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.

www.cancersupportcommunity.org

Frankly Speaking about Cancer

Frankly Speaking About Cancer® is the Cancer Support Community’s landmark cancer education series that provides trusted information on a variety of topics important to people affected by cancer. These resources are free of charge.

orders.cancersupportcommunity.org

Iowa Cancer Consortium (ICC)

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.

www.canceriowa.org

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.

www.cancer.gov

 

American Cancer Society

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

www.cancer.org

Genesis Cancer Care Institute

The Genesis Cancer Care Institute delivers cancer care with the next generation of cancer-fighting technology with a focus on services for cancer patients and their families.

http://www.genesishealth.com/care-treatment/cancer/#

UnityPoint Health — Trinity

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.

https://www.unitypoint.org/quadcities/services-cancer-center.aspx

 

University of Iowa Health Care Cancer Services-Quad Cities

University of Iowa Health Care Cancer Services-Quad Cities provides diagnostic and therapy services to treat many cancer types, including cancers of the breast, lung, colon, prostate, and blood. The infusion therapy suite, located within the clinic, is used for chemotherapy treatment as well as treatment for other medical conditions requiring infusion.

Doctors Mario Sy, M.D. and Shobha Chitneni, M.D. in the Bettendorf clinic are part of University of Iowa Health Care’s Iowa Oncology Network, providing patients with access to clinical trials, the latest technology, and advanced treatment protocols, such as molecular oncology and immunotherapy.

https://uihc.org/locations/cancer-services-quad-cities

Iowa Cancer Specialists

Iowa Cancer Specialists ensures that the people of the Quad Cities have access to the latest breakthroughs in the treatment of cancer and non-cancer blood disorders. Staffed by Doctors Kovach, Mercer and Friemel.

http://www.iacancer.com

Beth Shelly Physical Therapy

Specializing in pelvic health and lymphedema

http://www.bethshelly.com/

What everyone should know about prevention and treatment of lymphedema 

 

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

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.

Find Your Program | West Davenport Family YMCA | Bettendorf Family YMCA | Two Rivers YMCA

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.

www.cancerandcareers.org

 

CaringBridge

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

www.caringbridge.org