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					Seneca County
Breast Health Resources




                                            3100 W. Central Avenue, Suite 235
                                            Toledo, Ohio 43606
                                            Phone: 419-724– CURE (2873)
                                                  1-866-604-CURE (2873)
                                            Fax: 419-724-2874
                                            Website: www.komennwohio.org

                                            E-mail: info@komennwohio.org




     Being listed in this publication as a resource in no way shows or implies endorsement on the part of the Northwest
     Ohio Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. If you know of additional resources in the community, please contact
           the Community Outreach Coordinator at 419-724—CURE (2873), 1-877-604-CURE (2873), or via e-mail at
                                   info@komennwohio.org (subject line: Resource Guide)
Seneca County Breast Health Resources


                                      Mammogram Assistance
American Breast Cancer Foundation
1-877-Key-2-Life (1-877-539-2543)
       Provides financial assistance to uninsured and underinsured women and men of all ages for
       breast cancer testing. This includes annual screenings for women over 40, as well as support
       services for breast cancer patients. Financial assistance grants are available to eligible women
       and men to assist with the following diagnostic tests and services: clinical breast exam,
       screening and diagnostic mammograms, ultrasounds, surgical consultations and emergency
       biopsies.

Mansfield Ontario Richland County Health Department
Region 5 Breast and Cervical Cancer Project
555 Lexington Avenue
Mansfield, Ohio
419-774-7908 or 1-800-655-4707
        Provides breast and cervical cancer screening, diagnostic testing and case management services
        at no cost to eligible women in Ohio.


PathStone, Inc.
Funded by the Northwest Ohio Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure
2-453 County Road V
Liberty Center, Ohio
419-875-4010
        Provides monetary assistance for bilateral screening mammograms, prevention education,
        supportive services, referral, transportation and interpretation services for Farmworkers and the
        rural Latino population.




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                              Breast Health and Cancer Education
Northwest Ohio Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure
3100 West Central Avenue, Suite 235
Toledo, Ohio 43606
419-724- CURE (2873)
1-877-604-CURE (2873)
www.komennwohio.org
        Provides information and referral for breast health and breast cancer in Northwest Ohio. .
        Provides grant funding for education, screening and treatment grants. Available for health fairs
        and special events. Current information about breast health and breast cancer events and
        resources in Northwest Ohio.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure
1-800-GO-KOMEN
www.komen.org
       Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is the world's largest breast cancer organization. Provides breast
       health and breast cancer education, support and grant opportunities for research. Website is
       host to My Komen, newsletters, and breast cancer news and research.

AdvancedbBC.org
www.advancedbc.org
      Dedicated solely to the needs of people living with metastatic breast cancer. Provides links to
      online resources and information about research and treatments.

American Breast Cancer Foundation
1-877-Key-2-Life (1-877-539-2543)
www.abcf.org
       Provide individuals, their families and their loved ones with education, support and access to
       early detection screenings.

American Cancer Society
1-800-227-2345
www.cancer.org
       Provides information and resources for cancer.

American Institute for Cancer Research
1-800-843-8114
www.aicr.org
       Nutrition hotline and cancer resources.

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American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
1-888-4-PLASTIC
       Surgeon referral service.

Annie Appleseed Project
www.annieappleseedproject.org
       Provides information, education, advocacy, and awareness for people with cancer and their
       family and friends who are interested in complementary or alternative medicine (CAM) and
       natural therapies from a patient’s perspective.

Association of Cancer Online Resources (ACOR)
www.acor.org
       Collection of online communities designed to provide timely and accurate information about
       cancer in a supportive environment.

Brain and CNS Metastases
www.brainmetsbc.org
        Offers women with metastatic breast cancer and their families a place to learn about brain
        metastases from a patient perspective.

Breast Cancer Fund
1-866-760-TBCF
www.breastcancerfund.org
        Eliminating the environmental causes of breast cancer.

Cancer and Careers
www.cancerandcareers.org
       Goal is to change the face of cancer in the workplace by providing a comprehensive website,
       free publications and a series of support groups and educational seminars for employees with
       cancer.

Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation
1-800-227-2732
www.preventcancer.org
       Educational materials, programs and advocacy.




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Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
1-800-311-3435
www.cdc.gov
        Website has articles and papers on the incidence of various types of cancer and prevention
        efforts.

Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC) Research Foundation
1-877-STOP-IBC (1-877-786-7422)
www.ibcresearch.org
       Dedicated to the support and advancement of research and public awareness of inflammatory
       breast cancer.

Making Your Treatment Decision: A Resource for Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer
www.mytreatmentdecision.com
       Designed to inform women with early-stage breast cancer about treatment options including
       Oncotype DX, a diagnostic test that may help you and your doctor make an informed decision.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Information and Support
www.BCMets.org
       Information about breast cancer from the experts.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Network (MBCN)
1-888-500-0370
www.mbcnetwork.org
       Seeks to change the way metastatic breast cancer is viewed by the breast cancer community
       and the public at large

National Breast Cancer Coalition
www.stopbreastcancer.org
       Dedicated to ending breast cancer through the power of grassroots action and advocacy.

National Cancer Institute
1-800-4-CANCER (6237)
www.cancer.gov
       Comprehensive cancer information center.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine- National Institutes of Health
1-888-644-6226
www.nccam.nih.gov
       Information on alternative therapies.


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National Comprehensive Cancer Network
215-690-0300
www.nccn.org
       Alliance of 21 cancer centers. Treatment guidelines are available for several types of cancer and
       information about NCCN clinical trials.

National Lymphedema Network
1-800-541-3259
www.lymphnet.org
       Provides education and guidance on the prevention and management of lymphedema.

National Society of Genetic Counselors
312-321-6834
www.nsgc.org
       Offers listing of certified genetic counselors.




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                                  Breast Cancer Support Groups

At this time, the Northwest Ohio Affiliate is not aware of a local breast cancer support group. If you
know of a support group in your community, please contact the Affiliate at 419-724-CURE (2873) or
1-877-604-CURE (2873).




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                                           Support Services

Active Survivors Network
410-823-0562
www.activesurvivor.org
        Connect survivors with advice and the support of people who understand their situation and
        needs. Dedicated to promoting improved quality of life through physical fitness and a healthy
        lifestyle.

AMC Cancer Research Center
1-800-525-3777
       Provides Cancer Information and Counseling Line (CICL)

American Psychosocial Oncology Society
1-866-276-7443
www.apos-society.org
       Referrals for local counseling services throughout the United States.

Breast Cancer Network of Strength
1-800-221-2141
1-800-986-9505 (Spanish)
www.networkofstrength.org
        Nonprofit organization with the mission to ensure, through information, empowerment and
        peer support, that no one faces breast cancer alone.

CancerCare
1-800-813-HOPE (4673)
www.cancercare.org
       Provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer. Services include
       counseling, education, financial assistance and practical help.

Cancer Hope Network
1-800-552-4366
www.cancerhopenetwork.org
       Provides free and confidential one-to-one support to cancer patients and their families by
       connecting patients and family members with trained volunteers who are cancer survivors or
       similar experiences.



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Cancer Pain
www.cancerpain.org
       Online resources to aid in dealing with cancer pain management.

HER2 Support
760-602-9178
www.her2support.org
       Provides information and support to women who have HER2 positive breast cancer.

FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
1-866-288-RISK(7475)
www.facingourrisk.org
       FORCE’s mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast
       and ovarian cancer.

Kids Cope
404-892-1437
www.kidscope.org
       Provides educational materials to help children cope when a parent has cancer.

Kids Konnected
1-800-899-2866
www.kidskonnected.org
       Provides friendship, understanding, education and support for children who have a parent with
       cancer, or have lost a parent to cancer.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
1-888-753-LBBC (5222)
www.lbbc.org
        Dedicated to empowering all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with
        the best quality of life. Provides interactive conferences, teleconferences, support line,
        newsletters and publications.

Mautner Project
1-866-MAUTNER (628-8637)
www.mautnerproject.org
       Provides both emotional and practical support services to lesbians with cancer, their partners
       and caregivers.




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Men Against Breast Cancer
1-866-547-MABC (6222)
www.menagainstbreastcancer.org
       Provides support services designed to educate and empower men to be effective caregivers
       when breast cancer strikes a female loved one.

Mothers Supporting Daughters with Breast Cancer
410-778-1982
www.mothersdaughters.org
       Provides a communication network, support, and education for mothers whose daughters are
       fighting breast cancer.

National Asian Women’s Health Organization (NAWHO)
1-800-994-9662
www.nawho.org
       Support and education for Asian women with breast cancer. Breast cancer information in Asian
       languages.

Pink-Link
www.pink-link.org
        Online breast cancer support network.

Planet Cancer
512-452-9010
www.planetcancer.org
        A community of support for young adults (20 and 30 year olds) with cancer.

Pregnant With Cancer Network
1-800-743-4471
www.pregnantwithcancer.org
       Organization for women diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy. Connects women who are
       pregnant with cancer with other women who have been pregnant with the same type of cancer.

