- The Cancer Support Community is a great source for many questions you may have.
- The Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) is a national, joint program of the Disability Rights Legal Center and Loyola Law School Los Angeles. The CLRC provides free information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to cancer survivors, caregivers, health care professionals, employers, and others coping with cancer.
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This document was designed by the Gilda’s Club South Jersey Advocacy Networking Group in late 2009. It is an informal medical record to be completed by cancer care professionals and/or the survivor during and at the completion of cancer treatment. This compilation of treatment, possible long-term side effects, screening recommendations and suggested follow up care is to be shared with the survivor’s primary care physician, specialists, and family members. It is the intention of the Advocates to empower cancer survivors with the knowledge about the care they have received as well as to help them make informed decisions about their after-care and health maintenance.
Gilda’s Club South Jersey is a member of the Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health, whose membership includes many cancer-related organizations and healthcare providers in our region. CACH is dedicated to improving health outcomes while reducing the chronic disease burden for the Cape Atlantic Region by using effective evidence based strategies and programs. For more information, please call Angela Bailey, Coalition Coordinator, at (609) 653-3923.
Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health is a regional chronic disease prevention coalition funded by the New Jersey Department of Health, Office of Cancer Control and Prevention. Our purpose is to reduce the state’s cancer burden and improve health outcomes for people with, or at risk for, cancer and other chronic diseases in Atlantic and Cape May counties. For more information on Comprehensive Cancer Control visit www.njcancer.gov. Shore Medical Center is lead agency for Atlantic and Cape May Counties.
For additional assistance finding resources, please contact Erin, Program Director, at (609) 926-2699.
The agencies listed are for informative purposes. Gilda’s Club South Jersey is not affiliated with nor responsible for the information or services provided by these agencies.