Community Cancer Resources

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Community Cancer Resources2016-04-26T14:34:57+00:00

Learning about your illness and your options is extremely important. Free cancer resources are available in the library areas located within our lobbies. Pamphlets in the libraries address diagnosis education and community resources. Common websites used by WMCC staff and survivors include:

General Cancer Resources: Phone Number Website
American Cancer Society 800-227-2345
American Institute for Cancer Research 800-843-8114
American Society for Radiation Oncology-ASTRO 800-962-7876
CanCare 888-461-0028
Cancer and Careers
CancerCare ($) 800-813-4673
Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition
Cancer Hope Network 800-552-4366
Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) 866-843-2572
Cancer.Net 888-651-3038
Cancer Really Sucks 319-393-9681
Cancer Research Institute 800-992-2623
The Cancer Support Community (Wellness Community) 888-793-9355
Commission on Cancer 312-202-5085
Fertile Hope 866-965-7205
FERTLine (fertility info from the Oncofertility Consortium) 866-708-3378
First Descents: Adventures for Cancer Patients (Free, ages 18-39)
Hope For Two: The pregnant with cancer network 800-743-4471
Imerman Angels 877-274-5529
Joe’s House 877-563-7468
Livestrong 866-673-7205
My Onco Fertility
National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses 800-542-9730
National Cancer Institute 800-422-6237
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine 888-644-6226
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship 888-650-9127
Nat’l Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) 215-690-0300
Nat’l Lymphedema Network 800-541-3259
OverNite Male: Sperm Banking by Air 888-586-3389
Patient Access Network (pan foundation) 866-316-7263
Patient Advocate Foundation 800-532-5274
People Living With Cancer (PLWC) 888-651-3038
Planet Cancer 512-452-9010
R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation 800-433-0464
Reprotech- fertility
Stupid Cancer
The Wellness Community 888-793-9355
Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults 888-393-3863
Vital Options International 818-508-5657
Young Survival Coalition 1-877-972-1011

Quit Smoking – End Tobacco Use – Free Help



American Cancer Society



Michigan Tobaccco Quit Line

Other Resources

Basic Needs

Housing, shelter, food, and income are also challenges of many cancer patients. Call your local United Way by dialing 2-1-1 from any landline to connect with an operator who will assist you in accessing resources in your area.

Medical Marijuana

Michigan law allows marijuana use for specific medical conditions. Inquiries regarding marijuana use need to be discussed with your doctor. Details and forms can be found at the Michigan Department of Community Health Website.