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Causes: Cancer, Health, Home Health Care

Mission: Cancer Support Team exists to enhance the quality of life of individuals and families in lower Westchester County, NY affected by cancer. Cancer Support Team was founded in 1978 and continues to provide supportive services to anyone with a cancer diagnosis.

Programs: Cancer Support Team offers home care services at no cost and without regard to insurance coverage to lower Westchester County, NY residents with cancer at any stage of their disease. Services include nursing care management, pain and symptom control, counseling, education, advocacy, referral to community resources, financial and transportation assistance and bereavement services. Patients and families are seen in their home or in the agency office, or contact is made by telephone to ensure that they recieve ongoing support as their needs and concerns change over time. CST also offers an Ovarian Cancer Support Group and annual Women's Health Awareness Luncheon. CST publishes "Life Lines, A resource for cancer patients & their families", the only guide to local as well as regional and national cancer-related resources.

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