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9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Local Phone: 216-445-8734 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-866-520-3197 (Responds to calls in English only)
The 4th Angel Mentoring Program provides free and confidential telephone or e-mail support to cancer patients and their caregivers. Participants are matched with trained mentors, who are cancer survivors themselves or have been a caregiver to a cancer patient. Participants are matched based on similar characteristics including gender, age, cancer diagnosis, and treatment type. Opportunities are also available for cancer survivors and their caregivers to volunteer as mentors.
Categorías: Peer/Buddy Programs

5775 N Glen Park Road
Suite 201
Glendale, WI 53209
Free Line: 1-800-977-4121 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
ABCD provides free, customized breast cancer information and one-to-one emotional support for patients, families and friends. Working as a complement to the medical team, the Mentor Matching Program connects people seeking help with someone who has gone through a similar experience. These highly customized matches pair people with the same diagnosis and treatment plan who also have common interests, personal traits and family dynamics. Additional support is available through its Breast Cancer Support Center. Online resources provide information on a variety of topics, including treatment and research, advocacy, financial challenges, and survivorship. Phone and online resources are available in Spanish. Callers may need to leave a message.
Categorías: Peer/Buddy Programs

Free Line: 1-877-621-7177 (Responds to calls in English only)
The Air Charity Network™ (ACN) is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization that coordinates free, non-emergency air travel for children and adults with serious medical conditions and other compelling needs. ACN is comprised of network member organizations who cover specific geographic service areas and coordinate volunteer pilot flights throughout the 50 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Passenger qualifications, as well as contact information for the affiliate in your area, are available online or over the phone.
Categorías: Childhood, Lodging & Travel

8550 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Suite 550
Chicago, IL 60631
Local Phone: 773-577-8750 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-800-886-2282 (1-800-886-ABTA) (Responds to calls in English only)
The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) provides information about childhood and adult brain tumors for patients, family members, and health professionals. Support resources for patients and caregivers include the ABTA Connections Online Support Community and the ABTA CommYOUnity™ Connect , a peer-to-peer mentoring program. The ABTA also maintains a list of treatment facilities with brain tumor programs. Those interested in more information about ABTA services can leave a message on the ABTA CareLine or contact ABTA by email; inquiries are generally responded to within one business day.
Categorías: Brain, Peer/Buddy Programs

250 Williams Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Local Phone: 404-320-3333 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-800-227-2345 (1-800-ACS-2345) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization. In addition to providing a wide variety of services and programs for cancer patients, family, friends, and caregivers, the ACS also supports cancer research, advocacy, and education. The Cancer Helpline, available 24 hours/day, connects callers with trained staff that can help answer general questions about cancer, recent diagnoses and treatment. Cancer Information Specialists can also provide information on support services and assist in finding local and national financial assistance programs.

Information is available in both English and Spanish, with select topics available in 11 other languages.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, some services and programs may have been suspended. For up-to-date information on available services, visit the Support Programs and Services web page or contact the ACS at the phone number above.

ACS programs and services include:
Health Insurance Assistance Service: health insurance specialists provide information for those who have lost, or are in danger of losing, their health care coverage
Hope Lodge: lodging for patients and caregivers
I Can Cope: online cancer education classes for patients and loved ones
Online Support Communities
Reach to Recovery: breast cancer support
Road to Recovery: rides to treatment
tlc (Tender Loving Care): catalog and website of hair loss and mastectomy products
Categorías: Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Lodging & Travel, Medical Supplies, Wigs, Prostheses , Medication (includes co-payments), Screening, Treatment, Peer/Buddy Programs , Support Groups
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Post Office Box 498
Kensington, MD 20895
Local Phone: 301-962-3520 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-855-858-2226 (Responds to calls in English only)
The American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) provides information about childhood cancer, treatment protocols, medication, and research to families with children or adolescents with cancer. Through hospital and community-based programs, local affiliates provide direct support to patients and their families. Support resources include face-to-face and online support groups, childhood cancer camps, as well as free publications and kits. Affiliates may also provide emergency financial assistance for rent or mortgage payments, car repairs, transportation, pre-paid gas cards, and groceries. More information on financial assistance is available on ACCO’s website.
Categorías: Childhood, General Living Expenses, Lodging & Travel, Scholarships & Camps, Advocacy, Support Groups
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1560 Wilson Blvd, Ste 1000
Arlington, VA 22209
Local Phone: 202-328-7744
Free Line: 1-800-843-8114
The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) funds research on the relationship of nutrition, physical activity, and weight management to cancer risk. Online resources provide information on nutrition and exercise for cancer patients, scientific literature on cancer prevention and reducing cancer risk, healthy lifestyles, recipes, a video resource library, and publications. The Nutrition Hotline, available through the number listed above, provides information for individuals with specific questions regarding diet and nutrition. Questions are forwarded to a nutritionist and generally answered within 72 hours.
Categorías: Educational Programs

55 W. Wacker Drive
Suite 1150
Chicago, IL 60601
Free Line: 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
The mission of the American Lung Association® (ALA) is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy, and research. Their online Resource Library provides lung cancer patients, and their loved ones, with information on diagnosis and treatment, educational videos, and research. Additional resources include their Lung Helpline and online support communities. Assistance with smoking cessation is available through their Freedom from Smoking programs. Phone and online resources are available in English and Spanish.
Categorías: Lung, Advocacy, Counseling, Educational Programs , Support Groups

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)
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 is the official benefits website of the U.S. Government. The website, available in English and Spanish, is designed to help users find government benefit and assistance programs across multiple Federal agencies. Benefit Finder’s confidential prescreening questionnaire helps users identify which government benefits they may be eligible to receive.
Categorías: General Living Expenses, Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Lodging & Travel, Scholarships & Camps, Counseling

4520 East West Hwy
Suite 610
Bethesda, MD 20814
Local Phone: 301-215-9099 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-888-901-2226 (1-888-901-BCAN) (Responds to calls in English only)
The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing public awareness, advancing research, and providing educational and support services to the bladder cancer community. Online resources include educational materials, webinars, and access to online and in-person support services for patients and loved ones. BCAN also conducts patient forums at various sites across the country.
Categorías: Bladder, Other Cancers, Advocacy, Support Groups

159 West 25th St
8th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Local Phone: 646-929-8032 (Responds to calls in English only)
Cancer and Careers empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in the workplace. A variety of programs provide cancer patients and survivors with information needed to navigate the practical and legal challenges that follow a diagnosis. Online resources, available in English and Spanish, include career coaching, information on conducting a job search, resume review services, interviewing tips, free publications, support groups, and educational seminars. There are also resources specific to healthcare providers, employers, and coworkers. Callers may be asked to send an email with questions, or to leave a message.
Categorías: Educational Programs , Legal Issues, Support Groups

The Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition (CFAC) is a coalition of organizations that help cancer patients manage financial and practical challenges. Patients and health care providers can search the CFAC online database for cancer support organizations by diagnosis, location, and/or type of assistance. While CFAC cannot respond to individual requests for financial assistance, patients may contact member organizations directly for information and assistance.
Categorías: General Living Expenses, Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Lodging & Travel, Medical Supplies, Wigs, Prostheses , Medication (includes co-payments), Scholarships & Camps, Treatment
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2 North Road
Suite A
Chester, NJ 07930
Local Phone: 908-879-4039 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
Free Line: 1-877-467-3638 (877-HOPENET) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
The Cancer Hope Network is a nonprofit organization that provides free and confidential one-on-one support to cancer patients and their families in the U.S. and Canada. Cancer patients and/or family members are matched with trained volunteers who have undergone and recovered from a similar cancer experience. Matches are based on diagnosis, treatment, side effects, and overall demographics (age, gender, etc.). Talking About Clinical Trials (TACT) offers clients an opportunity to connect with volunteers that have been through a clinical trial. In addition to over-the phone support, LiveChat is available online. Support services are available in English and Spanish.
Categorías: Peer/Buddy Programs

1541 Wilshire Blvd,
Suite 400 (mailing address only)
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Free Line: 866-843-2572 (Calls answered in English and Spanish)
The Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC), a program of the Disability Rights Legal Center, provides information to help educate and support patients, their families, healthcare professionals, and advocates on a variety of cancer-related legal issues, including: maintaining employment through treatment, accessing healthcare and government benefits, taking medical leave, and estate planning. Legal information and resources, including a Patient Legal Handbook, are available over-the-phone and online. The CLRC also maintains a panel of qualified attorneys who can be matched, upon request, with callers needing legal counsel.

Those who wish to contact the CLRC national telephone assistance line will be asked to leave a voicemail message. Depending on call volume, it may take several days to receive a return call. CLRC encourages those interested in their services to contact them via email. Many online resources are available in Spanish.
Categorías: Legal Issues

734 15th Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005
Local Phone: 202-659-9709 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-888-793-9355 (Responds to calls in multiple languages)
The Cancer Support Community (CSC) is dedicated to providing emotional support for individuals affected by cancer, including their families and friends. With its online community and global network of 175 locations, the CSC offers a variety of free services, including: support groups, counseling, cancer education, navigating costs, publications, webinars, personal patient websites (MyLifeLine), and healthy lifestyle programs. The CSC also conducts research and advocates for those whose lives have been disrupted by cancer. Select online resources are available in Spanish, Chinese, and other languages.

The Cancer Support Helpline’s licensed counselors provide guidance, resources and support to cancer patients or their loved ones. Counseling is available in over 200 languages. For longer-term support, referrals to local mental health professionals are available.
Categorías: Advocacy, Counseling, Educational Programs , Lodging & Travel, Support Groups
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275 Seventh Avenue
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10001
Local Phone: 212-712-8400 (Administrative)
Free Line: 1-800-813-4673 (1-800-813-HOPE) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
CancerCare provides free, professional support services and information to help anyone affected by cancer. Services include individual and group counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications, practical help and referrals. Limited financial assistance may be available for select cancer-related expenses. Information on current programs is available online or by calling CancerCare directly. Short-term counseling is provided by oncology social workers and is available in-person (at their local offices), online or over the telephone.

Many resources, including counseling, are available in Spanish.
Categorías: Medication (includes co-payments), Counseling, Educational Programs , Support Groups
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22nd Floor
275 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10001
Local Phone: 212-601-9750 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
Free Line: 1-866-552-6729 (1-866-55-COPAY) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
The CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation (CCAF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping qualified patients afford co-payments, coinsurance and deductibles for prescribed cancer treatments. Patients must be in active treatment or have a treatment plan in place prior to applying. Assistance programs may change depending on available funding.

For the latest information on covered diagnoses and program eligibility, contact the CCAF or visit their website. Co-payment specialists are also available to refer clients to other public and/or private financial assistance programs. For information in Spanish, contact the CCAF directly.
Categorías: Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Medication (includes co-payments), Treatment
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Palazzo San Calisto
Vatican City State V-00120
Local Phone: + 39 06 698 797 99
Caritas Internationalis is a network of over 160 member organizations, located in almost every country of the world. It aims to combat poverty and hunger, respond to humanitarian emergencies, deliver health care and promote ethical health policies, protect and promote migrants and refugees, and provide practical help and support. Information on the organization's website is available in English, French and Spanish.
Categorías: International

2050 Ballenger Ave
Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314
Local Phone: 703-549-1390 (Responds to calls in English only)
Catholic Charities USA is a national network of agencies serving poor and vulnerable persons and families, regardless of faith. There are member agencies in nearly every state and in many U.S. territories which offer services based on the needs of the local community. Examples of services that may be available include: food banks, soup kitchens, home delivered meals, temporary shelter, transitional housing, health-related services, immigration and refugee services and counseling and mental health. Find a local agency at the link below:
Categorías: General Living Expenses, Lodging & Travel, Counseling
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Suite 1004
274 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Local Phone: 212-448-9494 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
Free Line: 1-866-228-4673 (1-866-228-HOPE) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
The Children's Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the treatment, quality of life, and long term outlook for children with brain and spinal cord tumors through research, support, education, and advocacy for families and survivors.

CBTF has a free publication, A Resource Guide for Parents of Children with Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors, and also co-sponsors conferences, teleconferences, and webinars for families, survivors, and health care professionals. CBTF offers a toll-free support line where you may speak with pediatric neuro-oncology social workers. CBTF's Family 2 Family Network allows families to share their experiences with those having similar concerns. CBTF also hosts and sponsors events, such as the Kids Cruise or Brain Tumor Week at Camp Sunshine, which offer families fun while building relationships within the community. The Children's Brain Tumor Foundation funds research to identify the causes of childhood brain tumors to find effective treatments.
Categorías: Brain, Childhood, Other Cancers, Scholarships & Camps, Educational Programs , Peer/Buddy Programs

Free Line: 1-877-543-7669 (1-877-KIDS-NOW) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
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

5526 West 13400 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84096
Local Phone: 801-999-0455 (Responds to calls in English only)
The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation strives to unite patients, physicians, caregivers, and public and private institutions in the collaboration, understanding, research, and education of cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer). Their mission is to find a cure and improve the quality of life for those affected by cholangiocarcinoma We fund research, offer an annual conference, and provide patient/caregiver education and advocacy. We offer publications in English, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese.
Categorías: Other Cancers, Support Groups
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Free Line: 1-877-337-3348
Cleaning for a Reason offers free professional housecleaning for cancer patients recovering from surgery, in cancer treatment, or in hospice care. Partnering with qualified, local residential cleaning services throughout the U.S. and Canada, eligible patients are matched with cleaning companies and can receive up to two free house cleanings. Please note that service is dependent on the availability and capacity of a cleaning company in the patient’s area. Cancer patients, loved ones, or health care providers can submit an application online.
Categorías: General Living Expenses

Suite 1066
1025 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 1066
Washington, DC 20005
Local Phone: 202-628-0123
Free Line: 1-877-422-2030 (Helpline) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is a national nonprofit organization that provides support to patients and families, caregivers, and survivors. It works to raise awareness of preventive measures, and to inspire efforts to fund research. Online resources provide information on screening, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship, as well as a variety of support services and information on financial assistance programs (including screening and treatment-related expenses). The Buddy Program matches survivors and caregivers with others in a similar situation for one-on-one support. Over-the-phone and online resources are available in English and Spanish.
Categorías: Colorectal, Screening, Advocacy, Peer/Buddy Programs
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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)
TTY Line: 1-888-232-6348
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP) helps states and tribes across the U.S. increase colorectal cancer screening rates among men and women aged 50 years and older. Funds awarded by the CRCCP are used by states to promote colorectal cancer screening. Through this program, six states also provide direct colorectal cancer screening and follow-up services to people who meet specific criteria. Those states are: Delaware, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, and Washington. Other programs that do not offer screening services may refer to local resources for those seeking screening. Click on the link below to look up contact information for local programs:
Categorías: Colorectal, Screening

