Support Services Clinical Social Worker Provides counseling support for cancer patients and their families. Kathryn Atkins LCSW, LCAS, CSI | 828-213-2514 For HOPE A Women's Cancer Center patients please contact Alice Myer, MSW, LCSW | 828-670-8403 Financial Counselor Provides assistance with estimates, payment options, drug assistance, and understanding insurance benefits. Briana Taylor: 828-213-6569 Nicotine Dependence Program Offers top-quality, evidence-based care in a nonjudgmental and supportive manner. With the understanding that all individuals are unique, the Nicotine Dependence Program will work with each patient to develop a customized plan to quit his/her tobacco. 828-213-2222, option 2 Nurse Navigators Our nurse navigators provide education, resources, coordination, advocacy and emotional support. Brain and Neurological Cancer: Sandra Petersen: 828-213-2506 Lung Cancer Carol Logan-Thompson: 828-213-2504 Jessica Hansman: 828-213-2898 Breast Cancer: Brandy Firmin: 828-213-2508 Head and Neck Cancer: Lynnea Skiman: 828-213-2596 GYN Cancer: Pam Rowell: 828-670-8403 Patient Resource Navigator Provides assistance with transportation, lodging, wigs, financial assistance and insurance, prescription assistance and other community resources American Cancer Society Representative 828-213-2505 Physical Therapy and Speech Therapy Offers Physical Therapy for lymphedema, decreased range of motion, peripheral neuropathy, incontinence, balance problems, pain and fatigue. Offers Speech Therapy for speech and voice issues, swallowing issues and cognitive impairment. | 828-213-2222, option 2 Physician referral is required. Retail Pharmacy Located on the first floor of the Mission Cancer Center. We offer patients and families the convenience of obtaining prescriptions, over-the-counter drugs and personal care products. | 828-213-2950 Chaplain Through a compassionate and listening presence, the Chaplain provides supportive counseling to cancer patients and their families who are dealing with the emotional, spiritual and social changes that a cancer diagnosis often brings. Brett McKey 828-213-2337 Support Groups Mission Cancer offers a variety of support groups for patients, survivors and caregivers to gather and provide support, discussion and community. Please click on the links below to view the current available support groups, schedules, times and meeting locations. Head & Neck Cancer Support Group Click for More Information Meets the second Thursday of every month, from 4:30 – 6 pm. SECU Cancer Center 21 Hospital Drive, Suite 120 Asheville, NC 28801 828-213-2500 For more information, please call 828-213-2596.