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If you have a cancer diagnosis, you’re a survivor regardless of where you are in your journey. Find the resources you need throughout your cancer journey at Essentia Health.
Find supplies, educational materials, and other forms of support at cancer centers in Duluth, Minnesota and Fargo, North Dakota.
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Trust the staff and volunteers at Caring Ways Cancer Resource Center in Duluth to guide you to:
Contact Caring Ways by calling 218-786-3581.
Ask the volunteers at Accessories of Strength Boutique in Essentia Health Cancer Center (Fargo) to help you find:
Contact Accessories of Strength by calling 701-364-8910.
Learn about ways to cope and maintain hope with behavioral and mental health services. Turn to Essentia’s spiritual care for an uplifting outlet to share your emotional burdens.
Find support in the form of companionship, ideas, information, and inspiration at events and groups throughout Essentia.
Gather regularly with other survivors and their families by attending cancer support groups. Or join Essentia events that recognize the challenges, joys, and needs of survivorship.
Enjoy fellowship and education by connecting with other cancer survivors through programs like:
Learn how to live well with cancer at We Can Weekend, an annual retreat for people with cancer and their families. Offered at a discounted rate thanks to donations and fundraising.
It is held every fall at the YMCA Camp Miller in Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota. Accommodations are comfortable and include meals, snacks, and lodging, as well as indoor and outdoor recreational activities. Childcare provided for kids under 5.
Join together with others affected by cancer to:
We ask for a $45 registration deposit to hold your spot - the rest is free of charge. We're able to offer this because of generous donations and a lot of fundraising work.
We Can Weekend is sponsored by:
Pre-registration is required due to limited space. For information or to register, please call 218-786-3581.
Explore how integrative medicine and supportive and palliative care can help you cope with symptoms and side effects. Improve your quality of life by taking advantage of therapies such as:
During or after your treatment, specialists in cancer rehabilitation can help improve your recovery. You may pursue rehabilitation services even if your cancer diagnosis and treatment happened years ago.
Seek financial assistance to manage the costs of your care. Services vary throughout Essentia.
If you’re receiving care at Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Cancer Center in Brainerd, Minnesota, ask about programs that help cover daily living expenses during cancer treatment: