American Cancer Society, Inc

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1315 SW Arrowhead Road
Topeka, KS  66604-4020 (m)
Phone: (785) 273-4462
Fax: (785) 273-1503
Toll Free: (800) 227-2345
Email: stephanie.weiter@cancer.org


Stephanie Weiter
, Senior Manager 

Mission Statement: The American Cancer Society is the nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives from cancer, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy and service.

Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Services:

  • Information for resources in the community to which families of cancer patients can turn for help.
  • Items to facilitate the care and comfort of cancer patients in the home.
  • Support and Education Assistance: i.e., Reach to Recovery, for breast cancer patients.
  • Support Groups:  Referral to all cancer support groups for patients and families.
  • Road To Recovery: Transportation for cancer patients to and from treatment. Call 1-877-227-1618 to schedule in advance.
  • Look Good…Feel Better: A free program to help female cancer patients improve appearance and self image demonstrated by a certified cosmetologist.
  • Hotel Partners: A program with participating lodging facilities to provide housing for patients while receiving outpatient treatment.
  • Patient navigators to help patients deal with issues they may encounter such as insurance questions, transportation, and financial assistance.

Eligibility: All cancer patients. Education programs to any group

How to Apply: Call Toll Free 1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)

Fees: None

Funding: Private donations, various continuing fund raising events throughout the year

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