Cancer Resources

Services and support groups available for persons and families living with cancer.

  • American Cancer Society (ACS)
    Omaha: (800) 642-8116 or (402) 393-5800 National: 800-ACS-2345 (800-227-2345)
  • National Cancer Institute
    800-4-CANCER (800-422-6237)
  • Cancer Survivors Network
    877-333-HOPE (877-333-4673)


  • Fremont Health Medical Center
    450 East 23rd Street, Fremont, NE 68025
    (402) 721-1610
    A team of health professionals to help patients and families before, during, and after treatment. FAMC's cancer program received Accreditation with Commendation from the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer (CoC) - the highest level awarded.

Cancer Treatment

  • Nebraska Cancer Specialists
    Dr. M. Salman Haroon & Dr. Nagendra Natarajan
    (402) 941-7030
  • Fremont Health Radiation Oncology
    Dr. Hadi Zahra & Dr. Mohammed Zahra
    (402) 727-3580

Support Groups & Education

  • I Can Cope
    Educational program for people facing cancer-either personally, or as a friend or family caregiver.
    (402) 727-3384
  • Breast Cancer Support Group
    A support group for women with breast cancer and their families.
    (402) 727-3439
  • Compassionate Friends
    A support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child.
    (402) 727-3439
  • Reach to Recovery
    A breast cancer support program operated by volunteers who have been breast cancer patients.
    (402) 941-7363
  • Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma Group
    Support and education for patients and caregivers.
    (402) 344-2242
  • Prostate Cancer Support Group
    For men and their loved ones; timely and reliable information about prostate cancer and other prostate-related issues.
    (402) 727-3439

Support Services

  • Look Good...Feel Better
    An ACS program that involves a volunteer who will provide those in cancer treatment with a complimentary makeover and skin care session. Each woman receives a free bag of cosmetics worth over $200.
    Jean Schneck at (402) 721-8312
  • Wigs
    The ACS Wig Bank program is made available through La' James International College and is for persons who have lost their hair due to cancer treatment.
    (402) 721-6500 or the ACS in Omaha at (402) 393-5801
  • Breast Prosthesis
    Free prosthesis for women who have experienced the loss of a breast.
    ACS in Omaha at (402) 393-5801;
    Judy Nosbish-Harms of Women's Orthotics & Prosthetics at (402) 677-7647;
    Mary Allison of Kubat Pharmacy at (402) 558-8888

Home Care/Meal Services

  • Fremont Health Home Care
    Skilled nursing, personal care, rehabilitation therapies and counseling to patients in their homes.
    (402) 941-7333
  • Fremont Health Hospice
    Care designed to offer sensitivity and support while enhancing the quality of life for people in the final phase of a terminal illness.
    (402) 941-7333
  • Meals on Wheels
    Delivers a hot nutritious meal in Fremont for anyone who cannot cook for himself/herself. Available Monday through Friday.
    (402) 721-4444 or (402) 721-5089

Home Assistance

  • Home Instead
    (402) 753-2078
  • Right at Home
    (402) 721-1500 
  • Comfort Keepers
    (402) 991-9880
  • Lifeline® from Fremont Health
    Personal alert service.
    (402) 721-1610
    (402) 727-7900

Advance Directives

  • Fremont Health Medical Social Workers
    Instructions and preferences for your future medical treatment.
    (402) 727-3384

Spiritual/Psychosocial Services

  • Fremont Health Medical Social Workers
    Provides assistance with psychosocial or financial needs.
    (402) 727-3384
  • Fremont Health Chaplain
    (402) 727-3663

Financial Resources

  • Every Woman Matters
    (800) 532-2227
  • Fremont Health Medical Center Patient Accounts
    (402) 941-7220

Service for Children with Cancer

  • Cancer Treatment
    Family practice doctors and pediatricians care for children with cancer as needs arise. Pediatric oncologists in Omaha or Lincoln oversee cancer treatments.


  • Fremont Health Bus Transportation
    Free transport between Fremont Health and the patient's residence, for those who cannot provide it for themselves. Scheduled through the department providing service.
    (402) 727-3882
  • Car-Go
    Free transportation service for people 55+ within city limits.
    (402) 721-7780
  • Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging
    Offers transportation for people in Fremont.
    (402) 721-7770 or (402) 721-8262
  • Fremont City Cab
    (402) 721-2121
  • Transit Lines (City Bus Service)
    (402) 727-2690
  • Road to Recovery
    Volunteers provide free transportation for patients needing rides to and from treatment.
    (402) 393-5801
  • Gas Cards
    Patients traveling more than 50 miles for treatment may qualify for a $100 gas card.
    Ask your physician or nurse.
  • Hotel
    Patients traveling more than 50 miles for treatment may be eligible to stay in hotels in Fremont, Omaha, and Lincoln at no cost.
    (402) 393-5801