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Support, Information and Financial Resources

Find a listing of organizations by alphabetical order below.

For assistance with additional resources please contact our Cancer Support Helpline at 888-793-9355 or live chat with one of our counselors.

A-C

AIM at Melanoma
916-706-0599
Advocacy
Medical Information
Patient Education
Research
Legislation
Prevention/Detection
Referrals

American Brain Tumor Association
800-886-2282
Support for people living with cancer and their families and friends
Patient Education
Peer Matching
Referrals

American Cancer Society
800-227-2345
Children’s Services
Culturally Specific Resources 
Financial Assistance
Housing Assistance
Medical Information
Patient Education
Peer Matching
Prevention/Detection
Referrals
Transportation Assistance
Support Groups
Survivorship

American Childhood Cancer Organization
Advocacy
Support Groups
Patient Education 
Referrals 
Medical Information

American Council on Life Insurers
877-674-4659
Offers financial assistance to its member organizations

American Dietetic Association
Offers scientifically-based health and nutrition information

American Hospice Foundation
800-347-1413
Advocacy
Education and training for healthcare professionals

American Lung Association
800-586-4872
Advocacy
Culturally Specific Resources
Patient Education
Prevention/Detection
Support Groups

American Pain Foundation
888-615-7246
Advocacy
Culturally Specific Resources
Medical Information
Patient Education 
Support Groups

American Psychosocial Oncology Society
866-276-7443
Individual Counseling
Referrals

American Society of Clinical Oncology
888-651-3038
Financial Information
Medical information 
Medical Referrals 
Patient Education

Angel Flight America
918-749-8992
Transportation Assistance

Association of Oncology Social Work
215-599-6093 
Database (to search for oncology social workers)
Financial Resources

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
888-901-2666
Advocacy 
Support groups
Patient Education

BreastCancer.org
Medical Information
Patient Education
Support Groups

Bright Pink
Education
Support

CancerCare
800-813-4673
Support Groups
Individual Counseling
Patient Education
Referrals
Insurance Information
Financial Assistance
Transportation Assistance
Children’s Services 
Survivorship
Culturally Specific Resources

Cancer and Careers
646-929-8032
Education
Support

Cancer Hope Network
800-552-4366
Peer Matching
Individual Counseling
Referrals

Cancer Legal Resource Center
866-843-2572
Legal Information and Resources

Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation
800-227-2732
Patient Education
Prevention/Detection
Culturally Specific Resources

CaringBridge.org
Free, personal and private webites to connect family and friends during a health challenge

CarePages
Free patient blogs and websites to connect friends and family during a health challenge

Caring Info
800-658-8898
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Patient Education
Referrals
Hospice

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Cancer Information
800-232-4636
Patient Education 
Referrals

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
800-633-4227
Insurance Information

Center for Mind-Body Medicine
202-966-7338
Patient Education
Referrals 
Medical Information

Children’s Cause for Cancer Advocacy
202-336-8374
Advocacy 
Patient Education 
Referrals
Medical Information

Chronic Disease Fund 
972-608-7141
Financial Assistance

Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
National Institute of Health
301-496-4345
Access to clinical trials
Medical Information

Clinical Trials
Referrals for clinical trials
Medical Information

Colon Cancer Alliance
877-422-2030 
Advocacy
Patient Education 
Peer Matching
Referrals

Co-Pay Relief Program
866-512-3861 
Financial Assistance

Corporate Angel Network
Westchester County Airport
(914) 328-1313
Transportation Assistance

CoverageForALL.org
Foundation for Health Coverage Education
fhceinfo@coverageforall.org

D-K

Emergingmed
877-601-8601 (to speak with a clinical trials specialist)
Patient education on clinical trials
Medical information
Referrals

Facing Our Risk of Cancer EMPOWERED (FORCE)
866-288-7475
Advocacy
Information
Support

Family Caregiver Alliance
800-445-8106
Advocacy
Culturally Specific Resources 
Patient Education
Referrals
Support Groups

