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While we make every attempt to keep our resource directory accurate we recognize that certain services may have changed since COVID-19. If you are having difficulty finding a resource you need, please contact one of our patient navigators by clicking here.

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, Financial Assistance

The Testicular Cancer Awareness Foundation is a national non-profit organization compassionately dedicated in the fight against testicular cancer; through awareness and outreach, promoting the impo

The Testicular Cancer Awareness Foundation is a national non-profit organization compassionately dedicated in the fight against testicular cancer; through awareness and outreach, promoting the importance of monthly self-exams for early detection, support and guidance to patients and families, a resource for the medical community, providing financial assistance to those in need, and continuing to save lives.

Exercise & Nutrition

A creation of chec Rebecca Katz, the Cancer-Fighting Kitchen is a cookbook and website providing nutrition and diet information for people living with and beyond cancer.

A creation of chec Rebecca Katz, the Cancer-Fighting Kitchen is a cookbook and website providing nutrition and diet information for people living with and beyond cancer. Rather than just advising patients to "eat a balanced diet," The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen provides recipes to show you how to eat well and improve health with food. In addition to recipes, an online course is available offering the latest science, menus, and culinary techniques in videos that show you how to create delicious foods and thrive during treatment and beyond. 

For Caregivers & Family

The Caregiver's Journal is an innovative tool helping family caregivers with:

The Caregiver's Journal is an innovative tool helping family caregivers with:

  • Easy, organized tracking for the health and well-being of your hospitalized loved one
  • A communications tool to vastly improve your effectiveness in giving and receiving information from healthcare professionals
  • Ultimate peace of mind for caring hearts and helping hands
Survivorship During & After Treatment, Support Programs & Services
3711 Sunset Road
Las Vegas
NV
89120
(702) 871-7333

The Caring Place, an adult services program of Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation, is dedicated to easing the journey of those adults diagnosed with cancer as well as their caregivers.

The Caring Place, an adult services program of Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation, is dedicated to easing the journey of those adults diagnosed with cancer as well as their caregivers. An oasis away from medical facilities, The Caring Place Program provides no-cost programs and services to support, educate and empower those who have or have had cancer as well as their direct caregivers.

The programs and services are intended to assist in healing mind, body, and soul and are not a replacement for medical care.  We are committed to improving your quality of life and helping you experience joy and peace.

Adult support groups offered by The Caring Place: Breast Cancer Group, Woman to Woman Group, General Cancer Group, Caregivers Group, Multiple Myeloma Group.

Adult services offered by The Caring Place: Support Groups, Massage Therapy, Reflexology, Singing Bowls Meditation, Gentle Yoga, Art Classes, Meditation for Stress Reduction, Reiki, QiGong, Nutrition Lectures, Stress Relief with Beads, Activities, Exercise Classes, Acupressure.

Services for Children whose Parents are diagnosed with cancer: Kool Kidz Workshop, Relaxing Yoga for Kids, TEEN Seek Group, Reiki Sessions, Tutoring for School Age Children, Arts & Crafts Activities, Reflexology Camp, Cartwheel Summer Camp. 

Children/Adolescents, Education, Other

Learn more about cord blood banking and public cord blood banks on this site. Cord blood treatments can be used to treat children with leukemias, lymphomas, and some other cancers.

Learn more about cord blood banking and public cord blood banks on this site. Cord blood treatments can be used to treat children with leukemias, lymphomas, and some other cancers.

Financial Assistance, Cancer Screening, Spanish
1550 W. Craig Rd. #250
Las Vegas
NV
89052
(702) 492-8557

The Engelstad Foundation R.E.D. Rose Program provides uninsured and underinsured women and men with breast health screenings, resource referrals, and treatment services.

The Engelstad Foundation R.E.D. Rose Program provides uninsured and underinsured women and men with breast health screenings, resource referrals, and treatment services. The goal is early identification and treatment of breast cancer. Financial assistance is available to individuals diagnosed with breast cancer and undergoing treatment. Because the breast cancer survival rate for both women and men is directly related to how early treatment is sought, the program addresses the need for quality breast screenings, diagnostic services, and financial assistance. If you or someone you know is under the age of 49, lack adequate health coverage or the financial means to obtain them call our bilingual navigators for more information on how to apply and qualify for free breast health screenings. Se habla español.

