Charitable/non-profit organizations

American Cancer Society
Prescription for Cancer Information
A tool to help health care professionals talk to survivors about resources available in their office or clinic, in the community, online, and over the telephone.

Life After Treatment Guide
A quick, easy-to-read information guide to help cancer survivors and their caregivers understand various aspects of the survivorship journey. The guide also includes trusted resources for survivorship information and encourages communication with health care professionals.

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).

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
LIVESTRONG partnered with the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) to create a series of videos called Moving Forward to manage post-treatment affects of cancer. A range of topics are covered including body changes, fertility, diet/exercise, health insurance, work/school, pain, fear of recurrence and death.;feature=plcp

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.

The Pink Ribbon Survivors Network
The organization aims to address the needs of breast cancer survivors and educate the professionals that care for them. Resources on the website specifically focus on survivors/friends/family, primary care providers, and cancer care professionals.

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
Oranization 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.

Planet Cancer
Organization bringing together a community of young adults with cancer in their 20s and 30s.