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Mission Statement

To assist those with advanced life threatening illness; to maintain dignity, function and a high quality of life through out their course of illness. We will help women undergoing treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy or radiation cope with the emotionally traumatic and emotional side effects of treatment. The objective is to help patients regain and/or maintain a sense of self confidence and control over their lives and advanced life threatening illnesses.

Description

HDCF helps women with cancer and advanced life threatening illnesses; its purpose are:

1) HDCF's Healing Home and Diva Aftercare(tm): a local step down program for women working with Texas Oncology in a "hospital to home" setting. Providing free retreat accommodations at our beautiful and peaceful home, replete with massage and relaxation with a nutritional brunch. Continuation of the spa and resort visits for women going through cancer across the U.S. to maintain their inner fortitude and self-esteem.

2) Patient advocacy: Liaison to patients, assisting with additional medical care including research and enrollment in new clinical trials and treatments.

3) Companionship and hospital chaplaincy during oncology appointments and related surgeries. Providing spiritual pastoral care to terminally ill patients and families.

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