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Foundation for Women's Cancer

https://www.foundationforwomenscancer.org/

404-345-7508

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) supports research, education and public awareness of gynecologic cancers.

Additional CancersEndometrial CancerCaregiversEducational ProgramsResearchSurvivorshipNational Resource
Georgia Department of Public Health- Coastal Health District

https://www.gachd.org/

The Georgia Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP) provides access to breast and cervical cancer screening for women who have no insurance (or very limited insurance) and meet certain annual income guidelines. The program provides breast examinations and mammogram referrals to uninsured, low income women between the ages of 40-64 and pap smear testing and pelvic examinations to screen for cervical cancer in women 21-64 years of age. For more information or to find out if you are eligible to receive BCCP services, please contact your County Health Department.

Additional CancersBreast CancerMetastatic CancerScreenings
Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance (GOCA)

http://www.gaovariancancer.org

6065 Roswell Rd, Suite 512 , Sandy Springs, GA 30328

(404) 255-1337

an organization designed to increase awareness and educate Georgia's women and their families as well as the healthcare community about risks, symptoms, and treatment of ovarian cancer leading to earlier detection. GOCA serves the metropolitan Atlanta area with public outreach programs and fundraising events and is working to expand statewide outreach.

Additional CancersAdvocacyEducational Programs
GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor) Support International

http://www.GISTsupport.org

12 Bomaca Drive , Doylestown, PA 18901

215- 340-9374

GIST Support International (GSI) is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that reaches out to GIST patients and their families and friends to provide education and support. GSI promotes and encourages ongoing research in the quest for a cure for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor.

Additional CancersAdvocacyEducational ProgramsFinancial AssistanceResearchNational Resource
Mesothelioma Information and Resource Group

http://www.mirg.org

888-708-5660

We’re a small team of healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and communication specialists who have one goal: to lead the way in supporting and encouraging mesothelioma patients and their families.

Additional CancersAdvocacyEducational ProgramsEmotional/Mental Health SupportFinancial AssistanceNavigationSupport GroupsSurvivorshipNational Resource
Mesothelioma.com

https://www.mesothelioma.com/

35 Thorpe Avenue Suite 101, Wallingford, CT 06492

1-800-336-0086

Since 1996, Mesothelioma.com has been dedicated to providing the latest medical information on mesothelioma, spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure and helping victims connect with legal resources.

Additional CancersLung CancerAdvocacyCaregiversLegal AssistancePhysical Health SupportSupport GroupsSurvivorshipNational Resource
National Brain Tumor Society

https://braintumor.org

55 Chapel St., Suite 200 , Newton, MA 02458

617-924-9997

National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) unrelentingly invests in, mobilizes, and unites our community to discover a cure, deliver effective treatments, and advocate for patients and care partners.

Additional CancersAdvocacyNational Foundation and NonprofitResearchNational Resource
National Cervical Cancer Coalition ( NCCC )

https://www.nccc-online.org

PO Box 13827 , Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

800-685-5531

The National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) was founded to help women, family members and caregivers battle the personal issues related to cervical cancer and HPV and to advocate for cervical health in all women by promoting prevention through education about early vaccination, Pap testing and HPV testing when recommended.

Additional CancersEducational ProgramsFinancial AssistanceNational Foundation and NonprofitResearchNational Resource
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

http://www.ovarian.org

12221 Merit Drive, Suite 1950 , Dallas, TX 75251

888-OVARIAN

The mission of the NOCC is to save lives by fighting tirelessly to prevent and cure ovarian cancer and to improve the quality of life for Survivors.

Additional CancersAdvocacyEducational ProgramsFinancial AssistanceSurvivorshipNational Resource
Our Journey of Hope

https://www.ourjourneyofhope.com

770-400-7200

Our Journey of Hope® cancer care ministry is a hope ministry. While it involves prayer, counsel, visits and assistance, it is centered on bringing God's hope to patients and their caregivers, family and friends through the church. If you would like to be connected with a church in your local community that offers Our Journey of Hope specialized cancer care ministry to cancer patients/caregivers please contact Beth Ellison, Spiritual Outreach Coordinator at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Newnan, Georgia. (Beth.ellison@ctca-hope.com; 770-400-7200). If your church would like information related to offering this ministry please visit www.ourjourneyofhope.com to register for a two-day training event.

Additional CancersSpiritual Health SupportSurvivorship
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

https://pancan.org

(877) 573-9971

PanCAN's vision is to create a world in which all patients with pancreatic cancer will thrive. Our mission is to take bold action to improve the lives of everyone impacted by pancreatic cancer by advancing scientific research, building community, sharing knowledge, and advocating for patients. PANCAN offers: Research: We fund transformative research — everything from early detection to innovative new treatment approaches. Patient Services: We provide information about treatment options, diet and nutrition, support resources and more, and we can answer all your questions along the way. Advocacy: We work with thousands of grassroots advocates to urge Congress to increase federal research funding for pancreatic cancer, and we get results. Community: Be part of our movement! You can volunteer locally, participate in a PurpleStride community event or host your own fundraiser.

