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Frankly Speaking About Cancer with the Cancer Support Community

Frankly Speaking About Cancer with the Cancer Support Community

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April 28th 2020: Spotlight on Coronavirus: Coping with the Emotions

In this instalment of our special series Spotlight on Coronavirus, we focus on the emotions and feelings that cancer patients and caregivers might experience as they cope with the impact of the spread of coronavirus. Many cancer patients and caregivers are reporting feeling alone, anxious, and fearful of the future. Our guests help put context to our feelings and share strategies to help us cope. We are joined by Jamie Aten, a disaster expert who was faced with his own personal disaster when he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer at the age of 35 and Susan Ash-Lee, Vice President of Clinical Ser

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Susan Ash-Lee

As Vice President of Clinical Services, Susan is responsible for all clinical program services, including in-person, telephonic, and digital support. Prior to joining CSC, Susan was the Director of Clinical Social Work for Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Colorado’s largest provider of cancer care. Her articles have appeared in publications such as the JOP and the Journal of Psychosocial Oncology. She has focused her career on building robust supportive care oncology programs which include psychosocial research, integrated psychosocial support, advanced illness coordination and post-treatment survivorship. She is particularly interested in how resiliency models and positive psychology interve
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Jamie Aten

Jamie is a disaster psychologist, author, and speaker. He is also a stage IV early onset colon cancer survivor (almost 5 years NED). Jamie is the founder and executive director of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute and Blanchard Chair of Humanitarian & Disaster Leadership at Wheaton College (IL). His latest book is A Walking Disaster: What Katrina and Cancer Taught Me About Faith and Resilience(Templeton Press). He is also a contributor to CURE Magazine’s Voices and blogs at Fight Colorectal Cancer’s Emotional First Aid and Psychology Today’s Hope + Resilience. In 2016 he received the FEMA Community Preparedness Champion Award at the White House.
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