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Navigating the medical system when facing cancer can be a daunting task for patients, survivors, and their family members. To support you in this challenging task, we have assembled resources in an easy-to-use online tool.

Our resource directory is continually updated to provide the most current information available. If you find an error, or are aware of a resource not listed, please email us. *Please note, inclusion of a resource in the directory is not an endorsement of that resource or service. 


 

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Education, Medications/Pharmacy, Support Programs & Services, Spanish

Chemocare.com is a comprehensive resource for cancer patients and their caregivers that provides chemotherapy drug and side effect information, cancer wellness information, and links to additional

Chemocare.com is a comprehensive resource for cancer patients and their caregivers that provides chemotherapy drug and side effect information, cancer wellness information, and links to additional reliable resources and organizations.

Children/Adolescents, Cancer Treatment
1800 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas
NV
89102
(702) 383-2000

Children's Hospital of Nevada at UMC is devoted to making sick and injured children healthy and well by combining compassionate, family-centered care with modern technology.

Children's Hospital of Nevada at UMC is devoted to making sick and injured children healthy and well by combining compassionate, family-centered care with modern technology. The hospital offers pediatric organ transplant services, pediatric critical care and emergency physicians, and pediatric sub specialists at all times. Children's Hospital of Nevada has oncology certification by the American College of Surgeons as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, and a designated 2nd opinion site.

Children/Adolescents, Spanish, Education
NV

The Children's Oncology Group Family Handbook 2nd Edition, provides families with reliable information about treatment, support, and follow-up care for children and young people with can

The Children's Oncology Group Family Handbook 2nd Edition, provides families with reliable information about treatment, support, and follow-up care for children and young people with cancer. In addition to a print version, the handbook is available for E-Readers free of charge in English, Spanish, and French. Links to download the E-Book versions to iBooks, Kindle, and other E-Readers can be found on the COG Family Handbook webpage.

Survivorship During & After Treatment, Children/Adolescents, Education

The Children’s Oncology Group Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines for Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancers (COG LTFU Guidelines) are a resource for healthcare professiona

The Children’s Oncology Group Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines for Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancers (COG LTFU Guidelines) are a resource for healthcare professionals who provide ongoing care to survivors of pediatric malignancies. Although the information within the guidelines will certainly prove valuable to the survivors themselves, the only version currently available is targeted to healthcare professionals. Therefore, survivors who choose to review these guidelines are strongly encouraged to do so with the assistance of a healthcare professional knowledgeable about long-term follow-up care for survivors of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancers.

Cancer Screening
485 W/ B. St., Ste. 101
Fallon
NV
89406
(775) 423-4434

Each of Nevada's Community Health Nursing clinics offers a variety of services including nursing services to residents of all ages and incomes.  The community health nurses provide services in 13 l

Each of Nevada's Community Health Nursing clinics offers a variety of services including nursing services to residents of all ages and incomes.  The community health nurses provide services in 13 locations throughout the state.  Each clinic provides services at a low cost or using a sliding scale dependent upon income.  Services are not denied due to inability to pay.  The clinics also accept private insurance, Medicaid and Medicare. Services include cancer screening for breast, cervical, colorectal and testicular cancers, immunizations including for the HPV vaccine, as well as counseling and education on a variety of health topics.

Hospice, Home Services, For Caregivers & Family
1575 Delucchi Ln., Ste. 214
Reno
NV
89502
(775) 827-2298

Circle of Life Hospice helps people in the advanced stages of a chronic or terminal illness who have made the decision to live their remaining days with dignity and surrounded by compassionate care

Circle of Life Hospice helps people in the advanced stages of a chronic or terminal illness who have made the decision to live their remaining days with dignity and surrounded by compassionate caregivers. The hospice team consists of nurses, aides, social workers, spiritual care advisers, physicians, volunteers, dietitians, therapists and bereavement counsel with that will facilitate helping you "live with" versus "dying from" an illness. Circle of Life can assist patients in Northern Nevada including Reno and out to Fernley and Fallon. Circle of Life Foundation can also assist caregivers who may not be able to meet the needs of the patient.

Education, Support Programs & Services

Circle of Promise is a movement designed to further engage black women around the globe in the fight against breast cancer.

Circle of Promise is a movement designed to further engage black women around the globe in the fight against breast cancer. Visit Circle of Promise online for facts and information about breast cancer and African American women, as well as tips for being breast self-aware, resources in your community, and an online message board/forum. Circle of Promise is a project of Susan G. Komen For the Cure.

Financial Assistance, Spanish, Transportation, Medications/Pharmacy
1600 Pinto Ln.
Las Vegas
NV
89106
(702) 455-4270

Clark County Social Services Medical Assistance program provides care to low-income individuals not eligible for other public or private programs.

Clark County Social Services Medical Assistance program provides care to low-income individuals not eligible for other public or private programs. Client services include outpatient clinic care, inpatient hospital care, emergency room service, institutional care, adult day care, medical transportation and pharmacy services. Eligibility determination is based upon an assessment of need according to established agency guidelines. CCSS staff is available to assist hospital discharge planners with outpatient needs of patients from University Medical Center and local private hospitals. CCSS Referral for Service form (For hospital use only) Eligibility determinations for agency programs are made and information/referrals are provided. Staff also visits homebound clients to assess eligibility for agency programs. Eligibility determination is based upon an assessment of need according to established agency guidelines.

Home Services

Cleaning For A Reason is committed to providing the gift of a clean home, while you are undergoing treatment for any type of cancer.

Cleaning For A Reason is committed to providing the gift of a clean home, while you are undergoing treatment for any type of cancer. Their goal is to focus on your home, so you can focus on your health. The foundation was officially formed in May 2006 as a Texas non-profit corporation. They recruit maid services that voluntarily clean your home free of charge.

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