Category: Help With Cancer and Other Medical Issues


Young Survival Coalition

Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. YSC offers resources, face to face connections and outreach so women feel supported, empowered and hopeful. YSC provides information and resources for young women during every phase of treatment and survivorship through peer matching, conferences, and comprehensive Navigator guidebooks and an audio/video library. Navigators and ResourceLink guidebooks can be downloaded electronically; or, hard-copy versions can be ordered and shipped free of charge to healthcare practitioners and patients at any time.  (Read More...)
Hope For Two

Hope for Two…The Pregnant with Cancer Network offers free support for women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant. We connect women who are currently pregnant with cancer with other women who have experienced a similar cancer diagnosis.Our mission here at Hope for Two is to provide women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant with information, support and hope. Our Guiding Values: We serve women in all socioeconomic, ethnic and religious backgrounds world-wide. Volunteers with a history of cancer while pregnant are the mainstays of our support network. We strive to remove barriers to women obtaining complete and accurate information about their options for dealing with cancer while pregnant. We respect and support every woman’s personal decisions without judgment. If you are looking to request support or become a volunteer support women you can visit our website at http://www.hopefortwo.org/  (Read More...)
Inspire

"The first and most important benefit of Inspire is instantaneous: realizing that you are not alone with your diagnosis. No matter how remote in the world you may feel or how isolating your diagnosis, Inspire is that corner café or pub where everyone pulls up a chair to meet over shared concerns and learn something new." Inspire was created with the belief that patients and caregivers need a safe and secure place to support and connect with one another. We strive to be ethical and transparent, and we never forget that our community is built upon the trust of our members. We place the utmost value on this trust, and maintaining it is our highest priority.  (Read More...)
A Fresh Chapter

A Fresh Chapter is a non-profit organization that facilitates life-changing volunteer and leadership experiences to empower individuals both in the U.S. and abroad impacted by cancer. AFC programs blend volunteerism and meaningful travel to connect cancer patients and caregivers around the globe, and focus on healing the often over-looked emotional scars left by cancer. AFC’s perspective-shifting journeys to places like India, Peru and Kenya help participants reframe adversity and discover a new perspective and purpose in their lives.  (Read More...)
Lucy's Love Bus

The mission of Lucy’s Love Bus™ is to improve quality of life for children with cancer and life-threatening illness, to support their families, and to mobilize the next generation of cancer activists. Lucy's Love Bus pays for integrative therapies for children with cancer in New England, and holds programs and workshops in Amesbury, MA open to the families of children with cancer, life-threatening illness, or chronic medical conditions not developmental in nature.  (Read More...)
The Samfund

The Samfund provides financial assistance to young adults cancer survivors between the ages of 21-39 across the United States regardless of diagnosis or location. Since 2005, we have awarded $1.9 million in grants. We have two grant cycles a year. More information can be found at thesamfund.org.  (Read More...)
National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation

The National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation exists to deliver unwavering support for patients and families fighting pancreatic cancer. NPCF aims to increase awareness for pancreatic cancer and transform the experience of pancreatic cancer by delivering immediate unwavering support to all who seek it. Our primary programs include education, awareness, and financial assistance. Since it's inception in May of 2009, NPCF has helped over 237 families affected by pancreatic cancer with basic living expenses.  (Read More...)
The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

Ulman is a non-profit located in Baltimore, Maryland dedicated to creating a community of support for adolescents and young adults, and their families, impacted by cancer. We provide direct support services including on-site AYA patient navigators, remote navigation, support groups, social support as well as survivorship programming. Our focus is to meet patients where they are and to engage, encourage, educate and empower our patients to live well with a cancer diagnosis.  (Read More...)
Prevent Cancer

Vision Stop Cancer Before It Starts!® Reducing the cancer mortality rate by focusing individual behaviors, public policy, and research on prevention and early detection Addressing all preventable cancers across all populations Making prevention knowledge and early detection services more accessible for people in medically underserved communities Collaborating with partners to maximize the effectiveness and reach of the prevention and early detection programs and message Creating an energizing and productive workplace that people want to join Mission The mission of the Prevent Cancer Foundation is saving lives across all populations through cancer prevention and early detection  (Read More...)
Chordoma Foundation

The Chordoma Foundation is a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of those affected by chordoma and lead the search for a cure. Chordoma is a rare type of cancer that forms in the bones of the skull and spine and is diagnosed in just one in one million people per year. The Chordoma Foundation envisions a future in which everyone affected by chordoma is able to overcome the disease and maintain their quality of life through better treatments, better care, and a better patient experience.  (Read More...)

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