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.