Note: The cancer resources provided below are included as a helpful reference to visitors of this website and do not imply personal knowledge of, or an endorsement of, such organizations.
American Cancer Society
Offers a variety of services to patients and their families through its Cancer Resource Network. The ACS also supports research, provides printed materials, and conducts educational programs.
Cancer and Careers
Provides a workbook, educational resources, and support for cancer patients about working through treatment and returning to work.
Offers free support, information, financial assistance, and practical help to people with cancer and their loved ones.
The patient information website of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the leading professional organization representing oncologists.
Commission on Cancer
The Commission on Cancer is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care.
Educates cancer patients about fertility issues.
Provides social and emotional support to cancer patients, their families, and friends. Lectures, workshops, networking groups, special events, and a children’s program are available.
Lance Armstrong Foundation
Helps people with cancer and their loved ones through advocacy, education, public health and research.
National Cancer Institute
A comprehensive site about cancer, including prevention, a glossary, clinical trial information, and listings and links to cancer centers.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Provides information and resources on cancer support, advocacy, and quality-of-life issues.
Patient Advocate Foundation
Provides education, legal counseling, and referrals to survivors concerning managed care, insurance, financial issues, job discrimination, and debt crisis matters.
An online community for young adults with cancer that also offers retreats.
Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups
Offers TrialCheck, a clinical trials search engine, and helpful information for patients and caregivers.
Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
Provides support programs, education, and resources to young adults with cancer.
The Wellness Community
Provides free psychological and emotional support to cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and their families, such as stress reduction and cancer educational workshops, nutrition guidance, exercise sessions, and social events.
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
American Brain Tumor Association
The Brain Tumor Foundation
National Brain Tumor Society
Breast Cancer Network of Strength
Sisters Network, Inc.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Metastatic Breast Cancer Network
Colon Cancer Alliance
C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition
Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association
Gynecologic Cancer Foundation
National Cervical Cancer Coalition
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF)
HEAD AND NECK CANCER:
Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer
Yul Brynner Head and Neck Cancer Foundation
Kidney Cancer Association
International Myeloma Foundation
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Lymphoma Research Foundation
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
National Marrow Donor Program
It’s Time to Focus on Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer Alliance
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
National Prostate Cancer Coalition
US TOO! International
The Sarcoma Alliance
Sarcoma Foundation of America
Melanoma International Foundation
Skin Cancer Foundation
ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association
American Pain Foundation
END OF LIFE/HOSPICE:
Hospice Foundation of America
National Association for Home Care
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization