Supporting the Body and the Mind

Support Services

Oftentimes, basic needs like transportation or lack of childcare stand in the way of a breast cancer patient getting the care she needs. Since 2000, the AVONCares Program at CancerCare has provided more than 85,000 women and men with financial assistance, counseling and referrals to access care. We also fund organizations that provide palliative/integrative care to help heal the body so patients can experience a better quality of life and continue treatment.

    Making a Difference: One Scholar’s Journey to Help Young Breast Cancer Patients in Mexico - Dr. Cynthia Villarreal-Garza was selected by the Avon Foundation Scientific Advisory Board and program mentors as one of 23 physicians to come to the U.S. to participate in the second class of Avon Global Breast Cancer Clinical Scholars. The program trains breast cancer specialists living outside the United States at 12 leading Avon Foundation-funded U.S. […]