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.
Publications on treatment and patient care; support groups. Wigs are available through the local office.
Provides information on over 50 types of cancer and their treatments. Designed to help people with cancer make informed health-care decisions.
Offers free publications on brain tumors, support groups, referrals, pen pal program and funds research.
Dedicated to preventing lung disease and promoting lung health.
Publications; attorney referrals for patients with insurance problems; links patients with survivors for emotional support.
Links patients with survivors for emotional support. Call 1-800-826-9376 for information.
Information on support groups and networks.
Information on cancer research.
Local (Lincoln, Nebr.) resource center; access to research trials.
Network of support groups for children, parents and caregivers; publications.
Provides information on the Family and Medical Leave Act; forms.
News, links, and services related to fighting cancers of the blood.
Funds research grants for lymphoma; provides educational materials, support group and networking information; newsletter.
A mutual support organization that brings together persons affected by a life-threatening illness. Call 1-800-432-2273 for more information.
Information about cancer treatment, symptom management, and clinical trials in Omaha, Lincoln, and surrounding areas.
Information on current cancer treatment and clinical trials.
Publications; referrals; national advocate on rights of cancer patients and survivors. Call 1-888-650-9127 for more information.
Information and publications regarding hospice care. Online list of local hospices, reimbursements and basic hospice information.
Publishes quarterly newsletter and provides referrals.
Transplant center director; publication on donor searches, recruitment and being a volunteer.
A unique federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare “orphan” diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them.
Promotes education regarding all the facts, issues and problems surrounding ovarian cancer.
Education and support resource.
Self-help program of support for those dealing with head and neck cancer.
Sponsor of "Race for the Cure" events; funds national breast cancer research, project grants and local education, screening and treatment projects.
Provides education and resource materials.
Provides prostate cancer survivors with emotional and educational support through a network of support groups and quarterly newsletters.
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.