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FYI: Cancer Support Groups

Cancer Support Groups – Calendar Dates – Fall 2010

American Cancer Society

Montgomery Area (Montgomery, Elmore, Autauga, & Macon Counties)

 

 **To access or sign up for these programs, call the American Cancer Society's Montgomery office at (334) 612-8162 or call 1-800-ACS-2345 and you will be connected to the Montgomery office.

  

Look Good…Feel Better

 

  • Montgomery Cancer Center Radiation Conference Room

October 11, 2010 – 2pm –4pm

November 8, 2010 –2pm–4pm

December 13, 2010 –2pm–4pm

 

Look Good…Feel Better is an American Cancer Society program in which trained volunteer cosmetologists help female cancer patients deal with the side effects of treatment.  The patients are taught beauty techniques to enhance their appearance and self image.  It's basically a makeover session for these patients.

 

 

Man to Man  

  • Man to Man meets every first Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m at the American Cancer Society Office in Montgomery.

 

Man to Man is an American Cancer Society support group for men who are battling or have survived prostate cancer.  It offers them education, discussion and support.

 

OTHER PROGRAMS/SERVICES OFFERED BY THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY:

  • Reach to Recovery matches newly diagnosed breast cancer patients with survivors on an one on one basis.
  • College scholarships to cancer survivors
  • Free wigs and other supplies for cancer patients
  • Free rides to treatment through our Road To Recovery program (where volunteer drivers use their cars and time to take in need cancer patients to treatment)
  • Free lodging through the Joe Lee Griffin Hope Lodge in Birmingham (if patients are sent to Birmingham for treatment) 
  • On-line cancer information classes and support group through www.cancer.org.
  • Information anytime and trained specialists at 1-800-ACS-2345
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