The HCM Cancer Resource Center (CRC) offers visitors an opportunity to learn more about cancer, supporting loved ones and self-care. Educational resources are available for check-out as a tool to assist with navigating the illness, equipping caregivers to provide optimal care while receiving emotional support. Visitors are empowered and well-equipped with the ability to spend self-directed time to delve into the resources for cancer prevention, screening, treatment and survivor complications.
The CRC offers these complimentary services and information, made possible by tax-deductible contributions to the HCM Foundation:
- Symptom Management Literature
- Wig Fittings
- Nutrition and Wellness Resources
- Caregiver Support
- Coping with Loss
The CRC does not provide treatment or perform cancer treatment research. Visitors are encouraged to utilize our online resources or call for more information.
Brune Professional Building
808 Reuben St.
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Breast Cancer Early Detection and Diagnosis: Breast cancer is sometimes found after symptoms appear, but many women with breast cancer have no symptoms. This is why regular breast cancer screening is so important.
Cancer Facts for Men: Some of the cancers that most often affect men are prostate, colorectal, lung, and skin cancers.
Cancer Facts for Women: Some of the cancers that most often affect women are breast, colorectal, endometrial, lung, cervical, skin, and ovarian cancers.
Cancer Brochure: Knowing your personal and family history of cancer is the first step in determining if you might be at increased risk for cancer.
Cervical Cancer Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention: The most common form of cervical cancer starts with pre-cancerous changes and there are ways to stop this from developing.
Colorectal Cancer Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Staging: Regular colorectal cancer screening is one of the most powerful tools against colorectal cancer.
Endometrial Cancer: The best way to find endometrial cancer when it’s small (at an early stage) is to see a health care provider if you have any signs and symptoms of endometrial cancer, such as abnormal vaginal bleeding or discharge.
Esophagus Cancer: Esophageal cancer is more common among men than among women. The lifetime risk of esophageal cancer in the United States is about 1 in 125 in men and about 1 in 417 in women.
Lung Cancer Treatment: Lung cancer treatments are continuing to improve as new discoveries are made so it’s important to thoroughly discuss all your options with your clinicians.
Prostate Cancer Treatment Choices: Use this booklet to help you talk over treatment choices with your doctor before deciding which is best for you. Here you will learn about early-stage prostate cancer, different treatments, and the benefits and risks of each type of treatment.
Thyroid Cancer Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention: Thyroid cancers (like almost all diseases of the thyroid) occur about 3 times more often in women than in men.
Why You Should Know About Melanoma: You need to know about melanoma because it’s important to notice skin changes and tell a health care provider about them right away.
Learn more about wig fittings:
Battling cancer can be an emotionally exhausting experience that can cause fear, anxiety, and depression. Fortunately, support is available through HCM Cancer Resource Center (CRC). Wig fittings can help guide cancer patients and loved ones by providing specialized care and support. The CRC has wigs available in a wide variety of sizes and colors to compliment your look!
For more information, please contact the Cancer Resource Center at 830.997.1336