Supporting the William R. Bliss Cancer Center

Join us for An Evening of Hope | Register for Evening of HopeA cancer diagnosis is life-changing, and the decisions that need to be made can quickly become overwhelming. In our community, more than 1,000 people receive a cancer diagnosis every year.

The compassionate team at the William R. Bliss Cancer Center is committed to supporting our patients with cancer and addressing barriers to care through the extensive programs and services of the Cancer Resource Center.

  • Cancer Navigation Program
  • Transportation and other financial-related assistance through the Dr. Joe Rhoades Cancer Compassion Fund
  • Psychological Counseling (billed to insurance if available)
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Cancer Genetic Risk Education
  • Courage in Motion (fitness program)
  • Boutique – offering wig and mastectomy bra/prosthesis fittings
  • Complimentary Wig Program
  • Support Groups
  • Survivorship and Follow-Up Care
  • Community Education and Outreach

The programs and services within the Cancer Resource Center are provided at no charge and therefore rely on philanthropy and the generosity of our community.

The Cancer Navigation team of oncology registered nurses connects patients to all supportive services necessary for comprehensive, compassionate care from diagnosis through survivorship. Their goal is to educate and support patients and families throughout the cancer journey.

“When you are diagnosed with cancer, it’s like you are being sent on a trip but you don’t know where you are going or what to expect. The cancer care navigators are like travel guides. They explain where you’re going, tell you what to pack and what to expect during the journey. If there are complications during the trip, they are right there to help smooth the way.”    Bliss Cancer Center Patient & Cancer Survivor

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1111 Duff Ave.
Ames, IA 50010
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