Support

The NCI coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

In partnership with Cayuga Medical Center’s cancer program, the American Cancer Society provides diagnosis-specific information, referrals to community and ACS resources, and critical peer and professional support to all those facing a cancer diagnosis.

Through its Resource Center, 24-hour Helpline, Volunteer Support Companions, and Peer Information Network, the Cancer Resource Center provides support, information, and advocacy to area residents affected by cancer.

The program’s mission is to reach all uninsured/underinsured residents in Cortland and Tompkins Counties (who qualify) to provide free breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screenings to reduce cancer rates in our counties.

Provides inpatient and outpatient palliation and hospice services in the hospital, area residences, nursing homes, and at the Nina K. Miller Center for Hospicare and Palliative Care.

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