What’s inside:

  • Second Annual NCCS Survivorship Assembly “Survivorship – Charting the Course”
    • Planning the second national assembly on cancer survivorship, dedicated to Grace Olivarez, who served on the Board of Directors for NCCS.
  • From the Mailbag…Who Is Responding to NCCS?
    • Letters from survivors and patients.
  • UPDATE: Cancer Patients’ Employment Rights Act Gains Momentum
    • By September 25, 1987, 115 members of the House of Representatives had signed on as cosponsors of the Cancer Patients’ Employment Rights Act.
  • From the President of NCCS, by Fitzhugh Mullan, M.D.
  • Samplings
    • Printed materials across the country by people involved with cancer survivorship, such as newsletters.
  • Self-Help/Mutual Aid Groups
    • Excerpts from an article written by Leonard Borman, Ph.D., who studied mutual aid groups. Outlines the characteristics of self-help groups for healthcare professionals.
  • BikeAmerica Raises Funds and Awareness for NCCS
    • BikeAmerica raised $10,880 for NCCS in 1987.
BikeAmerica National Team, Eric Rock, Nina Cooper and Ginni Fleck at end of 4,613 mile ride for NCCS.
  • Getting to Know Our Members: Cancer Hot Line of Plantation, Florida