“We are here to help you face your illness and embrace life, so while getting the best medical care, you are living your life as fully as possible today, tomorrow, and every single day.”
– Colleen Baggs, Program Manager
Offering education, empowerment and assistance along the cancer journey.
Located in the Essentia Health Cancer Center, Duluth, MN and open to the entire community.
Finding your way through cancer takes resources—people, information, research and support. And no matter if you’re a patient, a family member or a friend, you’ll find comfort and connection at the Caring Ways Cancer Resource Center. It’s your link to services, support groups, ideas and inspiration, including:
It’s much more than a resource library. It’s much larger than one room can contain. It’s a wayfinder for your personal cancer journey.
Cancer takes energy. Searching an endless sea of resources and information takes even more.
If you’re not sure where you’re headed, this is the place to start. Let us be your guide and compass. The journey is different for everyone, and no matter if you were just diagnosed or you’re a 15-year survivor, Caring Ways will help guide you. Our support groups and other programs are open to everyone, regardless of where you’re receiving care. And because most of our volunteers are cancer survivors, we understand the questions.
Your Caring Ways team also includes:
You are never alone with this disease, and there is never a shortage of support.
The center, which is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, is located on the 2nd floor of Essentia Health - Duluth Clinic's First Street Building, 420 E. First St.
Caring Ways is funded by the Miller-Dwan Foundation and open to the entire community. It exists thanks to generous donations from people throughout our region. To donate to Caring Ways, visit:
CancerHelp Online® is a patient education program of The CancerHelp Institute, official Content Distribution Partner of the National Cancer Institute. Funding for this site is provided by the Essentia Health Foundation through generous contributions from the Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival.