Other State’s Cancer Resources
Boston Cancer Support (MA) – Providing direct access to information, resources, education, and peer support; facilitating innovative partnerships that encourage creative strategic collaboration in place of working in silos.
The Gathering Place (OH) – Offers free programs and services to help individuals and families cope with the impact of cancer in their lives.
Arizona’s Cancer Resources
A 2nd Act – Girls Night Out events, workshops, annual storytelling performance, annual micro grants for women survivors of all cancers.
American Cancer Society – Information about cancer prevention and diagnosis, free patient services, financial assistance referrals and caregiver support.
Arizona Department of Health Services – Resources and information for those with cancer and their families
Arizona Myeloma Network – Support for those diagnosed with myeloma and their families
Arizona Oncology Foundation – Integrative and supportive services for those affected by cancer
Assistance in Healthcare Arizona – Financial assistance
AZ Law Help – Legal assistance for medical, insurance, and disability
Bald Beauties Project – Empowering & impacting the lives of children & young adults affected by pediatric cancer. Providing professional photo shoots, teen comfort kits, a bereavement retreat & research grants for pediatric AML.
Bosom Buddies of Arizona – breast cancer support, education and advocacy
Camp Kesem – supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer with fun year-round activities, events and a free weeklong summer camp.
Cancer Support Community Flagstaff – Programs that include evidenced-based support groups, movement, therapeutic arts, health, nutrition, and education seminars.
Cancer Support Community Phoenix – Support groups, education, social connections, healthy lifestyle
Cancer Survivors Circle of Strength of Arizona – Volunteer community bringing support to those touched by cancer
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern Arizona – Candlelighters supports, serves and advocates for children, adolescents and young adults with cancer, their families, long term survivors and bereaved families. Summer camps and other monthly events.
Check for a Lump – Direct assistance with free wigs and mammograms
Community Information and Referral Services – Linking individuals and families to vital community services throughout Arizona.
Courtney’s Courage, Inc. – Courtney’s Angel Paks (customized admission bags), Financial Support for rent/mtg/utilities/gas/groceries, Moms Dinner Out, Teen & Young Adult Support
Crisis Response Network – Provides crisis call center services by connecting individuals and families to the help they need.
Face the Fight – Face the Fight is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing safe, complementary wellness services to patients who are currently or have previously battled cancer
Impact One Pink Breast Cancer Foundation – Ships “Hope Boxes” with breast prosthesis, bras, wigs, post-surgical garments, and resources.
Loving Hands of Healing Hope – To provide integrative spa services to women and men actively undergoing treatment for cancer.
Mindful Meanderings – Guided walks focusing on the healing benefits of mindfulness, nature, and gratitude to enhance the well-being of those touched by cancer. Held in various outdoor Tucson locations.
Minkoff Center for Jewish Genetics – Genetic counseling, screening and referrals for Jewish genetic diseases
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition – The NOCC is a valuable resource, providing emotional and community support for Survivors and their loved ones while providing funding for research and medical advancements
Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Arizona – Resources and support for those diagnosed with ovarian cancer
Quilt For a Cause – We organize the donation and marketing of hand-crafted quilts to raise and distribute funds to organizations that provide treatment, support services and research for breast and gynecologic cancers
Ronald McDonald House Charities – Providing housing, transportation and support to families while their child is in the hospital
Southern Arizona Support Organizations – These nonprofits offer support services & programs to those with cancer & their families
Teal It Up Ovarian Cancer – Comfort bags and pet therapy for those diagnosed with ovarian cancer
The Joy Bus Charity – The Joy Bus is a Not for Profit organization whose sole purpose is to relieve the daily struggles of homebound cancer patients with fresh Chef Inspired meals.
The Singletons – Practical support for those battling cancer
Thyroid Cancer Survivors Association – Patients and families. Local monthly support group, annual conference, free educational materials, on-line support.
Tu Nidito Children and Family Services – Emotional support for children and their families when there is a serious medical condition or death loss. We offer our services at no charge.
Tucson Cancer Conquerors – Healthy cancer survivorship with a focus on exercise, nutrition, education, and support
University of Arizona Cancer Center – Offering integrative services and classes including yoga, tai chai, meditation, lymphedema movement, acupuncture, massage, reiki, craniosacral, reflexology and more, as well as various support groups. 520-694-1855
Nebraska’s State Cancer Resources
Columbus Cancer Care Foundation: patient access to care (transportation and lodging), cancer support group, community resource room with educational materials, hats/wigs, lift chairsEnglish Current Services Spanish Current Services
Emotional Support/Mental HealthEnglish Behavioral Services Spanish Behavioral Health Services
Local Transportation ResourcesEnglish Transportation Resources Spanish Transporation Resources
Air Transportation ResourcesEnglish Airline Transporation Resources Spanish Airline Transportation
Columbus Community Hospital’s Thrive Cancer Rehabilitation Care
One-on-one consultation to help survivors physically and emotionally heal from the side effects of cancer treatment.
Columbus Community Hospital’s A Time to Heal
12-week program for physical, emotional and spiritual healing following cancer treatment.
Grace Cancer Foundation – Financial assistance for cancer patients who live within 40 miles of Grand Island, or are being treated at the Saint Francis Cancer Treatment Center in Grand Island, or the Mary Lanning Healthcare – Morrison Cancer Center in Hastings.
Legal Aid of Nebraska – Legal aid for people with limited resources.
Pink Bandana – Financial support for those under 40 with breast cancer in Nebraska.
Nebraska Cancer Network – A listing of resources for all cancer types.
Project Pink’d – Financial assistance, wigs, lymphedema products, post-mastectomy bras camisoles, emotional and survivorship support for those with breast cancer.
A Time to Heal – Cancer survivorship programs, wellness classes, support groups, support for caregivers.
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