Cancer Resource Center
The Cancer Resource Center is a library of books, brochures, magazines, videos, audiotapes and other information. It is sponsored by St. Rita's Regional Cancer Center and the American Cancer Society. Information about types of cancer, prevention, nutrition, diagnosis and treatment is available. There are also many different types of educational and inspirational materials in the library. The Cancer Resource Center is proud to offer the latest technology to its participants. There are several computers available for use making it possible to find worldwide information including the American Cancer Society Web site and other national and international Web sites.
The Resource Center is staffed full-time with a specially trained and certified volunteer to direct you to the information you need. The mission of the Cancer Resource Center is to provide a personal connection to the most current information in a supportive, caring and confidential manner. The Center is open and provided for cancer patients, their families, healthcare providers and other community members.
Major objectives of the Center are to:
- Provide Resources, Information, Guidance and Support
- Provide Cancer Educational Materials, Local Support Groups and Community Resources
- Educate Communities in Healthy Lifestyles
The Center is available to you at no charge. Resource materials are available for use in the comfort of the library or to check out and take home. Both St. Rita's and the American Cancer Society regularly provide materials for the Cancer Resource Center and computer access also makes it possible to keep information up to date. In addition to St. Rita's and the American Cancer Society, area business and industry, individuals and community groups contribute to the library.