Cancer Action, Inc.

Rating: 5 stars   2 reviews

Issues: Cancer, Breast Cancer

Location: 10520 Barkley St., Suite 100 Overland Park KS 66212 USA

Mission: As a caring community of professionals and volunteers, Cancer Action is dedicated to reducing distress and improving the quality of life for those living with, through and beyond cancer; and promote education, prevention and early detection to reduce the impact of cancer in the greater Kansas City area.
Programs: The mission of Cancer Action’s Patient Services Program is to reduce distress and improve the quality of life for those living with, through and beyond cancer. This program provides vital services addressing the physical, social, emotional, financial and spiritual needs of cancer patients that are not only life-improving, but life-saving. Last year, Cancer Action assisted over 3,800 families facing the many challenges that cancer brings to their lives. The Patient Services Program provides the following support to those facing the challenge of cancer:  Practical Services including nutritional supplements, medical equipment & supplies, transportation to treatment appointments, wigs/turbans/hats, mastectomy supplies, and comfort items; Financial Assistance programs help provide cancer-related medications, and professionally fitted breast prostheses or lymphedema sleeves; Education and Emotional support is given through one-on-one case management, support groups, educational programs and educational resource libraries; Wellness and Survivorship programs aid in the recovery process and include movement and exercise classes, art classes, and healing retreats to nurture the body, mind and spirit.  

 

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