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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 resources, Marshall’s Cancer Resource Center provides a vast array of classes, support groups and services. Most services below are available to anyone impacted by cancer in El Dorado County, regardless of Marshall patient status.

Call us at 530-672-7050 for information or to make an appointment.

The Cancer Resource Center offers the following services:

  • Patient navigators
    • Oncology Patient Navigators on staff to address questions and help navigate through treatment.
  • Social services
    • Oncology Social Worker on staff to address non-medical needs and concerns like work, insurance, emotional well-being, help at home, etc.
  • Nutrition services
    • Registered Dietitian available to address dietary questions and concerns for those going through treatment.
  • Support for patients, family and caregivers
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Education
  • Images of Hope: Healing Arts and Movement
    • Images of Hope is a local nonprofit that partners with Marshall Medical Center to provide monthly therapeutic and supportive services free of charge to cancer patients and caregivers. Images of Hope also sponsors various events that encourage cancer screening and early detection, and strives to reflect the creativity of our community.
    • Current Classes Offered by Images of Hope
  • Cancer Support Groups
    • Prostate Cancer Support Group
    • Ostomy Support Group
  • Onsite American Cancer Society Wig Bank
    • One free wig per person going through treatment
    • Scarves and hats also available
    • Call 530-672-7050 for an appointment
  • Cancer Screenings
    • Free mammogram assistance for the under-insured and uninsured

To learn more about the Cancer Resource Center, call 530-672-7050.