What’s inside:

  • The Importance of a National Coordinating Effort
    • The mission statement of NCCS on strengthening and broadening the cancer survivorship movement.
  • Needed: An Agenda for Survivors, by Fitzhugh Mullan
    • Excerpt from COPE Magazine, Nov. 1986.
  • A Letter From the President of NCCS, by Fitzhugh Mullan, M.D.
    • A letter welcoming readers to the new NCCS.
  • The Birth of NCCS
Founding members of the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship take time for a group photo after the October 24-26 meeting in Albuquerque. They are left to right, bottom to top: Michael Lerner, Commonweal, Bolinas, CA; Fitzhugh Mullan, Garrett Park, MD; Neil Fiore, Albany, CA; Harold Benjamin, The Wellness Community, Santa Monica, CA; Pamela La Fayette, Cancer Lifeline, Seattle, WA; Hellen Crothers, American Cancer Society, Oakland, CA; Barbara Waligora-Serafin, Harrington Cancer Center, Amarillo, TX; Estelle Weissburg, Cancer Guidance Institute, Pittsburgh, PA; Alice Hiat, Albuquerque, NM; Shannon McGowan, Cancer Support Community, Point Richmond, CA; Peggie Carey, Life After Cancer, Asheville, NC; Al Hiat, Albuquerque, NM; Julie Becker, Cancer Share, Cincinnati, OH; Yvonne Soghamonian, Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, Washington, DC; Shirley Miller, Cancer Hot Line, Plantation, FL; Patricia Ganz, UCLA Cancer Rehabilitation Project, Los Angeles, CA; Susan Leigh, University of Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ; Catherine Logan, Living Through Cancer, Albuquerque, NM; Barbara Hoffman, Cancer Patients’ Employment Rights Project, Philadelphia, PA; Wendy Traber, “Surviving,” Stanford, CA; Jan Kinzler, Oncology Nursing Society, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Samplings
    • Printed materials across the country by people involved with cancer survivorship, from poetry to children’s letters.
  • Confronting Cancer Through Art – National Exhibition of Art Work by Cancer Survivors
  • An Invitation from Richard Bloch
  • Profiles
    • Edith Lenneberg – A Proponent of Mutual Aid
    • Cancer Guidance Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship Charter
  • Employment Discrimination Against Cancer Survivors – The Current State of the Law, by Barbara Hoffman