A nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
Provides extensive case review and treatment recommendation by a multi-specialty team of research and treatment specialists, and a single consultation with all the experts.
A unique hat, wig and headwear company focusing on the needs of women undergoing chemotherapy.
Offers a wide variety of educational materials and a breast health educator, available to all women of Vinton and Hocking counties and the Wellston City School District.
A public health promotion program educating Licking County residents on the importance of early detection as a key to breast cancer survival.
Virginia Macali offers personal coaching for the personal side of cancer. Fully access your resources and support to be calm, strong and clear. Get Set for Surgery Program eases pre-surgery jitters.
Educates, advocates and supports minority and other underserved women in our communities in their fight against breast health disparities.
An endowment fund through the Madison County Hospital Foundation to assist women in Madison County who cannot afford breast cancer diagnostics or treatment services.
Affordable hats with hair, offering a fashionable, comfortable wig alternative.
A nonprofit organization that helps children and adults throughout the Greater Cincinnati region cope with the effects of a cancer diagnosis in their family.
Offers nonmedical support services for individuals and families throughout their cancer journey.
A network of local Gilda's Club® and The Wellness Community centers worldwide, providing no-charge professional programs of emotional support, education and hope for people affected by cancer.
Mission: To improve the quality of life for cancer patients through research that seeks to understand the interactions of psychological, behavioral and biological factors.
A nonprofit United Way agency that educates the public about cancer prevention and the benefits of early detection, and offers affordable, accessible screening examinations, mammograms and home care support services.
Seeks to offer breast cancer survivors options for finding help with diagnosing, treating and developing prevention strategies for lymphedema.
A nonprofit corporation providing earrings to lift the spirits of women undergoing chemotherapy.
The world’s largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer. The Columbus affiliate sponsors local events – including the annual Komen Race for the Cure®.
World's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services to improve the quality of life for patients and their families.
Part of a national network of 24 agencies offering people with cancer and their loved ones the free support and resources they need to maintain a high quality of life.
A statewide consortium dedicated to reducing the cancer burden in Ohio.
Offers support services in northeast Ohio designed to compliment cancer treatment and enhance quality of life by focusing on the psychological, emotional, spiritual and social aspects of healing.
Cancer programs in Cleveland focusing on the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care.
The OhioHealth Foundation helps fund patient care initiatives, technological advancements, medical education, facility upgrades and expansion and programs that reach the communities it serves.
A nonprofit, Greater Cleveland cancer support center that
meets social, emotional, physical and spiritual needs through programs
and services provided free of charge.
Setting the standard for end-of-life care in central Ohio since 1985, OhioHealth HomeReach Hospice meets the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of people with terminal illnesses.
Supports and educates cancer patients and those closest to them through individual and group services in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.
The only national nonprofit organization dedicated solely to patient support and advocacy for people living with lung cancer and those at risk for the disease.
The woman’s health resource for breast cancer and other cancers.
A portal for pain management resources.
Provides personalized connections that enable one-on-one support for cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers from those who’ve survived the same type of cancer.
AACR’s mission is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication and collaboration.
Works to improve the quality of life of patients by advancing hospice and palliative care programs, education, research and favorable policies.
Provides critical funding to researchers, as well as comprehensive information and compassionate support for those living with this disease.
Supports cutting-edge cancer research and provides high-quality, focused, user-friendly, personalized cancer information to patients and their physicians.
A resource dedicated to teaching Ashkenazi Jewish women about the benefits of genetic testing to reduce the risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer.
ACS CAN is the nation’s leading cancer advocacy organization working every day to make cancer issues a national priority.
Provides information and support to families whose kids have cancer, and advocates for children facing the disease.
Encourages cancer patients who are also caregivers to continue to bond with their children by reading together books that have nothing to do with cancer.
Improves access to quality hospice care through public education, professional training and advocacy on behalf of consumers.
Empowers all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life.
Funds cutting-edge research and gives people practical tools and information to help them prevent and survive cancer.
Helps women with cancer by providing access to beauty techniques, support, courage and community.
