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Cancer Action is . . .
Stepping on the Gas and Going the Extra Mile

Cancer Action is dedicated to reducing distress and promoting well-being for those at all stages of their cancer journey.


How We Help

We help individuals and family members navigate a positive cancer journey!  

How You Can Help

We depend on the generosity of individuals, families and businesses in our community.

Our Impact

For more than 60 years, our caring staff and volunteers have served thousands of Kansas Citians.

Cancer Action

Cancer Action is an independent, community based non-profit agency offering an array of programs and services addressing the physical, social, emotional and financial needs of persons with cancer, their family, and friends. 

As a caring community of professionals and volunteers, we offer support, education, empowerment, hope and comfort to those touched by cancer. Cancer Action programs and services are free of charge.

"When you see clients walk in devastated and lost and don't even know where to start, and an hour later they walk out the door they have a smile on their face.  They hug the case manager and they have a whole different outlook."

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Karen Steffen

Cancer Survivor &
Cancer Action Volunteer



Cancer Action is HERE to help those with a diagnosis of cancer living throughout the Kansas City area!  

Our goal is to get cancer patients the support they need in a safe and healthy way.


Please CALL one of our offices to register for services.

We will work with you to arrange needed services!

Kansas Office: 913-642-8885

Missouri Office: 816-350-8881


Each office will be open on specific days during the week. Call and our case managers will make appointments for wig fittings.


Donated Medical Equipment & Supplies

We are also not able to accept donations of medical supplies at this time. Currently, we are only accepting certain types of nutritional supplements within agency guidelines, so please call first!


Please note, once we are able to take donations of medical supplies, we will be limiting the items we accept. While we appreciate your thoughtfulness, we have limited storage space and must only accept items that clients frequently request.  If you want to know if we will be able to accept your donated medical supplies, please call our office. 

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