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Who YOU are as a
Cancer Caregiver

Cancer Caregivers "First Responders" at HOME

Our Loved Ones, Our Patients

ONLINE CANCER CAREGIVERS
EDUCATION PROGRAM

Our new program has launched, please visit cancercaregiversofamerica.com for more details.

Coupon Code (100% off): JACK

It is with deep sadness that we share the following news and tribute to Jack Kavanagh, our Co-Founder, from his loving wife, Barbara. We will miss you and cherish you forever.
IN LOVING MEMORY OF JOHN (JACK) Kavanagh, MY BELOVED HUSBAND
12/29/36-5/25/24

Barbara Kavanagh, Advocating for cancer patients and families on aztv's Daily Mix.

Free Online Cancer Caregivers Press Release

Upcoming Events

Giving Tuesday 2024 – Online Cancer CareGivers Education Program, CCEP®& Cancer Caregivers of America. Donations up to $7500 will be matched dollar for dollar through Jan 1st thanks to a very generous donor.

$10,000 Goal
Donations 78%

BEYOND DUKE ALUMNI SERVICE AND LEADERSHIP AWARD

Special Thanks to the Schwab FORE GOLF Foundation PGA Senior Professionals Tournament for helping us raise Funds and Awareness for our online Cancer Caregivers Education Program, CCEP®. Jack, a Veteran, and I enjoyed spending  Veteran’s Day with other Veterans and families, in their Special Tent on the 13th Hole. And, then watching the final day of the Tournament and seeing the exciting moment when Steve Stricker, was named the Schwab Cup Winner. We thank all of you who bought tickets and/or made a donation.

The State of Arizona Declares
“The 4th Annual Cancer Caregivers Awareness Week”
November 11 - 18, 2023

Thank you to the Governor for recognizing the importance of Cancer Caregivers who are also ‘First Responders at Home’.

In this episode, Barbara Kavanagh, CEO and Founder of the Arizona Myeloma Network (AZMN), shares stories about her upbringing, volunteerism, and role as a cancer caregiver to her husband, Jack Kavanagh, a multiple myeloma survivor. She talks about her life as a Jewish woman and social worker, her exposure to segregation and the civil rights movement, her experiences moving abroad and starting volunteer programs in other countries and with the Navajo, and her life’s work as a consultant, author, and founder of a grassroots nonprofit cancer organization.

Silent Auction Now: Sponsored by Arrowhead Country Club, Glendale, AZ 
from June 2nd to June 16th

You can visit in person or online and Bid on Father’s Day gifts and/or gifts for ‘all seasons’! They will be mailed to wherever you live or work. If you are ‘local’, you are welcome to visit the Club in person or go online at: https://bid123.io/AZMyeloma 

Op-ed: Stop Picking Winners and Losers When it Comes to Health care

Thank you Kendra Scott GiVES Foundation for making Mother’s Day so Special!

Jack and I enjoyed meeting the wonderful staff and kind and generous customers that came to the Kendra Scott Store at the Chandler Pavillion.

We were able to share Cancer Information and Resources to dozens of people and hopefully help a lot of ‘moms’ battling cancer or caring for a loved one with cancer.

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Our Mission

To Provide the Education and Resources that Build Critical Cancer Caregiving Skills, in the Cancer Caregivers, Cancer Patients, other Families, and the Cancer Care Professionals. To Build Awareness, to Advocate for and Promote Collaboration that improves Treatment, Quality of Life for the Cancer Caregivers and the Cancer Patients.

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The Cancer Caregivers’ Education Program is unique. It is designed to….

The new Online Cancer Caregivers Education Program, OCCEP®, will include Educational Modules, that provide easy access to resources, and also continuing advocacy cancer patients and caregivers.

You can help us to provide education and resources to Cancer Caregivers and Cancer patients.

Campaign:

Our Goal $25k

$14,000 Raised

33 Donors

The State of Arizona Declares
“The 4th Annual
Cancer Caregivers
Awareness Week”
November 11 - 18, 2022

Thank you to the Governor for recognizing the importance of Cancer Caregivers who are also ‘First Responders at Home’.

Virtual Honor Wall

Cancer Caregiver Az’s Honor Wall was developed as a way for family and friends to honor and remember their loved ones who have been touched by cancer.

Donate $150 in honor of a loved one or just ‘donate’ even if you do not wish to write a tribute. $25, $50, $100, or any amount.

Caregivers Survey

We welcome your caregiver ‘feedback’ so that we can continue moving forward in making our cancer caregiver programs even more effective both for caregivers as well as the patients they ‘care for’.

Please fill out the caregiver survey . If you don’t choose to answer some of the questions, or wish to add information,that is fine. You can include your name or not.We will collate the responses and share the ‘results’ both on our website and in the Book.

Spring 2024 Book Release “Living with Cancer, a CareGivers Journey©

My writing journey is well underway! Watch for my new book, Living with Cancer, a CareGivers Journey© to be available in the spring of 2024. The goal of this project is to provide insights and resources that will lead the reader to be a more educated cancer patient and a more effective cancer caregiver. It has been a 32-year journey that has taken us to 5 countries and 3 U.S. states. Over the years, my husband and I have had to find oncologists wherever we lived.

Your Story is Important

We invite cancer caregivers/families to send us your story of how you have coped with your loved one’s cancer diagnosis and treatment. And, please offer your own ‘advice’ and suggestions for what others can do to help.

All of your stories are important to us, and may be selected for future newsletters, the  Book, and/or on our website. We will not include your name unless we have your written permission.

Maximum words: 300

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