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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

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Organization International
888-223-7983
info@accoi.org
PO Box 112186
Tacoma, WA 98411

Advanced Breast Cancer Community
help@advancedbreastcancercommunity.org

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

Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy
203-358-8000
Ninety Six Cummings Point Road
Stamford , CT 06902

Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
919-668-8400
acosog@surgerytrials.duke.edu
2400 Pratt Street
Durham, NC 27705

American Association for Cancer Research
215-440-9300
aacr@aacr.org
615 Chestnut Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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 College of Radiology Imaging Network
215-574-3183
1818 Market Street, Suite 1600
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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 Liver Foundation
212-668-1000
39 Broadway, Suite 2700
New York, NY 10016

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 Breast Disease + National Consortium of Breast Centers
info@asbd.org
PO Box 140186
Dallas, TX 75214

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

American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
847-375-4716
4700 W. Lake Ave.
Glenview, IL 60025

Angel Flight America
918-749-8992
Transportation Assistance

Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome International Foundation
info@aamds.org
800-747-2820
100 Park Avenue
Suite 108
Rockville, MD 20850

Association of Community Cancer Centers
301-984-9496
11600 Nebel Street, Suite 201
Rockville, MD 20852

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

Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation
office@bearnecessities.org
312-241-1200
55 West Wacker Drive
Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60601

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

Bone Marrow & Cancer Foundation
212-838-3029
Advocacy
Financial Assistance
Housing Assistance
Patient Education
Medical Education
Peer Matching

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 Action Now
info@canceractionnow.org
530-756-0291
1520 East Covell Blvd, B 5103
Davis, CA 95616

Cancer and Careers
646-929-8032
Education
Support

Cancer.com
Education
Support

Cancer.net - American Society of Clinical Oncology
contactus@cancer.net
888-651-3038
Communications and Patient Education Department
2318 Mill Road, Suite 800
Alexandria, VA 22314

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

Cancer Information Service
800-4-CANCER
National Cancer Institute - Public Inquiries Office
6166 Executive Blvd - Room 3036A
Bethesda, MD 20892

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

Cancer Research Institute
1-800-99CANCER (992-2262)
One Exchange Plaza
55 Broadway, Suite 1802
New York, NY 10006

Cancer Trials Support Unit
ctsucontact@westat.com
888-823-5923
1441 West Montgomery Avenue
Rockville , MD 20850

Carcinoid Cancer Foundation
888-722-3132
333 Mamaroneck Avenue, #492
White Plains, NY 10605

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

Centerwatch Clinical Trials Listing Service
customerservice@centerwatch.com
617-948-5100
100 N. Washington Street, Suite 301
Boston, MA 02114

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

Children’s Oncology Group
440 East Huntington Drive
PO Box 60012
Arcadia, CA 91066

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

Clearity Foundation 
858-657-0282 
Ovarian Cancer Treatment Decision Support 
Referrals to Clinical Trials
Tumor Profiling Assistance 
Steps Through OC (Ovarian Cancer) (professional social & emotional support - see below in N-S for more information)

ClinicalTrials.gov
Referrals for clinical trials
Medical Information

Colorectal 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

Crush It For Curtis Foundation
1-800-403-9152
Advocacy for Bladder Cancer and Men’s Health
Support Groups
Patient Education
Clinical Trial Match Service

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
info@curesearch.org
800-458-6223
4600 East West Highway, Suite 600
Bethesda, MD 20814

Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation
248-644-9014
PO Box 374
Birmingham, MI 48012

D-K

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Dana.FarberContactUs@dfci.harvard.edu
866-408-3324
450 Brookline Ave.
Boston, MA 02215

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 Lung Cancer Study: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
bakejf@uc.edu
513-558-5439
PO Box 670056
Cincinnati, OH 45267

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

Foundation for Thymic Cancer Research
info@thymic.org
609-274-8616
P.O.Box 474
Longport, NJ 08403

Foundation for Women’s Cancer
info@thegcf.org
800.444.4441
230 W. Monroe, Suite 2528
Chicago, IL 60606

Head and Neck Cancer Alliance (HNCA)
866-792-4622
Medical Information
Patient Education
Patient Helpline
Support Groups

Gynecological Oncology Group
215-854-0770
Four Penn Center
1600 JFK Blvd, Suite 1020
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Health Advocate
info@healthadvocate.com
610-825-1222
3043 Walton Road, Suite 150
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

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

Imaginary Friend Society
Videos for children about cancer

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

Life Raft Group
liferaft@liferaftgroup.org
973-837-9092
40 Galesi Drive
Wayne, NJ 07470

