American Cancer Society Programs
The most comprehensive cancer organization in the world, the American Cancer Society, has programs and services to help people with cancer and their loved ones understand cancer, manage their lives through treatment and recovery, and find emotional support. Our help is free.
Often the best place to start when looking for support programs and services is to call our National Cancer Information Center at 1-800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org. NCIC provides information and support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Trained cancer information specialists take calls and participate in online chats, providing accurate information and connecting people with valuable services and resources in their communities.
Services Available for All Stages of Cancer Journey
Among the incredible programs and services available are:
- Patient Lodging, a place to stay when the best hope for a cure is far from home;
- Road To Recovery, volunteer drivers provide patients a ride to their potentially life-saving treatment;
- Reach To Recovery, breast cancer support for people recently diagnosed;
- Look Good Feel Better, help with the appearance related side effects of cancer treatment; and
- Patient Navigation services, assisting people in navigating the health care system.
No other organization provides the scope of information, programs and services as the American Cancer Society – and Society programs are free of charge for patients and their caregivers. Individuals interested in volunteering for these programs should contact the National Cancer Information Center.
Calls to action:
- Program 1-800-227-2345 into your phone and share it when you hear of a friend or loved one receiving a cancer diagnosis.
- Visit cancer.org to learn more about programs and services provided in your community.
- Join your local Relay For Life event to help fund these lifesaving programs. org
American Cancer Society Spokane
920 N Washington Ste 200
Spokane WA 99201