Resources

LATINA CANCER ORGANIZATIONS

 

ALAS-WINGS, a 501(c)(3): non-for profit organization, is dedicated to empowering Hispanic/Latina women about breast cancer awareness through comprehensive education and support for all women faced with breast cancer diagnosis and survivorship. http://alas-wings.org

 

Día de la Mujer Latina: The mission of Día de la Mujer Latina is to promote healthy behaviors within the underserved Latino community by providing a culturally and linguistically proficient education, facilitating early detection screening, culturally preventative care interventions; promoting wellness with resource information, Promotores/Community Health Workers training and Patient Navigation for follow-up services. http://diadelamujerlatina.org

Redes En Acción: The National Latino Cancer Research Network is a network of more than 2,000 community leaders, researchers, governmental officials and public advocates from across the nation dedicated to fighting cancer among Latinos through research, training, and awareness. https://www.redesenaccion.org/

Círculo de Vida: In the field of cancer, many of the inroads to increasing language-specific psychosocial support in the San Francisco Bay Area can be directly attributed to Círculo de Vida Cancer Support and Resource Center. Founded in 1992, Círculo de Vida is the first successful Spanish-language support group program in the greater Bay Area and has since been a model for groups in five Bay Area cities. http://www.circulodevida.org

 

Latina Breast Cancer Agency: Olivia Fe’ founded the Latina Breast Cancer Agency (LBCA) in April 2002 in response to the growing need for breast and cervical cancer education and awareness programs for underserved Latinas living in the San Francisco Bay Area. http://www.latinabca.org

 

Nueva Vida: The mission of Nueva Vida is to inform, support and empower Latino families whose lives are affected by cancer, and to advocate for and facilitate the timely access to state of the art cancer care, including screening, diagnosis, treatment and high-quality care. http://www.nueva-vida.org

 

The Coalition of Hispanic Women Against Cancer, Inc.: is organized exclusively for educational purposes, more specifically to reduce the cancer disparity among Hispanic and all other minorities in the community through advocacy, education, referral, increasing awareness and access to services in a culturally sensitive way by overcoming barriers. http://www.chwac.org/

 

Black Women for Wellness: Very helpful in providing information such as where to get free low cost medical care. Black Women for Wellness PO Box 292516 Los Angeles CA 90029 323 290-5955www.bwwla.com.

 

Cleaning For a Reason: is an organization that will connect women currently undergoing chemotherapy to participating cleaning services in their area to provide FREE housecleaning – one time per month for up to four months – while they are undergoing treatment. All a woman must do is sign up and have her doctor fax a note confirming the treatment. Cleaning for a Reason will have a participating cleaning service in her area arrange for the service. This organization serves the entire USA with ~600 current partners.. Further information: http://www.cleaningforareason.org.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

American Cancer Society: 1599 Clifton Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30329-4251 Phone: 404-320-3333 Toll Free: 800-ACS-2345 TTY: 866-288-4327 http://www.cancer.org

 

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN): Phone: 800-ACS-2345 http://www.acscan.org

 

Association of Cancer Online Resources: 173 Duane St., Ste. 3A New York, NY 10013-3334 Phone: 212-226-5525 http://www.acor.org

 

Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC): 11600 Nebel St., Ste. 201 Rockville, MD 20852 Phone: 301-984-9496 http://www.accc-cancer.org

 

Cancer411.org: 15303 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks , CA 91403 Phone: 877-CANCR411 (877-226-2741) http://www.cancer411.org

 

CancerCare: 275 Seventh Ave. New York, NY 10001 Phone: 212-712-8400 Toll Free: 800-813-HOPE (4673) http://www.cancercare.org 

 

CancerGuide http://www.cancerguide.org

 

CancerHelp http://www.cancerhelp.8m.com

 

Cancer Hope Network: Two North Rd., Ste. A Chester, NJ 07930-2308 Phone: 908-879-4039 Toll Free: 877-HOPENET http://www.cancerhopenetwork.org

 

Cancer Information and Counseling Line (CICL): AMC Cancer Research Center 1600 Pierce St. Denver, CO 80214 Phone: 303-239-3422 Toll Free: 800-525-3777http://www.amc.org/counseling/CICL.pdf

 

Cancer.Net www.cancer.net

 

CancerQuest 2017 Rollins Research Center 1510 Clifton Rd., NE Atlanta, GA 30322 http://cancerquest.org

 

CancerSource: 263 Summer St., 5th Fl. Boston , MA 02210-1506 http://www.cancersourcemd.com/

 

Gilda’s Club Worldwide: 322 Eighth Ave., Ste. 1402 New York, NY 10001 Phone: 888-GILDA-4-U (888-445-3248) Fax: 917-305-0549 http://www.gildasclub.org

 

The Intercultural Cancer Council (ICC): 665 Travis, Ste. 322 Houston, TX 77030 Phone: 713-798-4617 Fax: 713-798-6222 http://iccnetwork.org

 