Supports research for new treatments in melanoma through volunteer efforts of professionals and community members committed to preventing and fighting this cancer.
Committed to improving the health of lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals through direct service and support, education and advocacy.
A non-profit organization working to dismantle the barriers that impede access to quality pain care for all.
A nonprofit cancer organization that honors the legacy of Minnie Pearl by weaving her example of hope, warmth, kindness and compassion into all efforts to support those navigating cancer.
A toll-free helpline to provide people with cancer and their caregivers support finding counseling services in their community.
Offers clinical trials in partnership with OhioHealth. Working in the areas of patient care, research and education, Moffitt is committed to the prevention and cure of cancer.
Brings the expertise and resources of the ASCO – the voice of the world’s cancer physicians – to people living with cancer and those who care for and about them.
Provides support to mothers of daughters with breast cancer so they can jointly cope with the effects breast cancer has on them.
Avon’s mission is focused on breast cancer and domestic violence, as well as emergency and disaster relief, touching lives across the country and around the world.
Provides CDC-backed access to breast and cervical cancer screening services to underserved women in all 50 U.S. states.
A nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing research, providing information and support to the bladder cancer community, and raising awareness of bladder cancer across the country.
A powerful voice speaking for women and men across the country, demanding an end to breast cancer by 2020.
Breast Cancer Action acts as the voice of people affected by breast cancer to inspire and compel the changes necessary to end the breast cancer epidemic.
Committed to increasing awareness through education, providing diagnostic breast care services and nurturing support to those in need.
An organization that strives to raise awareness and money for finding a cure for breast cancer.
A.K.A. cancer.gov, the National Cancer Institute is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and is responsible for coordinating the National Cancer Program.
A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete and up-to-date information about breast cancer.
Supports hundreds of hospitals, support groups and other cancer-related organizations that host National Cancer Survivors Day events in their communities.
Empowering and educating people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.
The oldest survivor-led cancer advocacy organization in the country, advocating for quality cancer care for all Americans and empowering cancer survivors.
Provides free and confidential one-on-one support for cancer patients from trained volunteers who have undergone and recovered from a similar cancer experience themselves.
A not-for-profit alliance of 21 of the world’s leading cancer centers, dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer.
DRLC provides legal and related services to promote the rights of people with disabilities.
Educates, supports, empowers and speaks for the more than 65 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness, disability or the frailties of old age.
Dedicated exclusively to the support and coordination of laboratory and clinical efforts that will lead to the immunological treatment, control and prevention of cancer.
The largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States.
A project sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for support of physicians to participate in NCI-sponsored Phase III cancer treatment trials.
Committed to improving the survival rate and quality of life for women with ovarian cancer.
Offers resources on coping, wellness practices and nutrition to support the well being of those diagnosed with cancer.
A clinical trials cooperative group with a 50-year history of designing and conducting clinical trials that have changed the way breast cancer is treated and, more recently, prevented.
Seeks to empower cancer patients and their caregivers to take control over their diagnoses from the moment they learn they have cancer through ten years of follow-up care.
NCI-sponsored clinical research group consisting of cancer specialists in community clinics, hospitals and medical centers throughout the U.S. and Canada.
A national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer.
Support network for Latinas with cancer.
A cancer education and outreach program at Emory University, providing reliable information about cancer biology and treatment.
The Central Ohio Fly Fishers club organizes fly fishing retreats for women with breast cancer in the Ohio/Indiana region.
Provides people with information and support when they are planning ahead, caring for a loved one, living with an illness or grieving a loss.
An independent, nonprofit organization that provides information and psychosocial support to consumers of home parenteral (IV) and enteral (tube-fed) nutrition (homePEN), helping them live fuller, richer lives.
Offers an opportunity for women whose lives have been profoundly affected by cancer to learn the sport of fly fishing, meet new friends, network, exchange information and have fun.
Supports mediation and arbitration services including medical debt crisis, insurance access issues and employment issues.
Initiates, integrates and engages in collaborative studies to promote research and training in cancer health disparities.
