ABCD provides free, personalized information and one-to-one support to people affected by breast cancer – patients, families and friends.
The mission of the Advanced Breast Cancer Community is to recognize those living with advanced breast cancer, their caregivers, supporters, friends, and family members.
The mission of APCaP is to promote prostate cancer awareness, education and advocacy. Special emphasis is directed towards prostate cancer prevention strategies for healthy men in their 40s and 50s.
The mission of the American Brain Tumor Association is to advance the understanding and treatment of brain tumors with the goals of improving, extending and, ultimately, saving the lives of those impacted by a brain tumor diagnosis.
They do this through interactions and engagements with brain tumor patients and their families, collaborations with allied groups and organizations, and the funding of brain tumor research.
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice. This “Surgical Patient Education” website contains educational information to help you and your family become informed about your operation and surgical care. You will find current information about surgical procedures, diseases, tests, and medications from government and professional sources to support you in participating in your surgical care.
The mission of the American Liver Foundation is to facilitate, advocate and promote education, support and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease.
The American Lung Association is a leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and Research.
ACOR is a unique collection of online cancer communities designed to provide timely and accurate information in a supportive environment. It is a free lifeline for everyone affected by cancer and related disorders.
AYA Healthy Survivorship is an interactive application (app) to assess your health habits and general sense of well being. The app offers personalized tips for being more active, eating better and living a longer, healthier life.
Be The Match® is a global leader in bone marrow transplantation that conducts research to improve transplant outcomes, provides support and resources for patients, and partners with a global network.
BCAN is a community of advocates, survivors, medical and research professionals united in support of people touched by bladder cancer through education and support services, advancing research and raising awareness about bladder cancer.
The Blood and Marrow Transplant Information Network is a non-profit organization that provides information and support for patients facing a stem cell, bone marrow or cord blood transplant.
The mission of the Bone and Cancer Foundation is to provide information for cancer patients, family members and healthcare providers on the causes and treatment of cancer involving bone as well as to advocate for increased government and private sector funding for research on cancer that involves the bone and related research areas.
Bonetumor.org is a comprehensive educational website for bone tumor patients and their families. The website is the creation of Dr. Henry DeGroot III, M.D., F.A.A.O.S., and the bonetumor.org team.
The Lung Cancer Foundation (BJALCF) is one of the largest patient-driven philanthropies nationwide devoted exclusively to eradicating Lung Cancer through research, awareness, education, early detection and treatment.
Bright Pink is the only national non-profit organization focusing on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women, while providing support for high-risk individuals.
Cancer and Careers empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.
CancerCare® is a national organization dedicated to providing free support services including counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications and financial assistance to anyone affected by cancer.
Cancer Education specializes in providing original multimedia programs about cancer and cancer-related topics.
Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) is a joint program of Disability Rights Legal Center and Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. The CLRC provides information and education about cancer-related legal issues to the public through its national telephone assistance line. The CLRC also conducts national education and outreach programs for community groups, employers and healthcare professionals and is actively involved in community activities to raise public awareness of cancer-related legal and public policy issues.
The Cancer Resource Centre helps those affected by cancer obtain the support and resources they need to cope with the diagnosis. A comfortable setting awaits visitors who wish to review educational materials, gather to meet in a social setting, attend special events or classes, or come together in a professionally-led group for support.
The Cancer Support Center provides free comprehensive
resources that help people improve their quality
of life during the cancer experience.
The Cancer Support Community is an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer.
The Cancer Wellness Center is a place where people living with cancer can come to nurture the mind, body, and spirit with programs that offer simple exercises, stress relief, healthy diets, relaxing activities, and meaningful conversations.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology's (ASCO) patient information website, Cancer.Net, provides timely, oncologist-approved information to help patients and families make informed health care decisions.
CanLiv's vision is to be the catalyst that brings together patients and their families affected by cancers of the bile duct, gall bladder, and liver with doctors, researchers and partners. CanLiv also strives to create a community of stakeholders that will work together to advance research, improve patient outcomes, and search for the cure.
CancerGuides® is a comprehensive training program in integrative oncology. Experts equip health professionals and patient advocates to work with people with cancer and their families to create safe, effective, individualized programs of care.
The Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation (CNCF) is a non-profit national health organization committed to finding a cure for neuroblastoma through research, education, awareness and advocacy.
The Chordoma Foundation is a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of chordoma patients by accelerating research to develop effective treatments for chordoma, and by helping patients to get the best care possible.
The mission of the Chris 4 Life Colon Cancer Foundation is to find a cure for colon cancer by funding and facilitating cutting edge research programs across the nation.
The mission of the Colon Cancer Alliance is to knock colon cancer out of the top three cancer killers. They are doing this by championing prevention, funding cutting-edge research and providing quality patient support services.