Questions? Email RedRose@DignityHealth.org 

Financial Assistance, Survivorship During & After Treatment, Children/Adolescents
89 South Street, Suite LL02
Boston
MA
02111
(617) 938-3484

The Samfund provides support for young adult cancer survivors in the United States as they recover from the financial impact of cancer treatment.

The Samfund provides support for young adult cancer survivors in the United States as they recover from the financial impact of cancer treatment. Through direct financial assistance and free online support and education, The Samfund helps young adults move forward towards their personal, professional, and academic goals. Grant applications are accepted twice annually, in January and June, and can assist survivors aged 21 - 39 who have completed treatment with expenses including, but not limited to:

  • health insurance premiums
  • rent/mortgage assistance
  • car payments, insurance, or repairs
  • continuing education and loans
  • family-building expenses
  • gym memberships
  • mental health expenses
Children/Adolescents, For Caregivers & Family, Support Programs & Services
PO Box 2944
Reno
NV
89505
(775) 324-7723

The Solace Tree provides peer support programs and educational opportunities to help children and teens learn to cope and adjust to the changes in their lives when dealing with death.

The Solace Tree provides peer support programs and educational opportunities to help children and teens learn to cope and adjust to the changes in their lives when dealing with death. The organization serves children, teens and their adult family members or caregivers with age-appropriate support groups ranging from as young as 3 years old to adults.

Exercise & Nutrition, Free/Low-Cost Services, Other

Reno's local cancer support group, Pinocchio's Moms on the Run sponsors these FREE weekly yoga classes.

Reno's local cancer support group, Pinocchio's Moms on the Run sponsors these FREE weekly yoga classes. They are led by a breast cancer survivor and designed to help you regain your strength and create presence of mind. 

All are welcome to these free yoga classes. If you are currently under treatment, please get permission from your physcian. If you have any questions, or would like to sign up for the class please call the instructor, Susan Hoog at (775) 772-3892.

The classes are held on Sundays from 5:00-6:15pm at Midtown Community Yoga, 600A South Virginia St., Reno, NV, 89501. Their phone numbber is (775) 870-9905. You can find a schedule of their offered yoga classes at, https://www.midtowncommunity.yoga/schedule

Cancer Screening, Cancer Treatment, Children/Adolescents, Education, For Caregivers & Family, Support Programs & Services, Palliative Care, Survivorship During & After Treatment, Clinical Trials

Together's Vision

Together's Vision

Families are often overwhelmed in their search for reliable health information related to their child’s disease and treatment. Because childhood cancer is rare, many families are not able to find trusted resources. Together offers families comprehensive medical information, supportive care resources, and shared stories of hope, healing and experience. 

Together also offers resources that encompass a range of cancer experiences, including long-term survivors and bereaved parents. All people touched by childhood cancer deserve a community where they can learn, connect, and support one another.

Together's Purpose

Together is a comprehensive online resource dedicated to pediatric cancer patients and their families. It provides trustworthy, up-to-date medical information and connect users with personally relevant topics in a clear, easy to use format. Together focuses on providing content that appeals to a variety of preferred learning styles and offers resources that families can use throughout the entire cancer journey.

Together's Resources

Information on Diagnosis and Treatment is listed for:

  • Diagnosing Childhood Cancer
  • Imaging Tests
  • Anesthsia
  • Lab Tests
  • Procedures
  • Cancer Treatments
  • List of Medicines
  • Medication Management
  • Side Effects
  • Clinical Trials

Various Care and Support resources are offered including:

  • Rehab Services
  • Skin Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Psychology and Mental Health Services
  • Immunity, Illness, and Infection
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Relapse

Additional resources for families are provided on:

  • Navigating Health Care
  • School Support
  • Support for Parents
  • Building Better Communication
  • Spirituality and Faith
  • Talking to Your Child about Cancer
  • After the Loss of a Child

Information on Life After Cancer is includes:

  • Be Your Own Health Care Advocate
  • Long-Term and Late Effects
  • Healthy Living
  • School and Work
  • Post-Treatment and Beyond
  • Emotional Well-Being
  • Survivor Stories

If you have a question or comment about Together, send an email to: together@stjude.org

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