Programs - Cancer

  • Breast Cancer Support Group

    The local Breast Cancer Support Group meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month at Luby’s Restaurant. If you want to eat, come between 5:00 and 5:30 pm. The meeting starts at 6:00 pm. They serve Wichita Falls and the surrounding area. For questions or more information please contact Barbara Standley at (940) 855-5982, email tob1938@gmail.com or Joan Gray…

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  • Breathsavers Support Group at United Regional

    Breath Savers is for adults with pulmonary diseases (COPD, asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis). The support group is designed to assist those afflicted with pulmonary disease to learn more about their disease, develop self-care skills for a more active life and to find support among others with pulmonary disease. Classes are typically offered every three…

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  • Cancer Support Group

    The American Cancer Society and a local church help to organize weekly lunch time meetings for survivors and caregivers.  Please contact the Support Group Coordinator for more information regarding time and location.

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  • Free At-Home Colon Cancer Screening Test

    When detected early, colorectal cancer is very treatable. Moncrief Cancer Institute offers colorectal cancer screening that is simple and convenient – at no cost for individuals who are uninsured, and those who qualify. WHO SHOULD GET SCREENED? Most people should begin screening at age 50. African Americans and those who have a family history of…

    Ages:
    Adult

    Price:
    Free

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  • Free or Low-Cost Cancer Screenings for Women

    If you can’t afford a mammogram and you have a low income or do not have insurance and are between the ages of 40 and 64, you may qualify for a free or low-cost mammogram through CDC’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program.

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  • FRESHSTART
    FRESHSTART

    A tobacco cessation program designed by the American Cancer Society to help tobacco users successfully quit using tobacco products in four 1 hour sessions. Fresh Start is a participant guided course that enriches quitting tobacco efforts with a certified facilitator and evidence-based curriculum which will help each participant be the most successful with their quit…

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  • HealthFinder.gov

    The online Health Finder tool is maintained by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) in collaboration with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Use this tool to find information about making prescriptions affordable, financial support for cancer patients, medicare and medicaid costs, multilingual helplines, and more.  Simply click the website…

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  • Live Help Chat – National Cancer Institute

    The Information Specialists can answer your questions about cancer, clinical trials, and quitting smoking. LiveHelp is confidential. LiveHelp does not provide medical advice. LiveHelp is available Monday-Friday, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm Eastern Time. LiveHelp is also available in Spanish at the following link http://LiveHelp-es.cancer.gov. NCI’s LiveHelp Service is staffed by real people. By typing, you…

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  • Livestrong at the YMCA

    Cancer is a life-changing disease that takes a tremendous physical and emotional toll on those affected. LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA fills an important community need by supporting the increasing number of cancer survivors, who are in a transitional period between treatment and feeling physically and emotionally strong enough to return to regular activity. LIVESTRONG at…

    Ages:
    Adult

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  • Look Good Feel Better Program

    Look Good Feel Better is a free two-hour workshop for women undergoing cancer treatment. This program helps improve the self-image, appearance, and quality of life of patients by teaching beauty techniques to help cope with the temporary appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. This program is made possible through a collaboration of the Look Good…

    Ages:
    Senior & Adult

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