Information and Support - Cancer and Jewish Women
1086 Teaneck Rd, Ste 2G, Teaneck, NJ, 07666-4855
Distance: 43 Miles
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Offers a community of support to women of all Jewish backgrounds
Includes information on breast cancer and ovarian cancer:
* Signs and symptoms
* Newly diagnosed
* Treatment options
* Caregivers and family
* Male breast cancer
* Clinical trials and studies
* Individual support - connect with trained mental health professionals and counselors
* Provides specialized support for women living with metastatic or advanced breast cancer and ovarian cancer
* Peer Support Network - connecting women newly diagnosed or at high risk of developing breast cancer or ovarian cancer
* Genetics counseling
* Busy Box - resource materials to educate parents about the impact of cancer on children. Includes a starter kit of games and activities to occupy your children while you are at the doctor or recovering from treatment
* Family Focus - providing resources and support for caregivers and family members
* Financial wellness tool kit
* Financial assistance - Best Face Forward provides subsidies for non-medical services critical to a woman and her body image
* Resources - publications for women, families, and healthcare professionals
- Assistance with community resources
|Main - National Office||(201) 833-2341|
|Toll Free||(866) 474-2774|
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LH-2700.1700Disease/Disability Information Definition
Programs that provide information about the causes and origins, preventive measures, symptoms, screening/diagnostic procedures, and/or methods of treatment or management including the latest research for specific illnesses or disabling conditions.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YF-3000.1480-120Breast Cancer Definition
A condition in which there is a malignancy in the tissue of the breast which is characterized by a lump, thickening or other abnormalities. Included is Paget's disease of the nipple, an uncommon type of cancer that forms in or around the nipple and is characterized mild scaling and flaking which may later spread to the areola or other regions of the breast. The disease may also originate in the areola where it resembles eczema, a non-cancerous, itchy rash. Symptoms may include tingling, itching, increased sensitivity, burning and pain. There may also be discharge from the nipple which may appear flattened against the breast. Most people with Paget's disease of the nipple also have underlying breast cancer which may be invasive or confined to the milk ducts.
YF-3000.1480-650Ovarian Cancer Definition
A condition in which there is a malignancy in the ovaries or fallopian tubes.
YR-3500Jewish Community Definition
Followers of the Jewish faith (Judaism), or people who identify themselves as Jewish either through descent or personal decision. Judaism reflects a belief in a single God who created the universe and continues to be involved in its governance. According to traditional Jewish belief, God established a covenant with the Jewish people, and revealed his laws and commandments to them in the form of the Torah. The practice of Judaism is devoted to the study and observance of the laws and commandments, as written in the Torah.