Patient Resources

Local Breast Cancer Support Groups

  • Sisters of Survivorship
    Meets the first Wednesday of every month at 6:00pm
    Golden Corral
    383 Mopar Drive
    Hays, KS 67601
    For more information contact Iris Lang
    785-735-2823

     
  • Circle of Hope Cancer Support Group
    Meets the second Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm
    First United Methodist Church Parlor
    210 Soule
    Dodge City, KS 67801
    For more information contact Pat Shrader
    620-227-7277


  • Breast Friends Breast Cancer Support Group
    Meets the third Wednesday of every month at 6:00pm
    Barton County Annex Building
    352 West 12th Street
    Hoisington, KS 67544
    For more information contact Debbie Finn
    620-791-7224

Web Links

  • American Cancer Society
    Comprehensive cancer information source, including information regarding breast reconstruction surgery options
    www.cancer.org


  • BreastCancer.org
    Internet-based nonprofit breast cancer organization whose mission is to help women make sense of the complex medical and personal information about breast cancer, guiding them and their loved ones to the best decisions for their lives.
    www.breastcacner.org


  • Cancer Symptoms.org
    Oncology Nursing Society's website designed for patients an caregivers to provide information about and managing cancer treatment symptoms.
    www.cancersymptoms.org


  • National Cancer Institute
    Gives up-to-date information about causes, prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, symptom management and survivorship. Also contains information on clinical trials, statistics, funding and training and the NCI's programs and research activities.
    www.cancer.gov


  • National Lymphedema Network
    Provides education and guidance to lymphedema patients by disseminating information on the prevention and management of primary and secondary lymphedema
    www.lymphnet.org


  • National Research Center for Women and Families
    Provides information, such as questions to ask your doctor and treatment options; geographic, financial and personal issues influencing breast cancer surgery and advantages and risks of breast reconstruction
    www.center4research.org


  • Office on Women's Health
    National Women's Health Information Center providing information about breast cancer
    www.4women.org


  • People Living with Cancer
    The patient information website of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions
    www.plwc.org


  • 4th Angel
    Patient and caregiver mentor program. One-on-support. A free service to cancer patients and cancer caregivers. For more information call 800-440-4140 ext 58734
    www.scottcares.org