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Resources at Chester County Hospital

Sandy Camarota, CRNP, AOCNP
Oncology Nurse Practitioner/Survivorship Program Coordinator

Sandy.camarota@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
610-732-6789

Stephanie Challis, BSN, RN
Survivorship Navigator
Stephanie.challis@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

610-738-2314


Peer to Peer Mentoring

This program pairs current patients with mentors, those who have been through similar circumstances and completed treatment, to offer support. (COMING SOON!)


Lunch & Learn Series

Bring your lunch and enjoy presentations from professionals on varying topics of interest including: Nutrition, Mindfulness & Mental Strategies, Yoga, Beauty, Art, Joy & Gratitude, Exercise. 

Upcoming Lunch & Learns:


Survivorship: Next Steps Workshop

A two hour, six-week workshop designed to help Cancer Survivors make the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care. Expert panelists include clinicians, nutritionists, and fitness experts.  Held two times each year.  Dates for Fall 2020: Coming Soon.


Online Resources

https://www.cancercare.org/tagged/post-treatment_survivorship

  • Free online group support led by an oncology social worker
  • Podcasts: A library of workshops on various survivorship topics

https://imermanangels.org/

  • Free one on one connections for anyone touched by cancer – A Mentor Angel. For survivors and caregivers

https://www.oncolink.org/support/survivorship

  • Cancer resource site created by Penn Medicine

Community Resources

  • LiveStrong – Reclaiming Health During and After Cancer: A FREE 12 week program offered at Greater Branywine YMCA’s several time each year.
  • YMCA  - RX For Healthy Living – Functional Fitness and Pre/Post Rehab: A 30 day program offered at all Greater Brandywine branches.  Referral form must be filled out by provider.
  • ACAC … p.r.e.p. – Physician Referred Exercise Program: 60 days for $60, program directed to cancer survivors.  Referral from provider required.
  • Cancer Care Connection -  Professional Cancer Coaching Over the Phone:   A free resource to address psychosocial needs of people affected by cancer.


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