LIVESTRONG: P.O. Box 161150 Austin, TX 78716-1150 Phone: 512-236-8820 Toll Free: 866-235-7205 Fax: 512-236-8482 http://www.livestrong.org

 

National Cancer Institute (NCI): Public Inquiries Office Bldg. 31, Rm. 10A31 31 Center Dr., MSC 2580 Bethesda, MD 20892-2580 Phone: 301-435-3848 Toll Free: 800-4-CANCER TTY: 800-332-8615 Fax: 301-402-0894 http://www.cancer.gov

 

Stand Up 2 Cancerhttp://www.standup2cancer.org

 

CANCER RESEARCH

 

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR): 615 Chestnut St., 17th Fl. Philadelphia, PA 19106 Phone: 215-440-9300 Toll Free: 866-423-3965http://www.aacr.org

 

American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR): 1759 R St., NW Washington, DC 20009 Phone: 202-328-7744 Toll Free: 800-843-8114 http://www.aicr.org

 

Tower Cancer Research Foundation. 1-877-752-2120. www.LACancerInfo.org

 

Cancer Research Institute: One Exchange Plaza 55 Broadway, Ste. 1802 New York, NY 10006 Phone: 800-99CANCER (800-992-2627)http://www.cancerresearch.org

 

The Cancer Research Foundation: 135 S. LaSalle Street Suite 2020 Chicago, IL 60690 Phone: 312-630-0055 Fax: 312-630-0075http://www.cancerresearchfdn.org/

 

Native American Cancer Research (NACR): 3022 S. Nova Rd. Pine, CO 80470-7830 Phone: 303-838-9359 Fax: 303-838-7629 http://natamcancer.org

 

International Cancer Alliance for Research and Education (ICARE): 4853 Cordell Ave., Ste. 14 Bethesda, MD 20814 Phone: 561-776-6666 Toll Free: 800-ICARE-61 Fax: 561-776-6381 http://www.icare.org

 

Research Advocacy Network: 309 E. Rand Rd., Ste. 175 Arlington Heights, IL 60004 Phone: 877-276-2187 http://www.researchadvocacy.org

 

GENE TESTING

 

www.Facingourrisk.org

 

http://www.ascocancerfoundation.org/patient/Learning+About+Cancer/Genetics/Genetic+Testing

 

CLINCAL TRIALS

 

http://emergingmed.com/ 1.877.601.8601 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM EST (M-F)

 

http://www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials

 

http://clinicaltrials.gov/

  

GENERAL SUPPORT

 

Imerman Angels One on One Cancer Support www.imermanangels.org

 

Cancer Support Communiy Benjamin Center: West Los Angeles 2716 Ocean Park Blvd # 1040 Santa Monica, CA 90405 (310) 314-2555, Valley/Ventura 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village, CA 91361 Telephone: 805.379.4777 Fax: 805.371.6231 http://www.cancersupportcommunitybenjamincenter.org/

 

 

CAREGIVER SUPPORT

 

LA Co. Caregiver Assoc. 1-800-540-4442 www.losangelescrc.org

 

Information and Resource Specialist: Diana M. Linares, BSW 818-847-9141 x111 dlinares@picf.org

 

LA Caregiver Resource Center 818-847-9141 ext. 111 Spanish/English Support groups in Granada Hill, CA. Plus classes for caregivers (800) 540-4442 Support for caregivers of older adults w/ chronic condition.

 

PHYSICAL HEALTH & HEALING


Integrated Cancer Institute (Encino, Van Nuys, and West Hills Locations)  http://www.ici.care/

 

Cricket’s Answer FREE wigs, etc. including lymphedema sleeves (717) 843-7903 Bonnie Julius or (301) 935-4411 Carole Trone http://crickettsanswer.startlogic.com/

 

National Lymphedema Network (NLN) Comprehensive information on the support, education and treatment. Latham Square 1611 Telegraph Ave., Ste. 111 Oakland, CA 94612 Toll Free: 800-541-3259 Phone: 510-208-3200 http://www.lymphnet.org

 

CANCER NUTRITION

 

The Cancer Nutrition Center (310) 826-2127 The Cancer Nutrition Center offers information about cancer and nutrition with links to other nutrition-related web sites. http://www.cancernutrition.com/

 

 

COMMUNITY SERVICES

 

Housing:

 

Joe’s House Believes that you focus on beating cancer, they’ll find you a place to stay. Joe’s House is a nonprofit organization providing a online nation-wide list of places to stay to assist cancer patients and their families find lodging near treatment centers. www.joeshouse.org

 

Food Delivery:

 

Project Angel Food http://www.projectangelfood.org/
323.845.1800 922 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90038-2702

 

Meals to Heal www.meals-to-heal.com 888-721-1041

 

Transportation Services:

 

American Cancer Society (800) 227-2345 may provide free transportation to treatments with advanced arrangements (usually this one is in the form of tokens to take a taxi to treatment).