FORCE's Mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer through education, research, advocacy and support.
Fertile Hope is a national LIVESTRONG initiative dedicated to providing reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.
Fight Colorectal Cancer is a leading colorectal cancer advocacy organization in Washington, D.C. empowering survivors to raise their voices, training advocates around the country and educating lawmakers and pushing them for better policies.
The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is a not for profit organization dedicated to funding research and training, and ensuring education and public awareness of gynecologic cancer prevention, early detection and optimal treatment.
The mission of Gilda's Club is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community.
The International Myleoma Foundation's mission is to improve the lives of myeloma patients. With over 196,000 members in 113 countries worldwide, the IMF is the oldest and largest organization dedicated to finding a cure for myeloma.
Information for Leiomyosarcoma families
The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
LLS is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.
The Leukemia Research Foundation is dedicated to conquering all blood cancers by funding research into their causes and cures, and enriching the quality of life of those touched by these diseases.
Life Matters Media provides information, resources and support for all involved in end of life decision-making.
The LRG has a simple focus: to cure a form of cancer — GIST – and to help those living with it until then. To do this, the Life Raft Group focuses on three key areas: research, patient support & education, and advocacy, which lay the foundation of the mission to ensure the survival of GIST patients through a comprehensive approach connecting individual patients’ needs, the worldwide community of GIST advocates and the global health and research environment.
The mission of the Light of Life Foundation (a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization) is to improve the quality of life of thyroid cancer patients through continual education of the lay public and the medical community, and by promoting research and development to improve thyroid cancer care.
The LIVESTRONG Foundation provides support to guide people through the cancer experience, bring them together to fight cancer—and work for a world in which our fight is no longer necessary.
The Lung Cancer Alliance is a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing support and advocacy for people living with or at risk for lung cancer.
The LCA's mission is ending injustice and saving lives through an alliance of advocacy, education and support.
Lungcancer.org was founded in 1998 by CancerCare, a national non-profit organization providing free, professional support services to individuals, families, caregivers, and the bereaved to help them better cope with and manage the emotional and practical challenges arising from cancer. The main purpose of lungcancer.org is to be a source of support and information for lung cancer patients and their loved ones.
LUNGevity Foundation is committed to making an immediate impact on increasing quality-of-life and survivorship of people with lung cancer by accelerating research into early detection and more effective treatments, as well as providing community, support and education for all those affected by the disease.
The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the nation's largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and providing people with lymphoma and healthcare professionals with up-to-date information about this type of cancer. LRF's mission is to eradicate lymphoma and serve those touched by this disease.
The Melanoma International Foundation (MIF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created to provide scientifically sound guidance and support for patients diagnosed with melanoma. The mission of the MIF is to develop personalized strategies with patients so they may live longer, better lives.
We're a small team of healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and communication specialists who have one goal: to lead the way in supporting and encouraging mesothelioma patients and their families.
The Michael Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation serves as a catalyst for early detection research while providing support for the well being of pancreatic cancer patients and their families.
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.
The mission of the NCCC is to help women, family members and caregivers battle the personal issues related to cervical cancer and HPV and to advocate for cervical health in all women by promoting prevention through education about early vaccination, Pap testing and HPV testing when recommended.
NCCS’s mission is to advocate for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer. Founded by and for cancer survivors, NCCS created the widely accepted definition of survivorship and defines someone as a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis and for the balance of life.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), a not-for-profit alliance of 23 of the world's leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education, is dedicated to improving the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives.
The National LGBT Cancer Network works to improve the lives of LGBT cancer survivors and those at risk through education, training and advocacy.
The National Lymphedema Network (NLN) is an internationally recognized non-profit organization founded in 1988 by Saskia R.J. Thiadens, R.N. to provide education and guidance to lymphedema patients, health care professionals and the general public by disseminating information on the risk reduction and management of primary and secondary lymphedema.
The mission of the NOCC is to raise awareness and promote education about ovarian cancer. The Coalition is committed to improving the survival rate and quality of life for women with ovarian cancer.
The Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute (NBTI) is a nationally recognized leader in the fight against brain and spinal cord tumors, offering patients the most advanced clinical trial and treatment options available.
The Oncofertility Consortium addresses the complex health care and quality-of-life issues that concern young cancer patients whose fertility may be threatened by their disease or its treatment. The national, interdisciplinary initiative is based at Northwestern University, where it was founded.
OncoLink is the first multimedia oncology information resource placed on the Internet. OncoLink's mission is to educate patients, families, and other interested parties.
Out with Cancer is a program for Gay, Lesbian, BI and Trans men and women who are diagnosed with cancer.
