The National Rural Oncology Collaborative (NROC) gives hope by providing comprehensive cancer care to patients in rural communities.
Meeting the need in Rural Communities
These barriers to access result in a lack of comprehensive cancer care.
The National Rural Oncology Collaborative (NROC) has the solution!
A 2-Stage Program to Break the Access Barrier
Many patients in rural communities are diagnosed in a late stage of cancer with timely, convenient, and quality treatment needed. That is why the National Rural Oncology Collaborative (NROC):
Care navigation throughout the entire treatment plan supports every patient every step of the way.
The National Rural Oncology Collaborative (NROC) works with partner hospitals to:
We partner with rural hospital leaders, hospital chaplains, hospital care providers, local Chamber of Commerce members, local school district leadership, local businesses, and most importantly, local cancer survivors to design innovative and individualized oncology programs for the community.
The National Rural Oncology Collaborative (NROC) Team
The Cancer Support Community (CSC) is proud to be a collaborating partner of the National Rural Oncology Collaborative at Community Infusion Solutions to provide vital resources to individuals living with cancer residing in rural communities. CSC is a global nonprofit network with 175 locations, including CSC and Gilda’s Club centers as well as healthcare partnerships. These locations, along with a toll-free helpline, digital services, and award-winning education materials provide $50 million in free emotional support and navigation services each year to patients, survivors, caregivers, and families.