 

Airline Tickets:

 

Air Charity Network http://aircharitynetwork.org/

 

Corporate Angel Network 866-328-1313 www.corpangelnetwork.org Free flights for cancer patients and their families. Private jets used by corporations that have empty seats, free flights. No financial requirements. One of many advantages is low risk of exposure to contagious illness because just a few people are on plane.

 

Air Care Alliance 800-296-1217 http://www.aircareall.org/ Referral source for 37 organizations that provide this service.

 

Angel Flight, Inc. People Flying People in Need 918-749-8992 http://www.angelflight.com/ Angel Flight is a non-profit organization of pilots and other volunteers dedicated to serving the community by arranging free private air transportation for medical patients who cannot afford to utilize normal, commercial transportation. Angel Flight also provides services to blood, organ and tissue banks.

 

Angel Flight America, Inc. www.airlifeline.org and www.angelflightamerica.org Angel Flight® America (AFA) provides access for people in need seeking free air transportation to specialized health care facilities or distant destinations due to family, community or national crisis.

 

Cancer Air Flights http://www.gwccs.org/flights.html Lists a number of organizations that assist cancer survivors and their caregivers with transportation to and from treatments.

 

Lifeline Pilots 309-697-6865 http://www.lifelinepilots.org/ LifeLine Pilots is a private, non-profit organization that provides people in medical and financial distress with access to free air transportation on small (4-6 seat), private aircraft for health care and other compelling human needs.

 

Mercy Medical Airlift http://www.mercymedical.org/ (MMA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving people in situations of compelling human need through the provision of charitable air transportation.

 

Miracle Flights for Kids (800) -359-1711 or (702) 261-0494 http://www.miracleflights.com/ Transporting children to medical treatment since 1985.

 

National Patient Air Travel http://www.patienttravel.org/ Provides information about all forms of charitable, long-distance medical air transportation and provides referrals to all appropriate sources of help available through the Angel Flight America Network. Call 1-800-296-1217. Once NPATH, now also known as www.patienttravel.org.

 

Northwest Airlines, Kid Cares medical travel program provides air travel to children age 18 and younger who are unable to receive treatment in their home area. Those with financial need have priority. (612-726 4206) http://www.nwa.com/corpinfo/aircares/about/kidcares.shtml

 

TWA Operation Liftoff http://www.operationliftoff.com/ “Providing special trips to children who are facing life threatening illness.” Free flights, no financial requirements. Operation Liftoff provides air transportation for children with a life threatening illness for a wish trip or treatment trip.

 

CHILDREN & TEENS

 

Teen Impact Children’s Hospital 323-361-2121  

 

Teens Living With Cancer: Melissa’s Living Legacy Foundation 245 Citation Dr. Henrietta, NY 14467 Phone: 585-334-0858 Fax: 585-334-0858http://www.teenslivingwithcancer.org

 

www.beyondthecure.org

 

www.grouploop.org

 

www.acco.org

 

The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults: PMB 505 4725 Dorsey Hall Dr., Ste. A Ellicott City, MD 21042 Phone: 410-964-0202 Toll Free: 888-393-FUND (3863) Fax: 410-964-0402 http://www.ulmanfund.org

 

www.Youngsurvival.org

 

Kids Konnected 800-899-2866 www.kidskonnected.org

 

Crystal Stairs Children’s Health and Wellness program helps with health insurance enrollment or with medical referral, please call 323-299-9295. http://www.crystalstairs.org/

 

Alliance for Childhood Cancer 1900 Duke St., Ste. 200 Alexandria, VA 22314 Phone: 703-299-1050 Fax: 703-684-8364 http://allianceforchildhoodcancer.org/

 

American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) 2720 River Rd. Des Plaines, IL 60018 Phone: 847-827-9910 Toll Free: 800-886-2282 http://www.abta.org

 

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation P.O. Box 498 Kensington, MD 20895-0498 Phone: 301-962-3520 Toll Free: 800-366-2223 Fax: 301-962-3521 http://www.acco.org/

 

Childhood Leukemia Center http://www.patientcenters.com/leukemia

 

Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation 274 Madison Ave., Ste. 1004 New York, NY 10016 Phone: 212-448-9494 http://www.cbtf.org

 

Children’s Hospice International (CHI) 1101 King St., Ste. 360 Alexandria, VA 22314 Toll Free: 800-243-4453 Phone: 703-684-0330 http://www.chionline.org

 

CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation Children’s Oncology Group 4600 East West Highway, #600 Bethesda, MD 20814-3457 Phone: 800-458-NCCF (6223) Fax: 626-447-6359 http://www.curesearch.org

 

Make-A-Wish Foundation 3550 N Central Ave., Ste. 300 Phoenix, AZ 85012-2127 Phone: 602-279-9474 Toll Free: 800-722-WISH (9474) Fax: 602-279-0855 http://www.wish.org

 

National Childhood Cancer Foundation P.O. Box 60012 440 E Huntington Dr. Arcadia, CA 91006-6012 Phone: 626-447-1674 Toll Free: 800-458-6223 Fax: 626-447-6359 http://www.nccf.org

 

