Breastcancer.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer. Our mission is to help women and their loved ones make sense of the complex medical and personal information about breast cancer, so they can make the best decisions for their lives.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
A non-profit alliance of the world’s leading cancer centers. The primary goal of all NCCN initiatives is to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of oncology practice. To order patient guidelines call 888-909-NCCN (6226).
Helps cancer patients, families, health care professional and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Has comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and news about research advances.
Lazarex Cancer Foundation
The Lazarex Cancer Foundation improves patient access to cancer clinical trials.
The Wellness Community – Goes by Cancer Support Community
Provides free psychological and emotional support to cancer patients and their families. They offer support groups on stress reduction and cancer education workshops, nutrition guidance, exercise sessions, and social events.
Cancer Hope Network
Provides individual support to cancer patients and their families by matching them with trained volunteers who have undergone and recovered from a similar cancer experience.
Cancer Care, Inc.
Offers support, information, financial assistance, and practical help to people with cancer and their loved ones. Services are available in person, over the phone, and through the agency’s website.
Lotsa Helping Hands
A Here to Serve partner that powers our Care Communities within this website. Through Lotsa Helping Hands we provide a simple way for friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors to pitch in with meal delivery, rides, and other tasks necessary for life to run smoothly during a crisis. Lotsa Helping Hands Care Communities provide free, private group calendar, specifically designed for organizing helpers, as well as a journal to stay in touch with the family, updates on the condition of the critically ill member, resources and ways volunteers can help.
National Association for Hospital Hospitality Houses
A non-profit corporation serving facilities that provide lodging and other supportive services to patients and their families when confronted with medical emergencies. Each facility assures that a homelike environment is provided to persons who must travel to be with a patient or to receive necessary outpatient care. Phone Number: 1-800-542-9730