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The Cancer Resource Center

Services & Support

Although the center is staffed from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, a variety of support groups are currently held at the center at different times throughout the day and evening.

Services

  • Cancer related publications from the American Cancer Society, Cancer Care, and the National Cancer Institute on cancer, cancer treatment, site-specific cancers, how to deal with treatment side effects, telling your children you have cancer and other cancer related subjects.
  • Resource library
  • Research assistance
  • Internet access and assistance
  • Spanish language brochures
  • Listing of cancer information sources
  • Social Worker or Social Services
  • Cancer Patient Nurse Navigator

Education/Programs

  • Lectures on cancer topics by local guest speakers
  • Annual cancer symposium for the public
  • Image and personal care during treatment
  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course
  • Lymphedema therapy
  • Yoga classes
  • Yoga therapy
  • Reiki
  • Meditation
  • Reflexology

Resource Help Line

  • Information on health and screening programs
  • Listing of local community resources such as hospitals, surgeons, oncologists, support groups, etc.

Support

  • Participant (general) Cancer Support Groups (day and evening)
  • Breast Cancer Support Groups
  • Head and Neck Cancer Support Group (SPOHNC)
  • Lymphedema Support Group
  • Ostomy Group
  • Gynecological Cancer Group
  • Monthly Lymphedema Screening clinic
  • Lymphedema therapy by prescription
  • Look Good Feel Better program
  • Wig and hat bank
  • Spiritual Care services
  • Social Services by appointment
  • Dietary consults by appointment
  • Monthly nutrition classes

A listing of support groups and classes are available upon request. You may also view them here >

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