Survivorship Resources


This list was compiled by Exeter Hospital Cancer Center and should not be considered a comprehensive list. Inclusion of a provider or service does not imply endorsement. You may have need of additional recommendations for a different geographical area and we encourage you to reach out to the Cancer Center where alternative resource information can be provided as available.
 
Bowel or Bladder Issues Breast Prosthesis/Mastectomy Bras
Cognitive Issues/Chemo Brain Dental
Dermatology Disability Benefits/Walking Disability
Emotional Wellbeing Exercise & Weight Management
Fatigue Fertility
Financial Co-Pay Assistance Financial Grants
Genetic Counseling Hair Loss
Hospice Hot Flashes
Insurance Integrative Therapies
Lymphedema Meditation and Mindfulness
Mental Health  
Nutrition Ostomy Care and Support
Pain Palliative Care
Parenting Issues Peer Matching
Physical Therapy Primary Care
Sexual Health/Sexual Function Sleep
Speech and Language Support Groups & Workshops
Tobacco Cessation Transportation
Women's Health Work Issues
Young Adults Other Useful Websites
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Bowel and Bladder Issues
 
Breast Prosthesis / Mastectomy Bras
Cognitive Issues / Chemo Brain

Dental
 
Dermatology
 
Disability Benefits / Walking Disability
 
Emotional Wellbeing
(see also Mental Health; Peer Matching and Support Groups)  
Exercise & Weight Management / Lifestyle
  • Weigh to Wellness
  • Exeter Hospital Well-Fit
  • Yoga
  • Bone Builders
  • Lifestyle Medicine (MGH exercise consultation)
  • Tai Chi 2 Health - Free Tai Chi class for cancer patients and survivors                                    Where: Taoist Tai Chi Society, Tuck Learning Campus (rear of building B, lower level)                     30 Linden St. in Exeter, NH                                                                                                                When: Weekly on Thursdays from 11am to 12pm                                                                              Call: 603-770-7461 for more information
 
Fatigue
 
Fertility
 
Financial Co-Pay Assistance
 
Financial Grants
 
Genetic Counseling
 
Hair Loss
       Brigham and Women's Hospital Hair Loss Clinic  
    
American Cancer Society Wig Bank
NH Division: 1-800-640-7101
ME Division: 1-800-464-3102
Donated wigs are cleaned, reconditioned, styled and given to persons who have or expect to lose hair as a result of cancer treatment.
AJ Wigs
1100 Hooksett Rd
Rt. 3 Unit 106
Hooksett, NH 03106
603-666-4555
Wig sales, hair pieces, wig styling and cutting, wig servicing including repair and fitting, men's wigs  and fittings.

Positive Energy
27 Front St. #2
Exeter, NH 03833
603-778-3060
Wig sales (by order), hair pieces, head wear, wig servicing and styling.

Paula Young  www.paulayoung.com
PO Box 483
Brockton, MA 02303
1-800-472-4017
Sales exclusively including "Especially Yours" for African American women.

New England Hair Illusions
Pond View Sq. Unit 16
Tyngsboro, MA 01879
1-978-649-7228
Free or reduced rate for wigs. Hair prosthetics, and Mastectomy clinic.

Reflections, A Beautiful Investment
in Yourself
Rt 125
Brentwood, NH
603-679-3085
Look Good...Feel better one-on-one consultations.
 

Sare Dipity Snipz
86 Lafayette Rd.
No. Hampton, NH 03862
603-964-4440
Haircuts, head shaving and wig texturing and cutting.

Studio 6
44 Broad St.
Nashua, NH 03064
603-889-9222
Wig sales, fitting, styling and cutting.

The Nail Works
230 State Rd.
Kittery, ME 03804
603-433-0114
Wig sales ("Heart of Gold" line), fitting, styoing and cutting.

Wigs by Sylvia/The Hair Studio
5 Broadway So. Rt. 1S
Saugus, MA 01906
1-781-233-9787
www.wigsbysylvia.com
wigsbysylvia@comcast.net
Specializing in cancer treatment relatefd hair loss. *Most insurances accepted.

A Wig Center
83 So. Main St.
Concord, NH 03301
603-225-4620
1-800-367-2944
Wig slaes, hair pieces, head wear, wig servicing and styling, mastectomy supplies.

Cheryl's Elegance
82 No. Main St.
Newton, NH 03858
603-382-1567
Wig styling and cutting. Look Good...Feel Better consultations.

Amanda Thomas Boutique
30 Daniel Webster Hwy #1
Merrimack, NH 03054
603-595-9447
Wigs (hair prosthesis), non-surgical hairpieces, American Cancer Society Wig Bank location, mastectomy supplies.
 
