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500 N. 5th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55401-1206
Local Phone: For calls from outside the U.S.: 763-406-8140 (Patient Services) or 763-406-5800 (general information)
Free Line: 1-888-999-6743 (Patient Services for patients and families), 1-800-627-7692 (1-800-MARROW2) (for general information)
patientinfo@nmdp.org
Operated by the National Marrow Donor Program, Be The Match® is the largest and most diverse bone marrow registry in the world. The registry includes more than 22 million volunteers willing to donate bone marrow and 300,000 units of umbilical cord blood. Be The Match® supports patients, caregivers and families before, during and after a transplant through one-on-one support, referrals and free educational resources. The Patient Assistance Grant Program helps eligible patients, and their caregivers, access financial support for costs associated with a donor search, travel, housing, and prescription co-pays. Calls are answered in English and Spanish, with additional support offered in more than 100 languages.
Categorías: Medication (includes co-payments), Treatment, Health Professional Referrals, Lodging & Travel

Free Line: 1-877-543-7669 (1-877-KIDS-NOW) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
CMSOCHIPRAQuestions@cms.hhs.gov
The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is a state and federal partnership that provides free or low-cost health coverage for children age 18 and younger childhood whose families earn too much income to qualify for Medicaid but cannot afford to purchase private health insurance coverage. States have considerable flexibility to establish income eligibility rules for CHIP, but children enrolling in the program must be otherwise uninsured. Callers will be referred to the CHIP program in their state for further information about what the program covers, who is eligible, and the minimum qualifications.
Categorías: Childhood, Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Health Professional Referrals

16057 Tampa Palms Blvd W
PMB #373
Tampa, FL 33647
Free Line: 1-866-288-7475 (1-866-288-RISK) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
info@facingourrisk.org
FORCE: Facing our Risk of Cancer Empowered is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast, ovarian, pancreatic, prostate, colorectal and endometrial (uterine) cancers. FORCE offers a toll-free, peer-support helpline staffed by volunteers who can discuss issues with callers, offer referrals to resources, or match callers with another peer counselor with similar experiences. FORCE also provides access to board-certified genetic counselors to answer general questions about genetics. Publications such as newsletters, brochures, and other print materials are available on the website.
Categorías: Breast, Other Cancers, Ovarian, Health Professional Referrals, Peer/Buddy Programs

Suite 316
925B Peachtree Street, NE.
Atlanta, GA 30309
Local Phone: 678-767-2955 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-866-425-3678 (1-866-IAL-FORU) (Responds to calls in English only); 1-800-305-0117 (Speak to a Larynx Cancer Survivor in English only)
ialhq@theial.com
The International Association of Laryngectomees (IAL) is a nonprofit, voluntary organization composed of member clubs and recognized regional organizations. These clubs are generally known as Lost Chord or New Voice clubs. Club membership ranges from 10 to more than 300 laryngectomees. The purpose of the IAL is to assist these local clubs in their efforts toward the total rehabilitation of the laryngectomee. The IAL exchanges ideas and disseminates information to member clubs and to the public, facilitates the formation of new clubs, fosters improvement in laryngectomee programs, and improves the minimum standards for teachers of post-laryngectomy speech. The IAL Voice Institute trains laryngectomees and prospective instructors of speech in an intensive 5-day course that emphasizes speech restoration as the central component to multidisciplinary total rehabilitation. A directory of laryngectomee-experienced speech instructors in the United States is available on the IAL Web site. Some Spanish materials are also available.
Categorías: Head and Neck, Oral, Other Cancers, Educational Programs , Health Professional Referrals, Support Groups

Post Office Box 96503
Washington, DC 20090
Local Phone: 847-332-1051 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
Free Line: 1-800-850-9132 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
kidney.cancer@hotmail.com
The Kidney Cancer Association (KCA) is a charitable organization made up of patients, family members, physicians, researchers, and other health professionals globally. The KCA offers a variety of services: educating patients and families and helping those with kidney cancer cope with the disease, advancing medical research and providing education for physicians and nurses, and serving as an advocate on behalf of patients. Contact the Nurse Hotline to find answers to questions about the treatment of kidney cancer and referrals to physicians in the United States. The KCA Web site provides free publications, calendars for support groups and patient conferences, online forums and chat rooms, and videos and podcasts. KCA responds to calls in English and Spanish.
Categorías: Kidney, Other Cancers, Advocacy, Health Professional Referrals, Support Groups

415 Crossways Park Drive
Suite D
Woodbury, NY 11797
Local Phone: 516-737-1550
Free Line: 1-866-789-1000 (Responds to calls in English only)
contactus@lustgarten.org
The Lustgarten Foundation is dedicated to advancing scientific and medical research related to the diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of pancreatic cancer. The foundation's website provides patients and caregivers information about diagnosis, treatment, research, supportive care, and organizations that provide publications, financial assistance, and support services. A free patient handbook, "Understanding Pancreatic Cancer: A Guide for Patients and Caregivers," is available in hard copy or electronically.
Categorías: Pancreas, Educational Programs , Health Professional Referrals

