American Cancer Society Springfield

Address

2926 East Battlefield
Springfield, MO 65804

(417) 881-4668

www.cancer.org

Description:

Provides programs and services for cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers; provides many ways people can help fight cancer through volunteering, advocating, donating money, or participating in fundraising activities such as Relay for Life. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Cattlebaron's Ball, or athletic events.

ALSO KNOWN AS

ACS
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY - SOUTHERN AREA OFFICE
CANCER SOCIETY, AMERICAN
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, HIGH PLAINS DIVISION, INC.
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
ACS

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

February 7, 2019

Volunteer Opportunities:

Agency biggest need is volunteers to drive cancer patients.
Other volunteer opportunities exist for patient programs.
Office volunteers and event volunteers are always sought as well.

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

2926 East Battlefield
Springfield, MO 65804

Contacts

Nikki Leake

Community Manager, Hospital Systems

(417) 881-1670

nikki.leake@cancer.org

Phone Numbers

Main

(417) 881-4668

Fax

(417) 881-7955

Toll Free

(800) 915-8350

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Description

Provides cancer educational programs for schools, clubs, churches and other organized groups.

Hours

Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Required Documents

No Documentation Required

Eligibility

Cancer related issues

Fees

No Fees

Intake Procedure

- Call during business hours to ensure someone is available - Walk in during business hours - Alternatively, can call national cancer information center at 800-227-2345 available 24 hours

Languages

- English - For help in languages other than English - please call 800-227-2345

Service Area

Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Camden, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Ozark, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, Shannon, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Vernon, Webster and Wright counties in Missouri

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Missouri
    • Barry County
      • Barton County
        • Bates County
          • Benton County
            • Camden County
              • Cedar County
                • Christian County
                  • Dade County
                    • Dallas County
                      • Dent County
                        • Douglas County
                          • Greene County
                            • Hickory County
                              • Howell County
                                • Jasper County
                                  • Laclede County
                                    • Lawrence County
                                      • Mcdonald County
                                        • Newton County
                                          • Ozark County
                                            • Phelps County
                                              • Polk County
                                                • Pulaski County
                                                  • Saint Clair County
                                                    • Shannon County
                                                      • Stone County
                                                        • Taney County
                                                          • Texas County
                                                            • Vernon County
                                                              • Webster County
                                                                • Wright County
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                                                                Description

                                                                Provides support groups for cancer patients and cancer survivors and their families.

                                                                Hours

                                                                Varies, call for schedule and locations

                                                                Required Documents

                                                                No Documentation Required

                                                                Eligibility

                                                                Cancer patients, cancer survivors, and their families

                                                                Fees

                                                                No Fees

                                                                Intake Procedure

                                                                - Call during business hours to ensure someone is available - Walk in during business hours - Alternatively can call national cancer information center at 800-227-2345 available 24 hours

                                                                Languages

                                                                - English - For help in languages other than English - please call 800-227-2345

                                                                Service Area

                                                                Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Camden, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Ozark, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, Shannon, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Vernon, Webster and Wright counties in Missouri

                                                                Geography Served

                                                                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                • Missouri
                                                                  • Barry County
                                                                    • Barton County
                                                                      • Bates County
                                                                        • Benton County
                                                                          • Camden County
                                                                            • Cedar County
                                                                              • Christian County
                                                                                • Dade County
                                                                                  • Dallas County
                                                                                    • Dent County
                                                                                      • Douglas County
                                                                                        • Greene County
                                                                                          • Hickory County
                                                                                            • Howell County
                                                                                              • Jasper County
                                                                                                • Laclede County
                                                                                                  • Lawrence County
                                                                                                    • Mcdonald County
                                                                                                      • Newton County
                                                                                                        • Ozark County
                                                                                                          • Phelps County
                                                                                                            • Polk County
                                                                                                              • Pulaski County
                                                                                                                • Saint Clair County
                                                                                                                  • Shannon County
                                                                                                                    • Stone County
                                                                                                                      • Taney County
                                                                                                                        • Texas County
                                                                                                                          • Vernon County
                                                                                                                            • Webster County
                                                                                                                              • Wright County
                                                                                                                              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PN-8100.3000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                              Description

                                                                                                                              Provides local hotel lodging for patients and families traveling away from home for treatment.

                                                                                                                              Hours

                                                                                                                              Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 5:00pm

                                                                                                                              Required Documents

                                                                                                                              - Doctor, social worker or nurse referral - Pre-registration agreement - call for details

                                                                                                                              Eligibility

                                                                                                                              Cancer patients and their families

                                                                                                                              Fees

                                                                                                                              No Fees

                                                                                                                              Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                              Usually referred by physicians, nurses or social workers

                                                                                                                              Languages

                                                                                                                              - English - For help in languages other than English - please call 800-227-2345

                                                                                                                              Service Area

                                                                                                                              Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Camden, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Ozark, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, Shannon, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Vernon, Webster and Wright counties in Missouri

