• Community Resources

    TUCSON RESOURCES

    Bag It!
    Address:  7090 N. Oracle Rd. 178-184
    Tucson, Arizona 85704
    Phone: 520-575-9602
    http://bagit4u.org
    https://www.facebook.com/cancersupport4u

    • Provides new patients with educational and resource materials condensed into one canvas bag and binder to help maintain organization throughout treatment. Available in English & Spanish.

    Community Cancer Connections
    http://uacommunitycancerconnections.org

    • University of Arizona College of Nursing provides a collaborative resource for patients, families & caregivers. Includes a community resource directory as well as lists of local integrative therapy providers, counselors, support groups, educational classes & more.

    Hope Has a Name
    Phone: (520) 760-6896
    Email: hopehasanamefund@aol.com

    • Provides access to complementary health therapies to those who are unable to afford the fees through financial assistance (includes Acupuncture, Craniosacral, Healing Touch, Massage, Manual Lymph Drainage, Reiki, Reflexology, Shiatsu)

    Face the Fight
    http://www.facethefight.com
    Phone: SkyLee (210) 584-4057
    Email: facethefightwellness@gmail.com

    Provides complimentary wellness services to patients who are currently or have previously battled cancer. All products used are organic and safe for oncology patients. Services include:

    • Facials
    • Body Treatments
    • Makeup Services
    • Scalp Services
    • Nutrition Services
    • Massage, acupuncture & yoga sessions

    Friends Indeed
    http://fid-gv.org

    • Green Valley organization providing durable medical equipment for loan & transportation at no charge.

    Tu Nidito
    https://www.tunidito.org
    Address: 3922 N Mountain Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719
    Phone: (520) 322-9155

    • Provides comfort, hope & support to children, teens and families whose lives have been impacted by the diagnosis of a serious illness or the death of a loved one.

    Tucson Cancer Conquerors
    http://tucsoncancerconquerors.org

    An all-volunteer non-profit support group run by cancer survivors and the community of people who support them. TCC offers a variety of creative wellness programs designed to inspire and empower cancer survivors to be proactive about their health, improving the quality of their lives, both during and after cancer treatment. Programs include:

    • Exercise Classes
    • Meditative Walks
    • Organic Gardening
    • Monthly Socials—Lunches, Birthday Dinners, Happy Hours, Post-Workout Breakfasts
    • Retreats
    • Peer Supporters
    • Resource Center

    TMC Community Wellness Programs
    https://www.tmcaz.com/wellness

    • Enhancing the quality of life and overall health for the people of Southern Arizona. TMC partners with Arizona Oncology & Arizona Oncology Foundation to bring a five-week series, “Survive Well” to Pima County. This five-week program helps patients, survivors and caregivers improve their health through an integrative approach to wellness. Each session addresses a different health topic such as nutrition, physical activity and psychosocial support. Let our team of professionals help you not just survive but to “survive well.”
    NATIONAL RESOURCES

    American Cancer Society

    http://www.cancer.org
    Tucson chapter: 1636 N Swan Rd # 151, Tucson, AZ 85712
    Phone: (520) 321-7989  Offers the following services:

    • Wig & Head Coverings Closet
    • Look Good, Feel Better Program: Classes on beauty and skin care for women with cancer.
    • Reach to Recovery: Mentoring service for breast cancer patients
    • Road to Recovery Transportation Assistance
    • Hotel Lodging Assistance

    American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR)
    http://www.aicr.org/

    General information on cancer including:

    • Nutrition
    • Survivorship
    • Prevention

    Funds research in the field of nutrition, physical activity and cancer prevention, treatment and survival.  Interprets the results of, along with findings from the global scientific community, to craft reliable, evidence-based recommendations for lower cancer risk.

    CancerCare
    http://www.cancercare.org

    • Free Telephone Counseling Services & Support Groups
    • Education & Publications
    • Financial Assistance

    Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
    http://www.lls.org

    • Information and support of blood related cancers including leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma.

    Lung Cancer Alliance
    http://www.lungcanceralliance.org

    • Dedicated to saving lives and advancing research by empowering those living with and at risk for lung cancer.

    Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
    https://www.pancan.org

    • A nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer.

    Patient Advocate Foundation
    http://www.patientadvocate.org

    • Insurance and Healthcare Access Assistance

    National Cancer Institute
    http://www.cancer.gov

    • Comprehensive cancer information provided by the Federal Government’s National Institutes of Health.

    National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
    http://www.ovarian.org

    •  The Tucson chapter of NOCC promotes ovarian cancer awareness and survivor advocacy.

    National Cervical Cancer Coalition
    http://www.nccc-online.org

    • Dedicated to serving women with, or at risk for, cervical cancer and HPV disease.

    Susan G. Komen
    http://www.komensaz.org
    Southern Arizona – 4574 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711 – (520) 319-0155

    • A local source for funding programs that provide breast health services, breast cancer education and outreach in Southern Arizona.