ACCESS is your portal to the world of cancer research and clinical trials.
National Society of Genetic Counselors
Coalition of Cancer Coop Groups Trial Check
The Pink Fund A breast cancer diagnosis can destroy the financial health and well-being of the patient and their family. While in active treatment, many patients are unable to work and experience a loss of income that can result in catastrophic financial losses and the need to rebuild financial health. The Pink Fund provides financial support to help meet basic needs, decrease stress levels and allow breast cancer patients to focus on healing while improving survivorship outcomes.
Freebies and Discounts for cancer patients
Caring Bridge A place to build a free website to communicate with family and friends
Cancer Care Provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer
MyLifeLine Free personal website for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers.
Kids Konnected- Kids Konnected was developed on the premise that when a parent gets
cancer, the entire family is affected and the needs of the children must
Navigating Cancer Take Control of your Journey with this online organizer.
Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation
Imerman Angels National organization that pairs up survivors with similar diagnosis and background for more one-on-one support. They have a caregiver section too!
Mesothelioma Prognosis Network Survivors enjoy longer, healthier lives with loved ones thanks to our network of specialized mesothelioma doctors and cancer treatment centers. There is hope, and we can help. https://www.mesotheliomaprognosis.com/
Mesothelioma and Smoking https://quitday.org/support/mesothelioma-victims/
American Lung Association http://www.lung.org/#
Medical Malpractice Center - We are a new group dedicated to providing vital information, tips, and resources to individuals and family members affected by medical negligence.
Re-Think For many young women who are busy building their careers and families, breast health may not exactly be top of mind. We strive to dispel the myth that breast cancer is strictly an “old lady disease,” while taking some of the fear out of the conversation to bring breast health awareness to the forefront. Those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer may experience isolation as well as challenges with dating, sexuality, fertility, childcare, finances, employment and more. A movement for young women affected by breast cancer. Fear-free, bold messaging with a multi-platform reach that revitalizes the breast cancer movement and motivates young people to action
Dear Jack Foundation The Dear Jack Foundation supports initiatives and provides programming in order to promote positive health outcomes for adolescents and young adults ages 15-39, from the moment they are diagnosed with cancer throughout survivor-ship.
Consumer Danger Strives to provide a comprehensive free resource for the public to learn more about defective drugs and medical devices that can potentially cause harm and even death
Mesothelioma Explained We provide information to patients and family members. Mesothelioma is a rare cancer, only affecting 2,000 – 3,000 patients a year. Although this number may be small, in relation to other cancerous diseases, it is almost always 100% fatal. Our goal at Mesothelioma Explained is to provide information to families and patients that cuts through all the noise and allows victims to find the help they need.
I HAD CANCER.COM IHadCancer is a cancer support community that empowers people to take control of life before, during and after cancer. This peer-to-peer support is crucial in allowing survivors, fighters and supporters/caregivers to share firsthand experiences about treatment, side effects, long term effects and more.
Metastatic Breast Cancer A Story Half Told is an initiative by Pfizer in partnership with advocates, patients and healthcare professionals that aims to elevate public understanding of metastatic breast cancer, dispel misperceptions, combat stigma and expand the breast cancer conversation to be more inclusive of metastatic breast cancer.
http://www.rxdangers.com/ The purpose of RX Dangers is to educate the American public on current pharmaceutical drugs and devices commonly being used within the United States.
Ally’s Wish, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes, specifically the sole purpose of Ally’s Wish is to provide a last “wish” to young, terminally ill mothers with small children. We hope to provide a memory for the family that will last a lifetime. Our goal is to do this by providing services, gifts, transportation, lodging, or any other “wish” the mother may have.
Support for College Students with Cancer - The guide goes on to describe academic adjustments college students should anticipate if they are overcoming cancer, introduces scholarships and financial aid available to these students, and provides support groups on and off campus for students. You can check out the entire guide at this link. https://www. affordablecollegesonline.org/ college-resource-center/ students-with-cancer/
Driver - Driver is a first-in-kind consumer platform that connects cancer patients to the world’s largest and most advanced inventory of treatments, empowering the patient to be the Driver of their care.
Mesothelioma Guide www.MesotheliomaGuide.com Our mission is to guide mesothelioma patients and their loved ones toward answers, care options, and free health solutions that improve their lives
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