Disease Specific Resources

American Cancer Society – Cancer Information Specialists
1-800-227-2345, 24 hours a day
http://www.cancer.org Then find a local ACS, put in zip code, and then there is a local searchable list of resources.
Free magazine subscription to CURE Today for healthcare professionals, families, and survivors affected by cancer through ACS. http://www.curetoday.com – tab for subscribe or call 800-210-CURE.

Cancer Wellness at Piedmont
http://www.piedmont.org/cancerwellness
Atlanta: 404.425.7940
Fayetteville, Newnan or Henry: 770.719.5861

CancerCare
http://www.cancercare.org
800‑813‑HOPE (4673)
Free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer – including counseling, support groups, educational workshops/publications, and financial/copay assistance

American Parkinson Disease Association
http://www.apdageorgia.org
Chapter President – Eric Burkhard
eric@burkhardinsurance.com

Huntington’s Disease Society of America

www.hdsa.org  Website including clinically based information on the disease – as well as available support groups and resources to provide needed assistance.

Quit For Life – Through American Cancer Society

Free Program to provide coaching, quitting aids, and recommendations to assist people in their desire to stop smoking.

www.quitnow.net  2-866-784-8454

Cancer Support Community – Northside
The Cancer Support Community Atlanta is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to providing a variety of supportive services for cancer patients and their families in a home-like environment in the heart of Atlanta.  We provide support, informative education programs, a variety of gentle stress reduction and exercise classes, and fun social activities.  All classes are offered free of charge and are led by seasoned professionals committed to supporting individuals and families in our community facing cancer.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. (ABPN)-
not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the public interest and the professions of psychiatry and neurology by promoting excellence in practice through certification and maintenance of certification processes. The ABPN is a Member Board of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). The ABPN verifyCERT system provides you with the ability to identify physicians who have been certified by the ABPN (diplomates) and view the status of ABPN diplomates’ certificates.https://application.abpn.com/verifycert/verifycert.asp
Freebies for Cancer Patients (Breast) –
Created by lady in NY who successfully battled breast cancer – but, did all this research on the way!
 www.knittedknockers.info – Provides patterns for (and free if requested) of prostheses for women who have had mastectomies without reconstructive surgery. When placed in a bra, this lighter material looks and feels like real breasts.
 www.bridesagainstbreastcancer.org – Resells donated bridal gowns/veils/etc to raise funds for their causes
Pantene Beautiful Lengths collects healthy hair for wigs for cancer patients www.pantene.com
Silver Generation Fund collects gray, silver, and white hair for wigs for cancer patients www.wigfund.org
Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation – available research studies for women to join to further needed research regarding breast cancer studies – for women 18 or older with or without a personal history of cancer www.actwithlove.org
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