1615 L Street
Suite 430
Washington, DC 20036
Free Line: 1-877-363-6376 (1-877-END-MESO) (Responds to calls in English only)
info@curemeso.org
The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) is a nonprofit collaboration of patients and families, physicians, advocates, and researchers dedicated to eradicating mesothelioma. The Meso Foundation aims to provide up-to-date information on the disease and its treatment, as well as to connect patients and families with specialists, support resources and community. Mesothelioma experts are available over-the-phone and via email. Patients traveling for an initial consultation and those enrolled in a clinical trial may be eligible for reimbursement of travel-related expenditures.
Categorías: Mesothelioma, Lodging & Travel, Advocacy, Educational Programs , Health Professional Referrals, Peer/Buddy Programs , Support Groups
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5th Floor
383 Main Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851
Local Phone: 203-229-0464 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-866-603-6628 (available M-F, 9am-7pm ET)
info@themmrf.org
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) provides information for patients with multiple myeloma and other types of plasma cell disorders. In addition to resources specific to the disease, including information on signs and symptoms, initial diagnosis, and treatment options, a variety of publications and educational programs are available for patients and their caregivers. The MMRF also provides information on finding a treatment center, support groups, and financial assistance programs. Nurse Patient Navigators offer information and support over-the-phone, via email and through social media. Select publications are available in Spanish.
Categorías: Multiple Myeloma, Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Lodging & Travel, Medication (includes co-payments), Treatment, Educational Programs , Health Professional Referrals, Support Groups
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Free Line: 1-866-708-3378 (1-866-708-FERT) (FERTLine)
oncofertility@northwestern.edu
MyOncofertility.org is a Web site that provides information on the potential effect of cancer (and other serious diseases) and treatment on fertility, options for preserving fertility, and resources for discussing these issues with a doctor. The Web site features printable documents on topics such as female and male fertility options, and questions to ask your doctor prior to starting treatment. Many survivor videos are available for viewing on the site. Survivors share their experiences, decision making, and advice. Expert videos provide information on basic fertility information, common questions, and information on female, male, and childhood fertility procedures and treatment. The Web site has a physician finder resource to search for a physician who can assist with fertility preservation options. Patients can also call the toll-free FERTLine to talk to a Registered Nurse Patient Navigator who can help patients wade through the difficult decision process of fertility preservation. This Patient Navigator can also help make referrals to outside centers. The Web site is also available in Spanish.
Categorías: Childhood, Health Professional Referrals

Mail Stop K-64
4770 Buford Highway, NE.
Atlanta, GA 30341
Free Line: 1-800-232-4636 (1-800-CDC-INFO) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
cdcinfo@cdc.gov
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) provides low-income, uninsured, and underserved women access to breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services. Screening support is provided in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, 5 U.S. territories, and 11 American Indian/Alaska Native tribes or tribal organizations. Services include clinical breast exams, mammograms, Pap tests, HPV tests, pelvic exams, diagnostic testing if results are abnormal, and referrals to treatment. In 2000, Congress passed the Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act, which enables women in the NBCCEDP program to access treatment through Medicaid.
Categorías: Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Health Professional Referrals
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Suite 100
1731 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Local Phone: 703-837-1500 (NHPCO Office) (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-800-658-8898 (Caring Connections Helpline) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish); 1-877-658-8896 (Responds to calls in Spanish only)
caringinfo@nhpco.org
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is a membership organization representing programs and professionals that provide hospice and palliative care in the United States. NHPCO's mission is to lead and mobilize social change for improved care at the end-of-life. NHPCO offers publications, information about how to find a hospice, and information about the financial aspects of hospice. On the NHPCO Web site you are able to search for hospice/palliative care programs in the United States. Caring Connections is a national consumer and community engagement program of NHPCO to improve care at the end-of-life. Caring Connections provides a toll-free number, Web site, and a wide range of free materials about end-of-life care (such as hospice and palliative care information, advance care planning, caregiving). Information on the Caring Connections Web site is provided on Planning Ahead, Caring for Someone, Living with an Illness, and Grieving a Loss. Some Spanish-language publications are available, and staff are able to answer calls in Spanish.
Categorías: Advocacy, Educational Programs , Health Professional Referrals

2288 Fulton St.
Suite 307
Berkeley, CA 94704
Local Phone: 510-809-1660 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-800-541-3259 (Responds to calls in English only)
nln@lymphnet.org
The National Lymphedema Network (NLN) provides education and guidance to lymphedema patients, health care professionals, and the general public by providing information on the prevention and management of primary and secondary lymphedema. The NLN provides referrals to lymphedema treatment centers, health care professionals, training programs, and support groups. Lymphedema garments are also available for patients who meet eligibility criteria. Limited information is available in Spanish.

