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Support

Our cancer support services help you cope with the physical, psychological, social and spiritual issues that may accompany breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Breast Cancer Genetic Risk Assessment

Free risk assessment and counseling for those concerned about breast cancer in their family; also for ovarian, colorectal and uterine cancers. Contact the nurse genetic counselor at 215-481-2715.

Breast Cancer Support Group

Meets 11 a.m., first Monday every month, sponsored by Gilda’s Club at Abington. Build social and emotional support with others diagnosed with breast cancer. Contact rebecca@gildasclubdelval.org or call 215-481-6700.

Cancer Rehabilitation Services

Physical therapy can improve flexibility and strength after surgery. Lymphedema program treats swelling related to lymph node damage or removal. Specially trained therapists offer manual lymph drainage and extremity bandaging. Cancer-related fatigue program with physical therapists and exercise physiologists helps restore energy, regain daily activities. Call 215-481-2160.

Look Good…Feel Better

Program from American Cancer Society (ACS) to help women deal with appearance changes from treatment. To register, call ACS at 800-227-2345.

Navigating Your Breast Cancer

Experience Whether you are newly diagnosed or in treatment, the breast cancer nurse navigator, Betty Cummings, provides help and support. Contact her at 215-481-3191 or bcummings@amh.org.

Reach to Recovery

For women or men facing breast cancer diagnosis, learn about needs related to treatments. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, program is led by trained volunteers who are breast cancer survivors. Call 215-481-3191.

Wig Bank

Wigs are available free to anyone who is experiencing hair loss. Call 215-481-2579.

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