Supportive Care at the Joan Karnell Cancer Center
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American Cancer Society
Provides information about cancer in general and available resources in your community. Offers the Cancer Survivors Network and information on local support programs covering a variety of survivorship issues.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Founded by a radiation oncologist, offers information and programs dedicated to breast cancer.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Promotes breast cancer research, has programs and information for survivors.

The Wellness Community
Offers programs and support groups for all types of cancer.

The Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital
215-829-6466 or 800-789-PENN (7366)
Provides free support programs and groups. Join us in celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day, held annually, at Pennsylvania Hospital.

(Calls are answered Monday – Thursday, 9 am – 7 pm)
Offers support to cancer survivors and their families.

LIVESTRONG™ Survivor Care Program
(Survivor Care Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm)
Designed to help survivors face the everyday issues that arise after treatment. Calls are forwarded to a social worker who responds within 48 hours.
Association of Cancer Online Resources provides cancer survivors with an opportunity to meet and talk with other survivors in a safe, convenient online environment.

Cancer Hope Network
Provides an opportunity to speak with someone who has recovered from a similar cancer experience.

Through this program, those who have recovered from cancer help new survivors and their families cope with the many uncertainties that arise after treatment.


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Need an appointment? Request one online 24 hours/day, 7 days/week or call 800-789-PENN (7366) to speak to a referral counselor.

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