Sara Goldberger, LCSW-R

Cancer Support Community

GoldbergerMs. Goldberger is the Senior Director of Programs at the Cancer Support Community.  She is responsible for the development of new programs and special projects, and ensuring quality standards of CSC’s program delivery across the fifty plus local sites, online and telephonically. 

She has worked in the field of psychosocial oncology for the past 20 years, most recently the Director of Program Support at Gilda’s Club Worldwide. Previously, she served as the Program Director of Gilda’s Club Westchester for 6 years.  Sara began her social work career at Calvary Hospital, Bronx NY, an acute care hospital for terminally ill cancer patients.

She received her MSW from Columbia University in New York where she was the Dean’s Award Scholar in recognition of excellence in both academics and clinical work in the field. Sara is a member of several Advisory Boards in the oncology community and is a Board Member of the Association of Oncology Social Workers.

 

Spotlight

Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.

Awareness

The CDC recently announced that fewer than half of American children are given the HPV vaccination.

Research

As of the July 23 deadline, 55 research abstracts were submitted in hopes of receiving one of only 6 grants from the Foundation. This points to a need for more funding so that the Foundation may award grants to every deserving applicant.

Education

The Gynecologic Cancer Global Health Forum will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 in D.C.. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.