Located in the Welcome Center on the campus of Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, the Cancer Resource Center provides information about programs and services in the Denver area to help people with cancer and their families. All information is provided by the American Cancer Society and their help is free. To learn more about their programs and services, call 1-800-227-2345 or visit their website at http://www.cancer.org/.
Help Getting to and from Cancer Treatment
Road To Recovery® Every day, thousands of cancer patients need a ride to treatment, but some may not have a way to get there. If finding a ride is a problem for you, we may be able to help. Our Road To Recovery program provides free rides to and from treatment for people with cancer who do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves. Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their cars so that patients can receive the lifesaving treatments they need.
Breast Cancer Support
Our Reach To Recovery® program lets you talk one-on-one with a trained volunteer about breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. The volunteers are breast cancer survivors, so they know the questions and concerns that come with a diagnosis.
Interactive Online Classes
I Can Cope® www.cancer.org/onlineclasses
Classes provide a quick and convenient way for patients and caregivers to get the answers they need, when they need them. Classes are self-paced and topics include pain, fatigue, nutrition, communication, intimacy, side effects and more.
Information and Resources
Cancer Information Specialists provide the latest science-based cancer information and referrals through our 24-hour, multi-lingual, toll-free number. The Society’s Web site provides the latest science-based cancer information, Clinical Trials Matching, event information and more at cancer.org.
Help with Appearance-Related Effects of Cancer Treatment
Look Good Feel Better® is a free program that teaches people in active cancer treatment ways to help them with appearance-related side effects. This program is offered jointly by the American Cancer Society, the Personal Care Products Council Foundation, and the Personal Beauty Association.
An Online Community of Cancer Survivors and Caregivers
Cancer Survivors Network℠ http://www.csn.cancer.org/
The Cancer Survivors Network is a free online community created by and for people with cancer and their families. This online community is a welcoming, safe place for people to find hope and inspiration from others who have “been there.” Services include discussion boards, chat rooms, and personal Web space to tell your story, blog, post images, exchange private messages with members, and much more.