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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, Other, Transportation, Support Programs & Services, Survivorship During & After Treatment
6165 S. Rainbow Blvd.
Las Vegas
NV
89118
(702) 798-6877

The American Cancer Society is a volunteer-based health service organization dedicated to eliminating cancer.

The American Cancer Society is a volunteer-based health service organization dedicated to eliminating cancer. Support services include Cancer Information Line 800-ACS-2345; loan closet; gift closet; support groups, “Look Good Feel Better” Program, Road to Recovery transportation assistance, and Reach to Recovery for breast cancer patients. The Southern Nevada ACS offers gift closet and resource centers in Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City and Pahrump. Call 702-891-9009 to make an appointment at any of the locations.

A partnership with ACS and Las Vegas Lyft offers Road to Recovery transportation assistance for those in the Las Vegas area seeking a ride to treatment.

The lodging program provides patients receiving treatment in southern Nevada with complimentary stays in participating hotels, based on eligibility. Call the local office for details.

Look Good...Feel Better skincare and makeup classes are available throughout the month at these locations: The Caring Place; Comprehensive Cancer Centers at Twain, South Hills, Northwest, and Siena; The Breast Center at Sunrise; and 21st Century Oncology Tenaya. Call 702-891-9009. Pre-registration is required.

An ACS Patient Navigator is located at Sunrise Hospital and can assist patients with non-medical questions and offer services to support physical, psychological, financial and social issues encountered during cancer.

National programs of the American Cancer Society include the National Cancer Survivorship Resource Center. The goal of the center is to shape the future of cancer survivorship care and improve the quality of life for cancer survivors transitioning from treatment to recovery. Resources of the center include a post-treatment guide for survivors, tools for health care professionals, and tools for advocates.

Education

ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) provides PDF downloads of educational materials covering a variety of cancers and cancer-related topics. Materials and guides include:

ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) provides PDF downloads of educational materials covering a variety of cancers and cancer-related topics. Materials and guides include:

  • ASCO Answers Guides to Cancer: for breast, colorectal, prostate, small cell lung, and non-small cell lung cancers.
  • Guide to Cancer Survivorship
  • Guide to Caregiving
  • Advanced Cancer Care Planning
  • Managing Cancer-Related Pain
  • Managing the Cost of Cancer Care
  • Managing Your Weight After a Cancer Diagnosis
  • Palliative Care
  • Stopping Tobacco Use After a Cancer Diagnosis

Some guides also available in Spanish.

Education, Survivorship During & After Treatment
450 Sutter St., Ste. 600
San Francisco
CA
94108
(415) 954-9988

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) works with communities to mobilize in order to influence policy and to strengthen their community-based organizations to achieve heal

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) works with communities to mobilize in order to influence policy and to strengthen their community-based organizations to achieve health equity for AAs and NHPIs across the country. Resources include cancer-specific educational presentations, fact sheets, research findings, and other tools for public health professionals. APIAHF also manages the Asian and Pacific Islander National Cancer Survivors Network, and the Breast Cancer Awareness for Tongans Project which created linguistically appropriate educational materials and messages in Tongan.

Survivorship During & After Treatment, Cancer Screening, Cancer Treatment, Hospice, Palliative Care, Home Services
2170 South Ave.
South Lake Tahoe
CA
96150
(530) 541-3420

Located near Stateline, NV, Barton Memorial Hospital offers oncology services through Sierra Nevada Cancer Care.

Located near Stateline, NV, Barton Memorial Hospital offers oncology services through Sierra Nevada Cancer Care. The hospital offers infusion therapy, oncology surgery, lab services, imaging services including breast biospy and mammography, hospice care, nutrition, and more.

Cancer Screening, Home Services
901 Adams Blvd.
Boulder City
NV
89005
(702) 293-4111

Boulder City Hospital provides a variety of services to patients including screening services via mammography.

Boulder City Hospital provides a variety of services to patients including screening services via mammography. The hospital's Foundation building, located at 999 Adams Ave., is also home to The Cancer Closet. This resource offers cancer patients nutrition drinks, wigs, breast prosthetics, scarves, and other donated accessories. The Cancer Closet is in Suite 106 and is open every other Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. A food pantry for seniors 60 and older is also available Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays. 

