Survivor Resources

LOCAL SUPPORT GROUPS

The list below includes oncology-related support groups in the Central Pennsylvania area.

Group Contact Information
Let’s Talk —All Cancers Cancer Survivors Association, 814.237.2120
Breast Cancer Support and Education Group Angelique Cygan, 814.231.6870
Lymphedema Support Group Amy Flick, 814.861.6608
Taking Charge of Your Health—Mindfulness Meditation Bill Torretti, 814.360.3492
Centre Crossings Hospice Support Group Nichole Crawford, 814.237.7400
Compassionate Friends Amanda Fedisson, 814.383.9904
Healing From Loss Support Group Marie Radziak, 814.235.8906
Home Nursing Agency Bereavement Support Group Ann Foust, 814.237.1404
Life After Loss: A Group for the Bereaved Donna Snyder, 814.237.2163 ext. 125
Understanding Your Grief Support Group Marie Radziak, 814.235.8906

 

ADDITIONAL CANCER RESOURCES

There’s no such thing as too much support when it comes to fighting cancer. That’s why we’ve collected these trusted resources for your convenience.

American Cancer Society Programs
These programs are offered in the State College community throughout the year. Find upcoming events near you by visiting the ACS website

Reach to RecoveryThis program involves trained volunteers who are breast cancer survivors offering practical tips on self-care and a listening ear to anyone with breast cancer at diagnosis, throughout treatment and during remission.

I Can CopeThis free education series for cancer patients, their families and friends addresses topics related to the cancer journey.

Look Good…Feel BetterThis is a workshop in which specially trained volunteer beauty professionals teach women undergoing cancer treatment how to care for changes that may occur in skin and hair.

Road to RecoveryTrained Road to Recovery volunteers provide cancer patients transportation to and from outpatient cancer treatments.

State & National Cancer Resources

Resource Phone Number
American Cancer Society 800.ACS.2345
National Cancer Institute (NCI) 800.4.CANCER
Association of Cancer Resources Online
Bob Perks Cancer Assistance Fund 814.231.2692
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) 888.909.NCCN
Cancer Survivors Association, Inc. 814.237.2170
Lance Armstrong Foundation 866.673.7205
Pennsylvania Department of Health Quitline 877.724.1090
National Lymphedema Network Inc. (NLN) 800.541.3259
National Bone Marrow Transplant Link 800.LINK.BMT
Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition 717.769.2300
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation 800.IM.AWARE
Breastcancer.org
ABCD Breast Cancer Support Center 800.977.4121
Women’s Cancer Network (WCN) 800.444.4441