Support & Resources

Cancer Support Group
UP Health System - Marquette will host cancer support group events on the following days at UPHSM Conference Center Room 4. All meetings are at 5 p.m. on the second Monday of each month, beginning October 8th, unless otherwise specified. 

YMCA LIVESTRONG Program
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is an evidence-based physical activity and well-being program designed to help adult cancer survivors achieve their holistic health goals. 

Breast Cancer Support Group 
No cost to attend and no pre-registration required. Support groups are also teleconferenced to Manistique and Baraga. Hosted by UPHS - Marquette and held in the UPHSM Conference Center Room 4, once a month. 

Cancer Rehab
The UPHS Cancer Center in collaboration with UPHS Rehab Services provides a specialized rehab program for cancer clients, including strategies for building strength and reducing pain and fatigue. 

Videos

American Cancer Society 
800.227.2345
http://www.cancer.org

In this video, Lynn Bartanem speaks about finance assistance from the Cancer Care of Marquette County for cancer related expense not covered by insurance.

Cancer Care of Marquette County
906.485.2156
http://www.cancercaremqtcounty.com
 

In this video, Candace Mattson speaks about the services that UPHSM Nutrition & Wellness - Diabetes Education can offer to patients and their loved ones. Outpatient dietitian counseling, diabetic education, inpatient dietitian services, and more!

UPHSM Nutrition & Wellness - Diabetes Education 
906.225.3221
 

In this video, Penny Tussing speaks about the multitude of cancer care services offered by UP Health System Rehab Services, including physical therapy, speech therapy and much more!

UP Health System Rehab Services
906.225.2186
 

Resources

National Cancer Institute

American Society of Clinical Oncology

American Society for Radiation Oncology

American Cancer Society

National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Michigan Cancer Consortium 

Oncology Transportation and Lodging

Lodging

Hospitality Rooms  

Radiation Oncology patients stay free during the course of their radiation treatments, but guests will be charged.  Rooms are limited so please call ahead or speak with your radiation oncology nurse about arrangements. 
 
Beacon House
Close proximity to the UP Health System - Marquette with comfortable private rooms, family-friendly dining area, computer room, playroom and ample parking is available.  There is no charge to stay here but space is limited to please call ahead.

Transportation 
 
AL-TRAN  

Commuting from the Munising area? Contact Al-Tran for bus times, scheduling and fees. 
 
MARQ-TRAN  

Contact Marq-Tran for bus schedules and fees. 
 
Valet/Volunteer services   

Free valet services from 7:30a.m. to 4:00p.m. Monday through Friday, simply drive your car under the canopy at the Nelberg building entrance and let the Customer Service experts take care of your care.  They will even drop you off at the 1984 entrance, park your car, and pick you up when you are done.
 
Shuttle Service 

A cooperative effort between UP Health System - Marquette DLP and the Peninsula Medical Center to assist our guests with transportation to the Peninsula Medical Center, simply call Logistics at ext. 3124 and ask for the Peninsula Medical Center Shuttle.  Within 10 minutes a vehicle and driver will arrive at the designated entrance to transport the person(s) to the location of their choice at the Peninsula Medical Center.