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ACT: About Clinical Trials
American Cancer Society

http://www.cancer.org

American Cancer Society’s mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

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American Cancer Society - Hope Lodge

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/supportprogramsservices/hopelodge/index

Lodging for cancer patients in treatment

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American Society of Clinical Oncology - Cancer.Net

http://www.cancer.net

Expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them.

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American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

http://www.cancer.net

2318 Mill Road, Suite 800 , Alexandria, VA 22314

888-282-2552

The mission of ASCO is to conquer cancer through research, education, and promotion of the highest quality patient care.

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Cancer Care

http://www.cancercare.org

National organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer.

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Cancer Hope Network

http://cancerhopenetwork.org/

2 North Rd Ste A, Chester, NJ 07930

877-HOPENET

The Cancer Hope Network provides free one-on-one confidential support to all people (patients, family or friends) impacted by cancer, along the entire continuum from diagnosis through survivorship.

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Cancer Legal Resource Center

https://thedrlc.org/cancer/

866-843-2572

Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) is a program of the Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC), a 501C-3 non-profit, public interest advocacy organization that champions the civil rights of people with disabilities as well as those affected by cancer and other serious illness.  DRLC’s Cancer Legal Resource Center provides information through its national telephone assistance line, outreach programs and community activities to educate and to support cancer patients, their families, healthcare professionals and advocates on matters like maintaining employment through treatment, accessing healthcare and government benefits, taking medical leave and estate planning.

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Cancer Quest

http://www.cancerquest.org

1510 Clifton Road, NE , Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-0308

CancerQuest is a cancer education and outreach program at Emory University.  We provide reliable information about cancer biology and treatment.

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Cancer Support Community: A Global Network of Education and Hope

https://www.cscatlanta.org/

5775 PEACHTREE DUNWOODY RD BLDG C, STE 225, Atlanta, GA

404.843.1880

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Cancer.Net: How Cancer is Treated

https://www.cancer.net/

888-651-3038

Cancer.Net is trusted, compassionate information for people with cancer and their families and caregivers, from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the voice of the world’s cancer physicians and oncology professionals.

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Cancer.Net: How Cancer is Treated
CareCalendar

http://carecalendar.org/

CareCalendar is the original free website to organize meals and other help for families during a time of illness, recovery or a life changing event, such as the birth of a baby or death of a family member.

All CancersFood/Meal DeliveryNational Resource
CDC's "Talk to Someone" Simulation

https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/survivors/life-after-cancer/talk-to-someone-simulation.htm

Staying healthy after cancer treatment can be challenging. Linda, a cancer survivor, gives advice on four different topics. You can choose different options to get answers to your questions about making healthy choices.

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Center for Black Women’s Wellness

http://www.cbww.org

477 Windsor Street Suite 309, Atlanta, GA 30312

404-688-9202

Over the past 30 years, the Center for Black Women’s Wellness has created a legacy in the Atlanta community. That legacy ensures that women and families will always have access to quality healthcare. We know physical, mental, emotional, and financial health is the foundation for full and productive lives where individuals can thrive and not merely survive. CBWW offers wellness programs, women's economic programs, breast screenings and more.

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Champions Can! Foundation for Cancer Wellness, Inc.

https://www.championscanfoundation.org

706-631-1030

Champions Can! Foundation for Cancer Wellness, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that advocates for cancer survivorship by striving to provide services to unite, support, and educate individuals before during, and after their course of cancer treatment with the goal of promoting cancer survivorship and improving quality of life, regardless of the cancer diagnosis.

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CURE - Cancer Updates Research & Education

http://www.CureToday.com

2 Clarke Drive Suite 100, Cranbury, NJ 08512

800-210-2873

CURE magazine, launched in 2002 for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers, has become the largest consumer magazine in the United States focused entirely on cancer.

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CURE Connections

http://cureconnections.curetoday.com/

Our medical experts, patient guests, caregivers, and family members are here to share their insights based on their own knowledge and experiences.

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Cure: Annual Cancer Guide Newly Diagnosed
Cure: Resource Guides

http://www.curetoday.com/resource-guides

Resources guides for specific cancers

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drugrehab.org: Addiction Prevention for Cancer Patients: The Guide to Safe Pain Management
Emotional Wellness Checklist

https://d15yi9gnq6oxdl.cloudfront.net/assets/images/content/NIH%20emotional-wellness-checklist.pdf

Emotional wellness is the ability to successfully handle life’s stresses and adapt to change and difficult times. Attached are tips for improving your emotional health.

