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The primary source of information for, among other things:

  • Road To Recovery for transportation assistance or to get set up as a driver

  • Find a Hope Lodge (free stay) or a hotel partner (discounted stay) near your cancer treatment center

  • Help in finding local support groups

  • Answers to your cancer-related questions from oncology staff 


R.I.S.E. is a cancer support group for anyone who has a diagnosis of any type of cancer, any stage, whether they are receiving treatment or not. It meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM.


For location and more information, click below to contact Susan Werlinich:


Zimmer Cancer Center at New Hanover Hospital

The NHRMC Zimmer Cancer Center is the only comprehensive center dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and support of cancer patients in southeastern North Carolina. The center also houses the hospital’s cancer clinical trials program, giving local residents a chance to participate in national treatment studies.


Novant Health Cancer Institute

Novant Health Cancer Care is nationally recognized as one of the top cancer programs. Many of our programs have received national recognition for demonstrating outstanding outcomes in diagnosis and treatment from organizations like The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.


The Mesothelioma Center

Mesothelioma is a malignant tumor that is caused by inhaled asbestos fibers and forms in the lining of the lungs, abdomen or heart. Symptoms can include shortness of breath and chest pain. 

The Mesothelioma Center at gives you the latest mesothelioma information, support and free access to top specialists for better care and peace of mind.

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Reach To Recovery

When facing breast cancer, connecting with someone who knows what you’re going through can be a crucial form of support. Some challenges can only be understood by someone who has been there. TheAmerican Cancer Society Reach To Recovery® program connects you with a trained volunteer who is a breast cancer survivor. Our volunteers provide one-on-one support to help you cope with treatment, side effects,and more. With a convenient mobile app and website,you can connect and chat wherever and whenever.

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