- Cancer Hope Network
- Cancer Research Institute
- Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
- International Myeloma Foundation
- Skin Cancer Foundation
- Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
- Hereditary Cancer Center
- Locks of Love
- Patient Advocate Foundation
- Look Good...Feel Better
- Anderson Network
- Foundation For Womens Cancer Information Hotline
- Cancer Care, Inc.
- BLOCH Cancer Hotline
- Gilda Radner Familial Ovarian Cancer Registry
- Cleaning For A Reason
- Men Against Breast Cancer
- Cancer Information Service
- Dana Farber Cancer Institute Family Studies Cancer Risk Line
- American Cancer Society
- Cancer Information and Counseling Line
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Cancer Hope Network
One-on-one support offered to cancer patients and their families undergoing cancer treatment from trained volunteers who have survived cancer themselves.
Cancer Research Institute
Provides general cancer resource information. Supports leading-edge research aimed at developing immunologic methods of preventing, treating and curing cancer.
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Information on breast cancer and breast health.
International Myeloma Foundation
Information, seminars, grants and newsletter on myeloma.
International Myeloma Foundation
12650 Riverside Drive, Ste. 206
North Hollywood, CA 91607
Skin Cancer Foundation
Provides educational materials and information on skin cancer and treatment.
Active in the search to cure childhood cancer. Involved with research, care, public awareness and fundraising. Information and e-newsletter.
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
Dedicated to advancing and supporting laboratory and clinical research that promotes the development of new therapies and techniques for early detection, screening and treatment of ovarian cancer. Educational outreach, public awareness projects, including videos and resource materials available.
Hereditary Cancer Center
Studies family-linked cancer. Counseling, information on clinical trials, cancer and hereditary factors.
Locks of Love
Provides custom hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children (under age 21) with long-term medical hair loss. Uses donated hair.
Patient Advocate Foundation
Provides education and legal counseling to cancer patients (relative to a diagnosis) concerning managed care, discrimination, insurance and financial issues.
Look Good...Feel Better
Helps cancer patients improve their appearance during treatment. Free workshops across the country.
Matches cancer patients with others with exact diagnosis for support.
Foundation For Womens Cancer Information Hotline
Makes referrals to physicians who specialize in the treatment of gynecological cancer. Brochures, literature and online resources.
Cancer Care, Inc.
Free counseling for cancer patients and their families. Financial assistance, information and referrals, community and professional education. Teleconference programs. On-going telephone and in-person support groups.
BLOCH Cancer Hotline
Networks persons with cancer and home volunteers with same type of cancer. Free books about cancer.
Gilda Radner Familial Ovarian Cancer Registry
Information on the warning signs of cancer, diagnostic tests and family history. Sponsored by Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Cleaning For A Reason
Offers free professional housecleaning and maid services to improve the lives of women undergoing treatment for any type of cancer.
Cleaning For A Reason
P.O. Box 146
Lewisville, TX 75067
Men Against Breast Cancer
1-866-547-6222 Offers educational materials, online videos, workshops, and one-on-one networking with other men, whose loved one has breast cancer. Conducts National Male Caregivers Conference and regional training workshops.
Cancer Information Service
Provides information about cancer and cancer-related resources to patients, the public and health professionals. Offers one-on-one smoking cessation counseling and literature. Free publications. Sponsored by National Cancer Institute.
Dana Farber Cancer Institute Family Studies Cancer Risk Line
Information regarding familial cancers.
American Cancer Society
Information and referral on various issues related to cancer treatment, services, literature, transportation, equipment, encouragement and support. English, Spanish and Chinese speaking.
Cancer Information and Counseling Line
Provides current medical information and counseling for cancer issues.
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