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Florida Cancer Affiliates offers a cancer resource room at our main location in Ocala that can be accessed by the public during business hours. This room offers patients an array of free products for their cancer journey, including wigs, blankets, hats, port covers, pillows and more. You can also find information about support and other community services available to cancer patients and their families.
Several support groups are also available in the Ocala area. Gaining support from outside of your family and caregivers is an important part of the healing process. You can listen to others and learn. You can also talk about your concerns, frustrations and victories. Doing this is proven to have benefit for the participants.
Emotional Support Counselor of HOPE
Ocala Oncology/Florida Cancer Affiliates now has an Emotional Support Counselor on staff. This counselor can help guide you and your loved ones through this cancer journey with compassion and HOPE. For more information, please contact Peter, 321-436-4896.
Sisterhood Of Survivors
This is a monthly meeting for breast cancer survivors to share their experience and be informed and educated on treatments and treatments available during their journey. This is offered the LAST Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm at Ocala West United Church, 9330 SW 105th Street in Ocala. For more information, contact 352-291-6904.
Cancer Education Series
The Cancer Alliance of Marion County offers quarterly educational programs to inform medical professions and patients of the many aspects of cancer care. There will be an opportunity to mingle as both patients and professionals share knowledge and insight together. Seating is limited and dinner is provided. For more information, contact 352-401-1534.
Multiple Myeloma – You are not alone!
Support group for all interested patients, care givers, family members and friends are encouraged to join. The Stomping Out Myeloma Support Group meets every second Saturday of each month at 11:00am at the Howard Academy, 306 NW 7th Avenue in Ocala. For more information, please contact 352-671-3060.
Cancer Support Group
Share your cancer stories and bond with others going through the cancer journey. This Advent Health Ocala cancer support group meets virtually the 2nd Thursday of each month at 1:30Please contact Laura at 352-690-5675 for more information on how to join the virtual meetings.
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