Additional CancersPancreatic CancerAdvocacyCaregiversEducational ProgramsGenetic TestingNational Foundation and NonprofitNavigationResearchSupport GroupsSurvivorshipNational Resource
Pancreatic Cancer Screening Program

https://www.augustahealth.org/cancer-care/pancreas

1411 Laney Walker Boulevard , Augusta, GA 30912

706-721-6458

Some people have an increased risk of pancreas cancer. A family history of pancreas cancer can lead to genetic testing that permits understanding and management of this risk. Annual screening with MRI is recommended is selected situations and this screening should be performed in a specialized clinic. If you have a personal or family history of pancreas cancer, you can assess for screening at go.augusta.edu/pancreas

Additional CancersPancreatic CancerScreenings
Rare Patient Voice

https://rarepatientvoice.com/

711 Hampton Lane , Townson, MA 21286

(443) 986-1949

We provide patients and caregivers the chance to voice their opinions Rare Patient Voice connects patients and caregivers with the opportunity to voice their opinions through surveys and interviews to improve medical products and services. Wes Michael, President and Founder of Rare Patient Voice, has been involved in rare and orphan diseases since 1998, interviewing and surveying patients, caregivers, physicians, nurses and advocacy leaders. Wes has more than 35 years experience in marketing research, and more than 20 years in healthcare marketing research. For patients and caregivers —we provide the opportunity to voice their opinions to improve medical products and services while earning cash rewards. Sign up here. For patient advocacy groups —we partner with advocacy and support groups to increase donations. For market research firms —we help find the respondents and patient panels needed for research studies. For pharmaceutical and biotech companies —we provide the respon

Additional CancersCaregiversNational Foundation and NonprofitSurvivorshipNational Resource
Sarcoma Alliance

https://sarcomaalliance.org/

775 E. Blithedale Ave #334, Mill Valley, CA 94941

415-381-7236

The Sarcoma Alliance strives to improve the lives of people affected by sarcoma through accurate diagnosis, improved access to care, guidance, education, and support.

Additional CancersEducational ProgramsEmotional/Mental Health SupportFinancial AssistanceNational Foundation and NonprofitResearchSupport GroupsNational Resource
Sharesheret

https://sharsheret.org/

866-474-2774

Sharsheret, a national non-profit organization, improves the lives of Jewish women and families living with or at increased genetic risk for breast or ovarian cancer through personalized support and saves lives through educational outreach.

Additional CancersBreast CancerCaregiversEducational ProgramsFinancial AssistanceGenetic TestingNational Foundation and NonprofitResearchSpiritual Health SupportSurvivorshipWigs/ProsthesesNational Resource
Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer

http://www.spohnc.org

PO Box 53 , Locust Valley, NY 11560

800-377-0928

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC) pronounced "Spunk" is a nonprofit organization involved in the development of programs of support. As such it can have an enormous positive impact on meeting the psychosocial needs of patients as well as preserving, restoring and promoting physical and emotional health.

Additional CancersEducational ProgramsNational Resource
The Breasties

https://thebreasties.org/

The Breasties is the first all-inclusive nonprofit organization that creates community for survivors, previvors, stage 4 thrivers, and caregivers impacted by breast and gynecologic cancers. We’re on a mission to support and improve the experiences of the cancer community through peer-to-peer connection, resources, and advocacy.

Additional CancersBreast CancerMetastatic CancerUterine CancerAdolescents and Young Adults (AYAs)AdvocacyEducational ProgramsEmotional/Mental Health SupportFertilityNational Foundation and NonprofitSupport GroupsSurvivorshipNational Resource
The Sydney Heersink Grant 2023

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeiR7syaZfjnNTGElk0WnhEZJvffAcQmrMoXQtCX-m7Py54oA/viewform

The Sydney Heersink Grant is an annual grant initiative funded by The Breasties. Sydney Heersink traveled to the very first Breasties' retreat all the way from Dublin, Ireland, ahead of her preventative mastectomy in January 2018. It's with heavy hearts that we share that Sydney passed away from stage 4 endometrial cancer in September of 2019. This Grant is in honor of Sydney’s life, who she was before cancer, the Sydney that was traveling the world and studying international law -- her beautiful, passionate, and impactful life. In celebration of the life of Sydney Heersink, we will award several $500 grants for the 2023 calendar year. Grant funds can be used to pay for groceries, medical bills, school expenses, etc. - and is up to the sole discretion of the grant recipient. These grants are eligible to individuals who are suffering from a cancer diagnosis or high-risk genetic disposition to cancer. Grant recipients must be able to provide proof of medical condition with

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