American Cancer Society
P: 800-227-2345 | W: www.cancer.org
Hours of operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
The American Cancer Society is a 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. Information specialist offer general information about cancer types, diagnosis, treatments, stages, support groups and other services in your area. Call the toll free number listed above to speak to an information specialist.
Breastcancer.org is non-profit organization dedicated to providing reliable, complete and up-to-date information about breast cancer. Their mission is to help women and their loved ones understand complex medical and personal information as it relates to their disease. In addition to online resources, breastcancer.org has an active online community who support one another during their cancer battle. Join their community by following the “Community Knowledge” tab on the website listed above.
P: 800-813-4673 | W: www.cancercare.org
Hours of operation: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-7:00pm and Friday 9:00am-4:00pm
CancerCare is the leading national organization dedicated to providing free, professional support services including counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications and financial assistance to anyone affected by cancer. All CancerCare services are provided by oncology social workers and world-leading cancer experts. Available to anyone that is affected by cancer. If you are interested in these services call the number listed above (offered in English and Spanish).
Located at 275 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001.
Cancer Support Community
P: 888-793-9355 | W: www.cancersupportcommunity.org
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 9:00am-9:00pm
As the largest professionally led nonprofit network of cancer support worldwide, the Cancer Support Community (CSC) is dedicated to ensuring that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. CSC achieves its mission through three areas: direct service delivery, research and advocacy. The organization includes an international network of Affiliates that offer the highest quality social and emotional support for people impacted by cancer, as well as a community of support available online and over the phone. Provides toll free cancer support helpline assistance to anyone newly diagnosed, long time survivors, caregivers and health care professionals looking for resources.
Epithelioid Mesothelioma Support
P: 855-835-5697 | W: www.mesotheliomahope.com
Epithelioid (or epithelial) mesothelioma is the most common mesothelioma cell type and accounts for roughly 70% of all cases. Epithelial cells grow at a relatively slow rate, making them easier to treat with surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. For this reason, epithelial mesothelioma has the best prognosis and survival rate of all cell types, with patients often surviving 1-2 years after their diagnosis. Mesothelioma Hope strives to provide the most accurate and helpful directions for addressing mesothelioma symptoms, treatments, and resources. Mesothelioma Hope is dedicated to getting patients and their families the help they need. Check out their website to learn more!
P: 855-220-7777 | W: www.fertilehope.org
Fertile Hope is a LiveStrong initiative dedicated to providing reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility. The organization’s website provides information about cancer treatment-related infertility and links to resources. If you are interested you may also call the phone number listed above.
P: 866-288-7475 | W: www.facingourrisk.org
The mission of FORCE is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. The organization provides information and support for women living with hereditary risk factors, including online information and online support through message boards, a helpline and local support groups.
P: 877-274-5529 | W: www.imermanangels.org
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 9:00am-6:00pm (CT)
Imerman Angels’ mission is to provide personalized connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer patients and those that have finished treatment, as well as caregivers. Provides one-on-one support, connecting patients, caregivers and survivors to others with a similar cancer diagnoses or experience. Services are free and available for anyone touched by cancer, at any stage, at any age, living anywhere in the world. If you are interested in in seeking one-on-one support with a “Mentor Angel”, you can visit the website and click “Request a Mentor” or “Request a Caregiver Mentor”. Also available if you call the phone number listed.
Located at 205 W. Randolph, 19th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606.
P: 800-945-0381 | E: firstname.lastname@example.org | W: https://www.inspire.com/treatment/
Inspire Treatments provides insight, data, and tips from our members on various treatments throughout the cancer journey. Share your experiences through reviews on treatments, get support on your health journey from Inspire’s 250+ online support groups, and connect with people through a community of 2+ million members.
Jasper is an app that supports people affected by cancer and their caregivers. Jasper helps:
- Track and set reminders for medications and appointments
- Track symptoms, mood, and activity
- In between appointments with guidance via our library with 300+ guides and articles
- Connect you with others who are on a similar journey in Jasper Community
Jasper is available to all members of the Red Door Community to help organize and manage the logistics of cancer care. To sign up and learn more visit here.
Mesothelioma Veterans Center
P: 855-924-1610 | W: https://www.mesotheliomaveterans.org
The Mesothelioma Veterans Center offers free resources that are reviewed by certified oncologists and provide detailed information about mesothelioma and its health impacts. Their mission is to raise awareness about cancer and other asbestos-related diseases such as mesothelioma. Please visit their website or contact the phone number above to learn more!
The Mesothelioma Center
P: 833-654-1993 | https://www.asbestos.com
The Mesothelioma Center is a web resource that provides free and medically reviewed information and support to individuals affected by cancer. Cancer is a leading cause of death among low-income individuals and financial access to support is a barrier that stops most people from receiving the help they need. The Mesothelioma Center’s resources provide information on various assistance options available to cancer patients such as:
- Housing assistance resources
- Food assistance resources
- Resources for women and those with children
- Resources for low-income families
Ovarian Cancer Health Guide, Drugwatch
P: 888-645-1617 | W: Ovarian Cancer Health Guide – Drugwatch
Drugwatch works with medical and legal experts as well as patients and advocates to provide accurate, trustworthy and current information about prescription drug side effects, medical device complications and related lawsuits. The Ovarian Cancer Health Guide is an educational guide about women and ovarian cancer.
Pleural Mesothelioma Center
P: 866-990-3332 | W: https://www.pleuralmesothelioma.com
Asbestos exposure causes thousands of cases of pleural mesothelioma in the United States each year, and Pleural Mesothelioma Center’s mission is to help the families affected by this cancer. Pleural Mesothelioma Center offers free assistance and resources to anyone coping with pleural mesothelioma. They have established the most extensive prognosis support and information regarding mesothelioma that is available online. Please visit their website or call the number above to learn more.
P: 844-275-7427 | W: www.sharecancersupport.org
SHARE’s mission is to create and sustain a supportive network and community of women affected by breast and ovarian cancers. SHARE’s work focuses on empowerment, education and advocacy. SHARE provides support and resources for women impacted by breast or ovarian cancer. This includes telephone support, support groups, online support, educational programs and advocacy activities. All services are free and provided in multiple languages, including Spanish. If you are interested call the phone number listed above.
Located at 166 West 46th Street, Suite 712, New York, NY 10036.
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Helpline
P: 877-465-6636 | W: ww5.komen.org
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 9:00am-10:00pm
The Susan G. Komen Breast Care Helpline offers free breast cancer support and counseling. However, medical advice, physician referrals, evaluations of physicians, medical facilities or services are not provided. The website provides a wealth of safe, accurate, current and evidence-based breast cancer information that has been developed with experts in breast cancer. Services are offered in TTD, English and Spanish.
Tell Every Amazing Lady About Ovarian Cancer Louisa M. McGregor Ovarian Cancer Foundation (T.E.A.L.®) is a non-profit ovarian cancer awareness organization based in Brooklyn, New York. Through community partnerships, engagement, and advocacy, T.E.A.L.® promotes public awareness and education of the signs, symptoms and risk factors of ovarian cancer while providing support to survivors and raising funds for research in order to find a screening test and cure for ovarian cancer.