National Children’s Cancer Society 1 South Memorial Dr., Ste. 800 St. Louis, MO 63102 Toll Free: 800-532-6459 Phone: 314-241-1600 http://www.nationalchildrenscancersociety.org

 

Neuroblastoma Children’s Cancer Society P.O. Box 957672 Hoffman Estates, IL 60195 Phone: 847-605-1245 Toll Free: 800-532-5162 Fax: 847-605-0705 http://www.neuroblastomacancer.org

 

Outlook: Life Beyond Childhood Cancer http://www.outlook-life.org

 

Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation 5757 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. M100 Los Angeles, CA 90036 Phone: 310-479-1212 http://www.slsb.org

 

The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation 20312 Watkins Meadow Dr. Germantown, MD 20876 Phone: 301-515-2900 Toll Free: 877-217-4166 http://www.childhoodbraintumor.org

 

The Children’s Cause 1010 Wayne Ave., Ste. 770 Silver Spring, MD 20910 Phone: 301-562-2765 Fax: 301-565-9670 http://www.childrenscause.org

 

The STARBRIGHT Foundation 1850 Sawtelle Blvd., Ste. 450 Los Angeles, CA 90025 Phone: 310-479-1212 Toll Free: 800-315-2580 Fax: 310-479-1235 http://www.starbright.org

 

FINANCIAL RESOURCES


Govbenefits.gov 1-800-333-4636 (SSI & Medicaid)  

 

Nat’l Cancer Institute Government-sponsored programs as well as services supported by nonprofit, national organizations are available for people who do not have health insurance and for those who have insurance but still need financial assistance to cover health care costs. Cancer patients and their families should discuss any concerns about health care costs with their doctor, medical social worker, or the business office of their hospital or clinic. https://cissecure.nci.nih.gov/factsheet/FactSheetSearch8_3.aspx

 

Beckstrand Cancer Foundation Through three important programs – Individual Patient Assistance (IPA), Psychosocial Pediatric Program and BELIEVE –serves patients who are in the midst of cancer treatment and struggling to cope with day-to-day critical survival needs. IPA requires local residence and matches patients to existing clinical programs. www.beckstrand.org/

 

Breast Cancer Angels http://breastcancerangels.org/our-programs/ FOOD PROGRAM Breast Cancer Angels provides gift cards to the market of the clients’ choice; the dollar amount depends on family size and need (average of $250 per family per month). The current need is $18,000 monthly. Breast Cancer Angels assists with emergency housing costs.

 

Patient Advocate Foundation Insuring equal access to health care for everyone. 800/532-5274 Also, PAF Co-Pay Relief 866-512-3861 Patient Advocate Foundation, please call 1-800-532-5274 or visit our Web site atwww.patientadvocate.org or for Co-pay Relief information, call 1-866-512-3861 or e-mail CPR@patientadvocate.org.

 

Talbert Family Foundation For families with kids only. TFF programs are designed for families with short term financial needs caused by a catastrophic illness that impacts the family’s financial stability. Families are accepted into the program on the condition of their willingness to conduct a fundraising campaign. Grants: www.talbertfamilyfoundation.org/pages/mission.html 818-715-0428

 

The HealthWell Foundation® Committed to addressing the needs of individuals with insurance who cannot afford their copayments, coinsurance, and premiums for important medical treatments. Our vision is to ensure that no patient goes without health care because they cannot afford it.http://healthwellfoundation.org (800) 675-8416

 

Jewish Free Loan http://www.jfla.org Borrowers must be permanent residents of Southern California. In addition, borrowers must have a current California ID or drivers license, have legal residency status (no VISAs) and are required to live at least 6 months in the area to qualify as a permanent resident. “Free loan” means interest free. There are no fees or charges. You repay the amount you borrowed. Maximum loan amt is $3,000.

 

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Co-Pay Assistance Program for CMLwww.lls.org/copay Voice Toll Free: 877-LLS-COPAY (877) 557-2672 Fax Toll Free: 877-COPAY-FAX (877) 267-2932

 

CancerCare Assist® http://www.cancercare.org/get_help/assistance/cc_financial.php CancerCare provides limited grants for certain expenses related to treatment. In order to qualify, you need to provide CancerCare with information about your income, savings and expenses, and in some cases provide invoices for the cost of service. Your healthcare professional must also provide information on your cancer. Download their financial assistance application in English or en español. Please be aware that these grants are not for basic living expenses such as rent, mortgages, utility payments or food. If this is the kind of assistance you need, please call or visit your local United Way for information on local resources that can help. Please contact CancerCare at 1-800-813-HOPE (4673) for more information.http://www.cancercare.org/get_help/assistance/cc_financial.php

 

Rise Above It (RAI) http://www.raibenefit.org/index.html.php?nav=home RAI provides financial assistance and clinical trials information to Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) cancer patients.

