Who We Help

  • People who identify as a woman and are coping with a cancer diagnosis
  • Loved ones of people diagnosed with breast or gynecological cancers (e.g., cervical, endometrial, ovarian, uterine, vaginal or vulvar)

How We Help

Counseling

One-on-one time, in person or over the phone for residents of New York and New Jersey, provided by professional oncology social workers.
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Case Management

Our staff of oncology social workers provide guidance, information and resources to help better cope with cancer.
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Practical Programs

Wig and Prosthesis Clinics
Our Wig and Prosthesis Clinics aim to empower individuals diagnosed with cancer to look and feel their best during treatment and beyond and to cope with dignity and confidence. Clients are offered personalized fittings and free products to improve their sense of well-being and receive psychosocial support from an oncology social worker. Clients can receive wigs through our NYC and NJ offices, and breast prostheses through our NYC office.
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Brave Beauty in the Face of Cancer Kit
CancerCare's Women's Cancers Program and Sephora have partnered together to provide women (any person who identifies as a woman 18+ impacted by cancer: person diagnosed, caregiver/ loved one, bereaved) impacted by cancer in the tri-state area with a cosmetic bag filled with items from Sephora including skin care and make up products. To be eligible for this program, you must reside in New York, New Jersey or Connecticut. Registration is from Wednesday, November 10 to Friday, December 3 (or when we hit capacity). Please check with your health care team about any potential issues with products.
Register online or by phone at 800-813-4673.

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Support Groups

Connect with other women coping with cancer to share experiences and support each other.
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Education

Our free publications provide easy-to-read information on cancer-related topics. CancerCare Connect Education Workshops give you the most up-to-date cancer information from top experts.
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Financial Help

CancerCare provides limited financial assistance to eligible individuals to help cover cancer-related costs like transportation to and from treatment, home care and child care.
View available financial assistance »

Learn More

To learn more about our Women's Cancers Program, please call our Hopeline at 800-813-4673.

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