This is a partial listing of reliable online sources of general cancer information relating to prevention, early detection, treatments, symptom management, and support options. Our team of physicians and nurses are an excellent resource for local community information.

American Cancer Society  

Publications on treatment and patient care; support groups. Wigs are available through the local office.
www.cancer.org

People Living With Cancer  

Provides information on over 50 types of cancer and their treatments. Designed to help people with cancer make informed health-care decisions.
www.peoplelivingwithcancer.org

American Brain Tumor Association  

Offers free publications on brain tumors, support groups, referrals, pen pal program and funds research.
www.abta.org

American Lung Association  

Dedicated to preventing lung disease and promoting lung health.
www.lungusa.org

Blood & Marrow Transplant Information Network 

Publications; attorney referrals for patients with insurance problems; links patients with survivors for emotional support.
www.bmtinfonet.org

BMT Family Support Network  

Links patients with survivors for emotional support. Call 1-800-826-9376 for information.

Cancer Hope Network  

Information on support groups and networks.
www.cancerhopenetwork.org

Cancer Research Institute  

Information on cancer research.
www.cancerresearch.org

Cancer Resource Center  

Local (Lincoln, Nebr.) resource center; access to research trials.
www.lmep.com

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation  

Network of support groups for children, parents and caregivers; publications.
www.candlelighters.org

Dragonfly Angel Society

Welcome to The Dragonfly Angel Society! We couldn't be happier to have you join us on this cancer survivorship journey. We have just begun adding resources that have anything and everything to do with cancer survivorship. We also have plenty of non-cancer related resources that are there just to inspire. Sometimes you just need a break from cancer and we get that!
www.dragonflyangelsociety.com

Family and Medical Leave Act  

Provides information on the Family and Medical Leave Act; forms.
www.dol.gov/whd/fmla

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Nebraska Chapter  

News, links, and services related to fighting cancers of the blood.
www.lls.org/ne

Lymphoma Research Foundation  

Funds research grants for lymphoma; provides educational materials, support group and networking information; newsletter.
www.lymphoma.org

Make Today Count  

A mutual support organization that brings together persons affected by a life-threatening illness. Call 1-800-432-2273 for more information.

Mesothelioma Center

Provides vital services and free resources for patients and families affected by mesothelioma.
www.asbestos.com

Missouri Valley Cancer Consortium (MVCC)  

Information about cancer treatment, symptom management, and clinical trials in Omaha, Lincoln, and surrounding areas.
www.aboutmvcc.org

National Cancer Institute (NCI)  

Information on current cancer treatment and clinical trials.
www.cancernet.nci.nih.gov

National Coalition on Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)  

Publications; referrals; national advocate on rights of cancer patients and survivors. Call 1-888-650-9127 for more information.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization  

Information and publications regarding hospice care. Online list of local hospices, reimbursements and basic hospice information.
www.nhpco.org

National Lymphedema Network, Inc.  

Publishes quarterly newsletter and provides referrals.
www.lymphnet.org

National Marrow Donor Program  

Transplant center director; publication on donor searches, recruitment and being a volunteer.
www.marrow.org

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)  

A unique federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare “orphan” diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them.
www.rarediseases.org

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition  

Promotes education regarding all the facts, issues and problems surrounding ovarian cancer.
www.ovarian.org

Oncolink  

Education and support resource.
www.oncolink.upenn.edu

Pathways to Compassion Hospice

www.pathwayshospice.net

Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program (CPR)  

Provides pharmaceutical co-payment assistance to qualifying patients with brain, breast, lung, kidney, colon, pancreatic, prostate, or head and neck cancers, lymphoma, sarcoma, and some secondary issues as a result of chemotherapy treatment.  Patients must qualify medically and financially to access co-payment assistance. To initiate a request for assistance, call toll free 1-866-512-3861. Additional information is available at the websites listed below.
www.copays.org

Support for People with Oral, Head and Neck Cancer, Inc. (SPOHNC)  

Self-help program of support for those dealing with head and neck cancer.
www.spohnc.org

Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation  

Sponsor of "Race for the Cure" events; funds national breast cancer research, project grants and local education, screening and treatment projects.
www.komen.org

The Skin Cancer Foundation  

Provides education and resource materials.
www.skincancer.org

US TOO International, Inc.  

Provides prostate cancer survivors with emotional and educational support through a network of support groups and quarterly newsletters.
www.ustoo.com

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