You’ll find information below on topics like Genetic Testing, Clinical Trials, Fertility Support, Guidance, General Support, Home Support, Diet, Beauty Support, and Financial Resources.
T.E.A.L.® has many partnerships with organizations that can be used as referrals for whatever your needs may be. If you can’t find something specific that you are looking for here, please contact us directly at 917-310-4835 or email@example.com. We have many resources available to us that we’d be happy to share. All of them may not be listed on this page.
Learn how to meditate, gain information about what to ask when you go for genetic testing, or meet a new friend who’s been through what you’re going through at one of our free workshops in our Windsor Terrace/ Park Slope Brooklyn T.E.A.L.® Community Center. Workshop topics change all the time and are run by volunteers. These workshops are open to anyone who’s been touched by Ovarian Cancer whether it be a survivor, caregiver, family member or friend. We also invite the general public to learn more about Ovarian Cancer at some of our educational events. Visit www.tealwalk.org/workshops for the current schedule and to learn how to RSVP to an event.
Share your story on our website. Our testimonial page is a great way to let others know about what you have gone through which in return can inspire, and even alert someone to symptoms or treatments. Share your experience with Ovarian Cancer, our annual T.E.A.L.® Walk, or any other story you have relating to this disease. We want to hear from you! We also have a volunteer writer available who can interview you to document your story on our website. Contact us if you’re interested.
Attend our events: We encourage those undergoing treatment or in remission to participate in our events. There are always groups of survivors in attendance and it is a great way to meet others with similar situations. At each T.E.A.L.® event it is wonderful to see so many survivors together. Our events are attended by not only survivors but also caregivers, families and friends of those who’ve been touched by Ovarian Cancer. It’s a great way to meet others who’ve gone through a similar experience. Go To Event Central Now.
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Tell Every Amazing Lady® Clinical Trial Navigation Service Call 855-216-0103 Monday-Friday 9am-6pmEST or email TEAL@emergingmed.com
We want you to be aware of all treatment options. Tell Every Amazing Lady is working with EmergingMed to offer you a way to take action – a free, unbiased, confidential, personalized service that helps you understand which ovarian clinical trials may be an option for you. Clinical trials are research studies that test how well new medical approaches work in people with early stage or advanced cancers. They have a natural place in your care as doctors strive to improve current ovarian treatments and search for new and better ones.
How does the service work? We help you quickly search for clinical trials that match your specific diagnosis and treatment history. We recommend that you search for clinical trial options before you begin your first treatment and again at any time you are faced with a new treatment decision. Our service helps you stay informed about all your choices. We never want to hear you say: “I wish I had known about that option earlier”. The service is free, unbiased and completely confidential. We encourage you to call 855-216-0103 to find clinical trials that match your situation and to learn more about cancer research. Our clinical trial navigators are available Monday through Friday from 9am to 6pm ET.
Patient Airlift Services (PALS) is a national non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization, that has flown more than 20,000 flights since inception in 2010. We believe that when someone is experiencing an illness or humanitarian crisis that receiving the best medical care, compassionate support or disaster relief is a basic—human—right— no matter how far that care, or support is from home. Our team of volunteer pilots, as well as our corporate and commercial partners, enable us to provide families in need with comprehensive door-to-door transportation assistance, including both free air and ground transportation.
Find a Genetic Counselor in your area through the National Society of Genetic Counselors: http://nsgc.org/p/cm/ld/fid=164
Do you have a family history of Ovarian, Breast, Colon, or Endometrial cancer? Learn about Genetic testing today.
Want to learn more about your cancer risk? Take this hereditary cancer quiz to help you determine whether you should be further evaluated for either Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer syndrome or Lynch syndrome.
Basser Center for BRCA
The Basser Center for BRCA at Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center is the first comprehensive center for the research, treatment, and prevention of BRCA-related cancers. Devoted to advancing care for people affected by BRCA gene mutations, the Basser Center’s unique model provides funding for collaborative research, education, and outreach programs around the world.
WISP: Women Choosing Surgical Prevention
A study for women at high risk for ovarian cancer. Learn more here.
Speak to a professional in the New York City area to find out more about fertility preservation for women and men facing cancer treatment. www.genesisfertility.com/oncofertility.html
Gilda’s Club / The Wellness Community: www.gildasclubnyc.org
A national support network with local NY branches that provides social and emotional support for people affected by cancer
Cancer Care:Phone Support 800/813-4673 www.cancercare.org
Offers over the phone and in person support by trained oncology social workers to those touched by cancer.
Share: http://www.sharecancersupport.org/ A local organization that gives support to those affected by breast and ovarian cancer through a network of breast and ovarian cancer survivors.
Woman To Woman: A one-to-one emotional support program at Mount Sinai Hospital as well as New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Sharsheret: http://www.sharsheret.org/ They offer guidance and support for women and families facing ovarian cancer.
