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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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Financial Assistance, Survivorship During & After Treatment, Children/Adolescents
89 South Street, Suite LL02
Boston
MA
2111
(617) 938-3484

The Samfund provides support for young adult cancer survivors in the United States as they recover from the financial impact of cancer treatment.

The Samfund provides support for young adult cancer survivors in the United States as they recover from the financial impact of cancer treatment. Through direct financial assistance and free online support and education, The Samfund helps young adults move forward towards their personal, professional, and academic goals. Grant applications are accepted twice annually, in January and June, and can assist survivors aged 21 - 39 who have completed treatment with expenses including, but not limited to:

  • health insurance premiums
  • rent/mortgage assistance
  • car payments, insurance, or repairs
  • continuing education and loans
  • family-building expenses
  • gym memberships
  • mental health expenses
Children/Adolescents, For Caregivers & Family, Support Programs & Services
PO Box 2944
Reno
NV
89505
(775) 324-7723

The Solace Tree provides peer support programs and educational opportunities to help children and teens learn to cope and adjust to the changes in their lives when dealing with death.

The Solace Tree provides peer support programs and educational opportunities to help children and teens learn to cope and adjust to the changes in their lives when dealing with death. The organization serves children, teens and their adult family members or caregivers with age-appropriate support groups ranging from as young as 3 years old to adults.

Cancer Screening, Cancer Treatment, Children/Adolescents, Education, For Caregivers & Family, Support Programs & Services, Palliative Care, Survivorship During & After Treatment, Clinical Trials

Together's Vision

Together's Vision

Families are often overwhelmed in their search for reliable health information related to their child’s disease and treatment. Because childhood cancer is rare, many families are not able to find trusted resources. Together offers families comprehensive medical information, supportive care resources, and shared stories of hope, healing and experience. 

Together also offers resources that encompass a range of cancer experiences, including long-term survivors and bereaved parents. All people touched by childhood cancer deserve a community where they can learn, connect, and support one another.

Together's Purpose

Together is a comprehensive online resource dedicated to pediatric cancer patients and their families. It provides trustworthy, up-to-date medical information and connect users with personally relevant topics in a clear, easy to use format. Together focuses on providing content that appeals to a variety of preferred learning styles and offers resources that families can use throughout the entire cancer journey.

Together's Resources

Information on Diagnosis and Treatment is listed for:

  • Diagnosing Childhood Cancer
  • Imaging Tests
  • Anesthsia
  • Lab Tests
  • Procedures
  • Cancer Treatments
  • List of Medicines
  • Medication Management
  • Side Effects
  • Clinical Trials

Various Care and Support resources are offered including:

  • Rehab Services
  • Skin Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Psychology and Mental Health Services
  • Immunity, Illness, and Infection
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Relapse

Additional resources for families are provided on:

  • Navigating Health Care
  • School Support
  • Support for Parents
  • Building Better Communication
  • Spirituality and Faith
  • Talking to Your Child about Cancer
  • After the Loss of a Child

Information on Life After Cancer is includes:

  • Be Your Own Health Care Advocate
  • Long-Term and Late Effects
  • Healthy Living
  • School and Work
  • Post-Treatment and Beyond
  • Emotional Well-Being
  • Survivor Stories

If you have a question or comment about Together, send an email to: together@stjude.org

Free/Low-Cost Services, Transportation
Fort Worth
TX

Trilogy Aviation Group has partnered with Corporate Angel Network to provide free flights to cancer patients who need to travel to treatment. Trilogy Aviation Group will give Corporate Angel Networ

Trilogy Aviation Group has partnered with Corporate Angel Network to provide free flights to cancer patients who need to travel to treatment. Trilogy Aviation Group will give Corporate Angel Network exclusive access to empty leg flights that Trilogy Aviation Group sells through its on-demand jet charter client base. 

In addition to providing empty legs for Corporate Angel Network, Trilogy Aviation Group will also give their clients the option to allow cancer patients to join them on their flights. Trilogy Aviation Group plans to incorporate Corporate Angel Network’s mission in various client offerings allowing for a variety of ways to give back and make a difference. 

Corporate Angel Network’s mission to help cancer patients access treatment through the use of business jets aligns with Trilogy Aviation Group’s mission of bringing value to their clients by providing a top-notch private jet charter experience that involves much more than just the flight.

Corporate Angel Network mission is to help cancer patients access the best treatment to increase their chances of survival by arranging free travel on business jets.  CAN pairs seats – on both private and corporate jets – with qualified patients who need the rides. Private jet travel makes it possible for patients, especially those in remote locations, to access medical centers and reduces the physical, emotional and financial stress of the patients and their families.

Fort Worth, TX

Cancer Treatment, Children/Adolescents, Clinical Trials
5301 Reno Corporate Dr.
Reno
NV
89511
(775) 683-9010

The Pediatric Cancer& Blood Diseases clinic located at the UCSF Pediatric Hematology Oncology Clinic Reno, pediatric oncologists and hematologists from Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland provi

The Pediatric Cancer& Blood Diseases clinic located at the UCSF Pediatric Hematology Oncology Clinic Reno, pediatric oncologists and hematologists from Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland provide the most advanced comprehensive diagnosis, treatment protocols, and outpatient services for children with any form of cancer or blood disease.

As a member of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG)—the largest cooperative pediatric clinical trials group in the nation for children, adolescents and young adults with cancer—UCSF Pediatric Hematology Oncology Clinic Reno can offer patients access to an extensive range of clinical trials of new cancer therapies.

Cancer Treatment, Children/Adolescents, Clinical Trials
1800 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas
NV
89102
(702) 383-2000

Children's Hospital of Nevada at UMC is a member of the Children’s Oncology Group, a National Cancer Institute-supported collaborative group of pediatric cancer centers.

Children's Hospital of Nevada at UMC is a member of the Children’s Oncology Group, a National Cancer Institute-supported collaborative group of pediatric cancer centers. Children with cancer and disorders of the blood are diagnosed, treated and monitored here. They participate in the latest treatment protocols.

Financial Assistance, Children/Adolescents
MN017-W400 PO Box 41
Minneapolis
MN
55440-0041
(855) 698-4223

The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides medical grants to help children gain access to health-related services not covered, or not fu

The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides medical grants to help children gain access to health-related services not covered, or not fully covered, by their parents’ commercial health insurance plan. Families can receive up to $5,000 annually per child ($10,000 lifetime maximum per child), and do not need to have insurance through UnitedHealthcare to be eligible.

Spanish, Cancer Screening, Cancer Treatment, Support Programs & Services, Education, Clinical Trials, Medications/Pharmacy
1800 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas
NV
89102
(702) 383-2000

University Medical Center's Oncology Care Center offers inpatient and outpatient services, support groups and programs, and educational services.

University Medical Center's Oncology Care Center offers inpatient and outpatient services, support groups and programs, and educational services. Outpatient services include: initial evaluations, second-opinion consultations, clinical trial access, treatment administration and follow-up care. Additional services include hospital pharmacy, a laboratory, social services, nutritional services, behavioral health, imaging services and speech/occupational/physical therapy services. The imaging services available include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computerized tomography (CT), ultrasonography (US), and nuclear imaging. The Oncology Department provides the ONS (Oncology Nursing Society) Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course in-house.

The Cancer Survivor Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month.

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