Share
1-886-891-2392
www.sharecancersupport.org
       Self-help, hotline and programs for women with breast/ovarian cancer.




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Sharsheret
1-866-474-2774
www.sharsheret.org
       Linking young Jewish woman in the fight against breast cancer.

Sisters Network, Inc.
1-866-781-1808
www.sistersnetworkinc.org
        A national African American breast cancer survivorship organization.

Young Cancer Spouses
www.youngcancerspouses.org
       Brings together young spouses of adults with cancer to share information, support, and
       experiences.

Young Survival Coalition
1-877-YSC-1011
www.youngsurvival.org
       Dedicated to the concerns and issues unique to breast cancer survivors 40 and under.




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                                 Financial and Medical Assistance
Contact the hospital providing treatment services and inquire about a Financial Assistance Program.

Air Charity Network
1-877-621-7177
www.aircharitynetwork.org
        Provides access for people in need seeking free air transportation to specialized health care
        facilities or distant destinations.

American Cancer Society- Patient Navigator Program
1-888-227-6446 ext. 8062
       Assist in identifying resources for financial assistance, medication needs, home health care,
       insurance questions and transportation.

Angel Flight
1-800-383-WING (9464)
www.angelflighteast.org
        Arrange free air transportation for any legitimate, charitable, medically related need. This
        service is available to individuals, and health care organizations. We will also arrange
        transportation of those people who are financially distressed, or who are in a time-critical, non-
        emergency situation due to their medical condition.

Breast Cancer Society, Inc.
480-285-4014
www.breastcancersociety.org
        The Breast Cancer Society provides direct help and financial aid to those suffering with breast
        cancer.

Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund
www.bmcf.net
       Supports people ages 18-40 during cancer treatment by providing services to meet daily needs
       not covered by insurance. Typical grants cover $600 worth of medical co-payments, rent and
       mortgage, transportation, car insurance, repairs and groceries.




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CancerCare
1-800-813-4673
www.cancercare.org
       Provides financial assistance for screening services, transportation to appointments, childcare
       and counseling.

Caregivers Marketplace
1-800-888-0889
www.caregiversmarketplace.com
       Provides cash back on eligible products used everyday to provide care.

Chronic Disease Fund
1-877-968-7233
www.cdfund.org
       Provides assistance to underinsured patients who are diagnosed with chronic or life altering
       diseases that require the use of expensive, specialty therapeutics.

F.A.C.T. (Financial Assistance for Cancer Treatment)
P.O. Box 624
Tiffin, Ohio 44883
419-937-2540
http://www.factsenecacounty.org
         Provide direct financial assistance to Seneca County residents who had been diagnosed with
         cancer. We found that such funds were not available from any other local cancer
         charities Anyone, regardless of age, sex, gender, race, creed or financial status is eligible to
         receive services, as long as they reside in Seneca County.

Hill Burton
1-800-638-0742
         Hospitals that receive Hill-Burton funds are required by law to provide some services to people
         who cannot afford to pay for their hospitalization or services.

Joe’s House
1-877-563-7468
www.joeshouse.org
        Nationwide online service that helps cancer patients and their families find lodging near
        treatment centers.




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Lance Armstrong Foundation
1-866-467-7205
www.livestrong.org
       Helps address financial and insurance concerns.

Linking A.R.M.S.
1-800-813-4673
        A collaborative partnership between CancerCare and Susan G. Komen for the Cure that provides
        financial assistance for women with breast cancer for hormonal and oral chemotherapy, pain
        and anti-nausea medication, lymphedema supplies and durable medical equipment.

Managed RX Plans
1-800-799-8765
www.managedrxplans.com
       Pharmacy that provides prescription drugs at zero cost to those who have an acceptable major
       medical insurance with prescription coverage (after they have met their deductible).

MassMutual Financial Group
Seymour and Associates
1760 Manley Road
Maumee, Ohio 43537
419-887-6274 or 1-800-456-7002 Ext. 274
       Provide life insurance coverage for breast cancer survivors.

Medicaid
Ohio : 1-800-324-8680
Michigan: 517-373-3740
       Provides health insurance for people of low income who are elderly, blind or disabled as well as
       for certain groups of children. State government funded program.

Medicare Hotline
1-800-638-6833
www.medicare.gov
       Federal health insurance program for those who receive Social Security benefits. Eligible
       individuals include those who are 65 and older, people of any age with permanent kidney
       failure, and disabled people under age 65 who have received Social Security payments for at
       least 24 months.




