Good Neighbor Fund
Consultation with Dr. Barry Ramo
3 exercise sessions per week (12 total)
Weekly meeting with Clinical Cancer Exercise Specialist
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At the American Cancer Society, we’re on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we’ll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer — and better.
While most people know us for our research, we do so much more. We attack cancer from every angle. We promote healthy lifestyles to help you prevent cancer. We research cancer and its causes to find more answers and better treatments. We fight for lifesaving policy changes. We provide everything from emotional support to the latest cancer information for those who have been touched by cancer. And we do it all 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The New Mexico Department of Health Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program is dedicated to improving access to high-quality breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services for women who are under served, and to increasing public awareness through education about prevention, disease processes and the importance of regular screening exams for early detection.
Our "LIPA" program offers free, expert Legal, Insurance and Paperwork Assistance to cancer patients/survivors residing in New Mexico.
Contact for more info:
Family Cancer Resource Bags
Cancer Services of New Mexico created the Family Cancer Resource Bag program to help families talk with their children about their illness.
Caregiver Support Program
Our free Caregiver Support Program was created to provide personalized support to New Mexicans caring for a friend or loved one with cancer.
Helping people, families and communities thrive with Lymphatic conditions, build a resources, raise awareness, offer screening and support research for a cure.
In 2014 Deana Benjamin, a physical therapist with CSV Sports Medicine, launched a campaign to build community and resources for people suffering with Lymphedema and Lipedema in New Mexico. The website launched in January 2018 with overwhelming response. Today, the organization is officially a 501(c) 3 Charity.
Family Cancer Retreat
A free educational retreat for NM's adult cancer patients/survivors, their family members, and loved ones who care for them.
The New Mexico Human Services Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the PNM Good Neighbor Fund program are working together to help low-income families pay their electric bill.
The PNM Good Neighbor Fund is an emergency assistance fund for PNM customers facing an unexpected financial hardship due to an emergency situation. The PNM Good Neighbor Fund may be able to help cover part or all of a past-due PNM bill.
Grant recipients must be income-eligible with proof of a qualified emergency situation that occurred within the last six months that has caused an unexpected loss in household income.
FWC Cancer Education Courses
The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) is proud to present a comprehensive set of educational courses designed to support patients and caregivers that answers the question, “What do I need to know?” for a cancer journey. From the basics of “what is cancer?” to understanding treatments, clinical trials and how genetics play a role, to lifestyle discussions on sexual health and nutrition, these courses meet you where you are to answer the questions you might have. Available in a variety of self-study and live webinar formats, these courses are available for you when you need them. Additional downloadable resources are a part of each course.
The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) supports research, education and public awareness of gynecologic cancers. FWC is the official foundation of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO).
Cancer Exercise Program (scholarships available for all participants):
One month program supervised by exercise specialists to give you the tools for a lifelong fitness program. Lifestyle coaches will help keep you motivated.
Call (505) 881-8195 or go to newheartnm.com
The Mission of Pink Warrior House Foundation is to create a community which supports those battling breast cancer, and their caregiver(s), with emotional and social service to foster hope and positive outcomes.
Pink Warrior House offers support groups, art therapy, yoga, meditation, mindfulness classes, nutritional support, a wig exchange, a “Battle Buddy” network to pair those newly diagnosed with someone who has been through a similar fight. A “punch” card to provide complimentary access to local fitness locations, transportation to treatment and appointments, and other services as recognized needs arise. All services are available at no cost to anyone affected by breast cancer.
The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) is pleased to provide resources to help you learn the process and objectives of clinical trials, especially as you consider participation.
Cancer Support Now was founded by cancer survivors in August, 2009, and incorporated that year as a New Mexico non-profit corporation, formally and legally becoming Cancer Support Now, Inc. (CSNT) The corporation's federal tax-exempt status is a 501(c)(3) granted November 1, 2011. CSNI provides services to reduce the isolating effects of cancer in New Mexico by focusing on assistance and support to survivors and their families and other caregivers.
A person can be born with Lymphedema, abnormal lymph drainage, or can have fluid build up in parts of the body due to surgery, trauma, radiation, or medicines. The cause of primary (genetic) lymphedema is not known. Secondary lymphedema can occur after damage to a person’s body. There is an estimated 202,248 (est 2017) population with Lymphedema and Lipedema combined in New Mexico.
The Gynecological Cancer Awareness Project@ 2014