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Cancer Education and Resources

If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you need more than just medical care. You also need answers and support that may help you, your family and your caregivers throughout your cancer journey.

Beacon Health System Resources

  • Health & Fitness: restorative fitness, classes that are tailored to patients with various energy levels
  • Dietitians: clinicians who offer guidance for eating to enhance recovery and coping with eating issues caused by treatment side effects
  • Financial Counseling & ClaimAid

Education Resources

  • American Cancer Society: information about cancer
  • Triage Cancer:  a really helpful source of information and tools for patients and caregiver.  It includes videos and printable handouts.
  • Cancer Care:  800-813-HOPE (4673) or https://www.cancercare.org/ offers education for patients/caregivers, information on financial assistance programs, inspiring stories and free counseling/support groups online, by phone, and (where available) in person.

Patient and Caregiving Support

Survivorship Assistance

Care Coordination

  • REAL Services: offers financial assistance, coordinates programs like Meals on Wheels, and helps residents apply for Medicare.
  • United Health Services: offers assistance to Breast Cancer patients.
  • Pace Program: available to medicate patients for transportation and in-home nursing program.

*Services listed are subject to change. Not all services may be offered in your county.