Cancer Support - Support and Services

American Cancer Society Dane County Unit

Prevention and detection of cancer; support groups and services for cancer victims, public and professional education programs.

8317 Elderberry Rd., Madison WI 53717
608.883.4555   |   www.cancer.org


Cancer Connect

Staffed by skilled nurses and health education.  Cancer Connect offers information on services available at the UW Comprehensive Cancer Center.  This service is available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

608.262.5223 or 1.800.622.8922   |   uwccc@uwccc.wisc.edu


American Cancer Society Navigator

Navigators provide a vital link between a cancer survivor and resources in the community, including transportation, lodging, and other American Cancer Society programs such as At Home which provides access to free medical equipment for cancer patients, including hospital beds, wheelchairs, walkers and commodes.

608.266.6025 reaches the UWCCC Navigator.   |   1.800.ACS.2345 reaches a regional navigator.


Pastoral Services

The Pastoral Services Department offers spiritual and emotional support for patients with cancer. A chaplain is available 24 hours a day, and can be reached by dialing UW paging at: 608.262.2122