Local Cancer Support Services
American Cancer Society
Local Contact: Tonda Thompson at (309) 794-0601
Illinois Division National Phone: (800) 227-2345
American Liver Foundation
Hotline: (800) 223-0179
Brain Tumor Support Group
Open to brain tumor patients with either primary or metastatic diagnosis, survivors, caregivers, and interested professionals. Contact Susan Williams at (563) 421-1082 or Deb Ide at (563) 421-1907
A free cancer support community. Call (563) 326-7504.
Laryngectomy Support Group
Contact John Bielefeldt at (309) 779-2143.
Provides emotional support and information on coping for patients with liver diseases and their families. Contact Paul Schilling at (563) 359-0490.
Look Good ... Feel Better
Designed for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment. For more information, call (309) 794-0601.
A comprehensive treatment program for individuals with lymphedema. A physician's referral for this service is required. For more information, call (309) 779-2002.
Quad-Cites Breast Cancer Survivors & Lymphedema Support Group
Provides support and education for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Also individual contacts are available, especially for those newly diagnosed. Contact Barb Lynch at (563) 332-9041.
For families who have children with cancer. Contact Bob Carstens at (563) 332-4483.
Quad City Ostomy Association
Support for people with ostomies. Contact Mary Gloeckner at (309) 779-2803.
Reach to Recovery
For women who have had surgical intervention for breast cancer. Contact the American Cancer Society, (309) 794-0601.
USTOO Greater Quad-City Prostate Cancer Support Group, Rock Island
A local prostate cancer support group which provides educational and emotional support for patients and their families. Scheduled speakers from the medical profession speak on various issues and research being conducted on prostate cancer. Contact: Bill Palos at (309) 799-3621.
Established locally in 1998, The Witness Project is proud to partner with Trinity to educate African-American women about screening and early detection of breast and cervical cancer. If you are interested in having a Witness Project program presentation for your church group, workplace, school, or club, please contact Drucilla Johnson at (309) 752-7115 or Carolene Robinson at (309) 779-5080.
For more information, please view the NCCTG Brochure.
Cancer Events & Screenings
- Always a Woman
435 17th St, Moline, IL
- Betty’s Wigs
1120 Jersey Ridge Rd, Davenport, IA