Additional Support Resources

American Cancer Society Support Groups & Classes 402-393-5800 / 800-642-8116 

Reach to Recovery
Patient visitation program for women with breast cancer. Call ACS for more information. 

Look Good - Feel Better
Personalized class instruction from a licensed cosmetologist for cancer patients coping with appearance changes from chemotherapy or radiation treatments. Call ACS for more information. 

United Ostomy Association
Support and education for ostomy patients and their families. Call Clayton Hakenson at 402-323-9812 for more information. 

Colorectal Cancer Support Group
This support group is for individuals with colon & rectal cancer and their families. This group is a combined effort of the American Cancer Society, The Nebraska Medical Center, Alegent Health, & Methodist Hospital/Cancer Center. The group is offered on a monthly basis at the ACS. Call ACS for more information. 

Caregivers Support Group
This support group is for the caregivers of adults with cancer. This group is a combined effort of the American Cancer Society, The Nebraska Medical Center, Alegent Health & Methodist Hospital/Cancer Center. The group is offered on a bi-monthly basis at the ACS. Call ACS for more information.  

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Support Groups 402-344-2242 / 888-847-4974 

Omaha Area Support Group
Support group for adult patients and family members with leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma or myelodysplastic syndrome. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of every month from 7:00-8:00 p.m. 

Myeloma Support Group
Support group for multiple myeloma patients and family members. Meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 6:00-7:00 p.m. 

Adult Telephone Support & Education Group
Groups are held on-going over the telephone for adults and caregivers in Nebraska. No long distance charges apply. 

Young Adult Support & Education Group
Support group for adults age 35 and under with leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma or myelodysplastic syndrome. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month from 7:00-8:00 p.m. 

First Connection
Peer to peer support program for patients and family members diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma or myelodysplastic syndrome. Contacts are made via telephone by trained volunteers who have experienced a diagnosis of the same type of cancer.

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