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Local Patient Resources
American Cancer Society 

There is help if you have a need during your treatment.
You can contact the ACS directly (205–879–2242) or go through the social worker at your oncology office to start a referral.

Some services include:

  • free lodging at the Lee Griffin Hope Lodge for patients who are receiving treatment in Birmingham, but live more than 40 miles away.
  • Free transportation to and from appointments for these patients.
  • a toll–free information number (1–800–227–2345) which is available 24/7 and is answered by one of their cancer information specialists.
  • ACS navigators as some hospitals that help patients navigate the medical center.
  • Support groups.
  • Reach for Recovery program for breast cancer patients.
  • a comprehensive list of resources for patients.
  • literature about various cancers.
  • Look Good…Feel Better program.
UAB Supportive Care of Palliative Care

Phone: (205) 975-8190

Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center

Telephone Support: 1-800-811-8925