Information Center - Trained American Cancer Society
specialists can answer questions for patients or caregivers.
Find clinical trials, locate nearby resources, get information
on treatments and medications or financial aid. The hotline
offers an insurance specialist for Tennessee, who can answer
questions about coverage for most major insurance plans.
Oncology nurses and social workers are also available for
individuals who just need to talk. For more information,
call 1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345) or visit their website at
Society Resource Center, Johnson City - Location: The
Regional Cancer Center, upper level, One Professional Park
Drive in Johnson City (across from Johnson City Medical Center,
State of Franklin Road). For more information, call (423)
Offers educational material and information on community resources for cancer patients.
Society Patient Service Room - Location: 508 Princeton
Road, Suite 102, Johnson City, TN 37601. Provides wigs, bras
and breast prosthetics at no charge, regardless of the
patient's income. Hats and turbans are also available. Open
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Walk-ins
welcome. For more information, call (423) 926-2921 or
visit the national website at
Hope Lodge - This American Cancer Society
program provides free housing for patients traveling to
Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment.
Physician referral needed. For more information, call
Matching Service - Links patients with clinical trials that
may be suited to the individual's specific need. For more
information, call 1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345) or visit the
national website at
Genetic Testing and Consultation -
Johnson City Regional Cancer Center: (423) 232-6989
Kingsport Hematology/Oncology: (423) 224-3150
Look Good...Feel Better - Teaches beauty techniques to women currently undergoing any type of cancer treatment. The program helps women minimize the appearance-related side effects of treatment, with a goal of boosting confidence and helping women cope with cancer treatment. For more information, call 1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345) or visit the national website at www.cancer.org.