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Navigating the medical system when facing cancer can be a daunting task for patients, survivors, and their family members. To support you in this challenging task, we have assembled resources in an easy-to-use online tool.

Our resource directory is continually updated to provide the most current information available. If you find an error, or are aware of a resource not listed, please email us. *Please note, inclusion of a resource in the directory is not an endorsement of that resource or service. 


 

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Survivorship During & After Treatment, Palliative Care, Spanish, For Caregivers & Family, Support Programs & Services
734 15th Street NW, Suite 300
Washington D.C.
DC
20005
(888) 793-9355

The Cancer Support Community is an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education, and hope to people affected by cancer.

The Cancer Support Community is an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education, and hope to people affected by cancer. Likely the largest employer of psychosocial oncology mental health professionals in the United States, CSC offers a menu of personalized services and education for all people affected by cancer. Services include a Cancer Support Helpline, online live chat, support and assistance for family and caregivers including teens, information on decision-making, quality of life, and living healthy with cancer, to name a few. These support services are available through a network of professionally-led community-based centers, hospitals, community oncology practices and online, so that no one has to face cancer alone.

Some additional signature programs include:

Financial Assistance
Fallon
NV
89406

Cancer Warriors for Central Nevada provides fundraising and support for cancer patients in the Fallon area.

Cancer Warriors for Central Nevada provides fundraising and support for cancer patients in the Fallon area. The organization selects recipients from the community to support through various fundraising efforts.

Survivorship During & After Treatment, Education
2318 Mill Road, Suite 800
Alexandria
VA
22314
(888) 651-3038

This free mobile app for iOS and Android devices provides accurate oncologist-approved cancer information from Cancer.Net  [a resource from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)] with to

This free mobile app for iOS and Android devices provides accurate oncologist-approved cancer information from Cancer.Net  [a resource from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)] with tools to help plan and manage your cancer treatment and care.  Cancer.Net Mobile includes up-to-date guides on 120 types of cancer, with information about treating cancer, managing side effects, managing the cost of care, and living with cancer. Use interactive tools to keep track of questions to ask doctors and record voice answers. Save information about prescribed medications, including photos of labels and bottles (on camera-enabled devices). Track the time and severity of symptoms and side effects.

Support Programs & Services, Education, Financial Assistance
275 Seventh Ave.
New York
NY
10001
(800) 813-4673

CancerCare is a national organization that provides telephone, online and face-to-face counseling, support groups, education, publications and financial and co-payment assistance for cancer patient

CancerCare is a national organization that provides telephone, online and face-to-face counseling, support groups, education, publications and financial and co-payment assistance for cancer patients. Professional oncology social workers offer personalized care, and all services are free of charge. Help is available by diagnosis, such as type of cancer, or by topic. Topics include diagnostic tests, anxiety, teens, veterans, and many more. Financial assistance is available based on income level and for specific expenses, including transportation and childcare. Co-Payment assistance is also available for qualified patients to help with chemotherapy cancer medication costs.

Children/Adolescents, Support Programs & Services, Financial Assistance, Transportation
8990 Spanish Ridge Ave., Ste. 100
Las Vegas
NV
89148
(702) 737-1919

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada is a non-profit support group for families of children with cancer.

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada is a non-profit support group for families of children with cancer. Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada is affiliated with the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, an international network of parent support groups. Each family is encouraged to participate at their own level, in their own time.

Support Programs & Services, For Caregivers & Family

Caring Connections is a network of more than 200 transplant survivors who provide emotional support to patients and caregivers through phone conversations, emails, texts, letters or visits.

Caring Connections is a network of more than 200 transplant survivors who provide emotional support to patients and caregivers through phone conversations, emails, texts, letters or visits. It's a place where knowledge is shared, hope is given and connections are made. More than 1,000 bone marrow, blood stem cell or cord blood transplant survivors and family caregivers have volunteered to provide support to others facing a transplant.

Talk with someone who:

  • has been through a transplant
  • understands how you feel
  • can provide non-medical information and emotional support
  • can offer tips for coping with household and job responsibilities, the needs of other family members, and more.
Spanish, For Caregivers & Family

CaringBridge is a social network keeping families and loved ones connected during any type of health event.

CaringBridge is a social network keeping families and loved ones connected during any type of health event. The CaringBridge mission is to amplify the love, hope and compassion in the world, making each health journey easier.  CaringBridge provides a protected online space where you can create a site to connect, share news and receive support during any type of health event. There is also a planner that helps family and friends coordinate care and organize helpful tasks within a shared calendar. CaringBridge offers multiple privacy settings, personal data is not sold and there is no intrusive advertising. The site is available in both English and Spanish, and is on the web and available on iOS and Android.

Prevention, Cancer Screening, Free/Low-Cost Services
900 E. Long St.
Carson City
NV
89706
(775) 887-2190

Carson City Health & Human Services works to protect and improve the quality of life for the community through disease prevention, education and support services.

Carson City Health & Human Services works to protect and improve the quality of life for the community through disease prevention, education and support services. Its clinic offers services on an income-based fee schedule so that clients can get the care they need within their budget.

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