The purpose of this organization is to provide education and support for those touched by cancer. Primary services include resource centers offering educational information and wellness classes; nutritional consults; integrative therapies; support groups; lending libraries; and a range of survivorship support services.
The purpose of Arizona Oncology Radiation Specialists is to provide cancer treatment to patients, as well as empowering them with information. Primary services include radiation therapy, a teaching and training physics program for professionals, and educational information for patients.
The purpose of Arizona Palliative Home Care is to help patients achieve the best quality of life available, by relieving suffering and controlling pain and symptoms by focusing on on the patient’s physical, psychological and spiritual needs. Primary service include palliative care, a 24-hour phone line, educational and legal information, caregiver education and respite program, home health services, and spiritual support.
The purpose of the center is to provide quality care for men with prostate cancer. Primary services include treatment therapies offered by a multi-disciplinary team of specialists; comprehensive information; and patient support groups.
The purpose of the Arizona State Department of Economic Security is to promote safety, health, and self-sufficiency for individuals and families. Primary services include financial and nutritional assistance; childcare; short term crisis services; caregiver support; unemployment; and additional support services.
The purpose of the ASU Psychology Clinic is to provide comprehensive training in clinical psychology and counseling services to the community. Primary services include low-cost counseling for individuals and families touched by cancer to help them cope and adjust through diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship.
The purpose of The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation is to shift the focus of research to go beyond a cure into identifying the causes and ways to prevent and detect breast cancer. They are also committed to raising awareness of the physical and emotional cost of the cure by documenting the unavoidable collateral damage that results from current treatments. Primary services include educational information for professionals and research.
The purpose of ACOR is to host a unique collection of online cancer communities designed to provide timely and accurate information in a supportive environment. Primary services include information and support services for patients and caregivers through the creation and maintenance of cancer-related Internet mailing lists and Web-based resources; advocacy in a variety of public forums; and hosting a variety of cancer specific peer to peer social networks.
The purpose of the Association of Community Cancer Centers is to promote the entire continuum of quality cancer care for patients and communities. Primary services include information on cancer program management, reimbursement issues, legislative and regulatory changes at the state and national levels, community cancer program standards, NCI-funded community clinical research, hospital alliances and physician relationships.
The purpose of the ACCC's Patient Assistance and Reimbursement Guide is to help patients identify and access resources to help with costs related to their treatment, medications, missed work hours, transportation. The guide includes a list of pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical patient assistance programs, a patient assistance program flow chart, and directions on how to apply and links to enrollment forms.