In addition to your care team at NHO, there are many resources in the community and across the nation that might be useful to patients and their families. Below are some of the additional resources available to you:
A Time to Heal
8707 West Center Road, Suite #101
Omaha, Ne 68124
A Time to Heal offers free, innovative wellness classes and ongoing support for survivors and caregivers. They help cancer patients recover, rebuild health, reduce stress, boost hope, and manage fear of recurrence.
American Brain Tumor Association
2720 River Road, Suite 146
Des Plaines, IL 60018
The American Brain Tumor Association is the nation's oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to brain tumor education, support, and research.
American Cancer Society
1599 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. ACS promotes healthy lifestyles to help prevent cancer, researches cancer and its causes, fights for lifesaving policy changes, and provides support and information for those who have been touched by cancer.
American Lung Association
1740 Broadway, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10019-4374
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy, and research.
Be the Match Foundation
PO Box 1450
Minneapolis, MN 55485
Be the Match is a global leader in bone marrow transplantation. They conduct research to improve transplant outcomes, provide support and resources for patients, and partner with a global network.
7 East Lancaster Avenue, 3rd Floor
Ardmore, PA 19003
Breastcancer.org is dedicated to providing the most reliable, thorough, and easy-to-understand information about breast cancer and breast health for patients and caregivers.
Cancer Care lnc.
275 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10001
Since 1944, Cancer Care has been dedicated to providing emotional support, information, and practical help to people with cancer and their loved ones.
Cleaning for a Reason
211 South Stemmons, Suite G
Lewisville, TX 75067
Cleaning for a Reason provides free home cleaning to patients battling cancer.
Family and Medical Leave Act
(U.S. Dept. of Labor)
The FMLA entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with continuation of group health insurance coverage under the same terms and conditions as if the employee had not taken leave.
Lymphoma Research Foundation
8800 Venice Blvd., #207
Los Angeles, CA 90034
The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the nation’s largest nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and providing people with lymphoma and healthcare professionals with up-to-date information about the disease.
Medicare Plans Patient Resource Center
1441 L Street Northwest
Washington DC, 20005
The Medicare Plans Patient Resource Center supports the families and loved ones of older adults and people with disabilities. This resource can help you understand the Medicare options in Nebraska.
Mourning Hope Grief Center
1311 South Folsom Street
Lincoln, NE 68522
At Mourning Hope, children, adults, and families have the opportunity to participate in grief support groups with peers their own age who have experienced similar loss.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Cancer Information Service
Bldg. 31 Room 10A07
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 30892-2580
NCI is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)
8455 Colesville Road Suite 930
Silver Spring, MD 20910
NCSS advocates for quality cancer care for all individuals touched by cancer. NCCS created the widely accepted definition of survivorship and defines someone as a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis and for the balance of life.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
1731 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
NHPCO is a nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the USA. The organization is committed to improving end-of-life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing the quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.
National Lymphedema Network
2288 Fulton Street, Suite 307
Berkeley, CA 94704
NLN is a nonprofit organization founded in 1988 to provide education and guidance to lymphedema patients, healthcare professionals, and the general public by disseminating information about risk reduction and the management of primary and secondary lymphedema.
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC)
2501 Oak Lawn Avenue, Suite 435
Dallas, TX 75219
214-273-4200 or 888-682-7426
NOCC is committed to raising awareness of ovarian cancer in communities across the country and to providing education, support, and hope for women with ovarian cancer and their families.
Prostate Cancer Foundation
1250 Fourth Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
The PCF funds the world's most promising research to improve the prevention, detection, and treatment of prostate cancer and ultimately cure it for good.
Skin Cancer Foundation
149 Madison Avenue Suite 901
New York, NY 10016
The Skin Cancer Foundation provides education to the public and the medical profession about skin cancer, its prevention by means of sun protection, the need for early detection, and prompt, effective treatment.
Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer, Inc. (SPOHNC)
PO Box 53
Locust Valley, NY 11560
SPOHNC is a nonprofit organization involved in the development of programs of support. SPOHC is dedicated to raising awareness and meeting the needs of oral and head and neck cancer patients through resources and publications.
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Susan G. Komen saves lives by meeting the most critical needs in communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.
United Ostomy Association of America, Inc. (UOAA)
PO Box 525
Kennebunk, ME 04043
UOAA is a nonprofit organization that supports, empowers, and advocates for people who have had or who will have ostomy or continent diversion surgery.