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Regional West’s Cancer Treatment Center and The Dorwart Cancer Care Center offer support programs and activities for cancer survivors and their loved ones.
Cancer Support Groups
Support groups are held on a monthly basis and are facilitated by our oncology social worker. Request more information about groups and events by contacting Oncology Social Worker Jennifer Hiltgen at 308-630-1348 or the Dorwart Cancer Care Center at 308-254-9192.
Cancer Survivors’ Day
This annual event allows cancer survivors, physicians, staff, family members, and friends to gather to celebrate cancer survivors and their personal victories. The day involves food, fellowship, entertainment, and fun. For more information, contact Cancer Patient Navigator Kim Croft at 308-630-1691.
The American Cancer Society’s Reach to Recovery Program
We work closely with the American Cancer Society to provide Reach to Recovery visits to survivors who would like to participate. In this peer support program, trained breast cancer survivors meet face-to-face or by telephone with newly diagnosed patients to provide support and information. For more information, contact Kim Croft at the Cancer Treatment Center, 308-630-1691.
Psychosocial Care Committee
Provides an extra layer of support for patients who are dealing with the stresses associated with a cancer diagnosis. Read more.
Festival of Hope
The Festival of Hope is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help cancer patients who live in western Nebraska and eastern Wyoming with non-medical expenses as they relate to their cancer care and treatment.
The Cancer Treatment Center offers wigs, hats, and breast prothesis and at no cost to cancer patients. For more information, call 308-630-1348.
Look Good, Feel Better
This program, co-sponsored by the American Cancer Society, helps women cope with cancer treatment side effects. Look Good Feel Better offers free workshops, literature, and practical information on skin care, makeup, hair loss, and nail care. For more information, contact Cancer Patient Navigator Kim Croft at 308-630-1691.
A Time To Heal
Regional West Cancer Services offers post-treatment survivorship support through “A Time to Heal.” This is a free 12-week holistic survivorship program designed to help women regain their physical, emotional, and spiritual health following breast cancer treatment. The group meets for approximately two to three hours every week for 12 weeks. Weekly instruction includes topics such as building resilience, focus on healing, nutrition, facing our fears, regaining and maintaining strength, and how to survive after treatment. For more information or to enroll in “A Time to Heal,” contact Cancer Patient Navigator Kim Croft at 308-630-1691 or the Dorwart Cancer Care Center at 308-254-9192.