 

INSURANCE & LEGAL RESOURCES

 

California Office of the Patient Advocatewww.opa.ca.gov

 

Foundation for Health Coverage Education, www.coverageforall.org

 

Partnered for Progress (323) 930-5422

 

Needing Insurance:

 

www.healthins.org

www.selfemployedcountry.org

www.needymeds.com

www.pparx.org

 

Durable Power of Attorney:


http://www.pamf.org/preventive/PAMF_AdvanceDirective.pdf

 

California Women’s Law Center/Breast Cancer Legal Clinic The Breast Cancer Legal Project provides assistance to women with breast cancer issues such as employment discrimination, insurance, access to health care, debt collection, housing, public benefits advocacy family law issues, wills and powers of attorney. (323) 951-1041 http://labca.org/info/laresources.php

 

Cancer Legal Resource Center The Cancer Legal Resource Center is a community-based program providing information and educational outreach on cancer-related issues to people with cancer, cancer survivors, their families and employers. (213) 736-1334 (866) 999-3752http://www.disabilityrightslegalcenter.org/

 

Ross & Morrison (Cancer Advocacy) (310) 285-0391 pro-bonohttp://www.rossandmorrison.com/community.php

 

Dept for Healthcare Rights (info about HMOs) California Health Advocates Sponsored by the California Department on Aging, this volunteer program assists with medical billing and will help you compare supplemental and long-term care policies. Legal assistance is also provided. (213) 383-4519

 

Dept of Managed Healthcare Will review Doctors’ orders to release from the hospital if patient doesn’t feel ready to leave. (888) 466-2219

 

Patient Advocate Foundation Insuring equal access to health care for everyone. (800) 532-5274

 

Legal Aid Foundation of LA (323) 801-7991

 

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Co-pay Assistance Program (800) 955-4572 or (877) 557-2672

 

Medical Malpractice Center http://www.malpracticecenter.com/

 

BRAIN CANCER 


American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) 2720 River Rd. Des Plaines, IL 60018 Phone: (847) 827-9910 Toll Free: (800) 886-2282 http://www.abta.org 

 

Brain Tumor Society (BTS) 124 Watertown St., Ste. 3-H Watertown , MA Phone: 617-924-9997 Toll Free: 800-770-TBTS (8287) Fax: 617-924-9998 http://www.tbts.org

 

Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation 274 Madison Ave., Ste. 1004 New York, NY 10016 Phone: 212-448-9494http://www.cbtf.org

 

National Brain Tumor Foundation (NBTF) 22 Battery St., Ste. 612 San Francisco, CA 94111 Phone: 415-834-9970 Toll Free: 800-934-CURE (2873) Fax: 415-834-9980 http://www.braintumor.org

 

The Brain Tumor Foundation 1350 Avenue of the Americas, Ste. 1200 New York, NY 10019 Phone: 212-265-2401 Fax: 212-489-0203 http://www.braintumorfoundation.org

 

The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation 20312 Watkins Meadow Dr. Germantown, MD 20876 Phone: 301-515-2900 Toll Free: 877-217-4166 http://www.childhoodbraintumor.org

 

BREAST CANCER GENERAL INFO & RESOURCES

 

American Society of Breast Disease P.O. Box 140186 Dallas, TX 75214 Phone: 214-368-6836 http://www.asbd.org 

 

Breast Cancer Network of Strength 212 W. Van Buren, Ste. 1000 Chicago, IL 60607 Phone: 312-986-8338 Toll Free: 800-221-2141 Spanish: 800-986-9505 Fax: 312-294-8597http://www.networkofstrength.org

 

BreastCancer.Net http://www.breastcancer.net

 

Breastcancer.org 111 Forrest Ave., 1R Narberth, PA 19072 http://www.breastcancer.org

 

California Medical Review, Inc. (now Lumetra) Mammography Campaign One Sansome Street Suite 600 San Francisco, CA 94104-4448 Phone: 415-677-2000 Fax: 415-677-2195http://www.lumetra.com/healthplans/bcs/index.asp

 

CancerAnswers.org

 

Community Outreach Pacific Asian Language Services (PALS) PALS offers trained interpreters to limited-English speaking Asian and Pacific Islander clients seeking any spectrum of breast health care. Visit Special Services for Groups or call 213/553-1818.

 

Encore Plus of the YWCA of the USA Phone: 800-95-EPLUS http://www.ywca.org/

 

FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered 16057 Tampa Palms Blvd. W, PMB #373 Tampa , FL 33647 Phone: 954-255-8732 Toll Free: 866-288-RISK (7475) http://www.facingourrisk.org For men and women with a high risk of cancer, particularly BRCA+. facingourrisk.org or 866-288-7475 x717 in Santa Monica

 

HER2 Support Group Org. 6973 Mimosa Dr. Carlsbad, CA 92009 Phone: 760-602-9178http://www.her2support.org

Inflammatory Breast Cancer http://www.ibcsupport.org

 

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation 321 High School Rd., NE, Ste. D3, #149 Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 Phone: 877-STOP-IBC (877-786-7422) http://www.ibcresearch.org

 

John W. Nick Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 4133 Vero Beach, FL 32963 Phone: 772-589-1440http://www.johnwnickfoundation.org