Westchester County Airport
One Loop Road
White Plains, NY 10604
Local Phone: 914-328-1313 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-866-328-1313 (Patient Line) (Responds to calls in English only)
The Corporate Angel Network arranges over 2,500 free flights per year on corporate jets (using the empty seats on corporate aircraft flying on routine business) for all cancer patients, bone marrow donors, and bone marrow recipients who are able to walk up and down the steps to a private plane without assistance and do not require oxygen, IV, or any other form of life support during the flight. Eligibility is not based on financial need, and patients may travel as often as necessary. Transportation is provided only if patients travel to or from a recognized cancer treatment center (American College of Surgeons or National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center). To obtain free air transportation, contact the Corporate Angel Network Toll-Free Patient Line or via e-mail to register within 3 weeks of a specific appointment at a recognized cancer treatment center and provide a phone number where you can be reached. Back-up travel arrangements should be made with a travel agency or airline because the Corporate Angel Network cannot guarantee a flight.
Categorías: Lodging & Travel

4600 East West Highway
Suite 600
Bethesda, MD 20814-3457
Free Line: Toll Free: 1-800-458-6223
CureSearch for Children's Cancer is a national non-profit foundation that funds and supports innovative childhood cancer research at all points along the research continuum from fellowships for young investigators to funding research which may lead to new treatments. The website also provides information and resources for patients and loved ones affected by children's cancer. Topics include school support, community support, grieving and palliative care.
Categorías: Childhood, Support Groups

Free Line: 1-800-677-1116 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
TTY Line: Dial “711” (for relay, ask to connect to 1-800-677-1116)
Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging that helps older adults and their families access home and community-based services, including transportation, meals, home care, and caregiver support services. The goal is to provide users with the information and resources they need to help older persons live independently and safely in their homes and communities for as long as possible.

Language interpretation is available for 150 languages. Online chat is also available through their website.
Categorías: General Living Expenses, Lodging & Travel
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1005 Boylston Street #332
Newton Highlands, MA 02461
Local Phone: 857-636-8674
Fertility Within Reach (FWR) is a national, non-profit organization which aims to increase access to assisted reproductive treatment for those who need it. They provide education and resources to help people access infertility health benefits. FWR’s Banking on the Future program awards financial grants to cover the cost of storing reproductive cells of adolescent and young adult cancer patients (post puberty up to the age of 21) prior to treatment. For more information about this program and to access the application please visit the link below or contact FWR at the email address or phone number above.
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Free Line: 1-877-427-2111 (1-877-4CRC-111) (Responds to call in English only)
Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) is the leading patient-empowerment and advocacy organization in the United States, providing balanced and objective information on colon and rectal cancer research, treatment, and policy. Educational resources provide information on colorectal cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. The Fight CRC Patient Resource Line, in partnership with the Cancer Support Community, connects callers to a variety of local and/or national resources, as well as provides short-term counseling, treatment decision planning, and financial counseling related to the costs of cancer and its treatments. Over-the-phone assistance, as provided by the Cancer Support Community, is available in over 200 languages.
Categorías: Colorectal, Advocacy, Educational Programs

FinAid! The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid is a Web site that contains comprehensive student financial aid information. Access to FinAid is free for all users and there is no charge to link to the site. The Web site has a page with information about scholarships for cancer patients, childhood cancer survivors, children of a cancer patient or survivor, students who have lost a parent to cancer, and students pursuing careers in cancer treatment.
Categorías: Childhood, Scholarships & Camps

767 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
Local Phone: 303-945-2490
First Descents offers young adults with cancer (ages 18 to 39) a free weeklong outdoor adventure experience where they will learn to surf, kayak and climb. Each session is limited to 15 participants and ensures individualized care, medical attention and an intimate experience with fellow survivors. These programs are available to young adults with cancer regardless of financial means. All program costs (food, lodging and activities) are provided free of charge. Travel scholarships are available and are awarded based on need. The programs are offered from April through October and take place across the U.S. and internationally.

Fax: 303-474-3005

Categorías: Scholarships & Camps

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)
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

4003 Kresge Way
Ste 100
Louisville, KY 40207
Local Phone: (502) 893-0643
Free Line: 1-866-374-3634 (English and Spanish)
Friend for Life is a network of cancer survivors and caregivers trained to provide free one-on-one emotional and psychosocial support to persons recently diagnosed with cancer, and their loved ones. A wide array of criteria may be considered in matching clients and volunteers, such as type of cancer, treatment, age, and gender. One-on-one support is mainly offered via telephone, though other points-of-contact may be arranged. Volunteer support is available in several languages, including Spanish, French, and German.
Categorías: Peer/Buddy Programs

1700 K Street NW
Suite 660
Washington, DC 20006
Local Phone: 202-463-2080
Free Line: 1-800-298-2436 (Lung Cancer Helpline)
GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer (formerly the Lung Cancer Alliance) is dedicated to improving the lives of those living with or at risk of lung cancer. Through the Lung Cancer Helpline, callers can access free one-on-one support, educational materials, guidance on screening, treatment and clinical trials, referrals and a variety of other resources. Programs include peer-to-peer support, support groups and online patient communities, clinical trial matching, webinars, and monthly presentations. Most resources, including their Helpline, are available in English only.
Categorías: Lung, Screening, Treatment, Advocacy, Educational Programs , Peer/Buddy Programs , Support Groups

6900 Dallas Parkway
Ste 200
Plano, TX 75024
Local Phone: 972-608-7141 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-877-968-7233 (Responds to calls in English only, 8am-5pm CST)
Good Days provides financial support for qualified patients with chronic and life-altering diseases (including some types of cancer), allowing them access to treatment that may otherwise be unaffordable. Programs may include assistance with prescription co-pay and health insurance premiums, diagnostic testing, and treatment-related travel expenses. Assistance programs may change depending on available funding.

Information on current programs, eligibility criteria, and other support resources is available online or by speaking with a Care Navigator. Support in Spanish is available over the phone and via chat.
Categorías: Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Lodging & Travel, Medication (includes co-payments)
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22640 Hazel Lane
Rapid City, SD 57702
The Healthcare Hospitality Network, Inc. (HHN) is a nationwide professional association of nearly 200 nonprofit organizations that provide free or significantly reduced cost lodging to patients, families and their loved ones who are receiving medical treatment away from home. Unlike a hotel, hospital hospitality houses provide opportunities for those going through similar stressful situations to come together as a community where they can support one another. Houses have shared kitchens, common living areas and private bedrooms. The following link provides information on hospitality houses throughout the United States:

Due to the evolving situation with COVID-19, healthcare hospitality houses may be offering limited services or are temporarily closed. For up-to-date info, contact the house directly about the availability of services.

