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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. Services provided in English and Spanish.

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 #2: Dr. Fran on Mental Health

In this PODCAST, (part two of two), Rosaria Kozar of Living with Scanxiety interviews Dr. Frances Baumgarten discussing more on pediatric cancer. They also discuss how Fran’s Place counselors approach each client’s unique mental health journey. Listen to this 20 minute podcast for a moving, informative discussion.

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  • Welcome Silver Sponsor Morris Psychological

“I believe that counseling can be life-changing. There is something extraordinary about being heard, supported, and encouraged by someone who understands what we are going through. It gives hope, strength, and meaning during the darkest of times. Fran’s Place provides crucial counseling support to cancer patients and their families free of charge and without red...

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  • Podcast #1: 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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