Meet with our full-time librarian or browse our large lending libraries, where you can borrow books, CD's and DVD's, for up to six months.
A diagnosis of advanced cancer is a time for the patient and everyone they love to have the difficult conversation about their wishes for end of life care.
Many women dealing with breast cancer undergo surgery that alters their physical appearance. A breast prosthesis or mastectomy bra can help you feel confident again.
Know there is support wherever you are in the world. Our team created a list of places like The Gathering throughout North America and overseas.
When you're diagnosed with cancer and have young children or teens, you may be concerned about how they will react to the diagnosis. Here is information to get those difficult conversations started.
Looking to take your next step in your education and need looking for assistance because of you or a loved one has been faced with cancer, please check out our College Scholarship resources.
Patients tell us that the side effects of cancer treatment can be harder than the cancer itself. This makes sense when you realize that cancer does not cause nausea or hair loss, but chemotherapy can. We also hear from many of our participants that the anticipation of the potential side effects was much worse than what they actually experienced. That being said, it is important to know that there are things you can do to reduce side effects.
Regular exercise can greatly improve physical and mental health and it's a very important piece of the cancer journey. At The Gathering Place, we understand the importance of exercise during or after treatment and will work each participant to help them meet their unique needs. Those who were not active before their cancer diagnosis can safely and successfully join one of our exercise programs.
Although there aren't enough financial resources available to match the needs in our area, we are lucky to have some resources in our area.
These website can help organize the stream of information that accompanies a cancer diagnosis. Take time in learning about the cancer that has touched you.