Categorías: Lodging & Travel
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200 Independence Avenue, SW.
Washington, DC 20201
Local Phone: Help Center: 1-800-318-2596 (available for questions 24/7) is the first U.S. Department of Health and Human Services central database of health coverage options, combining information about public programs (e.g., Medicare, Medicaid) with information from more than 1,000 private insurance plans. Consumers can search online for health insurance options specific to their life situation and local community. also has information about the Affordable Care Act (the law which put into place comprehensive health insurance reforms). The enrollment period opens November 1 each year.
Categorías: Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Educational Programs

P.O. Box 489
Buckeystown, MD 21717
Free Line: 1-800-675-8416 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
The HealthWell Foundation® provides full or partial financial assistance to eligible individuals who cannot afford prescription copayments, health insurance premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance, pediatric treatment costs and travel expenses. Eligibility and funding are dependent on several criteria, including insurance coverage, household income, diagnosis, and treatment. A full list of the diseases and medications covered, as well as income requirements, is provided on the Foundation's website. Patients or family members can apply online or over-the-phone.
Categorías: Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Medication (includes co-payments), Treatment
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Room 10-105
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 8W
Rockville, MD 20857
Free Line: 1-800-638-0742 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish); 1-800-492-0359 (Maryland residents only/Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
Hill-Burton is a program of federally obligated health care facilities (hospitals, nursing homes, etc.) that have agreed to provide a reasonable volume of services for free or reduced cost. Patients must apply at the admissions or business office of an obligated facility and meet income criteria to be eligible for benefits. Only facility costs are covered; private doctors' bills, prescription costs, and co-pays may be the responsibility of the patient.

Information about Hill-Burton facilities is available by calling the toll-free number or visiting the website below:
Categorías: Screening, Treatment

205 W. Randolph, 19th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
Free Line: 877-274-5529
Imerman Angels provides one-on-one support to cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers in the United States and internationally. Those seeking support are matched with someone with a similar background, either as a patient or caregiver. Matches are based on type of cancer, age, and gender. Volunteers lend support and empathy while helping patients and caregivers navigate the system, determine their options, and create their own support system. Mentors and mentees communicate in whatever way they choose; examples include connecting by telephone, email, video chat, and face-to-face.
Categorías: Support Groups

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)
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

The International Cancer Information Service Group (ICISG) is an independent organization composed of more than 70 cancer information services worldwide. The ICISG strives to provide high quality information services and resources on all aspects of cancer to those affected by or concerned about cancer. Services and resources vary, but may include telephone and email help lines, websites and social media, in-person assistance, publications, media, outreach and education programs, and communications research.

Members share information and expertise and assist groups interested in starting a Cancer Information Service (CIS) program. A CIS Tool Box has been developed based on the worldwide experiences of people who are managing quality cancer information services. This resource may be used as a planning guide for new CIS offices and offers ideas for improving and expanding current services.

The ICISG provides a list of cancer organizations that provide cancer information in various languages including Chinese, Korean, Spanish and many other languages.
Categorías: International
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Suite 206
12650 Riverside Drive
North Hollywood, CA 91607
Local Phone: 818-487-7455 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
Free Line: 1-800-452-2873 (1-800-452-CURE) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) is dedicated to improving the quality of life of myeloma patients while working toward prevention and a cure. The IMF Hotline answers questions from patients and family members and provides information about medical services, pharmaceutical access, and patient support groups. Free IMF publications include the IMF Multiple Myeloma Patient Handbook; Multiple Myeloma: A Concise Review of the Disease and Treatment Options; and the Understanding Series – treatment specific brochures on new therapies and clinical trials. The Foundation conducts Patients & Family Seminars to educate patients on the latest information about current therapies, research advances, and emerging treatment options. A comprehensive network of support groups from around the world are also available to assist patients and their families. The IMF operates Bank-On-A-Cure®, a unique global gene bank to advance myeloma research. The IMF's research grant program funds research projects around the world for both multiple myeloma and amyloidosis.
Categorías: Multiple Myeloma, Educational Programs , Support Groups

6144 Clark Center Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34238
Local Phone: 941-927-4963 (Responds to calls in English only) Fax: 941-927-4467
The International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF) provides encouragement and support to people with Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia (WM) and offers information and education programs that address patient's concerns, and promotes and supports research leading to a cure. The IWMF offers many patient publications, including a New Patient Information Package (Info Pak). IWMF-Talk is an e-mail talklist for discussion of every aspect of WM (available in English, French, German, Spanish, Nordic Countries, U.K.). Telephone Lifeline Support provides telephone numbers of IWMF volunteers who will answer questions about their first-hand experience with specific treatment for WM. IWMF also provides telephone and e-mail network lists that connect patients and caregivers. IWMF provides funding to researchers studying a treatment or cure for Waldenstrom macrogloblinemia or related blood cancer. Information on the Web site is available in French, Spanish, and German.
Categorías: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Educational Programs , Support Groups

Suite 17E
505 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075
Free Line: 1-877-563-7468 (Responds to calls in English only)
Joe’s House is an online nationwide service that helps cancer patients and their families find lodging near treatment centers. Joe’s House lists thousands of lodging facilities, including individual homes, hospitality houses, nonprofit housing, apartments, hotels, hostels, and more. To locate lodging, the website allows you to search by state, city, or healthcare facility. Contact information, amenities, rates, reservation methods, and requirements are available for each facility.
Categorías: Lodging & Travel
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Local Phone: 253-736-3821 (Responds to calls in English only)
Kesem is a national nonprofit supporting children facing a parent's cancer. Their flagship program, Camp Kesem, is a free, one-week summer camp for children ages 6 to 18 who have lost a parent to cancer, have a parent undergoing cancer treatment, or whose parent is a cancer survivor. Direct support throughout the year are provided through special deliveries to children, welcome packages, and Family + Friends Days.

Categorías: Childhood, Scholarships & Camps
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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)
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

3 International Drive, Suite 200
Rye Brook, NY 10573
Free Line: 1-800-955-4572 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) is dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and services to patients and caregivers. Support services include local support groups, online chat, an online patient community, and peer-to-peer support that links patients and their families with a trained volunteer who has experienced a similar situation.

Additional resources include educational programs, publications, home-care services, financial assistance, and information tailored to caregivers. Information specialists are available over-the-phone to assist with questions related to diagnosis and treatment, financial and social challenges, and support. Information is available in Spanish, with language interpretation available in 170 languages. LLS has chapter offices located throughout the United States and Canada.
Categorías: Hodgkin Lymphoma, Leukemia, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Other Cancers, General Living Expenses, Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Medication (includes co-payments), Advocacy, Educational Programs , Peer/Buddy Programs , Support Groups

623 W 38th St
Ste 300
Austin, TX 78705
Free Line: 1-855-220-7777 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
Livestrong provides free, confidential, one-on-one support to anyone affected by cancer, including patients, loved ones, friends, health care professionals and caregivers. Through education, referrals, and counseling services, Livestrong helps patients, and their loved ones, manage the physical, emotional, and practical effects of cancer. Support resources provide information on insurance, employment and financial concerns, transportation, emotional support and counseling, treatment concerns and clinical trials, nutrition, specialized services for young adults, and information on fertility and associated financial support programs. Livestrong Cancer Navigators provide over-the-phone assistance in English and Spanish.
Categorías: Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Lodging & Travel, Medication (includes co-payments), Educational Programs