                                                                                                                              Geography Served

                                                                                                                                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                              • Missouri
                                                                                                                                • Barry County
                                                                                                                                  • Barton County
                                                                                                                                    • Bates County
                                                                                                                                      • Benton County
                                                                                                                                        • Camden County
                                                                                                                                          • Cedar County
                                                                                                                                            • Christian County
                                                                                                                                              • Dade County
                                                                                                                                                • Dallas County
                                                                                                                                                  • Dent County
                                                                                                                                                    • Douglas County
                                                                                                                                                      • Greene County
                                                                                                                                                        • Hickory County
                                                                                                                                                          • Howell County
                                                                                                                                                            • Jasper County
                                                                                                                                                              • Laclede County
                                                                                                                                                                • Lawrence County
                                                                                                                                                                  • Mcdonald County
                                                                                                                                                                    • Newton County
                                                                                                                                                                      • Ozark County
                                                                                                                                                                        • Phelps County
                                                                                                                                                                          • Polk County
                                                                                                                                                                            • Pulaski County
                                                                                                                                                                              • Saint Clair County
                                                                                                                                                                                • Shannon County
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stone County
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Taney County
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Texas County
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Vernon County
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Webster County
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Wright County
                                                                                                                                                                                            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LH-6300.3650) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                                                                            Description

                                                                                                                                                                                            Accepts donations of natural hair and wigs that are not in need of repair. Donations are not sold as a way to earn money for the program and a donation pick-up service is not available.

                                                                                                                                                                                            Hours

                                                                                                                                                                                            Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 5:00pm

                                                                                                                                                                                            Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                                                            No Documentation Required

                                                                                                                                                                                            Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                                                            No Restrictions

                                                                                                                                                                                            Fees

                                                                                                                                                                                            No Fees

                                                                                                                                                                                            Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                                                            - Call during business hours to ensure someone is available - Come in person during business hours - Alternatively, can call national cancer information center at 800-227-2345 available 24 hours

                                                                                                                                                                                            Languages

                                                                                                                                                                                            - English - For help in languages other than English - please call 800-227-2345

                                                                                                                                                                                            Service Area

                                                                                                                                                                                            Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Camden, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Ozark, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, Shannon, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Vernon, Webster and Wright counties in Missouri

                                                                                                                                                                                            Geography Served

                                                                                                                                                                                              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                                                              • Barry County
                                                                                                                                                                                                • Barton County
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Bates County
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Benton County
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Camden County
                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Cedar County
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Christian County
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Dade County
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Dallas County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Dent County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Douglas County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Greene County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Hickory County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Howell County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jasper County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Laclede County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lawrence County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Mcdonald County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Newton County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ozark County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Phelps County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Polk County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pulaski County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Saint Clair County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Shannon County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Stone County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Taney County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Texas County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Vernon County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Webster County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wright County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TI-1800.6400) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Description

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Road to Recovery: Volunteer drivers transport cancer patients to and from cancer treatments and cancer-related doctor appointments, vehicles do not accommodate wheelchairs.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hours

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Varies according to need, call for specific service hours

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Volunteers need letter of competency from doctor, also by health care professionals

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          - Patient must be in active cancer treatment - Patient must be able to walk, use wheelchair or crutches to and from the vehicle and get in and out of the vehicle on their own - Children under age 18 years must be accompanied by an adult

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fees

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          No Fees

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Referrals accepted from self, physicians, nurses or social workers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Languages

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          - English - For help in languages other than English - please call 800-227-2345

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Service Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Camden, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Ozark, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, Shannon, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Vernon, Webster and Wright counties in Missouri

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Geography Served

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Barry County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Barton County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Bates County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Benton County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Camden County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Cedar County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Christian County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Dade County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Dallas County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Dent County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Douglas County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Greene County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Hickory County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Howell County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Jasper County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Laclede County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lawrence County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mcdonald County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Newton County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ozark County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Phelps County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Polk County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pulaski County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Saint Clair County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Shannon County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Stone County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Taney County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Texas County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Vernon County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Webster County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wright County
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Description

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Smoking Cessation education and support offered year-round. Great American Smoke Out - a public awareness and educational campaign held on the third Thursday of November each year. Designed to encourage smokers to quit for one day, potentially kick-starting a smoke-free life, information and support available.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Hours

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        24 Hours

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        No Documentation Required

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Smokers and Non Smokers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Fees

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        No Fees

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Support, mentorship, education and more available 24 hours a day at 800-227-2345

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Languages

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        - English - For help in languages other than English - please call 800-227-2345

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Service Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Missouri State

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Geography Served

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RX-8450.7900) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Description

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          National Voluntary health agency dedicated to control/cure of cancer. Also, support research, prevention, early detection education, patient services and legislative efforts that enhance early detection and quality of life for those afflicted with cancer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hours

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          24 Hours

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          No Documentation Required

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          No Restrictions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fees

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          No Fees

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          For more details call the National Cancer Information Center at 800-227-2345

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Languages

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          - English - For help in languages other than English - please call 800-227-2345

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Service Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Missouri State

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Geography Served

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TD-1200.6600-900) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Description

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Provides wigs at no charge from local office and provides unique catalog offering wigs, mastectomy forms, and other products available at reasonable prices.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Hours

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 5:00pm

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Cancer diagnosis report

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Individuals with a cancer diagnosis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fees

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            No Fees

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Call to schedule an appointment

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Languages

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            - English - For help in languages other than English - please call 800-227-2345

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Service Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Camden, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Ozark, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, Shannon, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Vernon, Webster and Wright counties in Missouri

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Geography Served

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Barry County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Barton County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Bates County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Benton County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Camden County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Cedar County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Christian County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Dade County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Dallas County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Dent County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Douglas County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Greene County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Hickory County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Howell County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jasper County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Laclede County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lawrence County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Mcdonald County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Newton County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ozark County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Phelps County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Polk County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pulaski County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Saint Clair County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Shannon County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Stone County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Taney County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Texas County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Vernon County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Webster County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wright County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LH-0600.6500-950) and related services within the Service Tree.

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