From Your NavigatorSupport Services
Oncology navigator Sharon Gentry, RN, MSN, explains the value of reaching out to your navigator. A large part of the navigator’s job is to answer questions related to patient care, from transportation and insurance coverage options to cultural concerns, and everything in between.
Every person with cancer can benefit from a support system that can help manage the physical and emotional aspects of cancer care, as well as help with daily struggles.
By Rosie Kelly
Michele Lawson founded Wig Warriors in honor of her stepmother, who passed away from colon cancer. The Wig Warriors Foundation provides services to patients who have cosmetic side effects from cancer treatments.
SurvivorshipThyroid CancerSupport Services
Audrey Guth, 2-Time Cancer Survivor, Dedicates Her Life to Helping Mothers Undergoing Cancer Treatment
By Kelsey Moroz
Audrey Guth is a 2-time cancer survivor, of thyroid cancer and breast cancer. In 2009 she launched the Nanny Angel Network to help children of mothers with cancer go to the camp of their choosing and give their moms a break.
By Carol Bustos
After the death of her brother from testicular cancer, Meg McQuarrie followed his life-affirming approach to cancer treatment by creating Elixir Fund, a nonprofit organization focused on helping patients with cancer and their caregivers.
Mend Together: a new website connects patients with cancer with friends and family during challenging times.
Rachel Swerdloff of Mend Together (formerly Mend After Cancer) explains how her organization supports patients with cancer by helping people create registries for items and services that they may need during and after treatment.
Financial SupportHero of HopeSupport Services
2019 Hero of Hope Patient Award winner Kirstin Arbon discusses her non-profit, the KM3 Project, which provides financial support to patients with cancer who are parents of children under 18.
The retreat is designed for metastatic breast cancer patients and their caregivers to get away from the daily routines and responsibilities.
Family MembersSupport Services
By Krysten Ford
Inspired by her mother’s courage, Krysten Ford started Cancer Warrior Alliance to help families such as hers arm themselves with resources and knowledge.
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