40 Monument Road, Suite 104
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Local Phone: 484-708-1550 (Responds to calls in English only); 610-645-4567 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-888-753-5222 (1-888-753-LBBC) (Breast Cancer Helpline) (Responds to calls in English)
Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) aims to connect people with trusted breast cancer information and support. Tailored content is available for individuals at high risk for developing breast cancer, as well as for those newly diagnosed, in treatment, or years beyond treatment. Online resources include interactive message boards, webinars, guides and brochures, and transcripts/audio recordings of conferences. Additionally, resources are also available for select demographics, including younger women, Latina women, the LGBT community, and men with breast cancer. The Breast Cancer Helpline is a national, toll-free telephone service staffed by trained volunteers affected by breast cancer, and offers guidance, information, and support. Online resources are available in English and Spanish.
Categorías: Breast, Educational Programs , Peer/Buddy Programs

Free Line: 1-800-395-5665 (1-800-395-LOOK) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
Look Good...Feel Better® (LGFB) is a free national public service program that helps individuals with cancer look good, improve their self-esteem, and manage their treatment and recovery with greater confidence. LGFB offers advice to cope with the appearance-related side effects of treatment through group programs, a toll-free information and referral line, self-help kits, one-on-one consultations, and brochures. The LGFB Web site contains various make-over steps, hair help, and before and after photos. The program also has a self-help brochure for men who are seeking information on appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Translators for many other languages are available to respond to calls.
Categorías: International, Medical Supplies, Wigs, Prostheses , Educational Programs

Free Line: 1-800-395-5665 (1-800-395-LOOK) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
Look Good… Feel Better® for Teens is a program created specifically for teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17 with cancer. Online resources include helpful information on treatment-related precautions, as well as addressing topics on appearance, health and fitness, and relationships. The website 2bMe allows teens to privately explore the different challenges caused by cancer and provides information on skincare, nutrition and social issues relevant to teens. On-site programs are available in 19 cities.
Categorías: Educational Programs
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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)
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

115 Broadway
Suite 1301
New York, NY 10006
Local Phone: 212-349-2910
Free Line: 1-800-500-9976
The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is a voluntary health organization devoted to funding lymphoma research and providing patients and health care professionals with information on the disease. LRF’s support programs include the Lymphoma Support Network, a one-to-one peer support program that matches lymphoma patients or caregivers with volunteers who have had similar lymphoma-related experiences. Trained staff members are available to answer questions, offer individual support, and search for clinical trials on the Lymphoma Helpline and Clinical Trials Information Service. LRF’s Patient Aid Grant program provides limited assistance to lymphoma patients currently undergoing treatment for help with medical bills, transportation, temporary lodging, and childcare.

The research goals of LRF are focused on engaging and educating junior researchers and bringing together investigators focusing on specific diseases or other focal points. The Foundation has launched several special research programs, including an initiative to study mantle cell lymphoma, a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that is especially challenging to treat. The Foundation advocates on behalf of the lymphoma community to increase federal funding for lymphoma research and education, and to ensure access to high-quality cancer care for every patient.

Categorías: Hodgkin Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, General Living Expenses, Lodging & Travel, Medical Supplies, Wigs, Prostheses , Advocacy, Educational Programs , Peer/Buddy Programs

Post Office Box 19
Madison, CT 06443
Local Phone: 203-779-5034 (Responds to calls in English only)
Lynch Syndrome International (LSI) provides support for individuals afflicted with Lynch syndrome (a hereditary disorder that places a person at higher risk of developing colorectal cancer, endometrial cancer, and various other types of aggressive cancers), increases public awareness of the syndrome, educates members of the general public and health care professionals, and provides support for Lynch syndrome research endeavors.

LSI is an all volunteer organization founded and governed by Lynch syndrome survivors, their families, and health care professionals who specialize in Lynch syndrome. The LSI Web site has comprehensive information on diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up issues for people with Lynch Syndrome.
Categorías: Colorectal, Other Cancers, Advocacy, Peer/Buddy Programs

7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21244
Local Phone: 410-786-3000 (Responds to calls in English only)
Medicaid (Medical Assistance) is a jointly funded, Federal-State health insurance program for low-income individuals and families who fit into an eligibility group that is recognized by federal and state law. Although the Federal Government establishes general guidelines for the program, Medicaid is a state-administered program, and each state sets its own guidelines regarding eligibility and services. Information about coverage is available from local state welfare offices, state health departments, state social service agencies, or the state Medicaid office. The Vaccines for Children Program (VCP) provides immunization services for children 18 and under who are Medicaid eligible, uninsured, underinsured, and receiving childhood immunizations through a Federally Qualified Health Center or Rural Health Clinic, or are Native American or Alaska Native. Spanish-speaking staff are available in some offices.
Categorías: Childhood, Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Medication (includes co-payments)

7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21244
Free Line: 1-800-633-4227 (1-800-MEDICARE) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
TTY Line: 1-877-486-2048
Medicare is a Federal Government health insurance program that is administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Medicare is health insurance for people age 65 or older, under age 65 with certain disabilities, and people of any age with End-Stage Renal Disease. Medicare is divided into four parts - Parts A, B, C, and D. Part A is Hospital Insurance and helps pay for inpatient hospital care and care at nursing facilities, hospice, and home health care services. Part B is Medical Insurance and covers doctor services, outpatient care, and some preventive services. Part C is the Medicare Advantage Plans, which allow you to get Medicare benefits through private companies approved by and under contract with Medicare (includes Part A, Part B, and usually other benefits Medicare doesn't cover). Most plans also provide prescription drug coverage. Part D is Prescription Drug Coverage and is run by private companies approved by Medicare. Medicare reimburses patient care costs for its beneficiaries who participate in clinical trials designed to diagnose or treat cancer. To receive information on eligibility, explanations of coverage, and related publications, call Medicare or visit their Web site. Some publications are available in Spanish.
Categorías: Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Medication (includes co-payments)

Local Phone: 1-888-675-1405
Mercy Medical Angels provides free transportation to medical care. This includes tickets for commercial air travel or flights on private aircraft flown by volunteer pilots for patients and one medically necessary escort. They also provide assistance with ground transportation for patients who need to travel more than 50 miles for medical treatment. Patients are provided with gas cards or commercial bus or train tickets. People seeking assistance are encouraged to visit the website for information.

