After Breast Cancer Diagnosis (ABCD)
After Breast Cancer Diagnosis (ABCD) provides free personalized support to men and women diagnosed with breast cancer.
American Cancer Society
The nationwide community-based voluntary health organization is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
American Brain Tumor Association
At the heart of the search for answers, and for a cure. Each year the Association awards more than $2 million for brain tumor research and provides knowledge and hope to millions of patients and family members.
Provides free spa services for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. Our first program is being hosted by the Young Women with Breast Cancer Program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA. Through the generous support of our donors, we will be able to continue and expand our program at DFCI and start programs at other cancer facilities throughout the country, to provide a silver lining on an otherwise dark and cloudy chemo day.
Ann’s Hope Foundation
A charitable/not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to raise awareness of the dangers of melanoma cancer and to raise the level of research , early detection, and prevention efforts in the community.
Be Bright Pink!
Bright Pink is the only national non-profit organization focusing on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women, while providing support for high-risk individuals. We provide support through our one-on-one mentoring program, PinkPal, experiential outreach groups, and educate women through our Little Bright Book series.
BMTsupport.org provides 1-on-1 peer support for bone marrow and stem cell transplants!! The organization is 100% online chat. It is run by survivor Michelle Worman and is based in Lubbock, TX.
The Bone Marrow Foundation
The Bone Marrow Foundation offers financial assistance and free support services to bone marrow/stem cell transplant patients and their families. The foundation relies 100% on private donations to provide these vital services.
Cancer101 provides planners to over 350 cancer centers in all 50 states to give to their patients and caregivers in need. Our planners are free to their patients and include essential organizational tools and important resources designed to empower patients and caregivers to take control over their diagnosis from the moment they learn they have cancer through the next ten years of follow-up care. Our planners encourage patients to partner with their medical team: questions are asked and answered, notes and appointments are written down in one place, and patients and caregivers feel in control. And just as importantly, the planner gives patients and their loved ones hope. For more detailed information or to view our planner please visit our website at Cancer101.org
Cancer and Careers
Cancer and Careers is committed to changing the face of cancer in the workplace by providing a comprehensive website and free publications in both English and Spanish as well as offering a series of support groups and educational seminars for employees with cancer; while also being a resource for their employers, co-workers and healthcare providers.
A national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer.
Cancer Climber Association
A unique, not-for-profit organization dedicated to motivating those living with cancer by encouraging patients to inspire each other.
Cancer Information and Counseling Line (CICL)
Monday through Friday, 8:30 - 5:00 MST 800-525-3777
The CICL is a toll-free, national service funded by the AMC Cancer Fund (www.amc.org) and housed at the University of Colorado Cancer Center. The CICL provides evidenced-based counseling for the whole person. Our mission is to enrich the lives of all people affected by cancer and to be an additional resource in an overwhelmed health care system. We provide and translate comprehensive medical information and offer brief, personalized and professional counseling when our callers need it most. Counselors are highly trained, master’s-level psychosocial professionals.
The Cancer Support Foundation
Your resource for accurate and current information. Our free programs provide strategies that help you gain a sense of hope and control. On an average, 250 people per week use our services.
Caring Ambassadors Lung Cancer Program
The mission of Caring Ambassador Lung Cancer Program is to optimize the full spectrum of wellness and longevity among those living with and at risk for lung cancer.
CaringBridge is a nonprofit offering many ways for people to care for each other during any type of health event. People are able to stay connected, leave hopeful messages, and offer support. CaringBridge offers personal Sites, a SupportPlanner and an online volunteer community, the Amplifier Hub. Thanks to those who donate, CaringBridge is available to anyone, anywhere at no cost.
Christians Overcoming Cancer
A 501(c)(3) non-profit passionate about helping cancer patients SUCCEED on their ROAD TO RECOVERY through our Awareness, Emotional Support and Financial Relief Services which are given without religious discrimination to all cancer patients while in active treatment.
Cleaning for a Reason
Cleaning for a Reason Fighting cancer is difficult enough, but living with it is even tougher - and that's where the Cleaning for A Reason Foundation steps in. This newly formed nonprofit offers free professional housecleaning, and maid services to improve the lives of women undergoing treatment for cancer - any type of cancer.
The Cancer Legal Resource Center
The Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) is a national, joint program of the Disability Rights Legal Center and Loyola Law School Los Angeles. The CLRC provides free information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to cancer survivors, caregivers, health care professionals, employers, and others coping with cancer.
A patient/provider hotline designed to provide case management assistance to patients who have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer and are seeking education and access to care. We also offer some financial aid through the Financial Aid Fund to assist with transportation and/or out of town costs related to treatment.
Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation
The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation is an independent, non-profit patient advocacy organization dedicated to supporting every person with cutaneous lymphoma by promoting awareness and education, advancing patient care, and facilitating research.
We exist to make sure that each person with cutaneous lymphoma gets the best care possible.
Is the largest bone marrow donor center in the world; they have registered more that 1.8 million donors and have helped facilitate more that 15,000 transplants. DKMS is committed to the fight against leukemia. They strive to give every blood cancer patient a second chance at life by recruiting healthy bone marrow donors from every race and ethnicity.
drumSTRONG was created as a natural expression of our family's desire to be a vibrant part of beating cancer. Since rhythm is universal we decided that an event centered around the art and fun of hands on drumming would be a great way to bring people together.
Provides FREE spa services and holistic therapies to people being treated for cancer. These services include massage, facials, manicures, pedicures, Reiki, creative art, sound therapy, aromatherapy, and guided meditation.
A national, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.
