Advocacy and Support Groups
Cancer Consultants is dedicated to providing the most up to date cancer information on the treatment and prevention of cancer for patients and professionals.
Women&Cancer is a quarterly magazine for all women impacted by a cancer diagnosis, offering all women a trusted resource dedicated to topics related to the prevention and management of cancer while emphasizing wellness, fostering community, and inspiring hope.
Designed to help you stay in control during treatment, “By My Side” offers simple steps you can take right from the start to manage, lessen, or (in some cases) prevent the side-effects of chemotherapy.
CanCare matches trained cancer survivor volunteers and caregivers to newly diagnosed cancer patients or their caregivers for free, one-on-one, long term emotional support. Clients are matched as closely as possible by age, gender, type of cancer and treatment.
CancerTogether is about giving face and voice to the stories and experiences of people affected by cancer. Offers those who are living or have lived with cancer an opportunity to share their hard-earned wisdom and insight– with the added power that comes from seeing and hearing someone tell their story. Their educational and inspirational videos are available on their website and other electronic media.
Provides free professional counseling, support groups, education and information, and referrals to cancer patients and their families to help them cope with the psychological and social consequences of cancer.
Offers free, confidential one-to-one support to cancer patients undergoing cancer treatment and their families using trained volunteers who have undergone a similar experience.
A comprehensive online resource for understanding chemotherapy treatment and the management of side effects.
International network where men, women and children with cancer and their families and friends join with others to build social and emotional support as a supplement to medical care in a free nonresidential home-like setting. All kinds and stages of cancer are welcome in 14 locations open worldwide.
ICARE is a non-profit alliance of researchers, physicians and patients working together to promote substantive, understandable information programs on advanced treatment options.
Dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people living with, through and beyond cancer. Activities focus on survivorship resources and support, groundbreaking survivorship programs, national advocacy initiatives, and scientific and clinical research grants.
The Mesothelioma and Asbestos Awareness Center is a comprehensive resource for victims of asbestos related cancer. MAA Center provides up-to-date information on mesothelioma treatment options, clinical trials, cancer centers, exposure awareness, and more.
Provides free information and psychosocial support to patients fed by tube or IV at home who cannot be sustained by normal eating because part of their gastrointestinal tract is damaged or removed. However, it does not provide financial support or oral nutrition counseling.
Provides free of charge professionally led support groups nationwide and education, stress management and social networking in a home-like community setting with a focus on enhancing health and well-being. Twenty-two facilities nationwide.
The Group Room Radio Talk Show, a weekly syndicated call-in cancer talk show linking callers with other patients, long-term survivors, family members, physicians, researchers and therapists.