Cancer Resource Center

Cancer Resource Center

Questions, concerns, worries, fears and hopes are all part of the process for a patient diagnosed with cancer. Cancer patients and their families often find it difficult to navigate and process the information needed to sort through the array of available therapeutic options and decide what is right for them. In addition to education, outreach, social services as well as printed and online resources, Marshall’s Cancer Resource Center provides a vast array of classes and support groups and services.

doctor and patientThe Cancer Resource Center offers the following services:

  • Patient navigators
    • Two Oncology Patient Navigators on staff to address questions and help navigate through treatment.
  • Social services
    • Full time Oncology Social Worker on staff to address non-medical needs and concerns like work, insurance, emotional well-being, help at home, etc.
  • Support for patients, family and caregivers
  • Transportation
  • Art therapy
    • Monthly art classes offered free of charge to patients and caregivers
  • Other healing activities:
  • Nutrition services
    • Two Registered Dietitians available to address dietary questions and concerns for those going through treatment
  • Education
    • Biweekly Introduction to Chemotherapy Class (recommended for all new patients)
    • Monthly Lymphedema Education
    • Monthly Look Good, Feel Better Class
  • Therapy Dog
  • Cancer Support Groups
  • Onsite American Cancer Society Wig Bank
    • One free wig per person going through treatment
    • Call 530-672-7050 for an appointment

To learn more about the Cancer Resource Center, visit their page or call, (530) 672-7050.