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Many people need Breast Cancer Support and Education.
There are many Professional Services that provide free support for people affected by breast cancer. Their goal is to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer. This information is as also valuable to the general public.
These professional services offer assistance and information in the areas of Counseling, Financial Assistance, Support Groups, and Community Programs.
CANCERCARE is a professional service that offers comprehensive services that include counseling and support groups over the phone, online and in-person, educational workshops, publications and financial and co-payment assistance. All of their services are provided by oncology social workers and world-leading cancer experts.
CANCERCARE has some impressive statistics:
- Their programs and services have helped 195,000 people affected by cancer.
- Their professional oncology social workers have provided emotional and practical support to 93,577 people
- They have provided $26.4 million in financial assistance to 24,516 people to help with treatment-related costs
- They have distributed 792,953 print and digital publications to health care professionals, patients, and caregivers
Let’s break down their specific services:
Social workers help those affected with cancer and their loved ones to manage the emotional and practical challenges of breast cancer.
Their support groups allow people to connect with others in similar situations in order to share experiences and information.
They provide one-hour educational workshops that can be accessed by phone or online. The workshops offer in-depth information about cancer-related topics.
They provide up-to-date cancer-related data written by experts.
Limited financial assistance is available to eligible persons for cancer-related costs such as transportation, home care, and child care.
We hope you found this information valuable. If so, please share it with others and let’s keep bringing awareness to the masses about Breast Cancer.