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Colon 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
740-277-6941
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. Individuals coping with any type of chronic illness are welcome. 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 circleofhopecsg@aol.com. Visit the Circle of Hope website at circleofhopecsg.vpweb.com.

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.

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.

Fight Colorectal Cancer

Offers information on diagnosis and treatment, a phone or email Answer Line to help those with colorectal cancer questions, access to an online support community, and a monthly electronic newsletter. For more information, please call toll-free: 1-877-427-2111 or visit fightcolorectalcancer.org.

Colon Cancer Alliance

Offers support and information for survivors, caregivers, and others touched by colorectal cancer (CRC), a Buddy Program that matches people for one-on-one support, an online support program called My CCA Support where those affected by CRC can connect with others, and more. For more information, please visit ccalliance.org or call 1-877-422-2030.