Support & advocacy

Support well beyond your treatment

Treatment for your cancer involves much more than just medical care. Whether you seek counseling for yourself or your loved ones, are concerned about paying your bills, or are just interested in learning more about your journey, we have experts available to help.

Our support services are free of charge and are available to anyone in the community regardless of insurance, physician or hospital affiliation.

A diagnosis of cancer introduces a multitude of new medical jargon, diagnosis terms, therapy protocols and emotional stress to you and your loved ones. Our cancer support and advocacy programs can help you navigate these topics and provide you with the support you need during your journey.

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Cancer support group

Cancer patients, survivors and their family members share encouragement for the challenges that cancer can bring into your life.

Cancer Connections

Helping you connect the dots. Cancer is a unique experience. No two people will travel the same journey during and after cancer treatment. Cancer Connections helps patients and survivors in the Culpeper area to connect with others in to community for support, education and resources.

Newly diagnosed patient and family workshop

Learn strategies to cope with the stress of new experiences and emotions and build resilience and confidence during diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Survivorship workshop

The survivorship workshop works through the process of living with, though, and beyond cancer. Survivorship includes not only the individual with cancer, but also those individuals who are part of a cancer patient's journey. Family members welcome.

Women’s cancer support group

If you are a woman who has been diagnosed with cancer or are a survivor or family member, please join us for information about recovery, nutrition, exercise, lymphedema, stress reduction and the challenges that come with body image changes and adjustments.

Wellness workshop

Discover strategies to relieve stress and bring calmness and tranquility back into your life. Here you will find support, ideas and strategies for regaining your emotional resilience.

Look good, feel better

(For women undergoing chemotherapy)A special program sponsored by the America Cancer Society. Trained cosmetologists teach women how to cope with appearance-related side effects of treatment.

Breast cancer support group

During this peer support group, women with breast cancer can share their experiences and emotions regarding the disease.