A treatment and facilities guide for patients and their families.
A leading source of clinical trials information for both clinical research professionals and patients.
The Patient/Partner Project is a multi-faceted, long-term program focused on helping cancer patients by helping their partners.
The CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Events that feature mammography screening, breast cancer risk assessments and education on self-breast exam and how to reduce your risk for breast cancer.
Dedicated to answering questions and providing support to ease the chemotherapy experience.
A network of fellow survivors, family members, medical professionals and others who, in essence, become your "pen pals" via the website.
This nonprofit offers free professional housecleaning and maid services to improve the lives of women undergoing treatment for cancer.
An NCI-funded clinical cooperative whose goal is to increase the survival and improve the quality of life of patients diagnosed with cancer.
Nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life and survival of cancer patients by increasing participation in cancer clinical trials.
Supporting education and genetic screening of women around the world to break the cycle of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
The oldest and largest national patient advocacy organization dedicated to ending the suffering caused by colorectal cancer.
Advances patient-focused cancer research by fostering interaction among advocates, researchers and related organizations.
Arranges free air transportation for cancer patients traveling to treatment using the empty seats on corporate jets.
A supportive network and community of women affected by breast or ovarian cancer, providing the opportunity to share information, support, strength and hope with others.
Funds the Children’s Oncology Group, the world’s largest children’s cancer research collaborative, providing global expertise at your local hospital.
Sharsheret is a national not-for-profit organization of cancer survivors dedicated to addressing the unique challenges facing young Jewish women living with breast cancer.
Works to eradicate breast cancer and improve the quality of women's health through innovative research, education and advocacy.
A study of the environmental and genetic risk factors for breast cancer.
Helps adults find peace and closure with the realization of a final wish.
Committed to increasing local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community.
One of the first cooperative groups launched to perform multi-center clinical trials for cancer.
International organization devoted solely to combating the world’s most common cancer, now occurring at epidemic levels.
Raises awareness and money to benefit breast cancer research through research project funding, public education and patient support.
An NCI-supported clinical trials cooperative group dedicated to improving the detection, treatment and prevention of cancer.
A public voice for caregivers, FCA pioneers programs to support and sustain the important work of families caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.
Strike Out Cancer is dedicated to helping people affected by cancer build the team support they need to manage their disease.
Support, education, advocacy, awareness and research specific to hereditary BRCA-mutation breast and ovarian cancer.
The world’s largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer. The Columbus affiliate sponsors local events – including the annual Komen Race for the Cure®.
The charitable arm of the Institute for the New Man gives help to people who find themselves in a situation where they have nowhere else to turn.
The National Association of Team Survivor (NATS) oversees the formation and development of local Team Survivor Affiliates that foster and promote exercise opportunities for women affected by cancer.
An essential complement to medical care, providing networking and support community, workshops, education and social activities.
Provides education and guidance to lymphedema patients, healthcare professionals and the general public about the prevention and management of primary and secondary lymphedema.
Supports research, education and public awareness of gynecologic cancer prevention, early detection and optimal treatment.
The world's largest medical library, collecting materials and providing information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and healthcare.
National organization representing thousands of hospices, caregivers and volunteers who serve terminally ill patients and their families.
National organization providing support, information and advocacy to ostomates and their caregivers.
Independent, not-for-profit organization providing information and education about the many facets of caring for the dying and the bereaved.
Offers clinical trials, in partnership with OhioHealth, and develops breakthrough approaches to diagnosing and treating cancer.
Provides leadership in the development and application of hospice and its philosophy, with the goal of enhancing the role of hospice within the U.S. health care system.
Nonprofit membership organization that advocates for and addresses the needs of individuals caring for a chronically ill and/or disabled spouse/partner.
Metastatic breast cancer information and support for patients, family members and friends.
Online resource for patients and families seeking quality of life as they embrace the reality of a life-threatening illness.
Provides an information source and online community solely dedicated to the needs of advanced (metastatic) breast cancer patients, caregivers, family and friends, and healthcare providers.
An online resource focusing on research and awareness of inflammatory breast cancer.
