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Resources for cancer

We offer a number of resources to help you with your concerns and issues during your cancer journey.


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Cancer Care Resources Additional Health Needs Mental Health Care Planning, Education, and Insurance Lodging


Cancer care resources

Free hats, scarves and wigs

Most of our cancer centers offer hand-made or gently used hats, scarves and wigs free of charge to our patients. Talk to a member of your care team for more information. 


High Risk Breast Service

Our High Risk Breast Service can help you understand your risk for breast cancer and if you are a candidate for future screening, medication or surgery options to reduce your risk.

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Mastectomy bra fitting

Some of our cancer centers offer fitting services for our patients. Talk to a member of your care team for more information. 


Oncology nurse triage line

An oncology registered nurse is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week if you have concerning symptoms during your cancer treatments.

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Patient navigation

Cancer care is complicated. That is why we have patient navigators available to help you through the process.

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Research

We participate in cutting-edge cancer research including life-saving clinical trials and research to improve cancer prevention, early detection, care delivery and patient outcomes.

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Second opinions

Seeking a second opinion after your diagnosis with cancer may be the right choice for you.

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Stem Cell Transplant Program

We provide a comprehensive autologous hematopoietic progenitor stem cell transplant program with an expert team of doctors, nurses and coordinators.

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Support groups

We offer many support groups for patients that have been diagnosed with cancer. Use our calendar of events to find an upcoming support group.

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Survivorship

WINGS (We Inspire, Nurture and Give Support) is a cancer survivorship program that offers holistic care for adult patients throughout their cancer treatment.

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Wig fittings

Some of our cancer centers offer fitting services for our patients. Talk to a member of your care team for more information. 

Your care team

A variety of health care professionals are available to help you deal with your concerns.

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Additional health needs

Hospice

We can connect you with hospice home care programs in your community. Talk with a member of your care team for more information.

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Medical Genetics

About 5-10 percent of cancers are related to a hereditary cancer syndrome caused by a genetic mutation.

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Nutrition Services

Registered dietitians provide nutrition assessment and patient education/counseling for patients with cancer before, during and after treatment.

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Pain Management

Pain management can help manage your pain and reduce its hold over your life through proven, innovative techniques.

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Palliative Care

Palliative medicine is primarily for persons with advanced, progressive disease.

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Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

Plastic surgeons help restore the function, appearance, self-image and confidence of patients who suffer from deformities resulting from cancer or cancer surgery.

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Rehabilitation Services

Rehabilitation and exercise programs are designed to help you move forward and return to your everyday activities.

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Tobacco Cessation

It is never too late to quit smoking. We have resources to help you quit smoking.

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Women’s Intimacy Clinic

Sexual and emotional intimacy concerns are common among women cancer survivors.

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Mental Health

Oncology social worker

Oncology social workers provide counseling and other services that can reduce stress for you and your family through all phases of your cancer.

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Spiritual Services

We recognize your spirit needs care when significant life change events occur.

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Support groups

We offer many support groups for patients that have been diagnosed with cancer. Use our calendar of events to find an upcoming support group.

Calendar of events


Care planning, education and insurance

Advance care planning

After reflection and discussion about your wishes, complete an advance directive to formalize your plan. Share it with your health care agent and physician and discuss it with your family and friends.

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Ask Me Three

A patient education program designed to promote communication between health care providers and patients in order to improve health outcomes.

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Cancer education

Each of our cancer centers includes an area with educational resources about cancer including books, brochures and videotapes.

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Oncology social worker

Oncology social workers can help you understand social security benefits, disability benefits and insurance coverage.

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Patient Assistance Center

Counselors are here to provide support if you are experiencing a financial hardship and wish to apply for assistance. This includes information about obtaining insurance benefits, getting prior authorizations, making bill payment arrangements and addressing other financial needs.

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Lodging

Hope Lodge

Having to travel out of town for medical care can make this process even harder. During your treatments, you and a caregiver are able to stay free of charge in Wisconsin’s only American Cancer Society Hope Lodge.

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Hotels

Some area hotels offer discounts to our patients and family members. Ask your hotel at time of check-in if you qualify for any discounts.

Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House of Marshfield welcomes families with a child, age 18 years or younger, who is hospitalized or receiving outpatient care at the hospital or medical offices in Marshfield.

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