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Colorectal Cancer Support and Resources

At the Cancer Center at Overlake, we understand being diagnosed and going through treatment for cancer is a difficult and challenging process. Our patient navigator is available to assist patients and their families, friends and caregivers throughout their care. We also offer support from diagnosis to recovery through the Cancer Resource Center, located on the Overlake campus.

Below you’ll find a list of trusted organizations for additional resources, support and information.

Cancer Resource Center at Overlake

425-688-5986

The Cancer Resource Center offers information on all cancer types. Available resources include:

  • Lending library
  • Support groups
  • Informational brochures
  • Wigs and soft chemo-hats.

A counselor is available by appointment. All services and resources in the Cancer Resource Center are free of charge.

Gilda's Club Seattle

206-709-1400

Gilda’s Club Seattle provides all cancer patients and their families, partners and friends a warm meeting place to join with others to build social and emotional support. Services are free of charge.

American Cancer Society

800-ACS-2345

One of the primary goals of the American Cancer Society is to provide the most accurate-up-to-date cancer information. Patients receive help with making treatment decisions, understanding the effects of treatment, meeting other survivors, and finding or offering support on the Cancer Survivor network. Services are free of charge.

Colon Cancer Alliance

The Colon Cancer Alliance is the nation’s leading colorectal cancer organization, focused on meeting individual patient and caregiver needs by connecting each of those diagnosed with a support network through its Online Colorectal Cancer Community.

Cancer Lifeline

206-297-2500

800-255-5505

Cancer Lifeline provides emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They provide an array of services to cancer patients and survivors, their family members, caregivers and friends. Services are free of charge.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

800-4-Cancer

The National Cancer Institute provides the latest and most accurate information on cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing research. Information is available via free printed materials and information specialists can answer questions about cancer over the phone. Services are free of charge.

Team Survivor NW

206-732-8350 

“Get fit for the health of it.” Team Survivor NW has developed a variety of fitness and health education programs to help cancer patients and survivors get active, fit and focused on their health both now and in the future. Services are free of charge.

Contact Information

For additional assistance from our oncology social workers/patient navigators, contact:

Desiree Hobson, MSW, OSW-C
425-688-5586

Kelly Brajcich, MSW, OSW-C
425-467-3809.

You can also contact the Cancer Resource Center at 425-688-5986.