You'll find information below on topics like Genetic Testing, Clinical Trials, Fertility Support, Guidance, General Support, Home Support, Diet, Beauty Support, and Financial Resources.
T.E.A.L.® has many partnerships with organizations that can be used as referrals for whatever your needs may be. If you can't find something specific that you are looking for here, please
contact us directly at 917-310-4835 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We have many
resources available to us that we'd be happy to share. All of them may
not be listed on this page.
Learn how to meditate, gain information about what to ask when you go for genetic testing, or meet a new friend who's been through what you're going through at one of our free workshops in our Windsor Terrace/ Park Slope Brooklyn T.E.A.L.® Community Center. Workshop topics change all the time and are run by volunteers. These workshops are open to anyone who's been touched by Ovarian Cancer whether it be a survivor, caregiver, family member or friend. We also invite the general public to learn more about Ovarian Cancer at some of our educational events. Visitwww.tealwalk.org/workshopsfor the current schedule and to learn how to RSVP to an event.
Share your story on our website. Our testimonial page is a great way to let others know about what you have gone through which in return can inspire, and even alert someone to symptoms or treatments. Share your experience with Ovarian Cancer, our annual T.E.A.L.® Walk, or any other story you have relating to this disease. We want to hear from you! We also have a volunteer writer available who can interview you to document your story on our website. Contact us if you're interested.
Connect with other survivors on our blog. T.E.A.L.® now has a new survivor blog! Talk to other survivors, compare stories, ask questions and motivate those currently going through treatment! T.E.A.L.®'s Survivor Blog is a great way to interact with others who may be going through or have gone through your experiences with Ovarian Cancer.
Attend our events: We encourage those undergoing treatment or
in remission to participate in our events. There are always groups of
survivors in attendance and it is a great way to meet others with
similar situations. At each T.E.A.L.® event it is wonderful to see so
many survivors together. Our events are attended by not only survivors
but also caregivers, families and friends of those who've been touched
by Ovarian Cancer. It's a great way to meet others who've gone through a
similar experience. Go To Event Central Now.
We want you to be aware of all treatment options. Tell Every
Amazing Lady is working with EmergingMed to offer you a way to take action - a
free, unbiased, confidential, personalized service that helps you understand
which ovarian clinical trials may be an option for you. Clinical trials are
research studies that test how well new medical approaches work in people with
early stage or advanced cancers. They have a natural place in your care as
doctors strive to improve current ovarian treatments and search for new and
How does the service work?We help you quickly search for
clinical trials that match your specific diagnosis and treatment history. We
recommend that you search for clinical trial options before you begin your
first treatment and again at any time you are faced with a new treatment
decision. Our service helps you stay informed about all your choices. We never
want to hear you say: "I wish I had known about that option earlier".
The service is free, unbiased and completely confidential.
We encourage you to call 855-216-0103 to find clinical
trials that match your situation and to learn more about cancer research. Our
clinical trial navigators are available Monday through Friday
from 9am to 6pm ET.
Do you have a family history of Ovarian, Breast, Colon, or Endometrial cancer? Learn about Genetic testing today. Download this informational brochure created by ®T.E.A.L. in conjunction with Maimonides Medical Center.
Want to learn more about your cancer risk? Take this hereditary cancer quiz
to help you determine whether you should be further evaluated for
either Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer syndrome or Lynch syndrome.
Take the following Hereditary Cancer Quiz to understand your cancer risks and eligibility for genetic testing:www.hcquiz.com/tealbrooklyn
Basser Center for BRCA
www.basser.org The Basser Center for BRCA at Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center is the first comprehensive center for the research, treatment, and prevention of BRCA-related cancers. Devoted to advancing care for people affected by BRCA gene mutations, the Basser Center’s unique model provides funding for collaborative research, education, and outreach programs around the world.
WISP: Women Choosing Surgical Prevention
A study for women at high risk for ovarian cancer. Learn more here.
