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A trusted guide for your mind's journey through cancer

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ABOUT US

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The emotional ride through the cancer journey can sometimes be rough. CanSurround can help.

CanSurround is an exceptionally personalized, innovative web and mobile experience for individuals living with cancer. We focus exclusively on helping people learn to reduce needless distress and create emotional well-being. CanSurround provides information and inspiration to guide participants toward choices that foster personal growth and healing.

By nurturing a trusted relationship with every user, CanSurround helps anyone affected by cancer (patients and their loved ones) to build resilience, gain confidence, better navigate the cancer experience, and let go of some of their fear and worry. Peace is our purpose.

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thoughts

THOUGHTS
MENTAL

Transforming stressful thoughts and beliefs into those that are empowering and creative.

feelings

FEELINGS
EMOTIONAL

Shifting the focus from fear and anxiety to
peace and calm.

relationships

RELATIONSHIPS
SOCIAL

Connecting with others to share collective wisdom and inspire one another.

spirit

SPIRIT
SOUL

Strengthening connection to self, while finding deeper meaning and purpose.

 

FEATURES

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CanSurround’s features focus on reducing stress, building resilience and enhancing well-being for those affected by cancer. Distress can arise for many different reasons: a lack (or overload) of information, a feeling of loss of control or a sense of isolation. Some people are challenged by invasive, troubling thoughts; a heightened sense of mortality; and much more. CanSurround is with them every step of the way, providing help whenever they need it.

CHECKLISTS
& TRACKERS

Novel tools that provide practical education and resources, which enable users to better navigate the health care delivery system and
self-advocate.

MULTIMEDIA
JOURNAL

A confidential space that allows people to collect inspiration, build memories and record their stories and experiences. This facilitated journaling process promotes the discovery of
empowering meaning.

MIND-BODY
EXERCISES

Practices and experiences such as guided imagery, breath work, meditation, etc., that can help users to reduce stress; strengthen the mind-body connection; and find a deeper level of consciousness and contentment.


THOUGHT
INQUIRY

A strategy, based on The Work of Byron Katie, for participants to identify and question stressful thoughts, one at a time, to make room for clarity and peace.

CIRCLE OF
SUPPORT

An intimate group of supporters, whom the user invites to share his or her
CanSurround experience.

WITH YOU
IN MIND

CanSurround’s outreach that can be likened to a thoughtful friend who sends a note when it’s needed most. We periodically email specially selected messages and articles designed to educate, inspire and spark insight.



OUR TEAM

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FOUNDERS

MEG MALEY, RN, BSN

Keeper of the Vision
Veteran oncology chief executive officer, mHealth executive, founder of multiple oncology companies.

Oncology Care, WellDoc, Cancer Care Connection

JON BRILLIANT

Protector of the Profit
Experienced mHealth chief financial officer, venture capitalist and serial board member, technology and consumer expert, startup mentor.

WellDoc, Start It Up Delaware, Harrods

JILL TEIXEIRA, RN, MSN

The Manifestor

Seasoned executive with product development and mHealth experience, expert in oncology.


Oncology Care,
WellDoc

CanSurround Presents at the 2015 Stanford Medicine X Conference

Meg Maley, RN, BSN, Chief Executive Officer, CanSurround, shares, “Healing the Whole Person: Cancer, Emotional Health and Technology,” at the 2015 Stanford Medicine X conference in Palo Alto, CA. Maley represented CanSurround, which won the prestigious startup competition at the 2015 Doctors 2.0 & You, held in Paris.

ADVISORS

Carol-Alter

CAROL ALTER

Senior Medical Director, Medical Policy and Quality, AstraZeneca

Psychiatrist and scientific medial advisor with deep, longtime commitment to the psychosocial well-being of people with cancer.

Liza-Bernstein

LIZA BERNSTEIN

Medicine X Community Organizer, Los Angeles Region, Stanford University School of Medicine

Three-time cancer survivor, ePatient advocate/mentor, and health care social media consultant. Deep experience at the intersection of health care innovation, technology and human-centered design.

Robert-Brown

ROBERT BROWN

Chief Technology Officer, Global Debt Registry, LLC

Technical leader with experience developing innovative systems for startups and large financial organizations, including Barclays, Juniper Bank and MBNA.

Patrick-Callahan

PATRICK CALLAHAN

Co-founder, ProximiTree; Managing Partner & Founder, CompassRed, Inc.; Founding Partner, The Archer Group

Location-aware technology, social media data and analytics expert; digital agency operations executive and author.

Suzanne-Clough

SUZANNE CLOUGH, MD

Chief Medical Officer and Co-founder, WellDoc, Inc.; Entrepreneur

Visionary entrepreneur, co-founder and chief medical officer, expert in mobile health care delivery.

Alex-Foley

ALEXANDER FOLEY, CISSP

Managing Partner, Axl.net Consulting

Cybersecurity professional and ethical hacker with broad experience including product development and mHealth.

Jane-Sarasohn-Kahn

JANE SARASOHN-KAHN

Health economist and advisor, THINK-Health, Health Populi blog, HealthcareDIY

Trend weaver for clients in the business of health care and works with health stakeholders across the health care ecosystem.

Byron-Katie

BYRON KATIE

Founder, Byron Katie International

American speaker and bestselling author, founder of The Work of Byron Katie, a method of self-inquiry that has helped millions worldwide to end their stress.

David-Koston

DAVID KOSTON

Platform Engineer, CloudFlare, Inc.

Experienced technologist with customer and product development know-how, internet industry veteran, startup mentor.

Todd-Miller

TODD MILLER

Chief Experience Officer, The Archer Group

Creative professional with deep experience in all aspects of the online and mobile experience. Strong focus in usability and information architecture.

LIFE AS A BENEFIT CORPORATION

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In 2013, CanSurround became the first Delaware-based company to be incorporated as a Public Benefit Corporation under Delaware's statute enacted that same year.

This distinction reflects our commitment to participate in a global movement to conduct business in a way that benefits society and the environment. The benefit corporation is a new type of company that is held accountable for serving society,
as well as its shareholders.

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CONTACT

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ADDRESS
1815 W. 13th St.
Suite 5
Wilmington, DE 19806


EMAIL
[email protected]


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If you or your loved ones are navigating life with cancer, we want to help you, hear from you and learn from you. We are doing everything we can to create a product that is exactly what you need.

In Winter 2016, CanSurround will invite 1,000 select participants to serve as early users who will help us refine our product, which will ultimately serve millions.

If you have interest in participating at no cost to you, please provide us with your email address and we will contact you when we are all set to go.

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