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Georgia Cancer Organizations

Camp Kesem

is a national non-profit organization with 54 chapters at colleges and universities all over the United States. Camp Kesem is an organization run by college students who plan, fundraise and run a week of camp. With 3 million children who have or have had a parent with cancer their emotional needs are often overlooked. Camp Kesem provides a free week of summer camp to any child between the ages of 6 and 16 who has or has had a parent or legal guardian with cancer. Camp Kesem also provides year round support for their Camp Kesem families in the form of local chapter events and camper reunions twice a year.
850-778-1125
FSU.Outreach@CampKesem.org
http://campkesem.org/

Cancer Coalition of South Georgia, Inc.

is a collaboration of 31 counties in Southwest Georgia with the vision to be a national model of rural comprehensive cancer control. The Southwest Georgia Cancer Coalition coordinates, facilitates and supports cancer control efforts throughout the region to ensure southwest Georgians have access to the highest quality cancer education, prevention, screening, treatment and research.
(229) 312-1700
http://www.sgacancer.org/

Cancer Life Center at The Medical Center of Central Georgia

offers a variety of services to cancer patients and survivors. From chemotherapy orientation classes, to genetic and nutrition counseling, to exercise programs, the Cancer Life Center strives to empower cancer patients and survivors to reach their full potential. Numerous support groups are also available to guide patients through their cancer journey.
(478) 633-2833
http://www.navicenthealth.org/service-center/cancer-life-center-at-the-peyton-anderson-cancer-center-navicent-health

Cancer Patient Navigators of Georgia

is a statewide organization of people who guide individuals and their families through the continuum of cancer care. The organization's mission is to connect, educate and share best practices among patient navigators in Georgia, to successfully reduce barriers and increase access to services specifically related to cancer.
http://www.gacancerpatientnavigators.org

Cancer Quest

is a cancer education and outreach program at Emory University with the goal to empower and educate the world's population with reliable, current and comprehensive information about biology and treatment of cancer.
(404) 727-0308
http://www.cancerquest.org

Cancer Support Community Atlanta

affiliated with Northside Hospital. The organization's mission is to ensure that people affected by cancer enhance their health and well-being through participation in a professional program of support, education and hope.
(404) 843-1880
http://www.cancersupportcommunityatlanta.org

Cancer Wellness Center at Piedmont Fayette Hospital

is a complementary, comprehensive cancer wellness center that is available to anyone affected by cancer at any phase of the journey. Programs include education, relaxation and stress reduction, movement and exercise, support groups, individual nutritional and psychological counseling, cooking demos and social events. The center's mission is to provide quality psychosocial programs that complement conventional medical care in order to improve quality of life and promote health and wellbeing.
http://www.piedmontcancer.org

CareSouth Homecare Professionals

is located in Columbus, GA and provides physical and occupational therapy; nursing services by RNs, LPNs, and CNAs; and pain management assistance. Social Workers are also on staff.
(706) 327-6159

Central Georgia Breast Care Center

is an organization developed by a group of physicians and other healthcare professionals from various specialties. The Center’s goal is to provide patients with a timely diagnoses of abnormal mammograms, lumps or other breast changes and strive to cut the time span from diagnosis to treatment in half. By providing screenings, breast health education, diagnosis and treatment in one central location, The Breast Care Center simplifies the diagnostic and treatment process. Patients have access to the most up-to-date diagnosis and treatment options available in one location.
(478) 633-8537
http://www.navicenthealth.org/service-center/breast-care-center-navicent-health

Colon Cancer Alliance

is a community that provides hope and support to colorectal cancer patients and their families, while saving lives through screening, access, awareness, advocacy, and research.
http://www.ccalliance.org/

Columbus Hospice

is a hospice house that provides inpatient care for the patients. Social Workers, RN's, and CNA's provide physical, emotional, social, and spiritual support to individuals with a life limited illness. Bereavement support is also given to family members up to one year; more bereavement support is available if needed. The Columbus Hospice Interdisciplinary Team works on pain and symptom control to improve the quality of the final days and weeks in the patient's life. Services are provided in the patient's home, hospice house, home of a family member, or in an area nursing home.
(706) 569-7992; (800) 950-4244
http://www.columbushospice.com

Cure Childhood Cancer

is a non-profit organization dedicated to discovering cures for childhood cancer through cutting edge research and providing education and support to patients and their families.
(770) 986-0035 or (800) 443-CURE (2873)
http://www.curechildhoodcancer.org








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