To request assistance, patients can fill out the relevant form at the following link:

1615 L Street
Suite 430
Washington, DC 20036
Free Line: 1-877-363-6376 (1-877-END-MESO) (Responds to calls in English only)
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)
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) 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

Suite 800
2301 McGee Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
Local Phone: 816-783-8500 (Help Desk) (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-866-470-6242 (1-866-470-NAIC) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is the organization of insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the 5 U.S. territories. A state insurance regulator's primary responsibilities are to educate the public about insurance and protect the interests of insurance consumers, and the NAIC helps regulators fulfill that obligation. NAIC assists people who do not have insurance and also fields insurance complaints. NAIC has a Consumer Information Source (CIS) tool on its Web site that provides information on insurance companies that you can review before purchasing insurance. You can obtain information such as closed insurance complaints, licensing information, and key financial data. The Internet address for the CIS tool is listed in the Additional Resources section. Through its award-winning Insure U consumer-education program, the NAIC helps consumers evaluate their options and get smart about insurance. The Insure U Web site provides basic information on the major types of insurance: life, health, auto, and homeowners/renter’s insurance.
Categorías: Health Insurance (includes co-payments)

Suite 108
20411 West 12 Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48076
Local Phone: 248-358-1886 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-800-546-5268 (1-800-LINK-BMT) (Responds to calls in English only)
The National Bone Marrow Transplant Link (nbmtLink) is a nonprofit organization specifically serving stem cell transplant patients, their caregivers, families, and health professionals. The nbmtLink provides information and support services, including a volunteer peer support program, resource referrals for patients and health professionals, and educational guides, videos, and Webcasts. The free nbmtLINK Online Library contains hundreds of journal articles, booklets, and reference materials, as well as comprehensive links to additional online information. Information on how to become a donor is also available.
Categorías: Hodgkin Lymphoma, Leukemia, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Other Cancers, Educational Programs , Peer/Buddy Programs , Support Groups

55 Chapel Street, Suite 200
Newton, MA 02458
Local Phone: 617-924-9997
The National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) is the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States. They are committed to improving the lives of all those affected by brain tumors. NBTS supports research initiatives which advance the understanding of brain tumors in order to find new and more effective treatments. NBTS provides free publications, such as "Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Brain Tumors," a resource guide that provides information on brain tumors in an easy-to-read format. NBTS also has information on their website to help brain tumor survivors and their families connect with support programs and organizations.
Categorías: Brain, Advocacy, Support Groups

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)
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 1300
1101 17th Street, NW.
Washington, DC 20036
Local Phone: 202-296-7477 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-800-622-2838 (Responds to calls in English only)
The National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) is the nation's largest breast cancer advocacy group. NBCC's sister organization, the National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund (NBCCF), empowers and trains NBCC members to take a leadership role beside legislative, scientific, and clinical decisionmakers. Once trained, these advocates represent NBCC as they influence public policies that impact breast cancer research, diagnosis, and treatment. NBCC is developing a patient-focused Web site that provides information on research, screening and risk, diagnosis and testing, treatment options, and quality of life. The NBCCF booklet, How to Get Good Care for Breast Cancer, contains essential messages about quality care and focuses on empowering patients to ask questions and learn about evidence-based care.
Categorías: Breast, Advocacy

PO Box 13827
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Local Phone: 818-992-4242 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-800-685-5531 (Responds to calls in English only)
The National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving women with, or at risk for, cervical cancer and HPV disease. Its mission is to promote prevention through education about early vaccination, Pap testing and HPV testing, when recommended. Services include access to online educational materials (publications, videos and webinars), a variety of patient and family support resources, and information on free/low-cost Pap testing. Some resources are available in Spanish.
Categorías: Cervical, Screening, Advocacy, Educational Programs , Peer/Buddy Programs , Support Groups

500 North Broadway
Suite 1850
St. Louis, MO 63102
Local Phone: 314-241-1600 (General) (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-800-532-6459 (1-800-5-FAMILY) (Responds to calls in English only)
The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) provides emotional, financial and educational support to children with cancer, their families and survivors. Types of financial assistance available include emergency assistance for living expenses, travel costs related to cancer treatment, and college scholarships for childhood cancer survivors. NCCS also provides information and support during and after treatment, including information on the late effects of childhood cancer and a list of long-term follow up clinics. Please visit the website for more details about the services offered by NCCS.
Categorías: Childhood, General Living Expenses, Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Lodging & Travel, Scholarships & Camps, Support Groups
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Suite 770
1010 Wayne Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Local Phone: 301-650-9127 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-888-650-9127 (Responds to calls in English only); 1-877-622-7937 (1-877-NCCS-YES) (To Order Cancer Survival Toolbox®) (Responds to calls in English only)
The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) is a survivor-led cancer advocacy organization. NCCS’s primary goal is to advocate for quality cancer care for all Americans and empower cancer survivors. Resources provided include the Cancer Survival Toolbox® (free, self-learning audio program), NCCS publications, Surviving with Confidence program (dispels misconceptions about chemotherapy), Cancer Care Planning, and Journey Forward (program that promotes clear steps for care and monitoring after active cancer treatment). NCCS also provides a Resource Guide, a database of organizations that can be searched based on cancer type, treatment issues, side effects, cancer-related information (e.g., long-term survival clinics), and state.
Categorías: Advocacy, Educational Programs

2000 M St. NW
Suite 505
Washington, DC 20036
Local Phone: 202-677-4300
Free Line: 1-800-388-2227 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) is the nation's largest financial counseling organization. NFCC member agencies provide a variety of free and affordable services, including counseling on credit and debt matters, housing, and bankruptcy. Comprehensive money management services are tailored to the client’s individual needs. The website provides information on consumer services, tools and education. Clients can also schedule an appointment with a certified credit counselor online. Resources are available in English and Spanish.
Categorías: Counseling, Educational Programs
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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)
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)
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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Suite 435
2501 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219
Local Phone: 214-273-4200 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-888-682-7426 (1-888-OVARIAN) (Responds to calls in English only)
The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) is committed to raising awareness of ovarian cancer in communities across the country and providing education and support for women with ovarian cancer and their families. NOCC has a toll-free number for information, referral, support, and education about ovarian cancer. NOCC also offers support groups, a national newsletter, and educational materials on issues such as symptoms, risk factors, and treatment. Committed volunteers continue to build a network of NOCC Chapters throughout the country to advance the ovarian cancer awareness movement in local communities.
Categorías: Ovarian, Advocacy, Educational Programs , Peer/Buddy Programs

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)
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

Number 205
3419 Via Lido
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Local Phone: 949-723-4400
The Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) is a nonprofit organization that provides information, patient support, research, and advocacy on oral cancer. Online materials include detailed information on risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of oral cancers, as well as access to a free Patient/Survivor Forum. A comprehensive list of resources is available to help patients find additional information, including: support organizations, financial assistance, governmental agencies, private cancer foundations, and cancer treatment and research centers.
Categorías: Oral, Advocacy, Educational Programs , Peer/Buddy Programs

Suite 1190
910 17th Street, NW.
Washington, DC 20006
Local Phone: 202-331-1332 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-866-399-6262 (Responds to calls in English only); 1-800-535-1682 (OCNA Clinical Trials Matching Service) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (OCNA) advances the interests of women with ovarian cancer by advocating for increased federal funding for ovarian cancer research; increasing awareness that early recognition of symptoms is the best way to save lives; and educating medical and other health care professionals about ovarian cancer diagnosis and the need to provide referrals to gynecologic oncologists. OCNA has a “Survivors Teaching Students: Saving Women’s Lives” program that enhances medical, nursing, and physician assistant students’ understanding of ovarian cancer symptoms and risk factors. The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Clinical Trials Matching Service provides information on current clinical trials in the United States and Canada. Women can customize their searches based on a range of criteria that includes the specific ovarian cancer type, stage, treatment history, and place where she can enroll. A Clinical Trial Specialist is assigned to each caller to guide her through her confidential search.
Categorías: Ovarian, Advocacy, Educational Programs

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)
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

421 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666
Free Line: 1-800-532-5274 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is a national non-profit charity that provides direct services to patients with chronic, life threatening or debilitating diseases to help them access care and treatment recommended by their doctor. PAF's case management program provides one-on-one assistance to help patients, caregivers or providers resolve healthcare issues.

