Programs - Cancer

  • Lung Cancer Helpline

    LUNGevity understands that a lung cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming.  To answer your questions, the Lung Cancer HELPLine offers toll-free, personalized support for patients and caregivers at any time along their lung cancer journey. Their oncology social workers are available to help you manage your emotional, financial, and support challenges. You can receive referrals to financial assistance…

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    Call to get help with:
    *Better understanding lung cancer and its treatment
    *Learning new ways to cope with lung cancer
    *Managing emotions such as anxiety or sadness
    *Improving communication with your healthcare team
    *Talking to your family about lung cancer
    *Finding reliable information
    *Finding useful resources in your community
    *Managing financial challenges

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  • National Cancer Institute Research

    The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the federal government’s principal agency for cancer research and training.  NCI leads, conducts, and supports cancer research across the nation to advance scientific knowledge and help all people live longer, healthier lives. Hours of Operation (Eastern Time) Mon-Fri : 9:00 am – 9:00 pm Sat and Sun : Closed

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  • Personal Health Coach

    Whatever your goals in life, we could all use a little help from the experts from time to time.  Many of us are striving for better health, which is why an Angels Care Health Coach can be a valuable part of a certain individual’s wellness program. If you or a loved one is currently taking…

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    An experienced home healthcare professional will support you in behavior and lifestyle modification. You'll receive health education as needed and work together to set realistic health goals. Your coach will help you track progress over time and adjust the program to help you meet your specific goals.

    Caregivers and loved ones may need to lose 15 pounds, quit smoking, or reach a specific fitness goal. Coaching sessions take place over the phone and last between 5 and 10 minutes, depending on the focus and instruction needed.

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  • Promise Skilled Nursing Facility

    Promise Skilled Nursing Facility of Wichita Falls is a skilled nursing facility that treats our residents like family. We are the only skilled nursing facility in Wichita County that accepts and treats patients on ventilators and the only facility in our county that has a Board Certified Pulmonologist on staff as well as Respiratory Therapy…

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    Specialized Services:
    Ventilator Management
    Complex Wound Care
    Rehabilitation Therapies
    Dietary and Nutrition Services
    Resident Enrichment Programs

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  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation (COPD) at United Regional

    Physician referral is needed for participation in this program. Visit the Physician Directory to find a physician or dial the United Regional Call-a-Nurse line at (940) 764-8570 or (800) 982-9799. The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at United Regional is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). United Regional’s program is one of only six…

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  • Quit for Life Program

    This program is a confidential, free tobacco cessation service funded by the American Cancer Society. When you join this free program, professionals will help you create an easy-to-follow quitting plan that will show you how to get ready, take action, and then live the rest of your life as a non-smoker.

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    Free for all eligible participants.

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  • Rathgeber Hospitality House at United Regional

    The Rathgeber Hospitality House is a bed-and-bath facility designed to provide patient family members with a place to stay while a loved one is hospitalized at United Regional. The Rathgeber Hospitality House is your home-away-from-home while your loved one is hospitalized.  Our first concern is quality care for our patients and we understand that part of…

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    Each room can accommodate up to four people. There is a $40 minimum donation requested per night per room.

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  • Road to Recovery (Rides to Cancer Treatment)

    Every day thousands of cancer patients need a ride to treatment, but some may not have a way to get there. The American Cancer Society Road To Recovery program provides transportation to and from treatment for people with cancer who do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves. Transportation shouldn’t be a…

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  • Survive & Thrive Webinars

    The Survive & Thrive Webinar series focuses on survivorship skills and wellness issues for cancer survivors, loved ones and caregivers. This series, presented by Texas Oncology Foundation, providers the latest information on cancer survivorship including nutrition tips, sexuality and cancer, side effects of cancer treatment, and more. Times and topics vary, so check the website…

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  • Susan G. Komen Foundation

    Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease.  Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Komen North Texas…

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    1-877 GO KOMEN HELPLINE

    Susan G. Komen® offers two helplines for those in need of breast cancer education, psychosocial support and information on resources.

    The Komen Breast Care Helpline offers:

    Breast health and breast cancer information,
    Support and counseling to anyone with questions or concerns,
    Information about local organizations and resources that may provide financial assistance and other support services,
    Low-cost mammography resources; and
    Educational materials.

    Call 1-877-465-6636 to access these services.

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