At the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, we offer a host of survivorship resources for patients and families dealing with cancer.
Survivorship resources are intended for anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, from the time of diagnosis throughout his or her life, and for family members or caregivers.
For families facing Ovarian, Cervical, Endometrial, or Vulvar cancers, the Gynecologic Oncology Clinic has additional survivorship resources here.
Survivorship resources available for all cancer-affected families include:
Psychologist available to assist individuals copes with cancer, not only while the individual is receiving treatment, but also to provide assistance in maintaining psychological wellbeing after treatment is completed.
Art Therapy, Creative Movement and Dance, Massage Therapy, Reiki Therapy and Music Therapy are all available through the M. Krista Loyd Resource Center.
Provide spiritual care and counseling to patients and families of all ages upon request.
Provide financial information regarding applying and qualifying for ULH|JGBCC QCCT Financial Assistance, federal, state and local financial assistance programs.
Image Enhancement Lab
Programs include “Look Good, Feel Better,” prosthetics fittings and wig fittings, provided through the M. Krista Loyd Resource Center.
Medication Access Coordinators
Provide patient assistance gaining access to medications and financial programs that offer support to cover cost of medications.
Provides guidance specific to patients nutritional needs including meal planning, to regain and maintain healthy weight.
Focuses on reducing and relieving cancer-related pain.
Palliative/Supportive Care Services
Supports the best quality of life for patients with cancer and their families. Advanced Care Planning including Living Will, Advanced Directives, and Health Care Surrogate.
Patient Navigation Program
Patient Navigators help patients, families, and caregivers navigate the many systems needed during the cancer journey.
Oncology pharmacists in the James Graham Brown Cancer Center Pharmacy provide education for patients to ensure that they understand their prescriptions and how to take them, and identify any potential drug interations or other issues.
Provides psychiatric treatment for depression or other disorders that may be needed following cancer treatment.
Provides support and resources for quitting tobacco, offered through the M. Krista Loyd Resource Center.
Provides patient- and family-centered supportive services on ways to cope with a variety of social stressors, including practical, family, emotional and spiritual/religious issues.
502.561.7313, 502.562.7213, 502.562.4657, 502.648.6732
Provide a way to share and talk about cancer-related experiences with other survivors through networking and resource sharing.
The following support groups are organized by the M. Krista Loyd Resource Center at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, 502.562.4158
- Breast Support Group
- Body and Spirit
- Expressive Journaling
- Head and Neck Support Group
- Kentucky African Americans Against Cancer (Sponsored by Kentucky Cancer Progam)
- Lung Support Group
- Gastrointestinal I Support Group
- Genitourinary Support Group
- Young Adult Survivors (Sponsored by JGBCC, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and KAAAC)
The following support groups are organized by the American Cancer Society, 502.584.6782.
- Breast Cancer Support Group
- I Can Cope
The following is organized by the Friend for Life Cancer Support Network, 502.893.0643
- Friend for Life
Provides community access to cancer screenings. Encourage monitoring of treatment, prevention and early diagnosis of disease. Provided through the M. Krista Loyd Resource Center.
502.852.6318 (Kentucky Cancer Program)