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CGCA Connections

Support for Survivors and Care Partners

We understand that a diagnosis of gynecologic cancer is a very challenging, life-altering event.

At Colorado Gynecologic Cancer Alliance, we are committed to assisting you, and those supporting you, in managing this event through emotional, social and financial assistance.

Please contact us to learn more:

720.519.3122

Support@GynCancerColorado.org.

 

Or, click on the link below to fill out an online contact form and we will give you a call.

We are here for you.

Let us help.

Support groups meet online with the expection of one in person meeting a month

Emotional and Financial Support Programs

Nicki's Circle Gynecologic Cancer Support Groups
Connect with others going through an ovarian or other gynecologic cancer diagnosis in a professionally facilitated supportive setting. Those in all phases of the cancer experience are welcome: newly diagnosed, in treatment, after treatment, in recurrence, and long-term survivors. We have several Nicki’s Circle Cancer Support Groups per month that meet via Zoom and one in person group. Please contact us at 720-519-3122 or send an email to Support@GynCancerColorado.org before attending the first time.
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Individual Support

Ovarian Cancer: Individual Support Program
We are available to talk with you individually by phone about the emotional challenges of being diagnosed, of going through treatment and adjusting to life after treatment. You will speak with a master’s level counselor trained as part of our
Individual Support Program.
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Financial Support - Carol's Wish Financial Navigation

Our expert financial advocates are here to help you navigate through the financial aspect of your medical treatment. One of our advocates will meet with you to review your current medical coverage and clinical treatment plan and, if needed, work together to create a new, personalized strategy to minimize your financial burden going forward.  

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Information Support

Our extensive cancer resource guide is different! It is built from the suggestions of those who attend our support group.  Our Resource Guide provides useful tips, information and resources available locally without having to sort through all the junk on the web.   Visit our online Resource Guide HERE.

Financial Support - CGCA Cares

CGCA can offer direct cash assistance to those diagnosed with

ovarian, Fallopian tube, or peritoneal cancer who find themselves in financial hardship.

CGCA Cares is supported in part by a grant from the Cancer League of Colorado.
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Young Survivor Support

Young Survivor Support
CGCA partners with the Young Survivors Group: GET + TOGETHER, that meets the first Thursday evening of the month at a local restaurant. (A young survivor is someone under 40 years of age.) We can add you to the email list for monthly reminders. To learn more, contact:

Melissa Gilstrap

AdventHealth Parker

Rocky Mountain - Genetic Counselor Lead

office 303-269-4348 or cell 303-521-2650

melissa.gilstrap@adventhealth.com

CGCA Educational Programs

CGCA's efforts to educate the medical and general community include:

  • Survivors Teaching Students®

  • Health Fairs

  • Awareness opportunities

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Cancer League of Colorado supports CWCA
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