UF & Shands High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic

www.shands.org/breastcenter

Provides evidence-­based prevention of breast cancer to patients at above-­average risk based on family history, prior breast biopsies and/or thoracic radiation therapy, hormone replacement therapy, reproductive history, Ashkenazi Jewish history and breast density. The clinic sees patients the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month, and provides individualized assessment of risk and plan development, which may include breast MRI, genetic counseling and/or testing, chemo-prevention and lifestyle modification.

 
Contact:
352­-265-­7070

Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.

www.mbhci.org

Meridian Behavioral Healthcare provides individualized services designed to facilitate recovery by utilizing evidence-based practices for individual, families and group therapy. Meridian offers a full continuum of care though 60 different programs that meet the mental health and substance abuse needs of children and adults.

 
Contact:
Information/Scheduling
352-374-5600; 800-330-5615
4300 SW 13th St.
Gainesville, FL 32608

Haven Hospice

beyourhaven.org

Haven Hospice offers Patient and Family Care at home, in nursing homes, in hospitals and at their care centers. Also helps patients manage their symptoms and gives families/caregivers needed resources and assistance.

 
Contact:
352-378-2121 Development: 800-­727-­1889
Administrative Offices
4200 NW 90th Blvd.
Gainesville, FL 32606

Florida Cancer Trials, Inc.

www.FloridaCancerTrials.com

Florida Cancer Clinical Trial Information and Matching Service: This is a Web and Telephone-based resource that allows the user to search for and identify active clinical trials throughout Florida for more than 100 different cancers. The patient would be matched to trials by completing a Confidential Patient Profile.

 
Contact:
Clinical Trials Specialists
800-584-9976

Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine

Low cost clinic offers acupuncture and various modalities for the relief of the side effects of cancer treatments such as nausea and fatigue, and help in rebuilding the immune system. Please call to set up an appointment.

 
Contact:
Lisa Anderson
adminasst@dragonrises.edu
352-­371-­2833 ext. 21
1000 NE 16th Avenue
Building F
Gainesville, FL 32601

American Cancer Society (ACS)

www.cancer.org

Services such as transportation, housing, financial assistance, Hope Lodges, clinical trials, service matching and support groups are available to cancer patients and their families.

 
Contact:
ACS provides resources 24 hours a day, seven days a week, through a toll-free multilingual call center at 1-800-ACS-2345

Michelle M. Bishop, PhD

www.coping-with-cancer.net

A licensed psychologist who provides therapy to help survivors and their loved-ones deal with the stressors of cancer, treatment and the adjustment to survivorship. She also provides caregiver coaching. She is a preferred provider for Blue Cross and Blue Shield as well as Medicare. Limited slots are available at reduced cost for those with financial hardship.

 
Contact:
Michelle Bishop
Michelle.Bishop@coping-with-cancer.net
352-331-0020
2653 SW 87th Drive, Ste. A
Gainesville, FL 32608