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Medication Manufacturers’ Indigent Drug Program
573-996-7300
www.themedicineprogram.com
       In addition to free educational materials, almost all pharmaceutical companies also have an
       “Indigent Drug Program”, which provides medications to people who cannot afford them. Your
       physician must apply to these programs on your behalf, but you can call and obtain the
       applications and information yourself. Amounts and eligibility will vary greatly from program to
       program.

My Hope Chest
www.myhopechest.org
      Facilitates and fund reconstructive surgery for those who do not have adequate financial means
      to afford such surgery.

National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses
1-800-542-9730
www.nahhh.org
       Provides lodging and supportive services for families receiving medical care away from home.

National Insurance Consumer Helpline
1-800-942-4242
       Telephone hotline that offers consumer support for queries and problems relating to insurance
       needs.

National Patient Travel Center
1-800-296-1217
www.patienttravel.org
       Facilitate patient access to appropriate charitable medical air transportation resources in the
       United States and develop, administer and consolidate airline patient ticket programs.

National Underinsured Resource Directory
1-800-532-5274
http://www.patientadvocate.org/help4u.php
        An interactive, personalized resource directory for patients, caregivers, and healthcare
        providers. Intended to help underinsured individuals and families locate important resources
        and seek alternative coverage options or methods to assist with their health care needs.

NeedyMeds.com
www.needymeds.com
      Information on assistance programs.


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North Coast Cancer Foundation
Funded by the Northwest Ohio Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure
417 Quarry Lakes Drive
Sandusky, Ohio 44870
419-609-2888
www.northcoastcancerfoundation.org
       Provides financial assistance for uninsured and underinsured breast cancer patients undergoing
       radiation therapy.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
1-888-477-2669
www.pparx.org
       Single point to access more than 475 public and private patient assistance programs.

Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief: A Patient Assistance Program
1-866-512-3861
www.copays.org
        Provides co-payment assistance to uninsured Americans who financially and medically qualify.

SAM Fund for Young Adults
1-866-439-9365
www.thesamfund.org
       Provides grants and scholarships to young adult (17-35) survivors to help pay for transitional
       issues such as education, living, job search and lingering medical expenses.

Social Security Administration (SSA)
1-800-772-1213
www.ssa.gov
        Provides a monthly income for eligible elderly and disabled individuals. Information on
        eligibility, coverage and how to apply for benefits is available from the Social Security
        Administration.

Tigerlily Foundation
1-888-580-6253
www.tigerlilyfoundation.org
         Financial assistance based on need.




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Together Rx Access
1-800-444-4105
www.togetherrxaccess.com
       Free savings program that helps income eligible participants save approximately 25-40% on over
       275 brand-name prescription drugs and other prescription products. Applicants may not have
       prescription benefits of any kind.

United Breast Cancer Foundation
1-877-UBC-4CURE
www.ubcf.info
       UBCF is committed to helping people with limited finances and special needs receive funds to
       assist in meeting their financial needs and to reduce the stress and strain that managing cancer
       can cause

Veterans Benefits
1-800-827-1000
www.va.gov
       Eligible veterans and their dependents may receive cancer treatment at a Veterans
       Administration Medical Center. Treatment for service-connected conditions is provided, and
       treatment for other conditions may be available based on the veteran’s financial need.




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                                            Legal Resources


American Bar Association’s Breast Cancer Legal Advocacy Initiative
www.abanet.org/women/breastcancer.html
       Breast Cancer Legal ToolKit and other Breast Cancer Task Force resources.

Cancer Legal Resource Center
1-866-THE-CLRC (1-866-843-2572)
www.disabilityrightslegalcenter.org/about/cancerlegalresource.cfm
       Provides free and confidential information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to
       people with cancer, their families, friends, healthcare professionals, employers and other coping
       with cancer.

National Health Law Program
220-289-7661
www.healthlaw.org
       Information on legal issues related to health care.

Ohio Legal Services
1-866-LAW-OHIO (1-866-529-6446)
http://www.ohiolegalservices.org/public/legal_problem
        Provides legal assistance to low-income Ohioans.




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                        Prosthesis, Mastectomy, Wigs and Other Items

Angie’s Beauty and Wellness Boutique
855 W. Main Street
Bellevue, Ohio 44811
419-483-3793
www.angies-boutique.com
        Breast prosthesis, bras, wigs, and complimentary salon and spa treatments to cancer patients.

Arlington Good Neighbor Pharmacy
106 N. Main Street
Arlington, Ohio 45814
419-365-5202
        Carry Classique and OTC products.

B&K Home Medical Service
11 Jackson Street
Tiffin, Ohio 44883
1-800-346-5786 or 419-448-4040
www.bkhomemedical.com
         Carry Amoena products. Three fitters available by appointment.

