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What Kinds of Stressors Does A Cancer Patient Face and How Can A Social Worker Help To Ease The Burden?

An interview with Leah Hellerstein, licensed clinical social worker, Part One

Leah Hellerstein, LCSW has worked at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center for about three years as an outpatient oncology social worker. She can work with any cancer patient that comes through the hospital’s doors. She will soon … Continue reading

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Bringing Palliative Care into the Conversation

CSU Institute for Palliative Care addresses the growing need for education and public awareness in the field

California State University is tackling a shortage in palliative care workers by launching the first statewide educational and workforce development initiative dedicated specifically to palliative care. With an aging population and an increase in the number of people living with … Continue reading

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