The Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center, located in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, MedQuarter Regional Medical District, pulls together more than 200 doctors, nurses, researchers and support personnel from over a dozen health care organizations, including Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa, P.C. and UnityPoint Health Cedar Rapids. We also partner with several local community organizations who provide support and services for cancer research, programs and services that aid cancer patients and their families.
Each partner plays a vital role in improving the lives of cancer patients. Together we deliver the best coordinated, comprehensive and expert cancer care. Our goal – to win the fight against cancer.
Providing state-of-the art radiation therapy, allowing patients to take advantage of a full spectrum of cancer care in one facility.
Offering comprehensive diagnostic testing for area physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare organizations.
A variety of services and electronic tools allow network members to connect directly with Mayo Clinic experts on complex diagnosis and treatment plans.
One of Iowa’s largest private, multi specialty physician groups, with more than 80 physicians, surgeons, and mid-level providers in a wide range of specialties and subspecialties.
Iowa’s largest radiology group, with board- certified radiologists trained in a broad range of subspecialties.
A board certified plastic surgeon providing exceptional results for surgeries of the face, body and breast. Dr. Vander Zee also conducts the Advanced Melanoma and Skin Cancer Clinic at the cancer center.
Combining the best technology, innovation, and personal expertise to ensure patients receive exceptional healthcare every day.
St. Luke’s Foundation’s mission is to support St. Luke’s Hospital and the Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center in giving the healthcare we’d like our loved ones to receive. The community’s generosity helps patients every single day.
The Iowa Cancer Consortium (ICC) is a partnership of researchers, health care providers, faith-based organizations, public health professionals, caregivers, cancer survivors, volunteers, and many other Iowans who work together to reduce the burden of cancer in Iowa.
For over 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we help people stay well and get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer.
Gems of Hope is a nonprofit organization that offers gifts of jewelry mounted on inspirational cards to cancer patients. The patients are invited, along with family and friends, to attend workshops to create these works of art for others.
The Aiming For A Cure Foundation is built upon a foundation of committed people with a great passion to help children and their families that suffer from various forms of cancer.
Strands of Strength (SOS) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide wigs free of charge to women suffering hair loss due to cancer treatment and in need of financial assistance. For information call the Nassif Cancer Center at 319.558.4876.
Living Proof Exhibit, a nonprofit organization, celebrates the creative spirit of those impacted by cancer through art therapy sessions and an annual exhibit. Living Proof Exhibit enriches the lives of those impacted by cancer through the therapeutic benefits of the arts.
The mission of Gilda’s Club Quad Cities is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.
The mission of the I Know Jack Foundation is to raise funds to support the cancer patient and their families from diagnosis through survivorship. Our goal is to raise awareness about cancer, support those affected by cancer, assist with cancer research and improve the survivor’s quality of life. Click here to read more.
The Community Cancer Center and its partners meet the highest accreditation standards for cancer care.
You and your family are invited to enjoy lawn games, snacks, ice cream, live music and socializing in the company of fellow cancer survivors. A splash pad is available as well for kids to enjoy! We hope to see you there and look forward to celebrating YOU.
New offerings at the Community Cancer Center includes art events, horticultural sessions and survivor’s day. Click here to see an explanation of our alternative support groups explained by Kimberly Ivester on KCRG.