Support Groups

Fox Chase Cancer Center Information

NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: an educational tool for patients and oncology professionals

The NCCN Guidelines for Patients®, translations of the NCCN Guidelines, are meant to help patients with cancer speak with their treating oncologist about their best treatment options.
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The Wellness Community
of Philadelphia

offers support services locally to people with cancer and their loved ones

Shine a Light for Lung Cancer

On November 6, 2014, join us to honor all those impacted by lung cancer.
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Professional oncology social workers provide counseling, support groups, and publications.

Services from CANCERcare

The following provides links to many of the support groups offered at Fox Chase Cancer Center. 

Other kinds of support groups can be organized if enough patients and/or their families are interested. Support groups are a free service to the community and are offered to Fox Chase Cancer Center patients, their families and to people receiving treatment elsewhere.

Coping with Cancer - Your Guide to Support Services for You and Your Family (PDF, requires Adobe Acrobat®)

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Also see our Tips for Talking to Your Children About Cancer.

Additional Groups

For more information about social work services, support groups and other resources at Fox Chase Cancer Center, call 1-888-FOX CHASE (1-888-369-2427).

Caregiver Resource Guide

You may not think of yourself as a “caregiver,” but any person who supports a patient during treatment has taken on this key role. Caring for a loved one who has cancer is important and rewarding, but it isn’t easy. We hope this guide, prepared by the Caregiver Resource Task Force, will help you, your team, and your loved one.
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Talking to Your Children About Cancer

Receiving a diagnosis of cancer can affect the whole family. When it comes to communication with each other, families have different styles. The goal, however, should be the same: to instill hope and trust when talking to your kids about cancer. 

Learn more and see support materials.

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CaringBridge

CaringBridge provides free websites that connect people experiencing a significant health challenge to family and friends. CaringBridge saves time and emotional energy by centralizing communication, making each health journey easier.

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