American Cancer Society
A voluntary organization that offers a variety of services to patients and their families. The ACS also supports research, provides printed materials, and conducts educational programs.
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).
American Childhood Cancer Organization
The American Childhood Cancer Organization provides support and free services for childhood cancer patients, survivors, and their families.
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.
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.
Lazarex Cancer Foundation
The Lazarex Cancer Foundation improves patient access to cancer clinical trials.
Cancer and Careers.org
Provides a free workbook, educational resources, support, and information for cancer patients and survivors, coworkers, managers, CEOs, and human resources personnel about cancer patients and survivors working through their treatment and returning to work.
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 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.
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.