Saint Francis Medical Center's Cancer Institute, affiliated with MD Anderson Cancer NetworkTM and approved to offer the MD Anderson Cancer Manager® program, provides various means of support for cancer patients, including:
Breast Cancer Support Groups
Breast Cancer Support Groups are open to breast cancer patients, their spouses, families and friends to provide information and assistance.
The cancer navigator is available to:
help you navigate through your cancer care
assist in seeking financial solutions
provide information on cancer services at Saint Francis Medical Center and within the surrounding area
direct you to healthcare services for further diagnosis and treatment
provide educational information regarding local resources and support available
To learn more about the program, call 573-331-5553 Monday-Friday.
I Can Cope
Offered through Saint Francis Medical Center and the American Cancer Society®, I Can Cope offers cancer patients and their families an opportunity to share their concerns with others having similar experiences and helps them design ways to cope with the challenges that arise from a cancer diagnosis. Speakers include healthcare professionals in cancer management. Videos, print materials and discussions provide up-to-date information for patients and their families and friends.
I Can Cope meets the third Wednesday of every month from 11:30 am to 1 pm at the Saint Francis Cancer Institute. Topics are subject to change.
You do not need to preregister to attend the I Can Cope support group meetings. If you would like more information about a specific meeting or topic, please call 573-334-2230, option 4 or toll-free at 866-334-2230, option 4.