Each of our cancer patients faces a unique set of life challenges and may have many questions. The cancer care team at The Christ Hospital Health Network wants you to feel fully informed about your diagnosis, treatment and how to live life with cancer––from discovery to recovery.
The Christ Hospital Resource Centers
We welcome you to use our free resource centers, located throughout the main campus of the hospital and in our medical office building. Our resource centers welcome you with a quiet, relaxing atmosphere. You'll have access to clinical information, education and the internet. Our resource centers can be found at the following locations:
The Christ Hospital
Level D, Cancer Center
Level C, Heart Center near registration and diagnostic services
4 West, Oncology Care Unit Family Meeting Room
The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building
Additional, trusted sources for cancer education and support materials
One of the most important things to know is that you're not alone. Researchers continue to search for better treatments, and patients facing the same challenges willingly share information, so you can learn from their experience.
Our cancer patients have found these websites especially helpful:
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society (ACS) works relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer. The ACS helps people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back against cancer.
American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy.
CancerCare® provides free, professional support services including counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications and financial assistance to anyone affected by cancer.
Cancer Family Care
Cancer Family Care provides therapeutic counseling, education, support, and hope to children, adults, and families touched by cancer in Greater Cincinnati
Cancer Support Community
Patients and family members can attend support groups, educational sessions, health and wellness programs as well as find support, hope and community. Programs are free of charge to anyone affected by cancer, including patients, caregivers, loved ones and children.
I Have Wings
I Have Wings Breast Cancer Foundation is dedicated to enriching the lives of families during a breast cancer diagnosis. Their "No One Goes Solo" program provides emotional support and emergency financial assistance.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is dedicated to funding research, finding cures and ensuring access to treatments for blood cancer patients. LLS provides free information and support services.
LIVESTRONG fights for the more than 32.6 million people around the world affected by cancer now. They provide direct services, connect people and communities with the services they need, and call for state, national and world leaders to help fight this disease.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Living Beyond Breast Cancer is for people whose lives have been impacted by breast cancer. It provides information, community and support that you can trust.
Melanoma Know More
Melanoma Know More strives to reduce the impact of melanoma through awareness, education, support of medical research, and assistance to persons affected by melanoma.
Melanoma Research Foundation
The Melanoma Research Foundation educates patients, caregivers and physicians about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of melanoma. Its website is the premier source for melanoma information.
Metastatic Stage IV Breast Cancer Community Support Program
The Christ Hospital has launched the regions first Metastatic Breast Cancer Community Networking Group. This is a professionally led support group providing information and peer support to patients with Stage IV Breast Cancer. This meeting is open to the community.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
The NCI is the U.S. government's principal agency for cancer research. It provides information about cancer and cancer research, including prevention and screening, diagnosis and treatment, research across the cancer spectrum and clinical trials.
Pink Ribbon Girls
Pink Ribbon Girls balances the fear and uncertainty that breast and other women's reproductive cancers bring by providing free direct services including meal delivery, transportation and house cleaning during treatment as well as, education and support.
Project Peace promotes hope and peace for families affected by head & neck cancer by providing practical services and offering emotional support throughout the diagnosis, treatment and recovery stages to allow families to focus on what is most important – winning the battle against cancer.
Call cancer support services to find out more
If you don't see what you're looking for here, we are happy to assist you. Call the Support Services team at 513-585-2023.