• Put Your Toes In The Water

    By Andrea Karl, BSSupport Connection Peer Counselor  Andrea is one of the Peer Counselors on our staff. At one point, she facilitated 4 support groups a month. In this blog post, she shares her personal experience as a support group member after her own diagnosis in 2003, as well as …
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  • Cancer Survivorship: Myths, Realities, and Moving Forward

    By Barbara Cervoni, LMSW, ACSW Director of Services and Communication, Support Connection, Inc. What Is Cancer Survivorship? Before I was diagnosed with breast cancer almost 4 years ago I thought I had a pretty good understanding of what the words “cancer survivor” meant. After all, for 11 years I’d been …
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  • Patience is a Virtue?

    By Robin Perlmutter, LMSW Support Connection Peer Counselor Our patience is tested every day in the most superficial ways. In today’s society and thanks to technology, our definition of and tolerance for patience has changed drastically. I can think of a multitude of examples of this on a superficial level. …
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