American Brain Tumor Association
American Brain Tumor Association exists to eliminate brain tumors through research and to meet the needs of brain tumor patients and their families. Click on the link to visit their site www.abta.org
Bone Marrow and Cancer Foundation
The Bone Marrow & Cancer Foundation, founded in 1992, is dedicated to improving the quality of life for cancer and transplant patients and their families by providing vital financial assistance, comprehensive resources, educational information, physician referrals, and emotional support programs. The Bone Marrow & Cancer Foundation is the only organization of its kind that does not limit assistance to a specific disease, type of transplant, or age range. All of the Foundation’s programs and services are offered to patients and their families free of charge.See http://www.bonemarrow.org
Boston Cancer Support
BostonCancerSupport.org is a non-profit in Massachusetts that functions both online and within communities. The FREE web presence provides resources for cancer patients and their families at the state, region, city and town level, such as financial aid opportunities for prescription drugs, prosthetics, and respite care for caregivers. Boston Cancer Support also runs a Collective Impact Program called The CancerCollaborative™, which brings together a wide variety of cancer support organizations and healthcare professionals within the same community. For more information visit www.bostoncancersupport.org.
CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer. Services include counseling, support groups, financial and publications. See www.cancercare.org or more information or find out more about their workshops.
Cancer Hope Network
Cancer Hope Network (CHN) is a national, non-profit support organization, which offers free, one-on-one emotional support to adult cancer patients and their families. This support is provided via telephone by 400 trained volunteers who have all been through a similar cancer experience, have recovered, and are once again leading productive lives. For more information visit www.cancerhopenetwork.org.
Cancer Monthly is the source of cancer treatment results for the following cancers: brain, breast, colo-rectal, kidney, liver, lung, melanoma, mesothelioma, ovarian, and prostate. Cancer Monthly allows users to see survival rates, side effects and other information for over 500 individual cancer treatments with just visit www.cancermonthly.com.
Chemocare.com is a website that provides the latest information about chemotherapy to patients and their families, caregivers and friends. Chemocare.com includes easy-to-read information about specific chemotherapy medications, side effect management, nutrition, resources and support. For more information visit www.chemocare.com.
Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups
The Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups' mission is to improve patient awareness of cancer clinical trials, facilitate access and promote participation. Through innovative programs and services the Coalition examines and confronts key issues impeding cancer research. For more information see www.cancertrialshelp.org.
Cure Magazine - Curetoday.com
CURE Media Group has become the source of information and inspiration for those on the cancer journey. CURE Media Group's flagship product, CURE magazine, is the indispensable guide for every stage of the cancer experience. Through the magazine, educational forums, a resource guide for the newly diagnosed, a national nursing award, books, and a variety of online tools, CURE Media Group combines science and humanity to make cancer understandable. Visit www.curetoday.com to read blogs, articles and additional resources!
Cancer Support Community (Formerly Gilda's Clubs and the Wellness Community)
Free cancer support community for men, women, and children whose lives have been touched by cancer. Come as you are! See www.cancersupportcommunity.org.
CaringBridge is a nonprofit organization that enables unique and personal communities of support that enrich family and friend connections during times of need. Please use CaringBridge to help bring your world together when you need it most.” Click www.caringbridge.org for more information.
Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association
The Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association (ECAA) is a grassroots, not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to providing outreach for esophageal cancer patients, caregivers, and survivors. We strive to increase public awareness of this disease and to provide education and information in a supportive environment. For more information, please visit us at: www.ecaware.org.
Lance Armstrong Foundation - LIVESTRONG Survivorcare
Survivorcare offers assistance through education, qualified referrals and counseling services. Explore cancer resources to help you or your loved one live with, through and beyond cancer. For more information visit www.livestrong.org.
Lung Cancer Alliance
The Lung Cancer Alliance is the only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to patient support and advocacy for people living with lung cancer and those at risk for the disease. For more information visit www.lungcanceralliance.org
ManageCancer.org provides cancer patients and their loved ones with information and links to valuable resources to assist with finances, medication and doctor schedules, communication, support, assistance, education, travel, housing and more. It is our mission to provide easy access to information and assistance for cancer patients and their loved ones. Click www.managecancer.org for more information.
The Melanoma International Foundation
The Melanoma International Foundation, an international non-profit, has the mission of easing the burden and providing hope for the journey of melanoma. For more information visit www.melanomaforum.org.
Michael's mission is to help improve the quality of life and treatment options for those suffering from colorectal cancer through education, research and patients support. For more information visit www.michaelsmission.org.
National Brain Tumor Society
National Brain Tumor Society is a nonprofit organization inspiring hope and providing leadership within the brain tumor community. NBTS exists to find a cure and improve the quality of life for those affected by brain tumors, and funds strategic research, deliver support services, and promote collaboration. For more information visit braintumor.org.
Teen Cancer America
Teen Cancer America is a registered non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of teenagers and young adults with cancer. For more information visit teencanceramerica.org
The 4th Angel Mentoring Program
The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is a national, free, organization that matches cancer patients and their caregivers with a trained volunteer who is a cancer survivor for telephone and email support. We strive to match based on a similar diagnosis, age range, gender, common struggles and similar interests. For more information visit 4thangel.org.
The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)
As the oldest survivor-led advocacy organization, NCCS is a highly respected authentic voice at the Federal level, advocating for quality cancer care for all Americans and empowering cancer survivors. Visitors to NCCS’s website, www.canceradvocacy.org, will find educational resources to help them live with, through and beyond cancer. For more information visit www.canceradvocacy.org.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (consumer site)
NCCN.com - the consumer website of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. NCCN.com interprets the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology™ into straight forward treatment summaries, entitled NCCN Treatment Summaries for People with Cancer™, which supply patients with the best available medical evidence about oncology treatments. This approach provides patients with a knowledge base to have an informed and educated discussion with their clinicians about their treatment plan. For more information visit nccn.com.
Patient Advocate Foundation
Mission is to provide effective mediation and arbitration services to patients to remove obstacles to healthcare including medical debt crisis, insurance access issues and employment issues for patients with chronic, debilitating and life-threatening illnesses. Excellent additional directories include the National Uninsured and National Under-Insured Directories. For more information visit www.patientadvocate.org.
Patient Resource Cancer Guide
A comprehensive resource that helps these patients and their families map the cancer journey. It includes a comprehensive list of cancer treatment facilities in the U.S. and detailed sections about treatment options, cancer types, clinical trials and patient resources. For more information on Patient Resource Cancer Guide visit www.patientresource.com.
Striving to extend and improve the lives sarcoma patients through accurate diagnosis, improved access to care, guidance, education and support. For more information visit sarcomaalliance.org.
The Life Raft Group
The Life Raft Group is a non-profit organization whose priority is to provide information and support to GIST-(gastrointestinal stromal tumor) patients and their loved ones. To accomplish this mission, we aim to educate and support these patients with this rare form of cancer. See www.liferaftgroup.org for more information.
Vital Options® International TeleSupport® Cancer Network is a not-for-profit cancer communications, support and advocacy organization whose mission is to facilitate a global cancer dialogue by using communications technology to reach every person touched by cancer. See www.vitaloptions.org or click on the link on the right hand side of this page for more information.