Educational resources address a variety of topics, including finding financial assistance, understanding and accessing health insurance, and maintaining employment. The Scholarship for Survivors program awards college scholarships to individuals under the age of 25 who have been diagnosed and/or actively treated for a chronic, life threatening or debilitating disease within the past 5 years. Resources, including over-the-phone support, are available in both English and Spanish.
Categorías: Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Scholarships & Camps, Legal Issues
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421 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666
Free Line: 1-866-512-3861 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
The Patient Advocate Foundation's Co-Pay Relief Program (CPR) provides direct financial assistance with co-payments, co-insurance and deductibles required by the patient’s insurer for medications prescribed to treat and manage their disease. CPR counselors work directly with the patient, or care provider, to obtain necessary medical, insurance, and income information to advance the application. Assistance funds are allocated to specific diagnoses and may change depending on available funding; not every disease is covered by a program.

For the latest information on covered diagnoses and program eligibility, contact the CPR or visit their website. Phone support is available in Spanish and other languages.
Categorías: Medication (includes co-payments)
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Suite 500
1600 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Local Phone: 703-836-4412 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-800-227-2732 (Responds to calls in English only)
The Prevent Cancer Foundation funds research on cancer prevention, educates the public about how to prevent cancer, and reaches out to communities across the country with resources and events, and partners with other organizations. The Foundation focuses its energies and resources on those cancers—breast, cervical, colorectal, lung, oral, prostate, skin, testicular—that can be prevented through lifestyle changes or detected and treated in their early stages. The Foundation has several community outreach programs and exhibits available for community events. The Prevent Cancer Foundation has many childhood initiatives and educational programs targeting children and adolescents/young adults.
Categorías: Childhood, Educational Programs

One Kroc Drive
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Local Phone: 630-623-7048 (Responds to calls in English only)
The three core programs of Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC) are the Ronald McDonald House, Ronald McDonald Family Room, and Ronald McDonald Care Mobile. Ronald McDonald Houses are places where out-of-town families can stay while their children are being treated for a serious illness. Families with childhood patients either stay at no cost or are asked to make a donation of up to $25 per day, depending on the house. The Ronald McDonald Family Room program provides a room located just steps from neonatal or pediatric intensive care units. Families of critically ill children can use the Ronald McDonald Family Room to rest, take showers, grab a bite to eat, and even do laundry. Through relationships with local health care providers, the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile program brings cost-effective medical, dental, and health education services directly to underserved children in both rural and urban areas around the world. All services are provided in a state-of-the-art vehicle built specifically for delivering pediatric health care services. RMHC also offers scholarships to students in financial need who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership, and community involvement. Scholarships are for students in the United States living in areas where there are participating local Chapters.
Categorías: Childhood, International, Lodging & Travel, Scholarships & Camps

101 Queen Victoria Street
London, UK EC4V 4EH
The Salvation Army International Headquarters offers a wide variety of services in 130+ countries worldwide, including addiction rehabilitation programs, health services, social work, and emergency response to natural and man-made disasters. Most correspondence or requests for help to The Salvation Army should be directed to the appropriate national/regional office.
Categorías: International
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Post Office Box 269
615 Slaters Lane
Alexandria, VA 22313
The Salvation Army fulfills its mission through community and fellowship (youth camps, Kroc centers, music), rebuilding lives (missing persons, disaster relief, prisoner rehabilitation, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, fighting human trafficking), and providing comfort and support (Christmas charity, elderly services, and loneliness). You can enter your ZIP Code on their Web site to get a list of Salvation Army locations nearest to you in the United States.
Categorías: General Living Expenses, Lodging & Travel, Scholarships & Camps

89 South Street, LL 02
Boston, MA 02211
Local Phone: 617-938-3484 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-866-439-9365 (Responds to calls in English only)
The Samfund provides support for young adult cancer survivors in the United States as they recover from the financial impact of cancer treatment. Through direct financial assistance and free online support and education, the Samfund helps young adults move forward toward their personal, professional, and academic goals. Twice a year, the Samfund gives grants to survivors aged 21-39 to help with medical bills, general living expenses, and other financial difficulties. Online support and education is available through their Webinar series, "Moving Forward with Your Financial Health," Finances 101 Toolkit program, and a blog.
Categorías: General Living Expenses, Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Scholarships & Camps, Educational Programs

775 East Blithedale, #334
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Local Phone: 415-381-7236 (Responds to calls in English only)
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

1086 Teaneck Road, Suite 3A
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Local Phone: 201-833-2341
Free Line: 1-866-474-2774
Sharsheret, Hebrew for “chain”, is a national organization which supports young Jewish woman and families facing breast and ovarian cancer. They offer a peer support network that connects women newly diagnosed or at high risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer with others who share similar diagnoses and experiences. They also provide support and education programs addressing advanced breast cancer, genetics, parenting, cosmetic side effects of treatment as well as programs for caregivers and those facing ovarian cancer. Genetic counselors are available to discuss family history, concerns about cancer risk and the implications of genetic counseling. Sharsheret’s programs are open to all women and men.

Categorías: Breast, Educational Programs , Peer/Buddy Programs , Support Groups

2922 Rosedale Street
Houston, TX 77004
Local Phone: 713-781-0255 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-866-781-1808 (Responds to calls in English only)
Sisters Network® Inc. (SNI) is a national African American breast cancer survivorship organization that addresses the breast health needs of African American women through its affiliate chapters and partnerships with existing service providers. Sisters Network has a breast cancer assistance program (B-CAP) that provides assistance to women facing financial challenges after diagnosis. The program provides financial assistance for mammograms, copays, office visits, prescriptions, and medical-related lodging and transportation. An application form to apply for assistance may be obtained by calling or sending in a request via e-mail.
Categorías: Breast, Health Insurance (includes co-payments), Lodging & Travel, Medication (includes co-payments), Screening, Educational Programs

149 Madison Avenue
Suite 901
New York, NY 10016
Local Phone: 212-725-5176 (Responds to calls in English)
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

Windsor Park Building
6401 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21235
Free Line: 1-800-772-1213 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
TTY Line: 1-800-325-0778
The Social Security Administration (SSA) manages the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs. Social Security provides a monthly income for eligible retired persons, surviving spouses and family members, and the disabled. SSI supplements Social Security payments for aged, blind, and disabled people with little or no income. It provides cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter. Information on eligibility, coverage, and how to apply for benefits and file a claim is available from SSA. The SSA has a new Compassionate Allowances initiative that allows Social Security to target the most obviously disabled individuals for allowances based on objective medical information that can be obtained quickly. Information on the initiative and a list of qualifying conditions are available at the Web site located in the Additional Resources section below. Information on the SSA Web site is available in Spanish and in many other languages.
Categorías: General Living Expenses

117 Youth Development Court
Winchester, VA 22602
Free Line: 888-930-2707 | Fax: 540-667-8144
Special Love sponsors Camp Fantastic and other retreat programs in addition to creating a community of support for children, teens, and young adults with cancer and their families. Camp Fantastic is a week-long summer camp held in Virginia each August for children ages 7-17 with cancer. For information on Special Love’s programs and a calendar of events, please visit the website or call the toll-free number above.
Categorías: Childhood, Scholarships & Camps