Beauty Bar Hair and Wig Salon
1809 Logan Avenue
Findlay, Ohio 45840
419-422-1637
         Will make house calls or hospital visits.

Discount Drug Mart
1155 E. Wyandot Avenue
Upper Sandusky, Ohio 43351
419-294-5900
        Carry Amoena products and ABC.

Greene Respiratory Services
2457 S. Main Street
Findlay, Ohio 45840
419-427-0202
         Carry Amoena products.


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HRJ Hair Solutions
501 W. High Street
Lima, Ohio 45805
419-224-7979
       Full service is offered to all wigs and hairpieces.

Jodee
1-800-865-6333
www.jodee.com
       Manufacturer and distributor of post mastectomy products.

KP Foundation (Wigs/Beauty Salon)
1822 Milan Road
Sandusky, Ohio 44870
419-621-9703

Ladies First, Inc.
1-800-497-8285
www.ladiesfirst.com
        Post mastectomy products.

LympheDIVAS
1-866-411-DIVA (3482)
www.lymphedivas.com
       Stylish compression apparel for lymphedema.

Mrs. Wiggins Hair Care Salon
112 E. Sandusky
Findlay, Ohio 45840
419-422-4193

Renee’s Survivor Shop, LLC.
5401 Secor Road
Toledo, Ohio 43623
419-471-0603 or 1-866-625-5550
www.rsurvivorshop.com
        Products for breast cancer patients including breast forms, post-mastectomy needs,
        chemotherapy related products, wigs, and compression therapy products. Certified fitters.
        Most insurances accepted. Grants available for lower income individuals.


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Ribbons
213 E. Crawford Street, Suite A
Findlay, Ohio 45840
419-423-5805
         Carry Ladies First, post mastectomy products, Lymphedivas, wigs, queasy pops and many other
         items.

The Ritz
825 W. Market Street
Lima, Ohio 45805
1-877-444-3096 or 419-224-6100
www.ritzforme.com
        Certified fitters. Carry many different lines and products.

Soft Locks- Custom Wig Alternatives
5025 Cliffrock Drive
Zanesville, Ohio 43701
740-819-0815
www.softlocksonline.com
        Soft Locks Caps and Hats are a comfortable and affordable wig alternative. Hats come in various
        styles including bucket hats, newsboy caps, ball caps, turbans and turbans with bangs. You
        select the hat style and hair color of you choice.

That Special Woman
2461 N. Reynolds Road
Toledo, Ohio 43615
419-536-6206
        Carry breast forms/prosthetics, post-mastectomy products, bras (32AA – 56N), wigs, prosthetic
        swimwear, swim forms, and breast cancer gift items. Certified fitters. Merchandise in-stock.
        Insurance accepted. No one is ever turned away.

TLC-Tender Loving Care
American Cancer Society
1-800-850-9445
www.tlccatalog.org
       Prostheses, bras, wigs, falls, bangs, turbans, etc.




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                                             Other Services

Cleaning for a Reason Foundation
1-877-337-3348
www.cleaningforareason.org
       Provides free professional housecleaning and maid services to improve the lives of women
       undergoing treatment for cancer. Must go to website to register for the service under the
       Cancer Patient tab.

Dream Foundation
805-564-2131
www.dreamfoundation.org
       National wish-granting organization for adults (over the age of 18 years) with a terminal illness.

Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation
503-829-4486
www.makingmemories.org
       Provides an opportunity for metastatic breast cancer patients’ dream or wish to be fulfilled by
       providing a special time of “Making Memories” together with their families.

North Coast Cancer Foundation
417 Quarry Lakes Drive
Sandusky, Ohio 44870
419-609-2888
www.northcoastcancerfoundation.org
       Provides complementary therapies for patients and caregivers such as art therapy,
       scrapbooking, wellness and yoga, spiritual care, music therapy, pet therapy and healing garden.

Reel and Heal: Hooked for Life
Funded by the Northwest Ohio Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure
5137 Newhart Circle
Toledo, Ohio 43615-3823
419-536-2469
www.reelandheal.com
        Provides retreats to introduce women recovering from cancer to the healing powers of fly
        fishing.




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The Victory Center
Funded by the Northwest Ohio Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure
5532 W. Central Avenue, Suite B
Toledo, Ohio 43615
419-531-7600
www.thevictorycenter.org
        Supports and educates cancer patients by providing individual and group services. Programs
        include massage therapy, healing touch, reiki, reflexology, yoga, facials, support groups and
        counseling. Services are provided at no cost to those touched by cancer; donation are always
        accepted and appreciated.




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