Minnesota Oncology

Your American Cancer Society

Turn to your American Cancer Society for the information, day-to-day help, and emotional support you need every step of the way- 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There is no charge for most of the services described below.

Look Good…Feel Better
These free workshops are designed to help women recovering from cancer deal with the unpleasant side effects of treatment such as dry skin and hair loss. Learn beauty techniques to enhance your appearance and help restore your self-esteem.  Offered in collaboration with the National “Cosmetology Association and the Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association Foundation.   For more information call 1.800.227.2345 or visit www.cancer.org

Hope Lodge
Traveling long distances to receive cancer treatment can be a physical and financial burden to you and your family. Hope Lodge offers short-term residence available to adult patients and an adult caregiver who must travel at least 40 miles to undergo outpatient treatment in the Twin Cities. A warm welcome and lovely amenities await you. Please visit our website at www.cancer.org/hopelodgeminneapolis for more information or call 1.800.227.2345. Come visit us and see how Hope Lodge can be your home away from home

TLC – Tender Loving Care
TLC is a not-for-profit website and catalog of the American Cancer Society. Our mission is to help you cope during and after cancer treatment by providing wigs and other hair loss products (Plus “how to” information) as well as mastectomy products.
For more information call 1.800.227.2345 or visit www.cancer.org

Transportation Assistance
The American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program can help you with transportation assistance to and from your treatment facility. For more information call 1.800.227.2345 or visit www.cancer.org

Reach to Recovery
Hope and encouragement often comes from talking with people who have been there before and understand your fears and concerns.  Breast cancer patients can be paired with a breast cancer survivor for support and assistance. For more information call 1.800.227.2345 or visit www.cancer.org

I Can Cope
We understand that a diagnosis of cancer can affect many areas of your life. I Can Cope educational classes given by doctors and other healthcare professionals provide you with information, encouragement, and practical tips on how to deal with cancer treatment. For more information call 1.800.227.2345 or visit www.cancer.org or www.cancer.org/onlineclasses

Clinical Trials Matching Service
Our free, confidential matching service for cancer clinical trials nationwide is available to you.  Get information about why cancer clinical trials are important, and the possible benefits to you and your family.  For more information call 1.800.227.2345 or www.cancer.org

Great American Health Check
This quick, on-line test that will give you a personalized health check plan that could save your life!  For more information call 1.800.227.2345 or www.cancer.org

Health Insurance Assistance Program
Our free service is available to help you and your family with financial issues. Get more information via our toll-free number (1.800.227.2345) or visit www.cancer.org

Quitline – Tobacco use is one of the leading causes of cancer. The American Cancer Society’s telephone-based tobacco cessation counseling service is available by calling 1.800.227.2345.  Whether you are a smoker wanting to quit or someone who loves one, let us help you with support and proven strategies for smoking cessation.