Is it possible to connect one-on-one with a fellow cancer survivor?

One-on-one partnering programs can match you with a fellow cancer survivor, which allows for a more personal connection than regular support groups. This person may have a similar diagnosis and may be finished with treatment. Most programs are for family members as well as cancer survivors. Usually these programs are conducted by talking on the phone or conversing through email.

The following programs offer one-on-one partnering with fellow cancer survivors:

  • Imerman Angels
  • Cancer Hope Network
  • Hope Connection provided by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

PearlPoint Cancer Support can also help you find a program that best fits your needs.

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