Holmes Cancer Resource Center

The Holmes Cancer Resource Center is located in the main lobby of the Herbert-Herman Cancer Center. Sparrow and American Cancer Society trained volunteers are available to patients to assist in providing support and resources. Volunteers round with patients and their families in the waiting rooms to inquire regarding cancer resource needs and provide information on American Cancer Society and other cancer support organization resources. Our trained volunteers provide information about cancer types, treatments, cancer screenings, and support services.

1755 Abbey Road
East Lansing, MI 48823

Reach to Recovery

Reach to Recovery is a comprehensive one-on-one visitation program for women with breast cancer. Survivors share their experiences and support, not medical advice.


Road to Recovery

Road to Recovery is a volunteer driver program, by calling 24 hours in advance; volunteers will drive patients to cancer-related treatments, doctor appointments and cancer-related screening.

FYI Resource Center
A lending library of books, posters, videos and brochures on cancer-related topics available to the layman, located at 1755 Abby Road in East Lansing and staffed by knowledgeable volunteers. Open Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5:00 pm.

Cancer Response System
By dialing 1.800.ACS.2345 (1.800.227.2345), callers are connected with a database of the most up-to-date cancer information serving the entire United States and mailed or faxed comprehensive materials free of charge.

Man to Man
Man to Man is a comprehensive one-on-one visitation program for men with prostate cancer. Survivors share their experiences and support, not medical advice.

MSU Student Cancer Support Network
Michigan State University offers a support network for MSU students with a personal history of cancer or those who have a family member or friend with cancer.The network consists of informal social gatherings once a month and facilitated support group meetings twice a month. Students are able to cope with cancer through the meetings as well as learning about other resources that exist on campus for the cancer patient. Meetings are held at the MSU Union.