CENTER FOR CANCER SUPPORT AND EDUCATION
Based in Arlington, MA, the Center provides
support groups and wellness activities for those touched by cancer -
family members, and caregivers. Support groups are offered for Breast
General Cancer, Advanced Cancer, Brain Cancer (BRAINSTORMERS), and
Caregivers. They also offer a Post Cancer Discussion Group for those out
of treatment but
still coping with side effects of diagnosis and treatment. Their
activities include Reiki, Mediation, Writing, and Creative Arts for
is dedicated to providing solutions to the day-to-day difficulties of living with cancer and offers unexpected "treats" to renew the spirit.
THE COLON CLUB
The Colon Club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of colorectal cancer in out-of-the-box ways. Their goals are to educate as many people as possible, as early as possible, about the risk factors and symptoms of colorectal cancer, and for people to get screened when it's appropriate for them. Please check out their message board to read about other survivors, ask questions, share and connect.
THE COLON CANCER ALLIANCE
The Colon Cancer Alliance is committed to ending the suffering and death caused by colorectal cancer. They will increase screening rates and survivorship by providing support and education and furthering research and advocacy efforts.
THE ELLIE FUND
The Ellie Fund is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that improves the health and welfare of women and families undergoing breast cancer treatment in Massachusetts. Through their innovative "Care For The Caregiver" program, they provide support services free of charge to enhance quality of life including transportation to medical appointments, childcare, housekeeping, groceries, and nutritious meals.
CANCER AND CAREERS
Worklife doesn't stop once you've been diagnosed with cancer. Many women have to--and want to--work during and after treatment. Cancer and Careers offers information and tools to help working women manage their battle with cancer as effectively as they manage the rest of their lives.
LEARN LIVE LOVE
Providing financial assistance to women and families in local communities who have been touched by the devastation of cancer.
THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
The American Cancer Society is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering through research, education, advocacy, and service.
CaringBridge is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit providing free websites that connect family and friends during a serious health event, care and recovery. A CaringBridge website is personal, private and available 24/7. It helps ease the burden of keeping family and friends informed. The websites are easy to create and use. Authors add health updates and photos to share their story while visitors leave messages of love and support in the guestbook.
THE SUSAN COHEN KASDAS COLON CANCER FOUNDATION
Provide men and women of all ages the education and facts about screening to drive the number of screenings to record highs.
THE HOPES PROGRAM
Offering free education and support workshops plus wellness services for patients with cancer, their families and friends.
LUNG CANCER ALLIANCE
Providing patient support and advocacy, lobbying at the federal level for research funds, and maintains an on-line support forum.
FACTORS AT MOFFITT CANCER CENTER
An education and support program for breast and gynecologic cancer patients. Part of The Center for Women's Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center.
PATRICIA BYNUM FUND AT ALAMANCE CANCER CENTER
Assists cancer patients with financial needs such as medical supplies or outstanding bills (utilities, medical bills, etc.) until they can get back on their feet following the completion of their treatment.