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Ranked among the nation's most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana's leader in providing convenient access to exceptional healthcare services, where and when patients need them—in hospitals, health pavilions, workplaces, schools and homes.

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For patients and families facing cancer, Community offers resources to learn more about cancer, meet our cancer doctors and find support for the fight.

eHealthRadio: Cancer answers and more

Hear from Community cancer care physicians and clinicians on kidney cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer, skin cancer, cancer prevention and treatment, the MD Anderson Cancer Network® partnership and more.

A recent eHealthRadio podcast features radiation oncologist Darrel Ross, MD talking about state-of-the-art radiation therapy with the TrueBeam™ linear accelerator, now available at the new Community Cancer Center South.

Cancer support organizations

There are many organizations that can help you better understand and cope a cancer diagnosis. Here are a few:

American Cancer Society
800-ACS-2345
www.cancer.org

American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
800-962-7876
www.astro.org

Cancer Hope Network
877-HOPENET
www.cancerhopenetwork.org

Gilda's Club Worldwide
888-GILDA-4-U (445-3248)
www.gildasclub.org

Lance Armstrong Foundation
877-WEARYELLOW (932-7935)
www.livestrong.org

National Cancer Institute
800-422-6237
http://www.cancer.gov

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
301-650-9127
www.canceradvocacy.org

National Lymphedema Network
800-541-3529
www.lymphnet.org

Patient Advocate Foundation
800-532-5274
www.patientadvocate.org

People Living with Cancer
703-797-1914
www.peoplelivingwithcancer.org

Radiation Therapy Answers
800-962-7876
www.rtanswers.org

RadiologyInfo
800-381-6660
www.radiologyinfo.org

Vital Options International
800-477-7666
www.vitaloptions.org

 

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
888-901-BCAN
www.bcan.org

 

Imaginis: The Breast Cancer Resource
www.imaginis.com

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
888-753-LBBC (5222)
www.lbbc.org

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer
972-855-1600
www.komen.org

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization
312-986-8338
www.y-me.org

Brain Tumor Foundation
212-265-2401
www.braintumorfoundation.org

Brain Tumor Society
800-770-TBTS
www.tbts.org

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Family Alliance
800-366-2223
www.candle.org

 

Colon Cancer Alliance
877-422-2030
www.ccalliance.org

Colorectal Cancer Coalition (C3)
202-244-2906
www.fightcolorectalcancer.org

Oral Cancer Foundation
949-646-8000
www.oralcancerfoundation.org

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer
800-377-0328
www.spohnc.org

Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association
877-588-7904
www.thyca.org

 

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
202-331-1332
www.ovariancancer.org

 

American Lung Association
800-LUNG-USA
/www.lungusa.org

Lung Cancer Alliance
800-298-2436
www.lungcanceralliance.org

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
800-955-4572
www.lls.org

Lymphoma Research Foundation
800-500-9976
www.lymphoma.org

Malecare
212-844-8369
www.malecare.org

ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer
202-463-9455
www.zerocancer.org

Prostate Cancer Foundation
800-757-CURE
www.prostatecancerfoundation.org

Us TOO! Prostate Cancer Education and Support
630-795-1002
www.ustoo.com

Melanoma Research Foundation
800-673-1290
www.melanoma.org

 

Support groups

Community Health Network cancer support groups

Cancer registry

The cancer registry is housed at Community Hospital East. What is a cancer registry?

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