Cancer and Careers:http://www.cancerandcareers.org/ is a national nonprofit that empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace, by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events. The organization reaches more than 325,000 individuals per year online, in print and in person. Its free services include a comprehensive website and library of publications in English and Spanish; legal and insurance information; career coaching; resume review; professional development micro-grants; and national events and workshops for people with cancer and their healthcare providers, coworkers and employers.
Cleaning for a Reason
Provides four free general house cleanings to women aged 19
and above who are currently undergoing cancer treatment for any type
of cancer. Application and eligibility information can be found on their
God’s Love We Deliver is the New York metropolitan area’s leading provider of life-sustaining meals and nutrition counseling for people living with severe illnesses. Begun as an HIV/AIDS service organization, today God’s Love provides for people living with more than 200 individual diagnoses. God’s Love cooks and home delivers the specific, nutritious meals a client’s severe illness and treatment so urgently require. Meals are individually tailored for each client by one of our Registered Dietitian Nutritionists, and all clients have access to unlimited nutrition counseling. God’s Love supports families by providing meals for the children and senior caregivers of its clients. All of the agency’s services are provided free of charge, and in its history of 30 years of cooking and delivering more than 16 million meals, God’s Love We Deliver has never had a waiting list. This year, God’s Love will cook and deliver more than 1.4 million meals to 6,000 vulnerable New Yorkers. For more information, visitgodslovewedeliver.org. God’s Love is a non-sectarian organization.
National Cancer Institute- Eating hints provides information about common eating problems experienced by patients during and after cancer treatment and various ways to manage them.
Dr. Oz Show-Provides a list of foods that are known to be protective against Ovarian Cancer.
Integrative Healing-Cancer Healing Odyssey-A personal recovery story written as inspiration and hope, for all those who have been diagnosed with cancer and are looking to combine conventional and alternative treatments to increase the likelihood of success in beating cancer.
Life Ice LifeIce is a natural bite-sized ice specially formulated with a variety of premium ingredients and nutrients. The founder of this product came up with the idea of LifeIce “cubette” during the time of her mother’s struggle with Ovarian Cancer who was given hydration and nutrition in the form of ice cubes which is often seen as soothing to patients going through chemotherapy. Use the DISCOUNT CODE "Teal15" to receive 15% OFF.
Consumer Affairs: Wig Buyers Guide: This guide educates readers on important features to consider when selecting a wig such as type, size, material and style. It also compares brands and retailers using expert and consumer reviews. https://www.consumeraffairs.com/wigs/#guide-features
New York University Wig Shop: NYU Langone Medical Center's Surgical Oncology Department has a wig shop for cancer patients called Underneath It All. Women undergoing cancer treatment who are experiencing hair loss can come in and consult with a hair stylist and choose from their wide variety of options.
Eazy Brow: Visit Eazy Brow for products for those going through treatment.
Are you currently in treatment and live in the NYC area? Contact us for additional services by email email@example.com or by phone 917-310-4835
Cancer and Careers Publications (Digital and Printed publications available in English and Spanish)
Lotsa Helping Hands- An organization that provides an online tool to assist in organizing support. This free web-based service helps manage and simplify everyday tasks of family, friends, colleagues and neighbors wishing to help loved ones in need.
GYST- Provides financial assistance and many other helpful resources.
StoreMyTumor Since 2011, StoreMyTumor has been a trusted tumor preservation service for patients and cancer centers worldwide. StoreMyTumor specializes in collecting, processing, and storing viable tumor for all types of cancers. Having viable tumor helps patients take advantage of the most leading-edge diagnostics and treatments. Patients can store tissue collected from surgery or biopsies, or fluid from ascites drainage.
Every tumor is unique and contains important information critical to the treatment. However, tumors are not preserved alive by hospitals; instead, they are routinely discarded. StoreMyTumor works with MD Anderson Cancer Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and many other well known hospitals.Visit http://www.storemytumor.com/ to learn more.