Cancer Companions: Bringing Hope To The Journey


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Who are Cancer Companions?

Cancer Companions are trained church volunteers who support cancer families through individual meetings and/or Christian Cancer Support Groups. All current cancer companion volunteers have experienced cancer first hand.

Through their training and materials, Cancer Companions listen and guide cancer families through these topics

  • Faith
  • Questions
  • Healing
  • Prayer
  • Stress Reduction
  • Relationships
  • Communication
  • Healthy Living

To begin a conversation with a church ministry representative:

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Email: cancercompanions@wecare.org

Or Call 

Dan and Eloise Stinchcomb                410.491.7110

Amy Kaye                                                  410.370.3820

 

 

 


Cancer Companions Group Meetings For 2018

 

Meeting Location: Friendship Baptist Church, 1391 Sykesville Road -- Room #201

Meeting Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Meeting Dates & Topics

Date

Topic

Friday, August 24, 2018 Introduction
Friday, September 7, 2018 Faith
Friday, September 21, 2018 Questions
Friday, October 5, 2018 Healing
Friday, October 19, 2018 Prayer
Friday, November 2, 2018 Stress Reduction
Friday, November 16, 2018 Relationships
Friday, November 30, 2018 Communication
Friday, December 14, 2018 Healthy Living

 


Cancer companion website 


Local cancer resources link (Click On The Resource Name To Be Redirected To The Site):

Beauty techniques for Cancer patients

  • Look Good Feel Better : Look Good Feel Better holds group workshops that teach beauty techniques to female cancer patients to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. 

 Lodging for Cancer Patients

  • American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Baltimore: Since 1987, the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge at Baltimore combines a home-like atmosphere with easy access to Baltimore medical facilities for cancer patients who have traveled from out of town for cancer treatments. All accommodations and services of the American Cancer Society and the Hope Lodge are free of charge to patients and caregivers.

 Meals for Cancer Patients

  • Cancer Hawk: provides free groceries and meals for cancer patients living in MD, DC & VA 

Support Groups:

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