Foundation For Children With Cancer
A foundation to financially assist the families of children with cancer. By providing tangible and direct financial support, such as mortgage payments, insurance premiums and utility bills, families are given a greater opportunity to focus on their child's treatment and recovery.
A free service that helps patients and family members reduce stress around medical procedures. At HealthAngle, you can review edited and doctor-reviewed first-person accounts of medical procedures, access tools that provide guidance around how to get the best from doctor visits and hospitalizations and better communicate with your doctor, and be inspired to share your own story about medical procedures.
Hope For Two
Dedicated to providing women diagnosed to providing women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant with information, support and hope.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. The Society has dedicated itself to being one of the top-rated voluntary health agencies in terms of dollars that directly fund our mission.
Livestrong Lance Armstrong Foundation
We unite people to fight cancer believing that unity is strength, knowledge is power and attitude is everything.
A charitable organization set up to raise funds to help others with the ever-growing cost of medical treatments in fighting brain cancer. The mission of the Mission4Maureen foundation is to provide financial assistance to families who are burdened with the staggering cost of brain cancer treatment. We are led by the motto,"No one can do everything, but everyone can do something."
The Max Foundation
The Max Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of people living with blood-related cancer and rare cancers worldwide.
Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer
MASCC's mission is to provide Supportive Care to cancer fighters. Supportive Care in cancer is the prevention and management of the adverse effects of cancer and its treatment. This includes management of physical and psychological symptoms and side effects across the continuum of the cancer experience from diagnosis through anticancer treatment to post-treatment care. Enhancing rehabilitation, secondary cancer prevention, survivorship and end of life care are integral to Supportive Care.
My Bridge 4 Life
My Bridge 4 Life is an online and offline (printed book) guided wellness program that takes patients from diagnosis to well-being. It eases the overwhelming nature of a life-threatening diagnosis by dividing the illness journey into manageable phases; assists with setting goals for each phase for patients, their caregivers, supporters, community, and healthcare professionals; and builds a wellness plan in the process.
The National LGBT Cancer Network
The National LGBT Cancer Network is the first program in the country to address the needs of all LGBT people with cancer and those at risk.
Navigate Cancer Foundation
Navigate Cancer is comprised of oncology nurses working with patients to help them understand their complex disease. They educate, translate, research and contextualize their disease so that they can make better decisions about their care. They do not diagnose or give second opinions, but help them understand their disease based upon the medical information provided.
Northwestern University's Oncofertility Consortium
A national, interdisciplinary initiative designed to explore the reproductive future of cancer survivors.
Patient Services, Inc.
PSI is a national non-profit organization whose caring staff is committed to supporting people with expensive chronic illnesses and conditions through locating solutions with health insurance and assisting with premiums and prescription co-payments to facilitate positive health and well-being.
Patient Access Network Foundation
The Patient Access Network Foundation is an independent, national 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to providing underinsured patients with co-payment assistance through 41 disease-specific funds that provide access to progressive therapies.
Provides a valuable online network, community and support resources for women currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer. When you join, you are instantly linked to a networking of fellow survivors, family members, medical pros and other who, in essence, become your "pen pals" via the website.
Strives to improve the lives of people affected by sarcoma through accurate diagnosis, improved access to care, guidance, education and support. Among our services are a discussion board, peer to peer program, and reimbursement program for expenses related to getting a second opinion from a sarcoma specialist.
Shred Out Cancer
Shred Out Cancer's mission is to be a resource in the fight against cancer. Their mission is to be F.R.E.E., Fight stagnant research, Restore healthy lives, Empower patients and families, and Educate younger generations to cure cancer.
Stop and Breathe
A program in which trained volunteer 'relaxation coaches' work with patients teaching them breathing, guided relaxations and visualizations. This allows the patients to relax more fully and be less anxious, thus facilitating the healing process. The goal is to provide for them a tool that they can take with them during this moment of stress, and also in the future, should the need arise.
The Testicular Cancer Resource Center
A charitable organization devoted to helping people understand testicular and extragonadal germ cell tumors. Specifically, we provide accurate and timely information about these tumors and their treatment to anyone and everyone interested.
Promotes breast cancer awareness, education and empowerment.
Us TOO International Prostate Cancer Education & Support Network
is a grassroots organization started in 1990 by prostate cancer survivors to serve prostate cancer survivors, their spouses/partners and families. We are a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to communicating timely and reliable information enabling informed choices regarding detection and treatment of prostate cancer. Ultimately, Us TOO strives to enhance the quality of life for all those affected by prostate cancer.
Wings for Injured Athletes
To provide a positive forum for injured athletes (at any level) by efficiently and successfully helping them manage the emotional strain on their self-esteem and self-worth during their injury and recovery process. Through workshops, blogs, educational seminars and quality events we will build an overall health program for individuals.
Dedicated to encouraging and providing assistance to cancer survivors in order for them to accomplish personalized aspirational goals. Without Limitz was established in the hope of inspiring cancer survivors to conquer cancer in their own way; thus, overcoming their own limitations and boundaries. Additionally, Without Limitz has implemented a grant program to provide financial assistance to cancer ´fighters´ and their families in times of need.
A national non-profit organization dedicated to providing cancer patients and survivors with more opportunities for wellness and healing through the practice of yoga. Yoga Bear is a community of friends, cancer patients, survivors, yogis, doctors, and volunteers.
Young Survival Coalition (YSC)
Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women and breast cancer. YSC works with survivors, caregivers, medical, research, advocacy and legislative communities to increase the quality and quantity of life for women diagnosed with breast cancer at age 40 and under.