American Cancer Society - Kansas City Office

Address

1100 Pennsylvania
Kansas City, MO 64105

(816) 842-7111

www.cancer.org

AKA:

High Plains Division

Description:

The American Cancer Society connects patients with programs and services that provide support and tangible services. Also provide transportation assistance, lodging and wigs.

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

June 13, 2019

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

1100 Pennsylvania
Kansas City, MO 64105

Phone Numbers

Office Phone

(816) 842-7111

24/7 Toll Free

(800) 842-7144

Fax

(816) 471-4998

TLC Direct

(800) 850-9445

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Description

"Look Good, Feel Better" includes a two hour workshop focusing on self care, skin care, options related to hair loss, and suggestions on clothing choices to flatter and possibly camouflage client's areas of concern during cancer treatment.

Hours

Class times vary

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Patient with a cancer diagnosis.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call for information

Languages

Spanish

Service Area

Kansas and Missouri

Geography Served

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  • Kansas
    • Missouri
      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LH-2700.0350) and related services within the Service Tree.

      Description

      Patient Resource Specialists access a specialized database to link patients to information, support and care options. They assist with the logistical, financial, emotional and physical challenges of cancer by expediting referrals, streamlining appointments, assisting with insurance or government assistance paperwork, identifying and facilitating access to financial services, organizing transportation, and arranging for social services.

      Hours

      24/7

      Required Documents

      None

      Eligibility

      Need

      Fees

      None

      Intake Procedure

      Call for information

      Languages

      Interpretation available, patient guides and information in 12 languages

      Service Area

      Kansas and Missouri

      Geography Served

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      • Kansas
        • Missouri
          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-1000) and related services within the Service Tree.

          Description

          The Personal Health Manager (PHM) is a durable portfolio of reliable, medically-reviewed cancer information provided to newly diagnosed patients. It's available in 11 languages and filled with materials specific to a patient's cancer type as well as information on helpful local resources. The folio is divided into sections to help organize and keep track of information, insurance forms, bills, test results, appointments with multiple providers, complex treatment and medication schedules, and various other details associate with cancer treatment.

          Hours

          24/7

          Required Documents

          None

          Eligibility

          Patient with a cancer diagnosis

          Fees

          None

          Intake Procedure

          Call the Toll Free number or go online

          Languages

          Interpretation available, guide available in 12 languages

          Service Area

          Kansas and Missouri

          Geography Served

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          • Kansas
            • Missouri
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LH-2700.1700) and related services within the Service Tree.

              Description

              The American Cancer Society provides overnight accommodations to cancer patients who must travel for outpatient treatment and need assistance with lodging. The program is open to cancer patients of all ages, including pediatric patients accompanied by a parent, and patients traveling with children. All accommodations are provided based on eligibility requirements and are subject to availability and to restrictions imposed by the participating hotels. Requests for lodging are met on a first-come, first-served basis.

              Hours

              M-F 8:30am-5pm

              Required Documents

              None

              Eligibility

              A patient with a cancer diagnosis.

              Fees

              None

              Intake Procedure

              Call

              Languages

              N/A

              Service Area

              Kansas and Missouri

              Geography Served

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              • Kansas
                • Missouri
                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LH-6300.3650) and related services within the Service Tree.

                  Description

                  The Road To Recovery program provides rides to patients who have no way to get to their cancer treatment. Subject to volunteer availability.

                  Hours

                  M-F 8:30am-5pm

                  Required Documents

                  None

                  Eligibility

                  Patient with a cancer diagnosis.

                  Fees

                  None

                  Intake Procedure

                  Call to make an appointment

                  Languages

                  N/A

                  Service Area

                  Kansas and Missouri

                  Geography Served

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                  • Kansas
                    • Missouri
                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BT-4500.6500-500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                      Description

                      Reach to Recovery is a one-to-one program in which trained volunteer breast cancer survivors give support, information, and mentorship to newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.

                      Hours

                      M-F 8:30am-5pm

                      Required Documents

                      None

                      Eligibility

                      Breast cancer patients

                      Fees

                      None

                      Intake Procedure

                      Call

                      Languages

                      Interpretation available, patient guides and information in 12 languages

                      Service Area

                      Kansas and 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.

                      • Kansas
                        • Missouri
                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-1400.6500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                          Description

                          Specialized information and referral provided for people with a cancer diagnosis or their family, friends, or caregivers. They provide answers to cancer-related questions at any time of day or night by telephone as well as through the website.

                          Hours

                          M-F 8:30am-5pm

                          Required Documents

                          None

                          Eligibility

                          Need

                          Fees

                          None

                          Intake Procedure

                          Call or go online

                          Languages

                          N/A

                          Service Area

                          Kansas and 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.

                          • Kansas
                            • Missouri
                              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TJ-3000.8000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                              Description

                              Provide information, guidance, direct services and patient navigation for patients and caregivers.

                              Hours

                              M-F 8:30am-5pm

                              Required Documents

                              None

                              Eligibility

                              Need

                              Fees

                              None

                              Intake Procedure

                              Call or go online

                              Languages

                              Spanish

                              Service Area

                              Kansas and 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.

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

                                  Description

                                  American Cancer Society provides a catalog listing wigs, hairpieces, hats, swimwear, and breast forms.

                                  Hours

                                  M-F 8:30am-5pm

                                  Required Documents

                                  None

                                  Eligibility

                                  Patient with a cancer diagnosis.

                                  Fees

                                  Free or reduced cost

                                  Intake Procedure

                                  Call or go to www.tlcdirect.org

                                  Languages

                                  N/A

                                  Service Area

                                  Kansas and 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.

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                                    • Missouri
                                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LH-0600.6500-950) and related services within the Service Tree.

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