Information and Support

There are many places you can go online to learn more about cancer and obtain financial and psycho-social support. Here are a few examples:

  • 21st Century C.A.R.E. (888-850-1622) – Provides financial assistance, education and support.
  • American Cancer Society (800-227-2345) – Navigation service offering support and identification of resources and assistance (including financial).
  • Cancer Care (800-813-4673) – Offers free support, information, limited financial assistance, and practical assistance to people with cancer and their loved ones.
  • Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition – A coalition of organizations helping cancer patients manage financial challenges.
  • Cancer Supportive Care – Drug assistance programs from pharmaceutical companies.
  • Health Communities – A community of resources including news articles, information about cancer screening, healthy living guides, finding doctors, newsletter, tools and apps.
  • Imerman Angels (877-274-5529) – Provides personalized connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.
  • Lazarex Cancer Foundation (877-866-9523) – Supports all end stage cancer patients, provides financial assistance for FDA clinical trial participation, helps patients navigate clinical trial options, and provides community outreach and education.
  • Livestrong Foundation (855-220-7777) – Provides one-on-one support, resources (including financial), clinical trial information, education, referrals, and counseling services.
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center (877-632-6789) – One of the largest cancer centers in the world who have been working to eliminate cancer for more than six decades. Their depth of experience contributes to every aspect of your care.
  • Nancy’s List (415-596-9591) – Nancy’s List is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) foundation and a comprehensive source of information about what is available for those living with cancer.
  • National Cancer Institute (800-422-6237) – The NCI 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.
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network (866-788-6226) – The National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a not-for-profit alliance of 27 of the world’s leading cancer centers, is dedicated to improving the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of care provided to patients with cancer.
  • NeedyMeds (800-503-6897) – An online information resource of programs that provide assistance to people who are unable to afford their medications and health care costs.
  • Nine Girls Ask? (619-708-7891) – Nine Girls Ask? for a cure for ovarian cancer is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the unification of women to eradicate this “not so silent” disease and to help other women while experiencing their journey with ovarian cancer.
  • PearlPoint Cancer Support (877-467-1936) – A cancer care resource for adults, providing one-on-one guidance, education, and clinical trial awareness.
  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance (888-477-2669) – Matches patients without prescription drug coverage to programs offering free or low-cost prescription medicines.
  • Support Connection (800-532-4290) – Breast and ovarian cancer support group providing emotional, social, and educational support.