“Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless.” ~ Scott Hamilton
Bad things happen to good people. Instead of keeping your questions, concerns, and thoughts inside, we encourage you and your loved ones to explore ways to talk about your diagnosis. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin. 4th Angel Mentors are available for both patients and care-givers. You may begin the process to find a mentor or be a mentor at www.4thangel.org.
A diagnosis can impact us financially, physically, or emotionally. There are wonderful resources on our website or you can visit one of our Alliance members at www.CancerCare.org. Founded in 1944, CancerCare is the leading national organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer. Their comprehensive services include counseling and support groups over the phone, online and in-person, educational workshops, publications and financial and co-payment assistance. All CancerCare services are provided by oncology social workers and world-leading cancer experts. To learn more, visit www.CancerCare.org.
While the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation has some of its own survivorship programs, we actively partner with other great organizations that provide excellent programming. One of our earliest Alliance members was the Women Survivors Alliance. Their mission is to establish a network where women affected by cancer can find their voice, improve their quality of life and embrace their 2nd Act.