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A Place Where Hope Lives

Cancer Counseling

How we help cancer patients and families.

Who We Serve

Comprehensive cancer counseling for each client's unique needs.

Our Co-Founder

Dr. Frances Baumgarten, cancer survivor, center co-founder.

Donate

Please support our mission with a donation.

Our Approach

We help clients express thoughts and feelings without guilt or shame, manage overwhelming fears and concerns, and talk more openly with family, physicians, and caregivers

Meet the Team

Meet the clinicians and board members of Fran's Place, and find out why they are so passionate about our mission.

Make a Difference

Cancer touches everyone. We all want the best quality of life for cancer patients and their families and caregivers, and we can help, with YOUR help.

Our Latest Updates

  • Podcast: Dr. Fran on Childhood Cancer

In this PODCAST, (part one of two), Rosaria Kozar of Living with Scanxiety interviews Dr. Frances Baumgarten on the issues families face when a child has cancer. They also discuss the entire family situation and how to cope with the changes, when cancer comes into a household. Listen to this 22 minute podcast for a...

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  • Care for the Caregiver: Nov. 19

For some family caregivers, the holidays can be a joyful time when spirits are lighter. For others, the holiday season can bring added emotion and stress. Please join us for an hour of supportive discussion, sharing and tips for caregiving through the holidays. Facilitated by: Peer family caregivers, John Razzano & Ray Stermer, R.Ph. PD,...

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  • My Caregiver Experience

Jan Kolodny has been a supporter of Fran’s Place for over 10 years, and has been a caregiver to a daughter and a husband with cancer.  She is also the author of Leslie’s Book.  This is Jan’s story: “Every day I like to remind myself to appreciate that random moments make the most precious memories...

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