Category: National Organizations & Websites
ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Free one-to-one mentoring support to anyone going through the breast cancer journey as well as a free survivor staffed helpline.
5775 N. Glen Park Road Suite 201
Glendale, WI 53209
CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
Offers grants for those with breast, lung, colorectal or pancreatic cancer. Assistance is provided to cancer patients based on proof of inability to pay by the National Cancer Institute and at CancerNet, which is run by ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology).
Sisters Network, Inc. (SN)
SN seeks to bring awareness to the impact of breast cancer in the African American community. All chapters are run by breast cancer survivors. NE Florida Chapter is in Jacksonville.
904-757-6622; For Northeast Florida region: 904-757-6622
P.O. BOX 2939, Jacksonville, Florida 32203-2939
American Cancer Society
The Hope Lodge provides free housing to eligible cancer patients who are receiving treatment at one of the area medical facilities.
2121 SW 16th Street
Gainesville, FL 32608
Provides fashionable scarves, accessories and natural makeup for women and girls who are experiencing hair loss. The beaubeau scarf is a unique alternative to wearing a wig. It comes in several different fabric choices and a myriad of colors and designs. Our swim cap (swimbeau) is a wonderful alternative to the traditional rubberized swim cap. It’s secure, comfortable and very fashionable. Our motto is “just because you have lost your hair does not mean you have lost your sense of style.”
SHARE: Dedicated Experienced Support for women facing breast and ovarian cancers
For more than 35 years, SHARE has been a key source of information and support for women facing breast and ovarian cancers. By calling our toll-free helplines, people affected by these diseases can get immediate assistance from cancer survivors who are trained to provide support and information, and help callers sort through options and make informed decisions. SHARE offers a Breast Cancer Helpline, an Ovarian Cancer Helpline, a Caregiver Support Helpline and a Spanish-language Helpline. We also offer teleconferencing support for woman living with metastatic breast cancer. Every year, SHARE’s Helplines provide immediate help to thousands of callers who need to talk to someone who has been there.
165 West 46th St
New York, NY 10036
Mesothelioma Guide provides information to patients with mesothelioma and their families. Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. Generally, it affects 3,000 people in the United States per year. It affects the lining of the lungs, abdomen, and heart. By offering material on the causes and risk factors associated with mesothelioma, treatment options that are available, and prognosis statistics, Mesothelioma Guide is one of the top sites on the web for those affected by mesothelioma.
The Mesothelioma Group
Our goal at the Mesothelioma Group is to increase mesothelioma awareness and assist those already afflicted. We believe that any individual that is diagnosed with cancer deserves to have the best information and support available.