American Cancer Society - Lancaster

American Cancer Society - Lancaster Unit


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Lycoming County United Way
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides public education and patient services to residents of Lancaster County, in addition to raising funds for research, local education and patient services
Patient services include:
- Wig bank: Provides 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 how to cope with appearance related side effects. Cosmetics and skin care products provided.
-Reach to Recovery: One to one support program for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.
LocationLancaster
Geographical AreaLancaster
Intake ProcedureTelephone, walk-in; Physician referral required
Intake RequirementsPhysician information (name, address, telephone number)
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish/Spanish (800 number)
EligibilityNo limitation for information; Programs are for people living with cancer or their caregivers
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 800-227-2345
Contact's Email lisa.johnson@cancer.org
Physical Site Address 1 314 Good Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip Lancaster, PA 17603
Main Phone 800-227-2345 Cancer Response System
Hotline Phone 717-397-3745
Fax 717-397-1526
Web Address www.cancer.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: American Cancer Society
Affiliated Program: American Cancer Society - Lancaster Unit
This Service: American Cancer Society - Lancaster
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Appearance Enhancement Consultation Programs (LH-2700.0350)
Cancer (YF-3000.1480)
Disease/Disability Information (LH-2700.1700)
Medical Care Expense Assistance (LH-5100.5000)
Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (BT-4500.6500-500)
Prescription Expense Assistance (LH-5100.6500)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)
Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education (TJ-6500.8500)
Therapeutic Camps (PL-6400.1500-850)
Voluntary Health Organizations (TD-1200.6600-900)
Wigs (LH-0600.6500-950)