COVID-19 Resources for Cancer Patients and Survivors

Click the button below for information for cancer patients and caregivers.

  • General information for Cancer patients on COVID-19
  • Metro Denver Support Groups with virtual options
  • National Cancer Support Programs
  • Meal Assistance
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Emergency Financial Assistance

Colorado Helpline

For local information go to: https://covid19.colorado.gov/

For national information go to: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Colorado’s call line for general questions about COVID-19, provides answers in many languages including English, Spanish (Español), Mandarin (普通话) and more.

303-389-1687 or
1-877-462-2911

COHELP@RMPDC.org (answers in English only)
CO-HELP operators cannot recommend whether or where you get tested, provide medical advice or help you with your prescriptions. They cannot provide testing results. They cannot clear you to go to work. If you are seeking help for anything other than general questions, please try a health care provider or nurse line.

 If you need medical attention, contact a health care provider.

Webinar – COVID-19 and Cancer Patients

Anxiety and Mindfulness Resources

Mindfulness Meditations

Shine – https://www.virusanxiety.com/take-care

Headspace: https://www.headspace.com/covid-19 (free to healthcare workers
now)
Ten Percent Happier: https://www.tenpercent.com/coronavirussanityguide
UCLA: https://www.uclahealth.org/marc/mindful-meditations
Insight Timer Application: https://insighttimer.com/
Calm Application: https://www.calm.com/

Coping With Stress During an Infectious Disease Outbreak

English Version

Spanish Version

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Best Remedy for COVID-19 Is Prevention
  • NCCN (National Comprehensive Cancer Network)

    NCCN COVID-19 Resources for the Cancer Community
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI)

    Coronavirus: What People with Cancer Should Know
  • Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

    Preventing Infection in Cancer Patients
  • Fred Hutch Cancer Center

    Coronavirus: What Patients Need to Know
  • Fight Colorectal Cancer

    Cancer and COVID-19 for Colorectal Cancer Patients
  • American Cancer Society

    Common Questions about the Coronavirus
  • ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology)

    ASCO Coronavirus Resources

Virtual Support Groups

Virtual Support Group Listing from UC Health

Call Brittany at 720.848.4254 for information on the UC Health Virtual Support Groups

  • Ask the Expert Series – 1st Monday of every month: 12 to 1pm
  • Breast Cancer Support Group – 3rd Monday of every month: 3 to 4:30pm
  • Cancer Caregiver Support Group – 3rd Wednesday of every month: 4 to 5:30pm
  • Cancer Patient Support Group – 3rd Wednesday of every month: 4 to 5:30pm
  • Head and Neck Cancer Support Group – 2nd Wednesday of every month: 12 to 1:30pm
  • Prostate Cancer Educational Support Group – 2nd Tuesday of every month: 6 to 7:30pm
  • Wellness Education Series –  2nd Wednesday of every month: 12 to 1pm

Telehealth Resources

Telehealth Town Halls
Need some support? Have a question? Want to hear the 10 minute summary?

Join Prime Health for a regular new virtual town hall series on a variety of topics relating to important Colorado updates, telehealth, virtual care, COVID-19 and discussion about what that means for you as a provider.

Each session is hosted by telehealth experts here to support you, answer questions, and highlight resources that can help. Questions from Town Halls will be documented and shared in the FAQ page.

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5pm – 6pm
  • Tuesday, Thursday: 7:30am – 8:30am

https://www.primehealthco.com/teletownhalls

COVID-19 JUST-IN-TIME ECHO FOR PRIMARY CARE

In this ongoing series offered three times a week, an interdisciplinary panel of public health, clinical, and pharmacotherapy experts will provide updates on testing locations, availability, and guidelines; debunk myths around medication management in the community; address challenges in primary care practice management (such as transitioning to telehealth); answer questions and discuss de-identified patient cases and more.

Audience: Physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses and other healthcare providers working in primary care

Schedule:
Ongoing ECHO sessions held virtually
Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays 7:00 – 8:00 AM MST
https://echocolorado.org/echo/covid-19/

Information for Patients with Lymphedema

Information about implications of coronavirus (COVID-19) for people with lymphedema can be found at https://lymphaticnetwork.org/documents/LSN_LERN_Covid19_Guidelines_2020.pdf

Information for Lung Cancer Patients

Information for Colorectal Cancer Patients