 

Living Beyond Breast Cancer 10 E. Athens Ave., Ste. 204 Ardmore, PA 19003 Phone: 610-645-4567 Toll Free: 888-753-5222 Fax: 610-645-4573 http://www.lbbc.org

 

Los Angeles Breast Cancer Alliance www.labca.org 310-453-1046

 

Mothers Supporting Daughters with Breast Cancer c/o Charmayne Dierker, President 21710 Bayshore Rd. Chestertown, MD 21620-4401 Phone: 410-778-1982 http://www.mothersdaughters.org

 

National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Cancer Prevention and Control 4770 Buford Hwy., NE Atlanta, GA 30341-3717 Toll Free: 800-292-4636 http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/index.htm

 

National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) 1101 17th St., NW, Ste. 1300 Washington, DC 20036 Phone: 202-296-7477 Toll Free: 800-622-2838 Fax: 202-265-6854 http://www.stopbreastcancer.org

 

SHARE: Self-help for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer 1501 Broadway, Ste. 704a New York, NY 10036 Phone: 212-719-0364 Toll Free: 866-891-2392 http://www.sharecancersupport.org

 

Sister Breast Cancer Survivor Network 116 ½ W. 84th Place Los Angeles CA 90003 323 759-0200

 

Sisters Network, Inc. 8787 Woodway Dr., Ste. 4206 Houston, TX 77063 Phone: 713-781-0255 Toll Free: 866-781-1808 Fax: 713-780-8998 http://www.sistersnetworkinc.org

 

Susan G. Komen for the Cure 5005 LBJ Freeway Ste. 250 Dallas, TX 75244 Phone: 972-855-1600 Toll Free: 800-I’M-AWARE (800-462-9273) http://www.komen.org

 

Young Survival Coalition 61 Broadway, Ste. 2235 New York, NY 10006 Toll Free: 1-800-972-1011 Phone: 646-257-3000 http://www.youngsurvival.org

 

NECK & ORAL CANCER

 

Support for People with Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC) P.O. Box 53 Locust Valley, NY 11560-0053 Phone: 516-759-5333 Toll Free: 800-377-0928 Fax: 516-671-8794 http://www.spohnc.org

 

The Oral Cancer Foundation 3419 Via Lido, #205 Newport Beach, CA 92663 Phone: 949-646-8000www.oralcancerfoundation.org

 

 LEUKEMIA, LYMPHOMA & MYELOMA

 

American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation 85 W Algonquin Rd., Ste. 550 Arlington Heights, IL 60005 Phone: 847-427-0224 Fax: 847-427-9656 http://www.asbmt.org

 

Blood and Marrow Transplant Information Network 2310 Skokie Valley Rd., Ste. 104 Highland Park, IL 60035 Phone: 847-433-3313 Toll Free: 888-597-7674 Fax: 847-433-4599 http://bmtinfonet.org/

 

Childhood Leukemia Center http://www.patientcenters.com/leukemia

 

Leukemia Research Foundation 2700 Patriot Blvd., Ste. 100 Glenview, IL 60026-8021 Phone: 847-424-0600 Fax: 847-424-0606 http://www.leukemia-research.org

 

National Bone Marrow Transplant Link 20411 West 12 Mile Rd., Ste. 108 Southfield, MI 48076 Phone: 248-358-1886 Toll Free: 800-LINK-BMT (800-546-5268) Fax: 248-358-1889 http://www.nbmtlink.org

 

National Marrow Donor Program 3001 Broadway St., NE, Ste. 100 Minneapolis, MN 55413-1753 Phone: 800-MARROW2 (800-627-7692) Pat. Adv.: 888-999-6743 http://www.marrow.org

 

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 1311 Mamaroneck Ave. White Plains, NY 10605 Phone: 914-949-5213 Toll Free: 800-955-4LSA (4572) http://www.lls.org

 

The Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation P.O. Box 353 36 Front Street Crosswicks, NJ 08515 Phone: 800-MDS-0839 (800-637-0839) Fax: 609-298-0590 http://www.mds-foundation.org

 

Patients Against Lymphoma 3774 Buckwampum Rd. Reigelsville, PA 18077 Phone: 610-346-8419http://www.lymphomation.org

 

International Myeloma Foundation 12650 Riverside Dr., Ste. 206 North Hollywood, CA 91607 Phone: 818-487-7455 Toll Free: 800-452-2873 Fax: 818-487-7454 http://www.myeloma.org

 

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) 383 Main Ave., 5th floor Norwalk, CT 06841 Phone: 203-229-0464 http://www.multiplemyeloma.org

 

 LUNG CANCER

 

American Lung Association 61 Broadway, 6th Fl. New York, NY 10006 Toll Free: 800-586-4872 Phone: 212-315-8700 http://www.lungusa.org

 

It’s Time to Focus on Lung Cancer/Lungcancer.org Toll Free: 877-646-5864 http://www.lungcancer.org

 