Family Reach
973-394-1411
Financial assistance

Feeding America
800-771-2303
Local and national food assistance programs

Fight Colorectal Cancer
877-427-2111
Medical Information
Patient Education
Referrals

Health Resources and Services Administration
800-638-0742
Resource for health care facilities that provide free or reduced-cost care

HealthWell Foundation
800-675-8416
Financial assistance

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation
877-786-7422
Advocacy
Culturally Specific Resources 
Patient Education 
Referrals

Intercultural Cancer Council (Baylor College of Medicine)
713-798-4617 
Advocacy
Patient Education

International Myeloma Foundation
800-452-2873
Culturally Specific Resources
Individual Counseling
Medical Information
Patient Education
Peer Matching 
Referrals 
Support Groups

International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation
941-927-4963
Information for patients and caregivers
Patient education
Peer support and online discussion forum

Joe’s House
877-563-7468
Resource for lodging near treatment centers

Kidney Cancer Association
800-850-9132
Advocacy
Individual Counseling
Medical Information
Patient Education
Referrals

L-M

LIVESTRONG
855-220-7777
Advocacy
Culturally Specific Resources 
Medical Information
Patient Education 
Survivorship

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
800-955-4572
Advocacy 
Financial Assistance
Medical Information
Patient Education
Referrals
Support Groups

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
888-753-5222
Culturally Specific Resources 
Individual Counseling
Patient Eduction
Peer Matching
Referrals

Lung Cancer Alliance
800-298-2436
Advocacy 
Support Groups 
Individual Counseling
Peer Matching 
Patient Education
Referrals 
Medical Information
Culturally Specific Resources

Lymphoma Research Foundation
800-500-9976
Advocacy
Culturally Specific Resources
Financial Assistance
Individual Counseling
Medical Information
Patient Education 
Peer Matching
Referrals 
Transportation Assistance

Melanoma Research Foundation
800-673-1290
Advocacy
Medical Information
Patient Education
Prevention/Detection
Referrals

Men Against Breast Cancer
866-547-6222
Culturally Specific Resources
Patient Education
Peer Matching
Referrals

Mesothelioma Information Resource Group
888-802-6376
Medical Informaton
Patient Education
Referrals

MetaCancer Foundation, Inc.
Referrals
Support Groups

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
203-229-0464
Advocacy 
Medical Informaton
Patient Education
Referrals 
Support Groups

Mylifeline.org
Blogs
Online support
Volunteer calendars
Web sites

N-S

National Brain Tumor Society
800-770-8287
Advocacy 
Culturally Specific Resources
Medical Information
Patient Education
Peer Matching
Referrals 
Support Groups

National Breast Cancer Coalition
800-622-2838
Advocacy 
Patient Education
Referrals

National Cancer Institute
800-422-6237
Patient Education
Culturally Specific Resources
Medical Information 
Prevention/Detection
Referrals

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Institutes of Health
888-644-6226 
Advocacy
Culturally Specific Resources
Medical Information
Patient Education
Referrals

National Cervical Cancer Coalition
800-685-5531
Individual Counseling
Insurance Information
Patient Education
Peer Matching
Referrals 
Survivorship

National Children’s Cancer Society
314-241-1600 
Advocacy
Children’s Services 
Financial Assistance 
Housing Assistance
Insurance Information
Patient Education
Referrals 
Transportation Assistance

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
888-650-9127
Advocacy 
Patient Education
Referrals
Insurance Information
Survivorship
Culturally Specific Resources

National Energy Assistance Referral
866-674-6327 
Provides information on the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
800-658-8898
Advocacy 
Hospice
Individual Counseling
Medical Information
Patient Education
Referrals

National Lymphedema Network
800-541-3259 
Advocacy 
Individual Counseling 
Patient Education 
Peer Matching 
Referrals 
Support Groups

