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

Vaccine efficacy against vulvar infection with HPV 16/18 was comparable to the efficacy found against cervical infection 4 years after vaccination, according to researchers with the National Cancer Institute.

Research

The Foundation has published its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards Booklet with Applications. Please consider applying to become part of an elite group of physician-scientists committed to the well-being of women at risk for/affected by gyn malignancies.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Boston. For more information on courses, click here.