Lung Cancer Alliance 1747 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 11th Fl. Washington, DC 20006 Toll Free: 800-298-2436 Phone: 202-463-2080 http://www.lungcanceralliance.org

 

Lung Cancer Online http://www.lungcanceronline.org

 

National Lung Cancer Partnership 222 N. Midvale Blvd., Ste. 6 Madison, WI 53705 Phone: 608-233-7905http://www.nationallungcancerpartnership.org

 

Mesothelioma Group www.mesotheliomagroup.com/

 

Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center http://www.maacenter.org/

 

Mesotheliomia Resource Online  http://www.mesotheliomasymptoms.com/

 

Mesotheliomia Help  http://www.mesotheliomahelp.org

 

Mesotheliomia Help Now  http://www.mesotheliomahelpnow.com

 

OVARIAN CANCER

 

Conversations! P.O. Box 7948 Amarillo, TX 79114-7948 Phone: 806-355-2565 Fax: 806-467-9757 http://www.ovarian-news.org

 

FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered 16057 Tampa Palms Blvd. W, PMB #373 Tampa , FL 33647 Phone: 954-255-8732 Toll Free: 866-288-RISK (7475) http://www.facingourrisk.org

 

Gilda Radner Familial Ovarian Cancer Registry Roswell Park Cancer Institute Elm and Carlton Sts. Buffalo, NY 14263-0001 Phone: 800-OVARIAN (800-682-7426) http://www.ovariancancer.com

 

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF) 230 W Monroe, Ste. 2528 Chicago, IL 60606 Phone: 312-578-1439 Toll Free: 800-444-4441 Fax: 312-578-9769 http://www.thegcf.org

 

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) 500 NE Spanish River Blvd., Ste. 8 Boca Raton, FL 33431 Toll Free: 888-682-7426 Phone: 561-393-0005 http://www.ovarian.org

 

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance 910 17th St., NW, Ste. 1190 Washington, DC 20006 Toll Free: 866-399-6262 Phone: 202-331-1332 http://www.ovariancancer.org

 

SHARE: Self-help for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer 1501 Broadway, Ste. 704a New York, NY 10036 Phone: 212-719-0364 Toll Free: 866-891-2392 http://www.sharecancersupport.org

 

 PANCREATIC CANCER

 

Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research 2990 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Ste. 300C Los Angeles, CA 90064 Phone: 310-473-5121 http://www.pancreatic.org

 

Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research 1111 Stewart Ave. Bethpage, NY 11714 Phone: 516-803-2304 Toll Free: 866-789-1000 Fax: 516-803-2303 http://www.lustgarten.org

 

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) 2141 Rosecrans Ave., Ste. 7000 El Segundo, CA 90245 Phone: 310-725-0025 Toll Free: 877-2-PANCAN (877-272-6226) Fax: 310-725-0029 http://www.pancan.org

 

Pancreatica.org 149 Bonifacio Place Monterey, CA 93940 Phone: 831-658-0600 http://www.pancreatica.org

 

 

SKIN CANCER

 

American Academy of Dermatology P.O. Box 4014 Schaumburg, IL 60168-4014 Phone: 847-330-0230 Toll Free: 888-462-3376 (DERM) Fax: 847-330-0050 http://www.skincarephysicians.com/skincancernet/

 

Melanoma Center http://www.melanomacenter.org

 

Melanoma International Foundation 250 Mapleflower Rd. Glenmoore, PA 19343 Toll Free: 866-463-6663 Phone: 610-942-3432 www.melanomaintl.org

 

Melanoma Patients’ Information Page The Pattersons P.O. Box 389 Cloverdale, CA 95425 http://www.mpip.org

 

Melanoma Research, Inc. (The Billy Foundation) 26203 Production Ave., 12-A/Zebra Ste. Haywood, CA 94545 Phone: 510-264-9078 Toll Free: 888-88-BILLY (888-882-4559) Fax: 510-264-9079http://www.bfmelanoma.com

 

National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention c/o Michelle Baker 5800 Wilson Ln. Bethesda, MD 20817http://www.skincancerprevention.org

 

SunWise Program U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (6205J) Washington, DC 20460 http://www.epa.gov/sunwise

 

The Skin Cancer Foundation 245 Fifth Ave., Ste. 1403 New York, NY 10016 Phone: 212-725-5176 Toll Free: 800-SKIN-490 (800-754-6490) Fax: 212-725-5751 http://www.skincancer.org

 

National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention c/o Michelle Baker 5800 Wilson Ln. Bethesda, MD 20817http://www.skincancerprevention.org

 Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Organization International P.O. Box 15482 San Diego, CA 92175 http://www.accoi.org

 

Adrenocortical Carcinoma The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Development Office P.O. Box 4486 TX www.mdanderson.org

 

OTHER CANCERS

 

Bladder Cancer:

 

American Urological Association 1000 Corporate Blvd. Linthicum, MD 21090 Toll Free: 866-746-4282 Phone: 410-689-3700 http://www.UrologyHealth.org

 

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network 4813 St. Elmo Ave. Bethesda, MD 20814 Phone: 301-215-9099http://www.bcan.org


