CureSearch for Children’s Cancer is a 501(c)3 U.S.-based non-profit foundation that accelerates the search for cures for children’s cancer by driving innovation, overcoming research barriers and solving the field’s most challenging problems. We fight every day to make new, better treatments possible for the 43 children diagnosed with cancer each day.
We do this by:
- Catapulting strong medical research through the research pipeline to advance better, less-toxic children’s cancer treatments
- Breaking down barriers and convening the right players to focus on our shared goal: saving kids NOW
- Providing resources and education, so no child faces a cancer diagnosis without a fully-equipped support team
Vital Options TeleSupport Cancer Network
An organization that facilitates a syndicated cancer talk show linking callers with patients, longterm survivors, family members, physicians, researchers and therapists. Services in English and French.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
A resource on many things relating to breast health and breast cancer. Lists community health grants, scholarships, research programs and more.
1-877-GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636)
Society for Integrative Oncology
Provides guidelines and resources pertaining to integrative oncology, treatment and helps search for open clinical trials.
R. A. Bloch Cancer Foundation, Inc.
The foundation matches newly diagnosed cancer patients with trained‚ home-based volunteers who have been treated for the same type of cancer. Trained volunteers (about 600) talk to patients about their cancer experience. Publications available: Fighting Cancer, Guide for Cancer Support and Cancer There’s Hope.
800-433-0464, answering service after hours.
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF)
The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is a national nonprofit organization that serves as an active liaison between the patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job retention and/or debt crisis matters relative to their diagnosis through case managers, doctors and attorneys.
421 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, Virginia 23666
Affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center, this website provides information about specific cancers, updates on treatments and research advances.
National Volunteer Caregiving Network (NVCN)
National Volunteer Caregiving Network (NVCN) is an interfaith volunteer caregiving initiative that brings together volunteers to help people of all ages with long-term health needs to maintain their independence for as long as possible. Program availability and eligibility vary from one geographic area to another based on age, illness type and other criteria. Services are listed by state on the Website.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
The NCCN Guidelines for Patients™ aim to help people with cancer and their loved ones discuss the best treatment options for them with their physicians. The NCCN Website covers a wide array of cancer topics for patients, caregivers and their families.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
A network of groups and individuals that offer support to cancer survivors and their loved ones. Offers the Cancer Survival Toolbox, a free, self-learning audio program designed to help people cultivate important skills to better meet and understand the challenges of their illness.