Information and Support
275 7th Ave, New York, NY, 10001-6754
Distance: 47 Miles
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Provides information and education about cancer
Provides information on:
* Types of cancer
* Aspects of having cancer: treatment, chemotherapy, exercise, diagnostic tests, side-effects and other areas of concern.
* Publications available at https://www.cancercare.org/publications (Some in Spanish)
* Counseling service with a social worker specializing in cancer, online support groups, and financial assistance resources - https://www.cancercare.org/counseling
* Online workshops - different topics for presentation
For information about cancer and treatment, visit: https://www.cancercare.org/publications
For information on how to connect with an oncology social worker, visit: https://www.cancercare.org/counseling
For information on how to register for an online workshop, visit: https://www.cancercare.org/connect_workshops
10:00am - 6:00pm, Monday -Thursday; 10:00am - 5:00pm, Friday (Eastern Time)
|Cancercare Co-Payment Assistance||(866) 552-6729|
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LH-2700.1700Disease/Disability Information Definition
Programs that provide information about the causes and origins, preventive measures, symptoms, screening/diagnostic procedures, and/or methods of treatment or management including the latest research for specific illnesses or disabling conditions.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
TJ-3200.5000Medical Information Services Definition
Programs that provide information about specific health and health-related topics including diseases and conditions, birth control, alcohol and drug abuse, mental health, safety and other similar topics that interested individuals can access on a website or in person, or by telephone, email, chat, text or other communication channel. Information may be in a self-serve, browsable format (for example a web resource directory or library of audio recordings) or provided by live agents with expertise in the field.
Programs that sponsor conferences, symposiums, seminars, workshops and other gatherings in which one or a variety of speakers are brought together to make presentations which address a particular human service topic with the objective of increasing participant awareness of the issues, problems and potential solutions that are facing residents of the community.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
Any of a broad group of malignant neoplasms which are either carcinomas which have their origin in epithelial tissues or sarcomas which develop from connective tissues and those structures which had their origin in mesodermal tissues (the muscular, skeletal, circulatory, lymphatic and urogenital systems and the linings of body cavities). Cancer is invasive and tends to metastasize to new sites spreading directly into surrounding tissues or through the lymphatic or circulatory systems.