American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society has free programs and services to help people who have been diagnosed with cancer. From emotional support such as Look Good, Feel Better, Reach for Recovery, to wigs and/or prosthetics, you can find helpful information in your area.
www.cancer.org / (800) 227-2345
Bosom Buddies is a volunteer cancer support group established by a group of breast cancer survivors dedicated to helping others cope with the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of breast cancer. Bosom Buddies meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM at the Frankfort Medical Pavilion (next to the hospital). Registration is not required.
Friends for Life Cancer Support Network
Friend for Life is a network of cancer survivors who provide one-on-one emotional support to persons recently diagnosed with cancer, and their loved ones. These services are offered free of charge. Friend for Life will pair you with a trained volunteer who has experienced the same type of cancer and similar course of treatment. When possible, they also match for age and gender.
The Kentucky CancerLink program is an independent patient navigation resource service that serves cancer patients on a personal basis by reducing and/or eliminating barriers to cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment. The Kentucky CancerLink can address barriers that include child care needs, transportation issues, lack of financial resources, insurance difficulties, wigs, lymphoma supplies, and mastectomy supplies.
PearlPoint Cancer Support
PearlPoint Cancer Support provides free personalized guidance to any adult impacted by cancer. Whether you are personally facing cancer, or are a family member, friend, or healthcare provider of someone who is, we’re here to offer support and education from the moment of diagnosis.