Cancer Companions: Bringing Hope To The Journey
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
- Stress Reduction
- Healthy Living
To begin a conversation with a church ministry representative:
Dan and Eloise Stinchcomb 410.491.7110
Amy Kaye 410.370.3820
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
Wigs and Hats