Cancer and Careers: http://www.cancerandcareers.org/ is a national nonprofit that empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace, by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events. The organization reaches more than 325,000 individuals per year online, in print and in person. Its free services include a comprehensive website and library of publications in English and Spanish; legal and insurance information; career coaching; resume review; professional development micro-grants; and national events and workshops for people with cancer and their healthcare providers, coworkers and employers.
Steps Through OC is a national program created for survivors and caregivers of women with ovarian cancer. This program offers free individual counseling, patient education, and any resources that are personalized for any individual’s needs. Survivors and caregivers to be matched to a licensed mental health professional with a specific background in ovarian cancer. Registration provides counselors with information to individualize the survivor or caregiver’s support plan. You can follow this link to read more about the organization, and this link to begin the registration process.
Cleaning for a Reason Provides four free general house cleanings to women aged 19 and above who are currently undergoing cancer treatment for any type of cancer. Application and eligibility information can be found on their website.
God’s Love We Deliver is the New York metropolitan area’s leading provider of life-sustaining meals and nutrition counseling for people living with severe illnesses. Begun as an HIV/AIDS service organization, today God’s Love provides for people living with more than 200 individual diagnoses. God’s Love cooks and home delivers the specific, nutritious meals a client’s severe illness and treatment so urgently require. Meals are individually tailored for each client by one of our Registered Dietitian Nutritionists, and all clients have access to unlimited nutrition counseling. God’s Love supports families by providing meals for the children and senior caregivers of its clients. All of the agency’s services are provided free of charge, and in its history of 30 years of cooking and delivering more than 16 million meals, God’s Love We Deliver has never had a waiting list. This year, God’s Love will cook and deliver more than 1.4 million meals to 6,000 vulnerable New Yorkers. For more information, visit godslovewedeliver.org. God’s Love is a non-sectarian organization.
Dr. Oz Show-Provides a list of foods that are known to be protective against Ovarian Cancer.
Integrative Healing-Cancer Healing Odyssey-A personal recovery story written as inspiration and hope, for all those who have been diagnosed with cancer and are looking to combine conventional and alternative treatments to increase the likelihood of success in beating cancer.
Life Ice LifeIce is a natural bite-sized ice specially formulated with a variety of premium ingredients and nutrients. The founder of this product came up with the idea of LifeIce “cubette” during the time of her mother’s struggle with Ovarian Cancer who was given hydration and nutrition in the form of ice cubes which is often seen as soothing to patients going through chemotherapy.
Cancer and Careers Publications (Digital and Printed publications available in English and Spanish)
Consumer Affairs: Wig Buyers Guide: This guide educates readers on important features to consider when selecting a wig such as type, size, material and style. It also compares brands and retailers using expert and consumer reviews.
Eazy Brow: Visit Eazy Brow for products for those going through treatment.
Sephora: Sephora, stands with those facing major life transitions. Their Brave Beauty in the Face of Cancer Classes for Confidence, are designed to help clients discover techniques and products that address the visible effects of cancer treatments. By using Sephora’s strength of teaching for even greater good, their goal is to support those facing cancer to feel beautiful during their journey. These free 90-minute hands-on beauty classes are offered at select Sephora stores throughout the US. Visit https://www.sephora.com/
Are you currently in treatment and live in the NYC area? Contact us for additional services by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 917-310-4835
Cancer and Careers Publications (Digital and Printed publications available in English and Spanish)
Five Wishes-An easy to use legal document written in everyday language that lets adults of all ages plan how they want to be cared for if they become seriously ill.
21st Century Care- Provides financial assistance and many other helpful resources.
Cancer Care Offering limited Financial Assistance to people affected by cancer.
Cancer and Careers Publications (Digital and Printed publications available in English and Spanish) Search the titles below:
Fifth Season Financial– Provides financial assistance and many other helpful resources.
Lotsa Helping Hands– An organization that provides an online tool to assist in organizing support. This free web-based service helps manage and simplify everyday tasks of family, friends, colleagues and neighbors wishing to help loved ones in need.
CAKE– Provides financial assistance and many other helpful resources.
Since 2011, StoreMyTumor has been a trusted tumor preservation service for patients and cancer centers worldwide. StoreMyTumor specializes in collecting, processing, and storing viable tumor for all types of cancers. Having viable tumor helps patients take advantage of the most leading-edge diagnostics and treatments. Patients can store tissue collected from surgery or biopsies, or fluid from ascites drainage.
Every tumor is unique and contains important information critical to the treatment. However, tumors are not preserved alive by hospitals; instead, they are routinely discarded. StoreMyTumor works with MD Anderson Cancer Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and many other well known hospitals.Visit http://www.storemytumor.com/ to learn more.