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Your Source for Breast Cancer Support

Fairfield Medical Center and our Cancer Resource Center provide a vast array of support programs, resources and care for our patients with breast cancer. These programs and resources can help you and your family address issues that you may face as a result of your cancer diagnosis or treatment.

Fairfield Medical Cancer Resource Center

The Fairfield Medical Cancer Resource Center is open to any cancer patient and their support people. Educational classes, support services and retail products are offered to reduce stress and ease recovery and coping processes. The center is staffed Monday through Friday (or by appointment) by an FMC coordinator and volunteers, many of whom are cancer survivors.

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Financial Support

There are a variety of financial resources available to those who qualify, including the Fairfield Medical Center Foundation and TWIGS One Cancer Care Fund. Members of your oncology team will work collaboratively with financial aid personnel to determine what individualized assistance is available to you.

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Support Groups

When you’re going through breast cancer treatment, you are not alone. There is a strong community of women and men who understand your struggles and willing to share their knowledge and support. A small number of these resources are listed below, and you can speak to your nurse navigator for more information.

American Cancer Society’s Cancer Survivors Network

This network is composed of an online community where survivors and caregivers share their experiences and recommend helpful resources. For more information, go to 

American Cancer Society’s “I Can Cope”

This is a support program (in-person, online and telephone) for survivors and their loved ones. For more information, please call 800-227-2345 or go to 

American Cancer Society’s “Reach to Recovery”

This program connects people newly diagnosed with breast cancer and their families with trained volunteers (who are breast cancer survivors) in their area. For more information, please call 800-227-2345 or go to

Cancer Support Community (formerly Gilda’s Club Worldwide and The Wellness Community)

This community is composed of support programs (in-person, online and telephone) for survivors and their loved ones. For more information, please call 888-793-9355 or visit

Mautner Project of Whitman-Walker Health

This project offers support programs (online and telephone) for lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals living with cancer and their partners. For more information, please visit

Susan G. Komen

After the emotional impact of a breast cancer diagnosis, just thinking about insurance, finances, or finding services can seem overwhelming. That’s why there are programs and organizations that offer the resources, support and guidance you need. Learn more about them by calling the Breast Care Helpline at 877-465-6636, or by talking with your local affiliate at


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