Additional Cancer Support and Resources in the Quad Cities

Cancer Support Services in the Quad Cities


American Cancer Society

Local Contact: Tonda Thompson at (309) 794-0601
Illinois Division National Phone: (800) 227-2345

American Liver Foundation

Hotline: (800) 223-0179

Brain Tumor Support Group

Open to brain tumor patients with either primary or metastatic diagnosis, survivors, caregivers and interested professionals. Contact Susan Williams at (563) 421-1082 or Deb Ide at (563) 421-1907.

Gilda's Club

A free cancer support community. Call (563) 326-7504.

Laryngectomy Support Group

Contact John Bielefeldt at (309) 779-2143.

Liver Support

Provides emotional support and information on coping for patients with liver diseases and their families. Contact Paul Schilling at (563) 359-0490.

Living Proof Exhibit

A non-profit organization that celebrates the creative spirit of the cancer survivor through art therapy sessions and an annual exhibit. For more information, please call (309) 236-1360.

Look Good... Feel Better

Designed for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment. For more information, call (309) 794-0601.

Lymphedema Clinic

A comprehensive treatment program for individuals with lymphedema. A physician's referral for this service is required. For more information, call (309) 779-2002.

Quad Cities Breast Cancer Support Group

A local breast cancer support group offering hope and support to breast cancer patients/survivors and their family and friends. Monthly meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Trinity Bettendorf campus. For more information, contact Jean Dean at (563) 359-0968 or Linda Larson at (262) 880-2183.

Quad-Cites Breast Cancer Survivors & Lymphedema Support Group

Provides support and education for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Also individual contacts are available, especially for those newly diagnosed. Contact Barb Lynch at (563) 332-9041.

Quad-City Candlelighters

For families who have children with cancer. Contact Bob Carstens at (563) 332-4483.

Quad City Ostomy Association

Support for people with ostomies. Contact Mary Gloeckner at (309) 779-2803.

Reach to Recovery

For women who have had surgical intervention for breast cancer. Contact the American Cancer Society, (309) 794-0601.

USTOO Greater Quad-City Prostate Cancer Support Group, Rock Island

A local prostate cancer support group which provides educational and emotional support for patients and their families. Scheduled speakers from the medical profession speak on various issues and research being conducted on prostate cancer. Contact Bill Palos at (309) 799-3621.

Witness Project

Established locally in 1998, The Witness Project is proud to partner with Trinity to educate African-American women about screening and early detection of breast and cervical cancer. If you are interested in having a Witness Project program presentation for your church group, workplace, school or club, please contact Drucilla Johnson at (309) 752-7115 or Cassie Burns at (309) 779-5080.

Online Resources

Cancer Events & Screenings

Other Services in the Quad Cities:

  • Always a Woman

    435 17th St
    Moline, IL 61265
    (309) 764-2888

  • Betty's Wigs

    1120 Jersey Ridge Rd
    Davenport, IA 52803
    (563) 323-6231

  • LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

  • Satva Center

    1918 7th Avenue
    Rock Island, IL 61250
    (309) 793-7881

  • Trinity Enrichment Center

    4622 Progress Drive, Suite A
    Davenport, IA 52807
    (563) 742-5800