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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
offers support services locally to people with cancer and their loved ones
Together, Facing Lung Cancer Program
Find information and support as you face lung cancer.
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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.
Please view detailed descriptions and meeting schedules of current support groups (PDF, requires Adobe Acrobat®)
Also see our Tips for Talking to Your Children About Cancer.
- Breast Cancer Support Group
- Esophagectomy Support Group
- Head and Neck Support Group
- Laryngectomy Group
- Lymphedema Support Group
- Ostomy Support Group
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.More
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.More