$20 Mammograms* at the Archbold Women's Center during October
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Events / Support

 

Events

FREE screenings at the Thomasville Community Resource Center the first Tuesday of each month.

Cancer Support Group for Women

Second Wednesday of every month from 11:30 - 1:00 in the Community room at the Oncology center.  The group is open to all women who are cancer survivors and provides emotional support and educational information. Lunch is provided.  For more info: call Debbie Beeson at (229) 584-5445 or (229) 403-9257 or email at dmbeeson@archbold.org

Cancer Survivorship Series

3rd Tuesday of every month from 2-4 pm, topics will change monthly. Contact Christie Sanders, MBA, RD, LD at 229.584.5458 or email caheard@archbold.org for more information.

Look Good Feel Better

A free, hands-on group workshop dedicated to helping female cancer patients cope with and combat the appearance related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation.  The patients learn skin care and make up applications, as well as demonstrations on hair/wig techniques.  A free gift of name brand cosmetics is given for use during and after the workshop.  The meetings are held the fourth Monday of each from 1:30-3:30 in the community room in the Oncology center. To register: call Debbie Beeson at (229) 584-5445 or (229) 403-9257 or email at dmbeeson@archbold.org

Cancer Patients Caregiver Support Group

2nd Monday evening at 5-6 community room. Contact Terry Trent 584-5461. Light refreshments served

New Patient Chemotherapy Orientation

What to expect when beginning chemotherapy including side effects and symptoms. Family members of patients are encouraged to attend as well. Every Friday at 10:00am in the Community Room contact Linda Canady 229-584-5483 lcanady@archbold.org

Reach to Recovery

Offers patients one-on-one support to help them cope emotionally with a breast cancer diagnosis and provide support to them as they consider treatment options For more info: call Debbie Beeson at (229) 584-5445 or (229) 403-9257 or email at dmbeeson@archbold.org

To register for an event, click here

 

Support

For more information about oncology support groups, please contact Terry Trent, MSW at (229) 584-5461

HOPE program

A collaboration between the Oncology Center, Archbold Integrative Medicine and the YMCA, Hope (Helping Oncology Patients Exercise) this program is free and designed to allow cancer patients to improve the quality of their lives by instituting an exercise regimen.  Patients must be referred by the Oncology Center in order to start the program.  For more info:  Tamara Ashley, Physical Therapist : 229-228-7008 or Debbie Beeson at 229-584-5445 or 229-403-9257 or email at dmbeeson@archbold.org.

Smoking Cessation Program

For information contact Tina Williams, BSW (229) 584-5462 or Terry Trent, MSW at (229) 584-5461.

Other Resources

The American Cancer Society: 1-800-ACS-4844
www.cancer.org

Cancer Action / Gilda's Club: (229) 423-9700
www.canceraction.org

Cancer Care Incorporated
www.cancercare.org

Lance Armstrong Foundation
www.livestrong.org

Archbold Memorial Hospital | (229) 228-2000
915 Gordon Ave, Thomasville, GA 31792

Brooks County Hospital | (229) 263-4171
903 North Court Street, Quitman, GA 31643
Grady General Hospital | (229) 377-1150
1155 5th St., Cairo, GA 39828

Mitchell County Hospital | (229) 336-5284
90 East Stephens St., Camilla, GA 31730
 

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