Cancer Treatment
6130 Plumas St.
Reno
NV
89519
(775) 329-0222

Cancer Care Specialists' office houses a medical oncology infusion center, physician office and exam rooms, and a laboratory for rapid turnaround of treatment related to labwork.

Cancer Care Specialists' office houses a medical oncology infusion center, physician office and exam rooms, and a laboratory for rapid turnaround of treatment related to labwork. Specialties include cancers of the bone, bladder, brain, breast, cervix, colon, esophagus, gastric system, head and neck, liver, lung, skin, ovaries, pancreas, prostate, testicles and uterus. In addition, they specialize in Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Mesothelioma, Multiple Myeloma, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, and Sarcoma.

Cancer Care Specialists offers Living Through Cancer Wellness Workshops with licensed clinical social worker Christine Kaplan for people with cancer, their caregivers, and those moving past cancer. Topics include stress, fear and anxiety, memory, exercise, communication, mindfulness, and more. Contact the office for dates and times. 

Cancer Screening
1400 Medical Pkwy.
Carson City
NV
89703
(775) 445-5500

Carson Tahoe’s comprehensive Breast Imaging Center at Sierra Surgery, located on the Carson Tahoe Medical Campus enables patients to experience seamless integration of preventive and diagnostic ser

Carson Tahoe’s comprehensive Breast Imaging Center at Sierra Surgery, located on the Carson Tahoe Medical Campus enables patients to experience seamless integration of preventive and diagnostic services in support of the early detection of breast cancer, all under one roof. State-of-the-art technology and comprehensive services include:

Clinical Trials, Survivorship During & After Treatment, Cancer Screening, Cancer Treatment, Education
1600 Medical Parkway
Carson City
NV
89703
(775) 445-8000

The Carson Tahoe Cancer Center and Resource Center serves cancer patients as their guides to resources and services available to them within the Northern/Central Nevada area.

The Carson Tahoe Cancer Center and Resource Center serves cancer patients as their guides to resources and services available to them within the Northern/Central Nevada area. Staff includes seven patient Navigators, many who are cancer survivors, and a Nurse Navigator. A lending library that includes a large variety of current literature on all cancers, treatment management, and recommended website information is free to the public. Services at the resource center include yoga, and exercise programs, massage therapy, monthly education seminars, educational and support meetings, one-on-one navigation, financial guidance, travel assistance, a housing program, wigs, head coverings, post-surgical garments and prosthetic assistance. Programs focus on quality of life and evolve as needed based on community needs. All Resource Center services are free. Support Groups include: Men's Cancer Group UsToo Prostate Cancer Support Group Coping Together with Breast Cancer Women's Cancer Group The Kangaroo Gang (Ostomy Support)

Cancer Screening, Prevention, Cancer Treatment, Support Programs & Services
1107 Highway 395 North
Gardnerville
NV
89410
(775) 782-1500

Carson Valley Medical Center provides healthcare to residents of Carson Valley and surrounding areas through a partnership of Barton Health of South Lake Tahoe and Renown Health of Reno.

Carson Valley Medical Center provides healthcare to residents of Carson Valley and surrounding areas through a partnership of Barton Health of South Lake Tahoe and Renown Health of Reno. Imaging services including mammography, ultrasound and MRI. Additional services include lab services, chemotherapy infusion, and FOBT colon cancer screening. The Breast Cancer Resource Center offers education and information about cancer as well as a lending library. The Breast Cancer Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month. In addition, the center offers the American Cancer Society's Look Good…Feel Better program and Yoga for Survivors. Additional support groups include a grief and loss group, men's cancer support group, and ones for diabetes, weight management, and coping with change. A full schedule is online.

Survivorship During & After Treatment

The mission of Casting for Recovery® (CfR) is to enhance the quality of life of women with breast cancer through a unique retreat program that combines breast cancer education and peer support with

The mission of Casting for Recovery® (CfR) is to enhance the quality of life of women with breast cancer through a unique retreat program that combines breast cancer education and peer support with the therapeutic sport of fly fishing. The program offers opportunities for women to find inspiration, discover renewed energy for life, and experience healing connections with other women and nature. CfR serves breast cancer survivors of all ages, in all stages of treatment and recovery, at no cost to participants.

Casting for Recovery retreats for Nevada are hosted at Meadowcliff Lodge in Coleville, CA and supported by Carson-Tahoe Health.

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