Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cancer among women in the United States and can often be deadly. The Norton Cancer Institute team is dedicated to fighting ovarian cancer and offers patients and their families the support they need during difficult times.
The Norton Cancer Prevention and Resource Center houses a library of educational resources about cancer prevention and detection, treatment options and recovery. Trained oncology nurses are available to provide one-on-one educational counseling for patients and family members.
The center also offers the following free services for cancer patients and their families:
- Educational seminars
- Clinical-trial searches
- Nutritional counseling
- Emotional/behavioral counseling
- Wigs, prostheses and turbans
- Massage therapy
- Art therapy
- Referrals to community resources
In addition to the Norton Cancer Prevention and Resource Center and Health Resource Center at Norton Suburban Hospital, a support program designed for survivors of gynecological cancers meets the fourth Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in room 102, of the Women's Pavilion, Medical Plaza III, at Norton Suburban Hospital. For more information on the group, call (502) 899-6963.
Norton Healthcare is available to answer questions you may have on gynecological cancers. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and a health care professional will research and respond to your question within 48-hours. Exceptions may include weekends and holidays. Most questions are answered within one business day.
Or, call the Norton Cancer Prevention and Resource Center at 1-800-555-6772 or (502)629-5500. Please mention that you were directed by the Nortonhealthcare.com site.