National Marrow Donor Program
800-627-7692
Culturally Specific Resources 
Financial Assistance 
Housing Assistance
Individual Counseling 
Insurance Information 
Patient Education 
Referrals 
Transplant Information
Transportation Assistance

National Organization for Rare Disorders
800-999-6673 
Medication assistance

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
888-682-7426
Advocacy
Culturally Specific Resources
Patient Education 
Referrals

National Patient Travel Center
800-296-1217
Flight assistance for treatment or second opinion

Native American Cancer Research
800-537-8295
Culturally Specific Resources
Patient Education 
Prevention/Detection

NeedyMeds
978-865-4115
Financial Assistance 
Insurance Information
Referrals

Nueva Vida
202-223-9100
Advocacy 
Culturally Specific Resources
Individual Counseling 
Patient Education
Peer Matching
Prevention/Detection
Referrals 
Support Groups

Office of Minority Health
800-444-6472
Patient Education
Culturally Specific Resources
Referrals

Oncolink
215-349-8895
Culturally Specific Resources
Medical Information
Patient Education 
Referrals

Oncology Nursing Society
866-257-4667
Patient Education

Oral Cancer Foundation
949-646-8000
Patient Education 
Prevention/Detection

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
866-399-6262
Advocacy 
Medical Information
Patient Education Materials 
Referrals

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
877-272-6226
Advocacy 
Individual Counseling
Patient Education 
Peer matching
Referrals 
Support Groups

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
888-477-2669
Financial Assistance
Insurance Information 
Referrals

Patient Access Network Foundation
866-316-7263
Financial assistance

Patient Advocate Foundation
800-532-5274
Advocacy
Culturally Specific Resources
Financial Assistance
Insurance Information
Medical Information
Patient Education
Referrals

Patient Services, Inc. (PSI)
800-366-7741
Financial Assistance

The Portal
Resource for health insurance information

Prostate Cancer Foundation
800-757-2873
Advocacy
Patient Education
Referrals

The Prostate Net
888-477-6763 
Advocacy 
Patient Education 
Prevention/Detection

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
229-928-1234
Advocacy
Caregiver Education

Sisters Network
866-781-1808 
Advocacy 
Culturally Specific Resources
Patient Education on breast cancer
Prevention/Detection

Skin Cancer Foundation
212-725-5176
Advocacy
Culturally Specific Resources
Medical Information
Patient Education
Prevention/Detection
Referrals

Social Security Administration
800-772-1213 
Financial support information

State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP)
800-633-4227 
Resource for health insurance questions— particularly Medicare and Medicaid

Survivorship A to Z
Financial Information
Legal Information

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer
800-377-0928
Advocacy
Medical Information
Patient Education
Peer Matching
Referrals
Support Groups

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
877-465-6636
Advocacy 
Culturally Specific Resources
Individual Counseling
Patient Education
Prevention/Detection
Referrals

T-Z

Thyroid Cancer Survivor’s Association
877-588-7904
Advocacy
Culturally Specific Resources
Individual Counseling
Patient Education
Peer Matching
Referrals

Together Rx Access
800-444-4106 
Medication Assistance

The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
888-393-3863
Patient Advocacy
Patient Educational Materials 
Patient Matching
Referrals 
Support Groups 
Survivorship

United Way
211
Financial Assistance 
Resource Support

Uniting Against Lung Cancer
212-627-5500 
Financial Assistance
Medical Information
Patient Education

US TOO International Prostate Cancer Education & Support Network
800-808-7866
Advocacy
Culturally Specific Resources
Individual counseling 
Medical Information
Patient Education
Prevention/Detection
Referrals 
Support Groups

Vital Options International
818-508-5657
Patient Education 
Referrals 
Support Groups

Young Survival Coalition
877-972-1011
Age Specific Resources
Patient Education
Referrals 
Support Services

Zero - The Project to End Prostate Cancer
888-245-9455 
Patient Education
Prevention/Detection
Referrals 
Advocacy