Resources

The Cancer Coalition of Southwest Colorado works with local, state, and national agencies to help educate our communities about care and prevention.

*Click on the organization’s link (bluish color) below to connect to their website or email or see their contact information.

American Cancer Society (ACS) – works to free the world of cancer by funding research, sharing expert cancer information, and supporting patients.

ACS Cancer Resource Center of Durango – provides wigs, hats, scarfs, cancer information and assists patients with lodging and travel for treatment. 65 Mercado St, Suite 203, Durango. 970-403-0086.

Blueprints of Hope – offers oncology nurse navigation services, community resources, and cancer support services.

Cancer Resource Alliance of Montezuma and Dolores Counties – provides free breast and reproductive cancer screenings through local providers in the Southwest region. 0ffers grants to individuals in cancer treatment.

Cancer Support Community: A to Z List of Cancer Support Resources – valued resource on all cancers.

Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado – educates the communities in five counties and supports the non-profit sector through fiscal sponsorship, professional development, technical assistance, and grants.

Journey of Hope – helps provide free mammograms and follow up treatment for breast cancer through monies raised by Journey of Hope Run/Walk. Contact: Mercy Health Foundation Durango 970-764-2800.

National Institute of Health National Cancer Institute – federal government’s principal agency for cancer research and training.

Prostate Cancer Support Group of Durango – support group meets monthly at the Durango Library, first Tuesday of the month, 6:30 PM.

Sense of Security – Denver non-profit providing financial assistance to individuals going through breast cancer treatment.

Susan G Koman Colorado – non-profit, philanthropic organization whose mission is to end breast cancer through research, care, community and action.

United Way of Southwest Colorado – supports local agencies and programs that promote education, healthy life styles, and self-reliance.

Women’s Resource Center – creates personal, social, and professional growth opportunities for all women in LaPlata County.

Women’s Wellness Connection – Colorado Department of Public Health agency providing free or low-cost mammograms and cervical cancer screening for women.

Please Note: The information provided on this page is for the benefit of our viewers only and does not represent an endorsement of the organization by the Cancer Coalition of Southwest Colorado. The Cancer Coalition of Southwest Colorado does not bear responsibility for the information within the linked websites.

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