Links & Resources

Cancer Support Community (CSC)

The mission of the Cancer Support Community is to ensure all people affected by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. In July 2009, The Wellness Community and Gilda’s Club Worldwide joined forces to become the Cancer Support Community.

Iowa Consortium for Comprehensive Cancer Control (ICCCC)

Iowa’s source for authoritative links to cancer resources in Iowa and beyond. Knowledgeable cancer information specialists have compiled and verified these resources, to simplify your search for quality cancer information.

National Cancer Institute

Cancer-related information for the general public, patients, and health professionals, as well as, comprehensive descriptions of research programs and clinical trials.

American Cancer Society

Dedicated to helping persons who face cancer. Supports research, patient services, early detection, treatment and education.

Genesis Cancer Care Institute

Genesis “Cancer Treatment and You” online classes, which includes a section on “Caregiver Advice.”

Trinity Cancer Center

Learning about cancer and what treatments to expect is a helpful way to gain some control over the disease and actively participate in the informed decision-making process that will guide cancer treatment.

Hematology Oncology Associates

The practice of Doctors Chitneni and Sy.

Iowa Cancer Specialists

The practice of Doctors Kovach, Mercer and Friemel.

Beth Shelly Physical Therapy

Specializing in pelvic health and lymphedema

What everyone should know about prevention and treatment of lymphedema 


LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a FREE 12 week program that is tailored to fit the specific needs of adult cancer survivors who would like to improve their quality of life before, during, and after treatment.

LiveSTRONG at the YMCA


Free, personalized websites for patients and their families to blog and keep connected with friends and family members.


Free, personalized websites for patients and their families to blog and keep connected with friends and family members.

Cancer and Careers

Cancer and Careers is committed to changing the face of cancer in the workplace by providing a comprehensive website, free publications, and a series of support groups and educational seminars for employees with cancer.

Caregiver Resources

Click HERE for a list of various resources for caregivers.