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Lycoming County United Way
Description of Program
Provides public education and patient services to residents of Lancaster County, in addition to raising funds for research, local education and patient services
- Wig bank providing free wigs to patients undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation; Can meet cosmetologist by appointment
- Road to Recovery program offers transportation to treatment sites by volunteer drivers when no other alternative exists. Transportation is provided for radiation and chemotherapy treatments and for cancer-related bloodwork
- Cancer Resource Network, an 800 number (800-ACS-2345) and website (www.cancer.org) offering 24 hour up-to-date information regarding cancer, including prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment and referral sources for other assistance and support.
- Look good, Feel better - Local cosmetologists teach beauty techniques to women undergoing cancer treatment cope with appearance related side effects. Cosmetics ad skin care products provided.
-Reach to Recovery one to one support program for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.