The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance advocates for women with ovarian cancer in the United States. To advance the interests of women with ovarian cancer, the Alliance advocates at a national level for increases in research funding for the development of an early detection test, improved health care practices and life-saving treatment protocols. The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance educates health care professionals and raises public awareness of the risks and symptoms of ovarian cancer.
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer.
The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation is the world's largest non-governmental funder of childhood brain tumor research.
Committed to curing prostate cancer, the Prostate Cancer Foundation is the leading philanthropic organization funding and accelerating research globally.
The narrow goal of the R. A. Bloch Cancer Foundation is limited to projects that will help people diagnosed with cancer have the best chance of beating it as easily as possible.
Respiratory Health Association's mission is to promote healthy lungs and fight lung disease through research, advocacy and education.
RT Answers is an informational website created by the medical advisory board of the American Society of Radiation Oncology to help patients and families better understand radiation treatment.
The Sarcoma Alliance strives to improve the lives of people affected by sarcoma through accurate diagnosis, improved access to care, guidance, education and support.
The mission of the Sarcoma Alliance for Research through Collaboration is to provide a collaborative platform to make progress in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sarcoma.
The Skin Cancer Institute within the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University provides patient care and high-impact research, education, and training.
Skin of Steel is a not-for-profit organization collaborating with the Lurie Cancer Center on a national Melanoma Tissue Bank that will lead to more clinical trials and expertise being available in Chicago.
As a self-help organization involved in the development of programs of support, SPOHNC, a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization, has become a vital component of the healing process for head and neck cancer patients.
Since 1982, Susan G. Komen has played a critical role in major advances in the fight against breast cancer through early detection, treatment and research.
The Testicular Cancer Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization to raise awareness for the most common form of cancer in men age 15-35. We are dedicated to increasing awareness and education about the disease and providing support for fighters, survivors and caregivers.
The Brain Tumor Foundation’s goal is to offer support, guidance and education through its many programs and resources which include support groups, medical referrals, peer matching programs and educational materials.
The Double Hit Lymphoma Foundation was established to help patients learn the facts about these rare types of lymphoma; know what to expect by hearing from survivors, caregivers and doctors; and consider the treatment options available.
When you or someone you know is finished with cancer treatment there is often a common question: "What happens now?" Dragonfly Angel Society is a one-stop location that pulls together survivorship resources and allows you to find what you need as you welcome yourself to cancer survivorship.
The Eye Cancer Network is an educational and supportive resource for eye cancer patients, their families, and physicians. This mission is two-fold: one part focused on multi-centered research of new diagnostic treatments for eye cancer research, the other focused on providing much needed patient support services.
The Hageman Foundation was formed to assist patients and their families in coping with the realities of being diagnosed with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) and to provide them with education and support. Our mission also encompasses related medical issues such as Pancreatogenic Diabetes (a diabetes condition following the removal of the pancreas) and the Whipple Procedure.
The Oncofertility Consortium® is a national, interdisciplinary initiative designed to explore the reproductive future of cancer survivors.
The Oral Cancer Foundation is a national public service, non-profit entity designed to reduce suffering and save lives through prevention, education, research, advocacy, and patient support activities.
TPN (The Prostate Net) is a non-profit patient education and advocacy organization dedicated to providing an interactive online network to maximize broad scale, mass communications of actionable health messages for prostate cancer patients and their caregivers.
Sisters Network® Inc. is committed to increasing local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community.
The Skin Cancer Foundation is an international organization devoted solely to education, prevention, early detection, and prompt treatment of skin cancer.
The Testicular Cancer Resource Center is a charitable organization devoted to helping people understand testicular and extragonadal germ cell tumors.
Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. is a non-profit organization of thyroid cancer survivors, family members, and health care professionals dedicated to support, education, and communication for thyroid cancer survivors, their families and friends.
A leading voice in the young adult cancer movement, The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults works at a grassroots level to support, educate, connect, and empower young adult cancer survivors.
The United Ostomy Association of Chicago is a group of independently managed volunteer organizations composed primarily of people with ostomies who offer mutual emotional aid, support and connection through members who have learned to live life to the fullest with an ostomy.
Us TOO International Prostate Cancer Education & Support Network is a grassroots, registered 501(c)(3) non-profit prostate cancer education and support network of 325 support group chapters worldwide, providing men and their families with free information, materials and peer-to-peer support so they can make informed choices on detection, treatment options and coping with ongoing survivorship.
It is the mission of Wellness Place to provide education, support and understanding at no charge to those affected by cancer.
Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. YSC offers resources, connections and outreach so women feel supported, empowered and hopeful.
Your Disease Risk is a source on prevention. Users can find out their risk of developing five of the most important diseases in the United States and get personalized tips for preventing them.
ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer is a national nonprofit organization with the mission to end prostate cancer by advancing research, encouraging action, and providing education and support to men and their families.