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Cancer Support Services

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For the Charlottesville area:
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Our support teams offer a range of cancer support services to help you and your loved ones feel informed and as comfortable as possible.

Cancer Support Groups

You don't have to go through this alone. Learn more about your condition, resources, and treatment insights. Take a class or join a support group.

You could also benefit from talking one-on-one with someone who's been there. Learn more about our peer support program.

Logistics & Financial Support

Sometimes the stress of paperwork and paying bills makes dealing with cancer harder. You can find:

Physical Support Services

We have specialists to support your daily wellness. Get help with:

Tobacco Treatment Program

Quitting tobacco use helps cancer patients thrive. We have a special tobacco treatment program.

Mental & Emotional Support Services

Cancer causes more than just physical strain. It can take an emotional toll, as well. 

Connect with psychologists, social workers, and chaplains for counseling and emotional support.

Clothes & More to Look & Feel Your Best

You can shop for clothes and accessories designed for people going through cancer at one of our on-site stores.

Support for Families & Caregivers

Providing care and support to someone going through cancer takes a toll. It can burden even the most hardy person.

Find resources to help family and caregivers.

Support for Cancer Survivors

Even when your cancer has gone into remission or gone away for good, your life won't feel the same again. You'll still want to practice self care for mind, body, and spirit.

Learn about our special clinic for cancer survivors.

Genetics Counseling

No matter your diagnosis, finding out your genetic risk for cancer helps guide prevention and treatment. Find out why you could benefit from cancer genetics counseling.

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Dive Deeper: How to Navigate Cancer

What should you eat? How do you deal with other conditions while going through cancer? Are there life hacks for some of these side effects? Get the answers to these questions and more.

Learn how to navigate cancer