Offers one-to-one support using trained volunteers who have undergone a similar experience
Cancer Patient Support Services (CapSS) Phone: 727-462-2125
Community program of Morton Plaant Mease/Baycare Health System. Offers individual counseling, education adn support groups to all cancer patients, their families and friends at no cost. Look for current newsletter in cancer information section at www.mpmhealth.com.
American Institute for Cancer Phone: 800-843-8114 Web site: www.aicr.org
Focuses on relationship of diet and nutrition, weight management, and physical activity to cancer. A registered dietitian is available to discuss your nutritional concerns.
National Cancer Institute Phone: 800-422-6237 Web site: www.cancer.gov
Free resources and educational materials on all cancer types
Provides current information onProfessional care managers, doctors, and health care attorneys act as a liaison to help assure access to care, maintenance of employment when possible, and preservation of financial stability.
The nation's largest not-for profit, community-based provider of hospice and palliative care whose goal is to help each person in our community find quality of life and live each day with meaning and purpose.
Call number for application. Taxi or wheelchair transportation for qualified disabled individuals residing in Pinellas County who are unable to use the bus.
Community Transportation Phone:727-545-2100
Medically Needy or Medicade Patient.
A quarterly magazine with an annual Resource Guide and special issue, that combines the science and humanity of cancer for those who have to deal with it on a daily basis. A complementary issue is available at our cancer center. (www.curetoday.com)
America's consumer magazine for people whose lives have been touched by cancer. A complementary issue is available at our cancer center. (www.copingmag.com)
Established through a partnership of physicians, elder care providers and concerned citizens of Florida dedicated to changing the death-defying, technology-driven approach to end-of-life care to a holistic, compassionate one that respects human dignity and the individual's best interests and personal wishes.(www.projectgrace.org)