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/
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/
Project Pink’d https://projectpinkd.org/
A Time To Heal https://atimetohealfoundation.org/
Travel Assistance for Second Opinions or out of State Treatment:
We Care Endowment http://wecareendowment.org/
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.