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empowerline

https://www.empowerline.org/

404-463-3333

Empowerline (formerly AgeWise Connection) serves the City of Atlanta as well as Cherokee County, Clayton County, Cobb County, DeKalb County, Douglas County, Fayette County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Henry County, and Rockdale County. If you don’t live in the Atlanta region, you can find an area agency on aging to help you in Georgia by visiting the Division of Aging Services or nationwide on n4a.org.

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Family Caregiver Alliance

http://www.caregiver.org/

101 Montgomery Street Suite 2150 , San Francisco, CA 94104

415-434-3388

The mission of Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is to improve the quality of life for family caregivers and the people who receive their care. For over 40 years, FCA has provided services to family caregivers of adults with physical and cognitive impairments, such as Parkinson’s, stroke, Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. Our services include assessment, care planning, direct care skills, wellness programs, respite services, and legal/financial consultation vouchers.

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Family Health Centers of Georgia

http://www.fhcga.org

868 York Avenue , Atlanta, GA 30310

404-752-1400

The Family Health Centers of Georgia, Inc. is one of more than 1,500 Federally Qualified Community Health Centers (FQHC) operating in the United States. FQHCs use a healthcare delivery system that has proven success with improving healthcare outcomes and reducing healthcare costs.

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Georgia Department of Community Health

https://dph.georgia.gov/cancer-aid

2 Peachtree Street, NW , Atlanta, GA 30303

404-656-4507

The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) is one of Georgia’s four health agencies serving the state’s growing population of over 10 million people. DCH offers the *Women's Health Medicaid Program (WHMP) and *Cancer State Aid.

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Georgia Drug Card

https://georgiadrugcard.com/

Georgia Drug Card is a free statewide discount prescription assistance program. The program was launched to help uninsured and underinsured residents afford their prescriptions. There are no requirements needed to use the Georgia Drug Card program. Unlike insurance programs, there are no income, age, pre-existing condition, deductible, or waiting period restrictions. The program is designed to help patients nationwide who do not have prescription drug coverage or who have coverage but are subject to large deductibles, large co-pays, formulary limitations, dosing limitations, gaps, and/or any cash out-of-pocket expenses.

All CancersFinancial Assistance
Georgia Legal Aid

https://www.georgialegalaid.org/

GeorgiaLegalAid.org is a joint project of Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. and the Georgia Legal Services Program. The project is powered by Pro Bono Net, funded by Legal Services Corporation and the Georgia Access to Justice Project and produced in cooperation with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government and legal service organizations and government agencies throughout Georgia and the United States. Our goal is to provide the public with easy Internet access to basic legal information and legal resources in Georgia.

All CancersLegal Assistance
Georgia Legal Services Program

http://www.glsp.org

104 Marietta Street Suite 250, Atlanta, GA 30303

800-498-9469

The Georgia Legal Services Program is a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to provide civil legal services for persons with low incomes, creating equal access to justice and opportunities out of poverty.

All CancersLegal Assistance
Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology (GASCO)

http://www.gasco.us

3330 Cumberland Boulevard Suite 225, Atlanta, GA 30339

(770) 951-1018

Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology (GASCO) is a nationally respected state professional society of physicians, practice administrators and affiliated healthcare professionals concerned with clinical oncology. GASCO is committed to serving the needs of oncology providers in order to ensure delivery of the highest quality of compassionate cancer care.

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Georgia Watch

https://georgiawatch.org/

55 Marietta St NW , Atlanta, GA 30303

404-526-8553

Georgia Consumer Guide for Medical Bills and Debt Helps consumers understand how to read a medical bill and EOB statement, how to file an insurance denial appeal, how to negotiate a medical bill, and consumer rights regarding hospital bills and debt collection.

All CancersAdvocacyFinancial Assistance
Glory, Hope & Life

https://www.gloryhopelife.org/

725 Jesse Jewell Parkway Suite 270, Gainesville, GA 30501

770-533-4705

The establishment of Glory, Hope & Life is the result of our shared philosophy of collaboration and a desire to minimize barriers to services and resources.

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Good Samaritan Health Center

http://www.goodsamatlanta.org

1015 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway , Atlanta, GA 30318

404-523-6571

The Good Samaritan Health Center offers medical, dental, health education, mental health, and social services. Patients pay on a reduced sliding fee scale based on income and household size with the remaining costs provided by donations. At The Good Samaritan Health Center, the entire family receives quality healthcare in an atmosphere of dignity and respect, regardless of race, ethnicity, or religion.

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GoodRx

https://www.goodrx.com/

1-855-268-2822

A resource that works to offer savings and lower prices on medications at local pharmacies through their prescription drugs savings card and online coupons.

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GSKForYou

http://www.gskforyou.com

888-825-5249

GSKForYou is a Web site designed to help people who need help paying for their GlaxoSmithKline prescription medicines and vaccines. When you answer a few basic questions on the site, GSKForYou will guide you to a patient assistance program that may help to save you money on your out-of-pocket costs for your medicine or vaccine.