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.org
800-813-HOPE
275 Seventh Avenue, Floor 22
New York, NY 10001

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

LUNGevity Foundation
312-407-6100
Advocacy
Clinical Trials Finder
Lung Cancer HelpLine
Lung Cancer Navigator App
Medical Information
Patient Education
Peer Matching

Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research
866-789-1000
1111 Stewart Avenue
Bethpage, NY 11714

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

Max Foundation
info@themaxfoundation.org
888-462-9368
110 W. Dayton, Suite 205
Edmonds, WA 98020

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

Mesothelimoa Applied Research Foundation
info@marf.org
877 363 6376
1317 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Mesothelioma Group
help@mesotheliomagroup.com
888-708-5660
121 S. Orange Ave.
Suite 1410
Orlando, FL 32801

MetaCancer Foundation, Inc.
Referrals
Support Groups

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

Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research and Information
musella@virtualtrials.com
888-295-4740
1100 Peninsula Blvd
Hewlett, NY 11557

Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation
patientliaison@mds-foundation.org
800-MDS-0839 (637-0839)
4573 South Broad St. Suite 150
Yardville, NJ 08620

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 Cancer Institute’s Pediatric Oncology Branch
1-800-4-CANCER
6116 Executive Boulevard
Room 3036A
Bethesda, MD 20892

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

National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project
412-330-4600
East Commons Professional Building
Four Allegheny Center, 5th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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

NeedyMeds
978-865-4115
Financial Assistance 
Insurance Information
Referrals

Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation
info@caringforcarcinoid.org
(617) 948 2514
198 Tremont St, Box 456
Boston , MA 02116

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

Oley Foundation
bishopj@mail.amc.edu
800-776-OLEY (6539)
214 Hun Memorial, MC-28
Albany Medical Center
Albany, NY 12208

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

Pancreatica.org/a>
Webmaster@pancreatica.org
800-525-3777
312 1/2 Fountain Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93050

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

Patients Against Lymphoma
KarlS@Lymphomation.org
610-346-8419
3774 Buckwampum Road
Reigelsville, PA 18077

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
pbtfus@pbtfus.org
800-253-6530
302 Ridgefield Court
Asheville, NC 28806

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Web Resource
800-243-1455
Penn State Hershey
Hershey, PA

Pediatric Oncology Resource Center
feist@colorado.edu
303-823-5420
270 Lone Star Road
Lyons, CO 80540

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
202-835-3400
950 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004

The Portal
Resource for health insurance information

Prevent Cancer Foundation
info@preventcancer.org
800-227-2732
1600 Duke Street, Suite 500
Alexandria, VA 22314

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

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

R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation
hotline@blochcancer.org
800-433-0464
One H&R Block Way
Kansas City, MO 64105

Radiation Therapy (RT) Answers
rtanswers@astro.org
800-962-7876
8280 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Suite 500
Fairfax, VA 22031

Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
800-227-5463 ext. 4189
1818 Market Street, Suite 1600
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Rare Cancer Alliance

Research Advocacy Network
info@researchadvocacy.org
877-276-2187
6505 W Park Blvd, Suite 305, PMB 220
Plano, TX 75093

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
866-587-4322
675 N. St. Clair, 21st Floor
Galter Pavilion
Chicago, IL 60611

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

Sarcoma Foundation of America
info@curesarcoma.org
310-253-8687
9899 Main Street, suite 204
Damascus, MD 20872

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

Southwest Oncology Group
210-677-8808
14980 Omicron Drive
San Antonio, TX 78245

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

Steps Through OC (Ovarian Cancer)
866-830-5134
Free professional counseling
Social and emotional support for survivors and caregivers 
Patient education on ovarian cancer

Survivorship A to Z
Financial Information
Legal Information

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC)
800-377-0928
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 LIVESTRONG Foundation
cancer.navigation@livestrong.org
855-220-7777
2201 East Sixth Street
Austin, TX 78702

The LUNGevity Foundation
Info@lungevity.org
312-464-0716
218 S. Wabash Ave.
Suite 540
Chicago, IL 60604

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

University of California, Irvine Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
877-827-8839
101 The City Drive, Building 23
Rte. 81
Orange, CA 92868

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

WomanLab
Advocacy
Patient Education

Yale Cancer Center
866-925-3236
333 Cedar Street
WWW205
New Haven, CT 26520

Young Survival Coalition
646-257-3000
Age Specific Resources
Patient Education
Referrals 
Support Services
61 Broadway, Suite 2235
New York, NY 10006

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