A keyword-searchable database of over 1,100 national, international, model and online self-help support groups for addictions, bereavement, health, mental health, disabilities, abuse, parenting, caregiver concerns and many other stressful life situations.
Online support and information on inflammatory breast cancer.
A nonprofit charitable organization of pilots, volunteers and friends who arrange free air transportation for any legitimate medically related need.
Guiding people through the cancer experience, bringing them together to fight cancer and working for a world in which their fight is no longer necessary.
The heart of ACOR is a large collection of cancer-related Internet mailing lists and Web-based resources providing information and support to cancer patients and those who care for them.
Free, private, Web-based communities organizing friends, family and colleagues during times of need.
Promotes a proactive approach to breast cancer awareness and treatment through empowerment vs. acceptance.
CancerActionNow.org helps cancer patients identify treatment options if the standard treatment for their cancer has not helped them.
Online community where people with all stages of bladder cancer, their family members and caregivers go for support and inspiration.
Provides targeted support services that educate and empower men to be effective caregivers when cancer strikes.
A Web site offering women with metastatic breast cancer and their families a place to learn about brain metastases from a patient perspective.
Dedicated to the unique concerns of people living with stage IV metastatic breast cancer, helping them be their own best advocate.
A guide to Internet resources for cancer web sites.
A primary resource for expert opinion and analysis of cancer information and news relevant to cancer patients, families and caregivers worldwide.
The American Cancer Society’s network of survivors sharing stories with each other in ways only those who’ve “been there” can truly understand.
Myself: Together Again is one young woman's story of breast cancer recovery and reconstruction.
An online portal for information, support and resources for cancer.
A mix of medical, practical and emotional information grounded in Western medicine, told by people who have been there.
Brings the expertise and resources of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) to people and their loved ones living with cancer.
A pain-management resource for patients and caregivers, including an online pain diary and an advocacy toolkit.
Learn about cancer, share information and find inspiration, hope and support.
PSF’s Avenues newsletter seeks to illuminate some disease-management choices through evidence-based research, hopefully leading to better, more informed treatment decisions.
Uses data from scientific clinical studies to generate reports tailored to a patient's unique medical condition, helping individuals understand their treatment choices.
An online community connecting young adults with cancer with each other to empower and help them access support and resources.
Dedicated to providing support, public education and advocacy to help survivors reclaim their lives after cancer.
Helping people get the medication they need at a price they can afford.
An online community coming together to share the challenges, hopes and triumphs of anyone facing a life-changing health event.
Helping women recapture their sensual and sexual selves through education, empowerment and products designed specifically for women in treatment.
Provides free websites that connect people experiencing a significant health challenge to family and friends, making each health journey easier.
A foundation focused on projects that help people diagnosed with cancer have the best chance of beating it as easily as possible.
An online resource for friends, family members and caregivers of breast cancer patients.
A comprehensive database of patient assistance programs run by pharmaceutical companies to provide free medications to people who cannot afford to buy their medicine.
The online version of CURE magazine, combining science and humanity to make cancer understandable.
A national LIVESTRONG initiative providing reproductive information, support and hope to patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.
Online resource for services to support and honor the brothers and sisters of children diagnosed with cancer.
A government Web site where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.
Seeking better treatment options that extend life, improve quality of life and strive to cure people.
A collection of patients, caregivers, mothers, daughters, sons and husbands of breast cancer survivors collecting information about breast cancer.
Prostate Cancer Education and Support Network providing support for prostate cancer patients, survivors, their spouses/partners and families.
The American Cancer Society offers books, greeting cards and kits that you can order online, by mail or over the phone.
A resource for free cancer publications.
A comprehensive glossary of terms for any cancer specific topic.
Contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's PDQ® Cancer Clinical Trials Registry.
A resource with more than 6,000 terms related to cancer and medicine.
Includes brief definitions and plain language explanations for common statistical cancer terms.
Contains definitions for more than 100 terms related to genetics. Definitions were developed by the PDQ® Cancer Genetics Editorial Board.