Breast Cancer Resources
Fairfield Medical Center and our Cancer Resource Center provide a vast array of support programs, resources and care for our patients with breast cancer. These programs and resources can help you and your family address issues that you may face as a result of your cancer diagnosis, or its treatment.
Fairfield Medical Cancer Resource Center
The Fairfield Medical Cancer Resource Center is open to any cancer patient and their support people. Educational classes, support services and retail products are offered to reduce stress and ease recovery and coping processes. The center is staffed Monday through Friday (or by appointment) by an FMC coordinator and volunteers, many of whom are cancer survivors.
135 N. Ewing St., Lancaster, Ohio 43130
fmchealth.org/cancer resource center
Cancer Support Fund
The FMC and TWIG 1 Cancer Care Fund offers individualized assistance to those patients who qualify. Click Here for more information on this program.
Look Good, Feel Better
Look Good…Feel Better is a free program offered by FMC
for women undergoing cancer treatment. The class helps
participants manage the appearance-related side effects of their
treatment. Instructors trained by the American Cancer Society teach
women about beauty techniques such as skin care, makeup application, wig
styling and ways to wear a scarf. Lead instructors are certified every
two years. Click Here for more information on this program.
Circle of Hope Cancer Support Group
This group provides hope, support, information and friendship to
anyone touched by cancer, including patients, survivors, family members
and friends. We welcome individuals coping with any type of
chronic illness. The group meets the fourth Thursday of most months from
6:30-8:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Greenfield Township Fire
Department, 3245 Havensport Road near the intersection of Election
House and Coonpath roads. For more information, call 740-756-7084 or
email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the Circle of Hope website at circleofhopecsg.vpweb.com.
Supportive Link Breast Cancer Survivor Group
This support group is for women touched by breast cancer. The group meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month at the Rising House, 131 High St. in Lancaster. For more information about the support group, call 740-467-3198.
American Cancer Society’s Cancer Survivors Network
This network is composed of an online community where survivors and caregivers share their experiences and recommend helpful resources. For more information, go to csn.cancer.org.
American Cancer Society’s “I Can Cope”
This is a support program (in-person, online and telephone) for survivors and their loved ones. For more information, please call 1-800-227-2345
or go to cancer.org.
American Cancer Society’s “Reach to Recovery”
This program connects people newly diagnosed with breast cancer and their families with trained volunteers (who are breast cancer survivors) in their area. For more information, please call 1-800-227-2345 or go to cancer.org.
Cancer Support Community (formerly Gilda’s Club Worldwide and The Wellness Community)
This community is composed of support programs (in-person, online and telephone) for survivors and their loved ones. For more information, please call 1-888-793-9355 or visit cancersupportcommunity.org.
Mautner Project of Whitman-Walker Health
This project offers support programs (online and telephone) for lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals living with cancer and their partners. For more information, please visit whitman-walker.org/mautnerproject.
Susan G. Komen
After the emotional impact of a breast cancer diagnosis, just thinking about insurance, finances, or finding services can seem overwhelming. That’s why there are programs and organizations that offer the resources, support and guidance you need. Learn more about them by calling our Breast Care Helpline at 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636) or by talking with your local affiliate at komencolumbus.org.