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21244
The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a state program funded by the Federal government to provide information, referrals, and counseling to Medicare recipients and their families/caregivers. Specifically, SHIP counselors provide information on Medigap policies, long-term care insurance, Medicare health plan choices, Medicare rights and protections, and assistance with filing an appeal. The programs in each state often have different names but they all have the same purpose. Services may be received on the telephone or in face-to-face counseling sessions. SHIP counselors are available in every state and in several territories. To find a SHIP counselor, go to the Web site listed in the URL field above. On the left side of the page, under "Search by Organization Name" you can select “SHIP - State Health Insurance Assistance Program” and then select a state or territory from the "Choose a State/Territory" option. Inquirers may also ask their doctor, social worker, or pharmacist about eligibility for other programs.
Categorías: Health Insurance (includes co-payments)

Post Office Box 53
Locust Valley, NY 11560
Free Line: 1-800-377-0928 (Responds to calls in English only)
Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing the emotional and physical needs of people with oral and head and neck cancer. The organization offers support groups facilitated by local chapters; current information on oral and head and neck cancer through its newsletter, "News From SPOHNC,"; free publications on topics such as treatment for head and neck cancer and dental care, recipes and resource guide to cope with eating challenges, and a survivor’s guide. SPOHNC also offers a National Survivor Volunteer Network, which pairs survivors or family members with volunteers who have had a similar diagnosis and treatment program.
Categorías: Head and Neck, Oral, Peer/Buddy Programs , Support Groups

Suite 250
5005 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, TX 75244
Free Line: 1-877-465-6636 (1-877 GO KOMEN) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is a grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists working together to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. The 1-877 GO KOMEN helpline provides free, professional support services to anyone with breast health and breast cancer concerns, including breast cancer patients and their families. Susan G. Komen for the Cure has funded research grants and community-based outreach projects that focus on breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment for the medically underserved. Staff can respond to calls in Spanish, some publications are available in Spanish. A version of their Web site is available in Spanish.
Categorías: Breast, Scholarships & Camps, Advocacy

Post Office Box 1545
New York, NY 10159
Free Line: 1-877-588-7904 (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
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

P.O. Box 204
Norwood, NJ 07648
Local Phone: 646-942-0242
Free Line: 1-877-880-8622 (1-877-880-TNBC) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
The Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation (TNBC), in partnership with CancerCare, offers free, professional support services to anyone affected by triple negative breast cancer. Online resources include information on diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship, publications, and a variety of educational and support forums.

The TNBC Helpline, available in English and Spanish, is staffed by experienced oncology social workers with specific knowledge of the disease. Helpline staff can also connect callers with CancerCare services, including: co-pay assistance, transportation and other social services.
Categorías: Breast, Lodging & Travel, Medication (includes co-payments), Counseling
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451 Seventh Street, SW.
Washington, DC 20410
Local Phone: 202-708-1112 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-800-569-4287 (HUD-Approved Counseling Agencies) (Responds to calls in English and Spanish)
TTY Line: 202-708-1455
The mission of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality, affordable homes for all. The primary programs administered by HUD include mortgage and loan insurance, grants to help communities with economic development, job opportunities and housing rehabilitation, and HOME Investment Partnership Act block grants to develop and support affordable housing for low-income residents. Other programs include rental assistance, public or subsidized housing for low-income individuals and families, homeless assistance provided through local communities and faith-based and other nonprofit organizations, and fair housing public education and enforcement. HUD continues to play a major role in providing shelter for America's most vulnerable populations: the working poor, minorities, Native Americans, people with disabilities, people with AIDS, the elderly, and the homeless. Information on the Web site is also available in Spanish.
Categorías: Lodging & Travel

1215 East Fort Avenue
Suite 104
Baltimore, MD 21230
Local Phone: 410-964-0202 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-888-393-3863 (1-888-393-FUND) (Responds to calls in English only)
Ulman Foundation creates a community of support for young adults, and their loved ones, impacted by cancer. Ulman Navigators (available by phone & email, or onsite in Maryland & D.C.) provide a person-centered approach to patient care. They help to facilitate communication, fertility preservation, emotional and practical support. Ulman sponsors meet-ups and support groups in the Maryland/DC area, offers a national scholarship program for survivors and loved ones between the ages of 15 - 39, and a free run/walk exercise program for cancer survivors.
Categorías: Childhood, Scholarships & Camps, Peer/Buddy Programs , Support Groups

62 Route de Frontenex
Geneva 1207
Local Phone: + 41 22 809 1811
The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) is a membership organization devoted to all aspects of cancer prevention and control. UICC members from 155 countries include major cancer societies, ministries of health, research institutes and patient groups. These organizations serve as resources for the public and may have helpful information about cancer, treatment facilities, and financial assistance.

List of Current UICC Members:

Categorías: International

701 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Local Phone: 703-836-7112 (Responds to calls in English only)
United Way Worldwide is the leadership and support organization for a network of community-based United Ways in 45 countries and territories. The United Way works to advance the common good by focusing on education, income stability, and health. Local United Way organizations create long-lasting community change by addressing the underlying causes of the most significant local issues. Common focus areas include helping childhood patients and young adults achieve their potential, promoting financial stability and independence, and improving people’s health. Information on the Web site is available in Spanish.
Categorías: Childhood, General Living Expenses, International, Lodging & Travel, Medication (includes co-payments)
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Post Office Box 41
Minneapolis, MN 55440-0041
Free Line: 1-855-698-4223 (1-855-MY-UHCCF) (Leave a message)
The UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation is dedicated to improving access to medical-related services for children who have medical needs that are not fully covered by their insurance. The Foundation provides grants for children (age 16 and younger) whose commercial health care plan does not cover or does not completely cover their medical services. Grant applications must be submitted online.
Categorías: Childhood, Health Insurance (includes co-payments)

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)
The Urology Care Foundation supports research and education for urologic diseases and disorders. Information about cancers of the bladder, ureter, renal pelvis, prostate, kidney, penis, testicles, and urethra is available on the Foundation's website. They provide web-based support through care blogs, podcasts, and patient magazines. 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

80 Broad Street
Suite 1700
New York, NY 10004
Local Phone: 646-257-3000 (Responds to calls in English only)
Free Line: 1-877-972-1011 (1-877-YSC-1011) (Responds to calls in English only)
The Young Survival Coalition (YSC) focuses on issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. YSC works with survivors, caregivers, and the medical, research, advocacy, and legislative communities to improve the quality of life for breast cancer patients age 40 and younger. YSC can help young survivors find a support group, or match survivors with volunteers who’ve had a similar experience. YSC offers online resources including educational and support materials, discussion boards, and information about conferences and symposia.

Some publications are available in Spanish, and Spanish-speaking volunteers are available to serve as survivor matches in its peer-support program.
Categorías: Breast, Advocacy, Educational Programs , Peer/Buddy Programs , Support Groups

515 King Street
Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22314
Free Line: 844-244-1309 (Patient Support)
ZERO's mission is to end prostate cancer by advancing research, encouraging action, and providing education and support to men and their families. Direct services include patient support to help patients navigate insurance services, provide transportation assistance, locate financial resources, and find emotional support. ZERO maintains a national database of free or low-cost prostate cancer screening sites.
Categorías: Screening, Support Groups
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