Charitable/non-profit organizations

American Cancer Society
Variety of resources available.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Information about employment rights, insurance and other financial matters, and long-term/late effects of cancer treatment.
Opportunities to connect with support groups, find appropriate counseling, get involved in community outreach, and learn about financial assistance.
Listen in by telephone or via the web as experts in oncology provide up-to-date information about cancer-related issues in one-hour workshops (podcasts also available).

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
An organization whose mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Free, confidential support for cancer survivors and their families at the time of diagnosis, during treatment and after treatment. Educational materials, referrals, and counseling services addressing issues including fertility preservation options, financial, insurance, and job concerns.

Also offering LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a twelve-week, small group program designed for adult cancer survivors.

Moving Forward: Perspectives from Survivors and Doctors. A Patient Education Video Series for Young Adults with Cancer
Created in partnership with the American Society of Clinical Oncology, a set of videos offered on a variety of topics in cancer survivorship.;feature=plcp

Resources focusing on adolescent and young adult survivors.

Cancer Support Community
Information for caregivers who provide physical, emotional, spiritual, financial, or logistical support to a person diagnosed with cancer. Includes links to organizations that assist with the financial burden of families and individuals affected by cancer.

Curesearch for Children’s Cancer
Resources to help cope with childhood cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Imerman Angels
Organization provides personalized connections that enable 1-on-1 support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers. Service is free and helps anyone touched by any type of cancer, at any cancer stage level, at any age, living anywhere in the world.

American Institute for Cancer Research
This organization funds research and provides practical tools and information for patients and health professionals.  Focus is on healthy lifestyle habits.

The Mesothelioma Center at
Information about asbestos-related illnesses, such as mesothelioma. Resources include a Doctor-Match program, veterans assistance, and patient advocates who are available 24/7.

Mesothelioma Guide
Organization aims to guide mesothelioma patients and their loved ones toward answers, care options,
and free health solutions that improve their lives.

Stupid Cancer
This nonprofit organization addresses young adult cancer through advocacy, research, support, outreach, awareness, mobile health and social media.

Triage Cancer
Triage Cancer is a national, nonprofit organization that provides education on the practical and legal issues that may impact individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers, through events, materials, and resources.

Foundation for Women’s Cancer
The Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) and Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) Survivorship Toolkit provides convenient resources to help organize information about your diagnosis, treatment and long-term follow-up.

Survivor Journeys 
Non-profit organization based in Massachusetts, hosting yearly seminars for cancer survivors and their caregivers.  Videos are posted online.  Other resources available on their website.

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