Local Resources for Cancer patients

Nebraska Cancer Network (NCAN): www.necancernetwork.org

Help with Will, Power of Attorney, Healthcare Power of Attorney, etc.

Legal Aid of Nebraska https://www.legalaidofnebraska.org/

Pediatric:

PCAN Pediatric Caner Action Network https://www.pcanaction.org/welcome.html

Angels Among Us https://myangelsamongus.org/

Alex’s Lemonade Stand https://www.alexslemonade.org/

 

Breast Cancer:

Project Pink’d https://projectpinkd.org/

 

Cancer Support:

A Time To Heal https://atimetohealfoundation.org/

 

Travel Assistance for Second Opinions or out of State Treatment:

We Care Endowment http://wecareendowment.org/

Cancer Education

In 2014, according to the United States Cancer Statistics

  • 1,596,486 new cancer cases were diagnosed in the United States,* including 9,488 in Nebraska.

  • 591,686 cancer deaths occurred in the United States*, including 3,459 in Nebraska.

  • For every 100,000 men and women in Nebraska, on average, approximately 444 were diagnosed with cancer and approximately 159 died from it.

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