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Access Nebraska

Select self-screening to see what programs you may want to consider applying for. Select the programs you want to apply for and submit the application online with an electonic signature.


American Cancer Society

Provides valuable information on cancer. Check here for answers to your questions about cancer dietary guidelines prevention treatment including alternative methods includes a section on living with cancer.


Assistive Technology for All

AT4ALL is a free service from the Assistive Technology Partnership. AT4ALL has a variety of equipment available for all of your needs. Equipment available includes computers wheelchairs scooters walkers personal care items items for vision and hearing impairments hospital beds and adapted vehicles. At AT4ALL you can find equipment for loan for sale or for giveaway. You can also find equipment from local lending program to try out before you buy it.


Cancer Patients Alliance

Pancreatica.org serves as a worldwide focal and gathering point on the Internet for the latest news and disinterested information in regard to clinical trials and other responsible medical care in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.


Children of Aging Parents

Children of Aging Parents CAPS a national not-for profit agency recently announced the formation of a new support group for local caregivers at Omahas premier independent living community Elk Ridge Village. Elk Ridge Village which is located off of 194th Blondo just north of the West Dodge Expressway will pamper support group participants with complimentary refreshments in their exquisite dining room prior to each meeting.


CHIRS Consumer Health Information Resource Service

Need information to guide decisions about your health or the health of a family member or friend The McGoogan Library of Medicine provides such information to Nebraska residents free of charge through their Consumer Health Information Resource Service CHIRS. A Health Sciences Librarian will research your condition and provide a tailored package of information that may include Journal Articles Book Chapters Pamphlets and Web Resources. CHIRS information is provided for informational purposes only. Consult with your health care provider for specific medical questions. To request health information contact CHIRS or email them at askusunmc.edu or contact your local public library.


Health Central

The HealthCentral Network Inc. has a collection of owned and operated Web sites and multimedia affiliate properties providing timely in-depth trusted medical information personalized tools and resources and connections to a vast community of leading experts and patients for people seeking to manage and improve their health.


Housing.ne.gov

The Assistive Technology Partnership hosts this housing listing and locator service that will provide easy access to information about housing opportunities throughout Nebraska. The service allows Nebraskans to locate available housing that best fits their needs either through the web site or 1-888-806-6287. Individuals will be able to easily search for housing using a wide variety of search criteria access other helpful websites as well as tools for renters including an affordability calculator a rental checklist and renter rights and responsibilities information - also provides information on supportive services throughout the State especially those services linked to housing needs.


The Leukemia Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia Lymphoma Society of America provides information on the causes and treatment of leukemia as well as lymphoma Hodgkins disease and myeloma. Also available in Spanish French Portuguese Russian and Chinese.


National Cancer Institute

This comprehensive site provides information on cancer issues including nutrition. Many of their booklets are available in Spanish.


OncoLink

Sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania. This award-winning site supplies information ranging in complexity from simple tips for cancer OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists to help cancer patients families health care professionals get accurate cancer-related information.

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