Delaware Colorectal Cancer Partnership
Educates men and women over 50 years of age in the Delaware County area on the importance of colorectal cancer screenings, colonoscopies, and the early detection and prevention of colorectal cancer.
Contact: Susie Miller (740) 368-4007
Home Visits for Breast Cancer Patients
Enables physical and occupational therapists to instruct Delaware County patients in their homes on post-op exercises, precautions, scar management and lymphedema precautions (funded by a grant from the Columbus affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Foundation).
Contact: Suzanne Apostolos (740) 368-5223
Proyecto Cáncer del Seno en Latinas: The Latina Breast Cancer Project
Connects Latina women to breast cancer screening services through community educational programs and a breast health hotline staffed by a culturally competent bilingual coordinator dedicated to answering questions about breast health issues. By increasing knowledge of breast cancer and breast cancer screening and providing a one-stop hotline service for addressing questions and concerns, the project aims to increase screening in a population that has more than doubled in the 1990s in Frnaklin County. this initiative marks the only culturally competent Latina breast health education program in central Ohio dedicated solely to Latina women.
Contact: Dr. Melissa Thomas (614) 566-5206
Hotline: Adriana de la Peña (614) 566-3957
Peggy L. Wood Cancer Library
Provides patients and families with resources for cancer prevention, detection, treatment and recovery.
Contact: Jamie Harness (614) 566-9045