You are not alone during your cancer journey. Memorial's cancer services include support group, resources and financial assistance.(228) 575-1234
Living With Cancer Support Group
Support Groups are an invaluable part of cancer care. Sharing emotions and experiences with fellow patients, caregivers and survivors can provide needed comfort and insight.
The Living With Cancer Support Group is for anyone affected by cancer to have an opportunity to share their experiences in a friendly setting.
- 4PM, 1st Tuesday each month
- Cafeteria Alcove, Main Campus (See Floor Maps)
- Call (228) 865-3100 for more information
The Memorial Cancer Resource Center
Visit the Resource Center
From the moment you receive a cancer diagnosis, you are adjusting to an overwhelming number of new experiences. Memorial Cancer Resource Center is a library filled with informational materials on a variety of topics that are easy-to-read and comprehend. Additionally, we can assist you with special apparel needs you may encounter, such as wigs and head wear.
The focus is on you. We want to provide you with support, and we can offer you a broad range of educational resources, many of which are multi-lingual. Whether you want to learn about treatment options, get advice on coping with side effects, have questions about health insurance, or acquire apparel and head wear, we’re here to help.
Where is it Located?
Memorial Cancer Resource Center is located on the first floor of the Medical Office Building in Suite 140.
When Can I Go?
Open Monday through Friday. Hours may vary. Contact (228) 867-4164 to find out more.
What Can I Expect?
- Education on the different treatment options available
- Post-treatment care
- Nutritional education
- Other educational booklets
- Head wear – wigs, caps, and turbans are available.
- Lap robes/quilts. Gifted to the resource center from local churches and other organizations.
- Knitted Knockers – handmade breast prosthesis. Donated by local churches and organizations.
- Support Groups information
- Information about the support that is available through Memorial Hospital Foundation
Oncology Patient Assistance Program
The Oncology Patient Assistance Program is designed to help uninsured and underinsured patients obtain the Oncology/Chemotherapy drugs they need.
This program works hand in hand with drug manufactures, wherein the manufacturers help with providing medications to patients that meet certain criteria. The drug manufacturers often require personal, demographic, diagnostic, therapeutic, financial information, and your signature as part of the application process.
Copay Assistance Programs
Provides eligible underinsured individuals with financial assistance to cover all or part of the individuals’ out-of-pocket cost for the supported chemotherapy medications.