Carcinoid Tumor:

 

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, Inc. 333 Mamaroneck Ave., #492 White Plains, NY 10605 Phone: 914-683-1001 Toll Free: 888-722-3132 Fax: 914-683-0183 http://www.carcinoid.org

 

Cervical Cancer:

 

Encore Plus of the YWCA of the USA Phone: 800-95-EPLUS http://www.ywca.org/

 

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF) 230 W Monroe, Ste. 2528 Chicago, IL 60606 Phone: 312-578-1439 Toll Free: 800-444-4441 Fax: 312-578-9769 http://www.thegcf.org

 

National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Cancer Prevention and Control 4770 Buford Hwy., NE Atlanta, GA 30341-3717 Toll Free: 800-292-4636 http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/index.htm

 

National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) 7247 Hayvenhurst Ave., Ste. A-7 Van Nuys, CA 91406 Toll Free: 800-685-5531 Phone: 818-909-3849 http://www.nccc-online.org

 

Colorectal Cancer:

 

Colon Cancer Alliance 5411 N. University Dr., Ste. 202 Coral Springs, FL 33067 Toll Free: 877-422-2030 Phone: 212-627-7457 http://www.ccalliance.org

 

Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada 180 Bloor Street West Suite 904 Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2V6 Phone: 888-318-9442 Fax: 416-920-3004 http://www.colorectal-cancer.ca/

 

Colorectal Cancer Coalition (C3) 1225 King St., 2nd Fl. Alexandria, VA 22314 Toll Free: 877-427-2111 Phone: 703-548-1225 http://www.fightcolorectalcancer.org

 

The Susan Cohan Kasdas Colon Cancer Foundation 201 North Charles Street, Suite 2404 Baltimore, MD 21201 Phone: (410) 244-1778 http://www.coloncancerfoundation.org

 

Eye Cancer

 

The Eye Cancer Network Eye Care Foundation 115 E 61st St. New York, NY 10021 Phone: 212-832-8170http://www.eyecancer.com


Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST):

 

GIST Support International 12 Bomaca Dr. Doylestown, PA 18901 Phone: 215-340-9374 Fax: 215-340-1630http://www.gistsupport.org

 

The Life Raft Group (LRG) 40 Galesi Dr., Ste. 19 Wayne, NJ 07470 Phone: 973-837-9092 Fax: 973-837-9095http://www.liferaftgroup.org

 

Kidney Cancer

 

Action to Cure Kidney Cancer 150 West 75th St., Ste. 246 New York, NY 10023 Phone: 212-615-6404http://www.ackc.org

 

American Urological Association 1000 Corporate Blvd. Linthicum, MD 21090 Toll Free: 866-746-4282 Phone: 410-689-3700 http://www.UrologyHealth.org

 

Kidney Cancer Association 1234 Sherman Ave., Ste. 203 Evanston, IL 60202 Toll Free: 800-850-9132 Phone: 847-332-1051 http://www.kidneycancer.org

 

VHL Family Alliance 2001 Beacon St., Ste. 208 Boston, MA 02135-7787 Toll Free: 800-767-4845 Phone: 617-277-5667 http://www.vhl.org

 

Liver Cancer:

 

LiverTumor.org http://www.livertumor.org

 

Mesothelioma: 

 

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation 1609 Garden St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Phone: 805-560-8942 Fax: 805-560-8962 http://www.marf.org

 

Mesothelioma Guide http://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/

 

Mesothelioma Fund www.mesotheliomafund.com

 

Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center http://www.maacenter.org/

 

Mesothelioma Group  www.mesotheliomagroup.com/

 

Mesotheliomia Resource Online  http://www.mesotheliomasymptoms.com/

 

Mesotheliomia Help  http://www.mesotheliomahelp.org

 

Mesotheliomia Help Now  http://www.mesotheliomahelpnow.com

 

Rare Cancers:

 

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) 55 Kenosia Ave. P.O. Box 1968 Danbury, CT 06813-1968 Toll Free: 800-999-6673 Phone: 203-744-0100 http://www.rarediseases.org

 

Rare Cancer Alliance 649 N. Pacana Way Green Valley, AZ 85614 http://www.rare-cancer.org

 

Sarcoma:

 

Sarcoma Alliance 775 E Blithedale, #334 Mill Valley, CA 94941 Phone: 415-381-7236 Fax: 415-381-7235 http://www.sarcomaalliance.org

Sarcoma Foundation of America P.O. Box 458 Damascus, MD 20872 Phone: 301-253-8687http://www.curesarcoma.org

 

Thyroid Cancer:

 

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. P.O. Box 1545 New York, NY 10159-1545 Phone: 877-588-7904 Fax: 630-604-6078 http://www.thyca.org

 

Uterine/Vaginal Cancer:

 

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF) 230 W Monroe, Ste. 2528 Chicago, IL 60606 Phone: 312-578-1439 Toll Free: 800-444-4441 Fax: 312-578-9769 http://www.thegcf.org

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