Support Groups

  • Association of Community Cancer Centers

    The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) promotes the entire continuum of quality cancer care for our patients and our communities. Since 1974, ACCC has been helping oncology professionals adapt to the complex changes of delivering quality cancer care while responding to regulatory and legislative changes. Visit their site.

    The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

    The Ulman Cancer Fund has a number of programs for young adults. There are support groups in Baltimore, Annapolis, and Columbia. Programs such as “Helping Others Fight” serves local families by offering help with yard work, home improvements, and more. Recently “Helping Others Fight” volunteers gave chemo care bags to more than 30 patients receiving treatment at GBMC. The “Cool Kids Campaign” offers “Cool Kids Care Packages” along with academic tutoring, and other support for young adult parents and caregivers. For more information, visit their website.

    Foundation for Women’s Cancer

    The Foundation for Women’s Cancer offers comprehensive information about gynecologic cancers (cervical, ovarian, peritoneal, uterine/endometrial, vaginal, and vulvar) to help guide you through your diagnosis and treatment. The site focuses on awareness (cancer risk, prevention, early detection, and optimal treatment), research, and education. Bonnie Hudak of Columbia, Maryland, is actively involved with the Foundation. She is a great resource for gyn cancer survivors in the Baltimore area. Visit the Foundation’s website www.foundationforwomen’ for more helpful information.

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