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Survivorship

Resources

Discover numerous resources to support cancer survivors.

Offering Resources

The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute and other organizations in the community offer numerous resources to support cancer survivors.

Support

Please visit our library in the main lobby of the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute for books, magazines, CDs and videos that may help answer questions and provide guidance.

You also can download “Facing Forward: Life After Cancer Treatment,” a booklet on practical ways of dealing with the challenges of being a cancer survivor from the National Cancer Institute.

Our Cancer Center social workers can help you navigate financial and practical demands and connect you with resources at ChristianaCare and in the community. They are available to assist with questions relating to insurance, disability, Medicaid, billing, transportation and other issues you may have. There is no cost to speak with our social work staff, so please contact us at 302-623-4700.

ChristianaCare Behavioral Health offers personalized care for effective treatment of anxiety, depression and other mental health issues. Call 302-320-9108 for more information.

Trained volunteers help women cope with the skin changes and hair loss often experienced during and after cancer treatment. Program is sponsored by the American Cancer Society, Personal Care Products Council Foundation and National Cosmetology Association (NCA). Registration is required. Please call 302-623-4580 or register online for virtual workshops at lookgoodfeelbetter.org/alliance-partner-virtual-workshops/#sign-up

This specialized boutique at the Graham Cancer Center offers wigs, compression bras, prostheses and more. Call 302-368-3686.

The program, in partnership with the Delaware QuitLine, offers five free counseling sessions to assist you with going smoke free. Call 1-800-Quit Now1-866-409-1858 or 302-623-CARE for information.

Topics include cancer-related fatigue, chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, lymphatic drainage massage, the benefits of therapeutic exercise, managing arm swelling and cognitive impairment (“chemo brain”), and more. Registration required. Please call 302-709-3411 or contact Stefania Bonis at stefanie.bonis@christianacare.org to inquire about virtual offerings.

This group meets the 4th Thursday of each month from 3:30-5 p.m. Please call Megan McMahon at 302-623-2021 for more information or to register. Virtual classes are available.

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