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A Respite from Your Fears by Mary Lou French

The following was written by Mary Lou French, a group participant at CSC-RB. Mary Lou has recently undergone treatment for ovarian cancer. I came to the Cancer Support Community on the Redondo Pier, new to the area and knowing nobody. … Continue reading

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CSC-RB: A Safe Venue for Cancer Patients and their Families

The following was written by Ruth Schriebman, PsyD, MFT, a long-time group facilitator at CSC-RB. First I must say that working at the Cancer Support Community is an honor and pleasure. I work with a group of dedicated professionals all … Continue reading

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Supporting the Support Group by Dr.Rebecca Weintraub, Ph.D

The following was written by Rebecca Weintraub, Ph.D, a 10-year breast cancer survivor, former group participant and current board member CSC-RB. Like most people, I thought I didn’t need an outside support group. But, some studies show longer survival rates … Continue reading

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Hair is overrated by Dr.Rebecca Weintraub, Ph.D

The following was written by Rebecca Weintraub, Ph.D, a 10-year breast cancer survivor, former group participant and current board member at CSC-RB. Forget nausea—the side effect every woman thinks of when she finds out she’s getting chemo is hair loss. … Continue reading

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