Hospice
 
Hot Flashes
 
Insurance
 
Integrative Therapies
  • Acupuncture  -  Kenji Fukunaga, LIC.AC. at Center for Orthopedics & Movement, Exeter, NH
  • Massage
  • REIKI - Participants of the program are eligible to receive (1) one-hour or two (2) half-hour Reiki sessions per month for 6 months
 
Lymphedema
          Keene Medical Products                         Phone: (603)431-6006
          6 Roberts Ave                                         Fax: (603)431-9080   
          Portsmouth, NH 03801

 
Meditation and Mindfullness
 
Mental Health
(see also Peer Matching and Support Groups)  
Nutrition
 
Ostomy Care and Support
  • Wound and Ostomy Care Services 
  • Ostomy Support Group: Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month (September-June) from 4:30pm to 6pm.  If interested in attending contact Exeter Hospital Help Center for more information and to register at 603-580-6668.
 
Pain
 
Palliative Care 
 
Parenting Issues
  • MGH PACT (Parenting at a challenging time) Program
  • PACT Toolkit available for download
 
Peer Matching
  (See also Support Groups & Workshops)
  • Imerman Angels  -  Your one-on-one Cancer Support Community
  • Cancercare  -  Patient and Peer Matching. Find support by connecting with other people who are coping with similar concerns and issues related to cancer.
  • Cancer Hope Network  -  Support from diagnosis, through treatment and into survivors.
  • American Cancer Society - Cancer Survivors Network  -  Online chat rooms, discussion boards.
  • Lung Cancer Alliance  -  If you appreciate the convenience of support from survivors and caregivers, Lung Cancer Alliance offers several options to connect.
  • LUNGevity  -  LUNGevity offers the largest online network of support and in-person survivorship programs for all people affected by lung cancer.
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society  -  Peer-to-Peer Support
  • Breast Cancer Helpline  -  Living Beyond Breast Cancer...with you, for you.
  • Reach to Recovery - (Visit with a volunteer cancer survivor that are face-to-face or by phone)
  • ZERO  -  The end of prostate cancer, support for men living with prostate cancer.
 
Physical Therapy
 
Primary Care
 
Sexual Health / Sexual Function
 
Sleep
  • Sleep Hygiene Tips
  • Sleep Institute of New England                                                                                                          1 Little River Rd., Kingston, NH 03848                                                                                        Diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders                                                                                  Call 603-347-8810 or toll free 877-550-SINE (7463) to makde an appointment
 
Speech and Language
 
Support Groups & Workshops
(see also Peer Matching)
  • To register or for more information, call 603-580-7084.
  • A Women's Perspective - 3rd Thursday of the month from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Medical Oncology. Open to all women, all diagnoses. Call 603-580-7084.
  • Multiple Myeloma, Leukemia and Lymphoma Support Gourp - 2nd Tuesday of the month from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Medical oncology. Open to anyone with these diagnoses as well as their spouses.
  • Talk & Taste  -  Various dates throughout the year. Collaboration with Nutrition and Social Work to offer information on healthy eating, interesting topics and the opportunity to cook and enjoy a meal with others.
  • Ostomy Support Group: Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month (September-June) from 4:30-6pm. If interested in attending contact Exeter Hospital Help Line for more information and to register at 603-580-6668.
  • My Breast Cancer Support online support group
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/NHOH Londonderry support groups
  • Cancer Survivors Network (American Cancer Society Online Support)
  • Portsmouth Regional Hospital Cancer Care Center Support Groups                                                    -Breast Cancer Support Groups including Stage IV and Look Good...Feel Better                              -Support Groups for Gynecologic and Prostate Cancers
  • Prostate Cancer Coalition of NH Support Groups                                                                      Some locations: Dover, Concord, and Manchester    
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center Support Groups - Manchester, NH               For other locations
  • Living With Cancer   603-629-8683
  • The Cancer Support Goup   603-880-1590
  • Southern NH Health Support Goups in Nashua, NH
  • Cancer Support Community Living Room (Online Discussion Boards)
  • CancerCare - Online and telephone support groups  Call 800-813-4673
  • Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC)                                          No local chapter in NH, Danvers, MA would be the closest SPOHNC chapter - National SPOHNC organization does outreach cookbook and many other resources.
  • Mass General Hospital: Lung and Esophageal Cancer Support Group                                        Join others in a supportive environment where you can explore important issues that matter when coping with lung and esophageal cancers.                                                                              Contact: Natasha Johnson, Oncology Social Worker, 617-726-1045
  • Healing Garden Center (Harvard, MA)
 
Tobacco Cessation
  • Quit Now New Hampshire  -  You can quit tobacco...QuitNow-NH can help!
  • American Lung Association  -  Join Freedom From Smoking.
  • Smokefree  -  Quitting is a journey. On thi site you'll find support, tips, tools, and expert advice to help you or someone you love quit smoking.
  • American Cancer Society  -  Stay away from tobacco. Whether you're a smoker, someone who uses smokeless tobacco, or someone trying to help a friend or loved one, you'll find the information you need in this section.
 
Transportation
 
Women's Health
 
Work Issues
 
Young Adults
 
Other Useful Websites


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