From the moment you receive a cancer diagnosis, your world may be turned upside down with feelings of anger, confusion, and sadness. As you sort through your options for treatment and discuss your diagnosis with your family, you may benefit from seeking outside support to cope with your feelings and form a more positive outlook for your care. Below, you can see some of the support services that you can access in San Jose to help you through this rough time.
Cancer CAREPoint is located within the Silicon Valley, and it offers a wealth of local resources for patients facing any type of cancer diagnosis. Through this organization you might connect to support groups or find one-on-one counseling to help you cope with the mental and emotional difficulties of cancer and its treatment. You might also find assistance and educational resources that can help you better understand your diagnosis and plan your treatment effectively.
Look Good Feel Better
Keeping a brave face during cancer treatment can be a big challenge, especially as your physical appearance changes with side effects of surgery, chemo, or radiation. Look Good Feel Better aims to promote confidence and beauty in both male and female patients, providing a positive outlet that can address hurdles like low-energy and diminished self-image.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society provides extensive resources for patients undergoing treatment as well as cancer survivors and their families. Through the ACS, you might find support groups and helpful information about your treatment, or you may find assistance with transportation to the hospital for your care, outreach from cancer survivors, and participation in clinical trials.
The Cancer Care Team of Good Samaritan Hospital is sensitive to the emotional needs of our patients and their families, so we will work to provide compassionate care catering to your comfort and personal needs. To connect with our team and begin planning your treatment, give us a call at (888) 724-2362.