and strengthen our…

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Caregiving During Transplant

May 14, 2021

LLS Virtual Education Program: Caregiving During Transplant Wednesday, May 19, 20216:00 – 7:30 PM via Zoom Join The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for this free virtual education program for patients’ caregivers and loved ones. The program will aim to help support caregivers by identifying challenges they can face and how to cope with them. Topics will include…

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Meet the Ellie Fund

May 7, 2021

Meet the Ellie Fund The Ellie Fund provides assistance to breast cancer patients residing in and/or receiving treatment in Massachusetts. Through their Healing Together Patient and Family Care Program and Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Program, the Ellie Fund offers critical support services free of charge to help relieve a breast cancer patient’s burden while in treatment. Services…

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Upcoming Events: Video Lecture Series, Virtual Weekend Retreat, Summer Camp

April 22, 2021

Survivor Journeys Video Lecture Series: Cancer Survivorship 101 Based in western Massachusetts, Survivor Journeys provides social, emotional, and educational support services to cancer survivors, their families, and caregivers. We invite you to explore Cancer Survivorship 101, a monthly video lecture series from Survivor Journeys, designed to educate the community about factors that play a role before, during, and after…

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Legacy Writing Workshop Series

April 8, 2021

Legacy Writing Workshop Series Creating a Legacy from Everyday Life April 21, 28, May 54:00 – 5:30 pm on Zoom Please join us for this special three-session legacy writing workshop series hosted by Claire Willis, LICSW. For more information, please see here. Support Facing Cancer Together We rely on your support to sustain our programs

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Livestrong Online with the YMCA

March 31, 2021

YMCA Virtual Livestrong Program This spring, the YMCA will be offering a Zoom-based Livestrong program for cancer survivors! This 10-week program will begin on April 26, 2021 and is open to YMCA members and nonmembers, free of charge. Please see here for more details. Support Facing Cancer Together We rely on your support to sustain our programs

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Together Against Cancer Workshop & Camp Kesem

March 26, 2021

Workshop for Couples Facing Cancer 4 four-hour sessionsApril 24, 25, May 1, 2, 2021* 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm on Zoom Join Wanda Garner, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, for a four-session workshop for couples facing a cancer diagnosis. For information and registration, see here. * Please note that the time indicated on the flyer is in…

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Yoga Class for People with Cancer

March 1, 2021

Yoga Class for People with Cancer March 17th, 24th, and 31st @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm on Zoom Thanks to funding from Boston Cancer Support’s Randi Friedman Wellness Program, Facing Cancer Together is able to offer Yoga instruction led by Claire Willis, LICSW. Claire will demonstrate and explain gentle Yoga poses and moves that can easily…

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