Finding the Support You Need
Whether you are in the midst of your battle against cancer, are recovering after sarcoma treatments, or are supporting a loved one coping with cancer, people need all the help they can get in these difficult times. The team at the Sarcoma Oncology Center is dedicated to providing the best care possible in all aspects of sarcoma treatment. For many, emotional support plays a vital role in successfully coping with sarcoma cancer.
At the Sarcoma Oncology Center, our team of oncologists is dedicated to providing a safe and supportive atmosphere for every patient. While here, you will not only receive the cutting edge treatments that you need, but emotional and mental support for both you and your loved ones. We know that battling cancer and supporting those coping with the disease is a draining process that affects every day. As such, we partner with various organizations and have created an online presence that provides care and connection for every day. For the sarcoma support you need outside our center, visit the following pages for help from people around the world who are battling sarcoma cancers.
Private Facebook Support Group (Click Here) – Our confidential social media support group, where those dealing with sarcoma can find and provide support for one another. Members can share their stories, provide insight and care for others in the group, and take part in various online activities in order to find the support they need. Importantly, the Sarcoma Oncology Private Support Group is a closed group, meaning that only members can see posts. Ask our staff to help you get connected or search Facebook for Sarcoma Oncology Center Private Support and click “Join Group.” Our staff will ensure that your privacy remains intact so that you can feel comfortable and cared for as part of our online group.
Wendy Walk – An organization created to specifically raise awareness and financial support for sarcoma survivors and treatments. Find out how you can join the Wendy Walk’s ongoing campaign!
Sarcoma Alliance – A nonprofit started in 1999 to assist individuals affected by sarcoma. Up until then, newly diagnosed sarcoma patients only had scant resources and limited information to access so a great need existed and the Sarcoma Alliance stepped in to fill it.
Sarcoma Oncology Center Facebook – An online source for the latest sarcoma cancer news and treatment developments.
Sarcoma Oncology Center Twitter – Our Sarcoma Center’s Twitter feed on treatment news and support.
National LeioMyoSarcoma Foundation – The Foundation honors the LMS Community of patients/families/caregivers through:
- Building awareness in communities, energizing patients and families to be strong self-advocates for their care,
- funding research projects to help accelerate treatment advancements are the focal points of the NLMSF mission.
- Reaching out to build collaborative partnerships with other organizations is another important hallmark of the Foundation, to further support patients and families by amplifying resource assistance in this way.
Leiomyosarcoma Support & Direct Research Foundation (LMSDR): A nonprofit started in 2006, by all volunteers, LMSDR empowers patients with education and support through our webinars, LMS Lifeline phone number, LMSeAlerts newsletter and Facebook group of over 4,000 patients/caregivers. Patients can actively contribute to LMS specific research with our registry, biobank and donations. LMSDR has funded nearly 2 million dollars in research projects. We are working, not wishing… for the cure. Join us!
With these sources of support and the latest sarcoma treatment news, you can stay up to date with the latest developments and find the care that you need today.
Contact the Sarcoma Oncology Experts Today
The team at the Sarcoma Oncology Center is ready and able to support you during these difficult times, with consideration given to the physical and emotional well-being of every individual patient. Please get in touch with us at 310-552-9999 to schedule a consultation with one of our specialists.
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