Advocacy and Support Groups

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CanCare matches trained cancer survivor volunteers and caregivers to newly diagnosed cancer patients or their caregivers for free, one-on-one, long term emotional support. Clients are matched as closely as possible by age, gender, type of cancer and treatment.

Chemocare is a website designed to provide the latest information about chemotherapy to patients and their families, caregivers and friends.


Provides free professional counseling, support groups, education and information, and referrals to cancer patients and their families to help them cope with the psychological and social consequences of cancer.

Children’s Treehouse Foundation

FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered)

International Cancer Alliance

ICARE is a non-profit alliance of researchers, physicians and patients working together to promote substantive, understandable information programs on advanced treatment options.

Lance Armstrong Foundation

Dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people living with, through and beyond cancer. Activities focus on survivorship resources and support, groundbreaking survivorship programs, national advocacy initiatives, and scientific and clinical research grants.

Look Good…Feel Better

National Cancer Institute

NCI is the U.S. government agency responsible for conducting and supporting research on cancer. Their site provides information about treatment, clinical trials, and supportive care.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

Patient-led organization advocating on behalf of survivors of all types of cancer.

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is the national organization creating hope in a comprehensive way through research, patient support, community outreach and advocacy for a cure. The organization is leading the way to increase the survival rate for people diagnosed with this devastating disease through a bold initiative–The Vision of Progress: Double the Pancreatic Cancer Survival Rate by 2020. Together, we can know, fight and end pancreatic cancer by intensifying our efforts to heighten awareness, raise funds for comprehensive private research, and advocate for dedicated federal research to advance early diagnostics, better treatments and increase chances of survival. Visit for more information.

Patient Advocate Foundation

Richard & Annette Bloch Family Foundation

Ronald McDonald House

Offers a refuge from the hospital, a “home-away-from-home.”

Team Survivor

The Bone Marrow Foundation

The Pregnant with Cancer Network