Counseling & Support Information

American Cancer Society
Offers a variety of services to patients and their families. It also supports research, Provides printed materials, and conducts educational Programs
Toll-free: 1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)
Online: www.cancer.org

Cancer Information Service
Answers questions about cancer clinical trials and cancer-related services and helps users find information on the NCI WebSite. Provides NCI printed materials.
Toll-Free: 1-800-4-CANCER (1800 422-6237)
TTY: 1-800-332-8615
Online: www.cancer.gov
Chat Online: www.cancer.gov/help

Cancer Research Center
The Cancer Research Center (CRC) is a resource for people facing cancer. Affiliated with the Lincoln Medical Education Partnership, CRC provides cancer information, research coordination, and counseling services to Lincoln and the surrounding communities.
Phone: (402) 483-2827
Online: www.necancerresearch.org
Email: kmadcharo@lmep.com

American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
A Society of radiation oncology professionals who specialize in treating patients with radiation therapy. Patients can get information on treating cancer with radiation and find a radiation oncologist in the area.
Toll-Free: 1-800-962-7876
Online: www.astro.org

Cancer Care, Inc.
Offers Free Support, information, financial assistance, and practical help to people with cancer and their loved ones
Toll-Free: 1-800-813-HOPE (1800-813-4673)
Online: www.cancer.org
E-mail: info@cancercare.org

National Brain Tumor Foundation
Dedicated to providing information and support for brain tumor patients, their family members, and heath care professionals, while supporting innovative research into better treatment options and a cure for brain tumors.
Toll-Free/; 1-800-934-2873
Online: www.braintumor.org

National Lymphedema Network
Provides education and guidance to lymphedema patients, health care professionals, and the general public by disseminating information on the prevention and management of primary and secondary lymphedema.
Toll-Free: 1-800-541-3259
Phone: 1-510-208-3200
Online: www.lymphnet.org
E-mail: nln@lynphnet.org

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Nebraska Chapter
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Nebraska Chapter (LLS) is dedicated to fighting blood-related cancers and supporting those affected by lymphoma, leukemia and multiple myeloma. Their mission is to improve the quality of life for patients and families affected by these diseases.
Phone 402.438.2242
Toll free: 1.888.47.4974
Online: www.lls.org

National Oral Health Information Clearinghouse
A service of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research that provides oral health information for special care patients.
Phone: 1-301-402-7364
Online: www.nidcr.nih.gov

The Wellness Community
Provides free psychological and emotional support to cancer patients and their loved ones.
Toll-Free: 1-888-793-WELL (1888-793-9355)
Phone: 1-202-659-9709
Online: www.thewellnesscommunity.org
E-mail: help@thewellnesscommunity.org