About Us

Complementary Cancer Care's mission is to provide free non-medical services for anyone in Florida’s Brevard County who is dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Our services are intended to complement participants’ medical treatment and support all aspects of their healing. For more information about what we specifically provide, please see our Offerings.​

Our Board of Directors

Amy Fentress, President

RN, MSN, 
Oncology Certified Nurse

Member of the American Holistic Nurses Association

RYT200 (Certified yoga teacher)

Amy Fentress holds a Master's degree in Clinical Nurse Education, is an Oncology Certified Nurse as well as a 200-hour certified yoga teacher. She has been a nurse for 27 years and became passionate about oncology nursing 15 years ago. She has worked at The University of Kansas Cancer Center, Cancer Center of  Kansas, and Space Coast Cancer Center. Amy is a member of American Holistic Nurses Association  and Oncology Nurses Society. She also is a member of East Coast Christian Center church. Amy began offering free yoga classes for cancer patients, caregivers, and survivors in 2017; the positive impact of these classes led to building the CompCancer Care nonprofit. 

Gwen Hertlein-Haber, Vice President

BBA in Finance

Gwen served as the executive director of the nonprofit Cancer Care Centers of Brevard Foundation for the past three years. She has a BBA in Finance and more than 30 years’ combined management experience in both for profit and nonprofit corporations.

Lórien Neargarder, Secretary & Treasurer

BS in Mechanical Engineering

RYT500 (Certified yoga teacher)

C-IAYT (Certified yoga therapist)

Lorien Neargarder holds a degree in mechanical engineering and is a certified yoga therapist who specializes in working with chronic pain and cancer. She developed a thriving program California that partnered yoga studios with the nonprofit organization Cancer CAREpoint; in support of this organization she ran three annual fundraisers that donated $35,000 to fund non-medical complementary services to anyone dealing with cancer in the Silicon Valley.

Our Advisory Board

Gail Dunbar, LCSW

Christina Tecson, MSW (in process)

Complementary Cancer Care Disclaimer of Medical Advice: You understand and acknowledge that all users of this website and/or attendees of group activities are responsible for their own medical care, treatment, and oversight. All of the content provided on the website and during group activities are for informational purposes only, DOES NOT CONSTITUTE THE PROVIDING OF MEDICAL ADVICE and is not intended to be a substitute for independent professional medical judgment, advice, diagnosis, or treatment. PLEASE DISCUSS WITH YOUR ONCOLOGIST BEFORE STARTING ANY NEW COMPLEMENTARY CARE.  

Complementary Cancer Care, INC is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. tax id # 83-2322594 - Copyright © 2019, All rights reserved.

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL FLORIDA REGISTRATION #CH59513 AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

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