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

  • Hope
  • Focus
  • Truth
  • Worry
  • Nutrition
  • Control
  • Exercise
  • Certainty

To begin a conversation with a church ministry representative:



Or Call 

Dan and Eloise Stinchcomb                410.491.7110

Amy Kaye                                                  410.370.3820




Cancer Companions Group Meetings For 2020


Meeting Location: Friendship Baptist Church, 1391 Sykesville Road -- Room #202

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

Meeting Dates & Topics



Friday, February 7, 2020 Hope
Friday, February 21, 2020 Focus
Friday, March 6, 2020 Truth
Friday, March 20, 2020 Worry
Friday, April 3, 2020 Nutrition
Friday, April 17, 2020 Control
Friday, May 1, 2020 Exercise
Friday, May 15, 2020 Certainty


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:

Wigs and Hats


  July 2020