American Cancer Society is a non-profit organization that provides information to people with cancer. The ACS offers a variety of opportunities for our community to lend their time and talent to the fight against cancer that will help make a difference in the lives of cancer patients and their families.
Arizona Oncology Resource Services has many resources that are available for cancer patients. Services include a Lending Library, One wig and three head coverings, Touch Therapy, Movement Classes, Nutritional Consultations, Cancer Counseling, Cancer Support Groups, Resource Volunteers. For more information on these services, please contact Dawn Rataczak, Program Coordinator at (520) 275-6616.
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Bag It! is a non-profit organization that provides information to people with cancer and their families.
Beat Cancer Boot Camp is a fitness-based support program created to help survivors stay active during cancer treatment and beyond.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is more than a walk. The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event describes the progress we’re making together to save lives and create a world with less breast cancer and more birthdays.
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure isn’t just a race. This organization is a community contact for all breast health needs. From outreach and education about risk factors and early detection of breast cancer, to staffing a local office for support and information for all those affected by this disease, the Southern Arizona Affiliate provides caring support to the people in our community.
The Well Woman HealthCheck Program is a state-wide program that provides free cancer screening to women that qualify. Women on the program may receive a Clinical Breast Exam, Mammogram, Pelvic Exam, and Pap Test. To qualify, call 1-888-257-8502. The Well Woman HealthCheck Program is operated by the Arizona Department of Health Services through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control Prevention.
Cancer Hope Network matches patients and families with trained volunteers who have recovered from a similar cancer experience.
CancerCare provides support, information, and financial and practical help to people with cancer and their loved ones free of charge.
Family Caregiver Alliance addresses the needs of families and friends who provide long-term care at home.
Cancer Support Community (Gilda’s Club) provides social and emotional support for cancer patients and their families and friends.
Livestrong seeks to inspire and empower people living with, through, and beyond cancer to live strong! It provides education, advocacy, public health and research programs.
Mesothelioma Group seeks to help patients and families who are touched by mesothelioma. Whether you’re a mesothelioma patient, family member, or friend, they are here to guide you through every step of the diagnostic and treatment process. They’re a team of caring healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and communication specialists.
Needy Meds lists medicine assistance programs available from drug companies. A provider, nurse, or social work must contact them on behalf of your loved one.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship provides information, education, support, public awareness, and advocacy for caregivers.
National Cancer Institute answers questions about cancer clinical trials and cancer-related services and helps users find information on the NCI Web site. Provides NCI printed materials.
Tucson Cancer Conquerors is an all-volunteer non-profit support group run by cancer survivors and the community of people who support them. They offer a variety of creative wellness programs designed to inspire and empower cancer survivors to be proactive about their health, improving the quality of their lives, both during and after cancer treatment. You don’t have to be a cancer survivor to participate in the program. Exercise, nutrition, education, and stress reduction are all essential components of cancer prevention and can benefit everyone!
Zero – The End of Prostate Cancer has committed themselves not only to reduce prostate cancer or alleviate the pain from the disease but to end it.