Information is available on the website or via the toll-free number. If you call the toll-free number, you may need to leave a voicemail message.
Categorías: Childhood, Medical Supplies, Wigs, Prostheses , Treatment, Health Professional Referrals, Peer/Buddy Programs , Support Groups
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Post Office Box 219
Gloucester, MA 01931
Local Phone: 978-281-6666
Free Line: 1-800-503-6897 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
info@needymeds.org
NeedyMeds is an online information resource dedicated to helping people who can't afford medications and other healthcare costs. Their website provides information on prescription assistance, drug discount coupons, rebates and cards, diagnosis-specific programs, free or low-cost clinics, scholarships, and transportation. Eligibility criteria varies by program. Additional information includes patient education and treatment resources, brochures, and webinars. A toll-free helpline is also available to assist those who do not have access to a computer or who might need further assistance. Many online resources are available in Spanish.


Categorías: Lodging & Travel, Medication (includes co-payments), Scholarships & Camps, Treatment, Health Professional Referrals

1500 Rosecrans Avenue
Suite 200
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Local Phone: 310-725-0025 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
Free Line: 1-877-272-6226 (1-877-2-PANCAN) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
info@pancan.org
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) is a nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer. PanCAN provides patients, loved ones and healthcare professionals with free, in-depth and personalized resources and information on pancreatic cancer, including support services, such as:

Survivor & Caregiver Network, matching patients and loved ones with others who have been in their shoes
Clinical trials searches
Know Your Tumor® precision medicine service
Educational webinars
Lists of pancreatic cancer specialists
Local activities and opportunities to connect with others in the community

Information is available in English and Spanish.

PanCAN’s Patient Registry also gives patients and caregivers the opportunity to help advance research by sharing their experiences in an online database.
Categorías: Pancreas, Advocacy, Educational Programs , Health Professional Referrals, Peer/Buddy Programs

775 East Blithedale, #334
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Local Phone: 415-381-7236 (Responds to calls in English only)
info@sarcomaalliance.org
The Sarcoma Alliance strives to extend and improve the lives of sarcoma patients through accurate diagnosis, improved access to care, education, and support. The Alliance offers financial assistance (grant maximum: $500) for expenses related to second opinion consultations. Support is available through their Peer-to-Peer Network which matches individuals affected by sarcoma with members who have had a similar experience. The Alliance also maintains a list of medical centers and hospitals specializing in sarcoma.
Categorías: Other Cancers, Sarcoma, Lodging & Travel, Treatment, Health Professional Referrals, Peer/Buddy Programs

149 Madison Avenue
Suite 901
New York, NY 10016
Local Phone: 212-725-5176 (Responds to calls in English)
info@skincancer.org
The Skin Cancer Foundation (SCF) is dedicated to reducing the incidence of skin cancer through research, public education, and awareness. The Foundation’s website and publications provide information on all forms of skin cancer, detection, and prevention. SCF’s website also features a searchable database of skin cancer physicians. In addition, SCF offers physician education and training programs, supports research into new diagnostic techniques and therapies, and promotes public education programs abroad. Information is available in many languages.
Categorías: Melanoma, Other Cancers, Skin Cancer (Nonmelanoma), Educational Programs , Health Professional Referrals

Post Office Box 1545
New York, NY 10159
Free Line: 1-877-588-7904 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
thyca@thyca.org
The Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. (ThyCa) is a national nonprofit organization of thyroid cancer survivors, families, and health care professionals dedicated to educate, communicate, and support early detection for thyroid cancer. ThyCa offers a toll-free survivors’ line, publications, e-mail support groups, local support groups, a person-to-person network, newsletters, and conferences. ThyCa also offers a free packet of educational materials for newly diagnosed patients. In addition, ThyCa is active in raising funds and providing grants for thyroid cancer research. The organization has volunteers who are fluent in Spanish, and sections of the Web site are available in Spanish.
Categorías: Other Cancers, Thyroid, Health Professional Referrals, Peer/Buddy Programs , Support Groups

1000 Corporate Boulevard
Linthicum, MD 21090
Local Phone: 410-689-3700 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-800-828-7866 (Urology Health Line) (Responds to calls in English only)
info@UrologyCareFoundation.org
The Urology Care Foundation supports research and education for urologic diseases and disorders. The Foundation provides information on cancers of the bladder, ureter, renal pelvis, prostate, kidney, penis, testicles, and urethra. Their website also offers an online directory of urologists. Some resources are available in Spanish.
Categorías: Bladder, Kidney, Other Cancers, Other Male Reproductive, Prostate, Urinary System, Health Professional Referrals
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