That Special Woman
"Specializing in a Woman's Personal Needs"
contact: Eva Ofcharsky RN BOC/ABS Certified
108 Gateway Shopping Center
Edwardsville, Pa 18704
~ Breast Prothesis ~ Breast Enhancers ~ Mastectomy Bras ~ Lymphedema Garments ~ Wigs (over 200 in stock) ~ Mastectomy Swimwear ~ Hats, turbans and Scarves ~ Compression Stockings ~ Custom Garments ~ Orthopedic Supplies
Call Eva at 570-288-6688 or Karen at 570-852-3125 for more information.
Our goal is to provide women who are dealing with cancer an opportunity to share life experiences. Through the exercise, crafts, wellness, outdoor, educational and social activities offered at Camp Bravehearts, we will provide participants an opportunity to learn new skills, increase self esteem and confidence, and help address the risks and fears that many women face during and after treatment.
~Skilled Nursing Care ~ Light Housekeeping ~ Compainionship ~ Bathing Assistance ~ Meal Preperation ~ Errands and Shopping ~ Medication reminders ~ Handyman Services ~ Laundry Services ~ Transportation Needs ~ Pet Care ~ Medical Alert Systems
Northeast Regional Cancer Institute
63 South Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, Pa 18701
The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute (NRCI) is a local, non-profit organization working to ease the burden of cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Focusing on research, education & survivorship the Cancer Institute invests all of its resources in NEPA.
The primary service area for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute includes the following Counties: Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming - with additional services in Carbon, Lehigh and Northampton.
American Cancer Society
Health Insurance Assistance ~ Road to Recovery (Free Transportation) ~ Referrals to Community Resources ~ Hope Lodge (Free overnight facility offered to cancer patients and their families needing a place to stay while recieving cancer treatment) ~ Look Good Feel Better (classes at Candy's Place) ~ I Can Cope (Free educational program for people facing cancer.. www.cancer.org/icancope. ~ Clinical Trials Matching Service ~ Cancer Survivors Network (An emotional support system accessible on the Internet created by and for cancer survivors and caregivers.. www.cancer.org/csn. ~ Man to Man (One-on-One or group support for men with prostate cancer.) ~ Tobacco Cessation ..(call 1-800-QUIT-NOW)
Northeast Radiation Oncology Center (NROC)
1110 Meade St.
A free "one on one" program to improve quality of life and wellness for breast cancer patients and survivors. Physical Activity Intervention fo Surviving Breast Cancer.
This program was developed specifically fo anyone who has or had breast cancer; pre-treatment, during treatment or after treatment.
Meet with a specialist to learn ways to support yourself and your body that increase your energy level, reduce pain, improve range of motion, strength and balance, and restore confidence.
About the instructor: Abby Peck
Abby Peck is an exercise specialist with an MA in Exercise and Sport Science. She has worked for 20 years as a Coach, Teacher, Mentor and Personal Trainer. Currently she teaches at Marywood University.
Abby has worked exstensively with breast cancer patients. She is known for designing and implementing effective, individualized training programs for clients of all ages and fitness levels.
For an appointment call Abby Peck at 570-587-2616 or NROC 570-504-7200
Locks of Love
Hair Donation Guidelines
234 Southern Blvd.
West Palm Beach, Fl 33405
Mesothelioma Resource Online
With more than 4,000 pages of content, this resource website features information on asbestos exposure, mesothelioma, and other cancers and associated diseases such as testicular, breast, and COPD. The site has a full staff that you can chat with to learn even more information about these diseases.
Mesothelioma Help Now
This website offers several resources for those looking for education about mesothelioma. Included are infographics, videos, and offers tips about the dangers of asbestos exposure.
The Angel Bus
Dedicated to providing compassionate ground transportation
for patients in need ~ Free.
Camp Kesem's mission is to provide children affected by a parent's cancer with a supportive, lifelong camp community that recognizes and understands their unique needs. The camp also empowers college students to make a difference and build invaluable leadership skills by developing and managing every aspect of their Camp Kesem chapter.
Call 925-222-0074 for more information.
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