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Boone County Cancer Society Programs

BCCS programs are designed to aid those affected by cancer in any way.

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 Prescriptions Purchasing

Prescription

Insurance co-pays

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Wigs and prostheses

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Smoking cessation

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Patient transportation

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Equipment loans, etc.

Most have heard the old expression when growing up, "never be a quitter." Sometimes being a quitter is the best thing to do, especially when it comes to smoking. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Anthony Sanchelli/Released)

 Tobacco danger Education

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Fight Smart Campaign

For Boone County Cancer Patients and Their Family and Caregivers

To join the mailing list to be notified of upcoming programs, call Joy at 765-336-9119

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Support Groups

Living with Cancer Support Group for Patients and Caregivers

*Facilitated by Kathy Flanary, a 9 year survivor of breast cancer and retired nurse from Witham Health Services

Last Monday of each month – 5:45 – 7:30pm – South Pavilion Lobby

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Gentle Stretch Yoga

No matter where you are in your treatment or if you have a loved one with cancer, this class if for you. Yoga has been shown to increase flexibility, strength, and blood flow in your body while decreasing stress and toxins. Come join us and make a positive change in your life. This class is open to cancer patients and their friends and family members.

Every first, second, and every Monday of each month- 5:00-5:45pm

South Pavilion Wellness Center (across from the Cancer Institute)

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Cooking for Wellness

Nutrition is so important before, during, and after treatment. Energy levels, side-effects, and stress can all be managed by keeping a healthy diet. Each month, come learn and explore new and tasty recipes. Each person will have a chance to taste each dish, so please RSVP for this program.

Third Tuesday of every month- 1-2pm

Evening Cooking Classes July 18th and October 17th

South Pavilion Wellness Center (across from the Cancer Institute)