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Health Well Foundation

http://www.healthwellfoundation.org

20440 Century Blvd Suite 250, Germantown, MD 20874

1-800-675-8416

The HealthWell Foundation is a leading non-profit dedicated to improving access to care for America’s underinsured. When health insurance is not enough, we fill the gap by assisting with copays, premiums, deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses. We provide financial assistance to help with: Prescription copays Health insurance premiums, deductibles and coinsurance Pediatric treatment costs Travel costs

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HealthCare.gov

http://www.healthcare.gov

800-318-2596

Official site of Affordable Care Act. Enroll now for 2020 coverage. See health coverage choices, ways to save today, how law affects you.

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Help for Cancer Caregivers

http://www.helpforcancercaregivers.org/

Help for Cancer Caregivers is a unique collaboration of organizations with a shared goal of improving the health and well-being of the people who care for people with cancer. Please be sure to tell any caregivers you know about this site.

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Horizons Community Solutions

http://www.sgacancer.org/

2332 Lake Park Drive , Albany, GA 31707

229-352-9100

Horizons Community Solutions coordinates, facilitates and supports cancer control efforts throughout the region to ensure southwest Georgians have access to the highest quality cancer education, prevention, screening, treatment and research.

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Imaginary Friend Society

https://www.imaginaryfriendsociety.com/home

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation is the world's largest nonprofit dedicated to families facing a child’s brain tumor diagnosis. In addition to funding cures for the more than 100 types of childhood brain tumors, we offer family support programs and resources to equip, educate and empower families.

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IncyteCARES

https://www.incytecares.com/jakafi-copay-assistance.aspx

1-855-452-5234

IncyteCARES is a patient support program for people taking Jakafi® (Ruxolitinib).

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Jack and Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation

https://jajf.org/

3282 Northside Pkwy NW , Atlanta, GA 30327

310-880-7767

JAJF’s mission is “Treating families to WOW! Experiences, giving children who will lose their Mom or Dad to cancer a timeout to create indispensable memories as a family… while they can”

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Jay's HOPE 4 Kids With Cancer

http://www.jayshope.org

1157 B Forsyth St , Macon, GA 31201

The mission of Jay's HOPE is to improve the quality of life of children with cancer and their families in Georgia by extending HOPE through emotional, spiritual, social, educational and financial support. The Fund offers meals, gas cards, and temporary lodging assistance to families who are receiving cancer treatment more than 50 miles away from their home, primarily concentrating on families at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Lighthouse Lymphedema Network

http://www.lighthouselymphedema.org

The Lighthouse Lymphedema Network is a non-profit IRS Section 501(C)(3) organization of individuals who are lymphedema patients, or who have an interest in lymphedema. Our goal is to educate, promote awareness, and provide support for lymphedema patients, the medical community, family and caregivers, insurance companies, the general public, and lymphedema support groups.

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Livestrong

https://www.livestrong.org

623 W. 38th St. Ste 300 , Austin, TX 78705

855-220-7777

We have a Mission Question, not a Mission Statement, because we believe that we can only achieve the best solutions through asking the right questions. We ask survivors and caregivers what they need, we ask the system how it can be more person-centered, we ask innovators how we can bring impossible ideas to life.

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Livestrong Fertility

http://www.fertilehope.org

Fertility risks and options

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Loving Arms and Cancer Outreach

https://lovingarms.support/

995 Roswell St Ne Suite 100, Marietta, GA 30060

770-590-5153

We are a non-profit organization in possession of our 5O1C3 charitable status. We have a vision of helping cancer patients and their families. Our only requirement for helping someone is that they have a diagnosis of cancer, no particular kind, just cancer.

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Medicine Assistance Tool (MAT)

https://medicineassistancetool.org/

888-477-2669

PhRMA’s Medicine Assistance Tool (MAT) is a search engine designed to help patients, caregivers and health care providers learn more about the resources available through the various biopharmaceutical industry programs. MAT is not its own patient assistance program, but rather a search engine for many of the patient assistance resources that the biopharmaceutical industry offers.

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Merck Patient Assistance Program, Inc.

http://www.merckhelps.com/Home.aspx

800-727-5400

MerckHelps is a patient assistance programs which provide certain Merck medicines and adult vaccines for free to people who do not have prescription drug or health insurance coverage and who, without our assistance, cannot afford their Merck medicines.

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My Cancer Circle

http://mycancercircle.lotsahelpinghands.com/caregiving/home/

118 N. Peoria Street, 2nd Floor , Chicago, IL 60607

My Cancer Circle is a free, private community to help support caregivers of people facing cancer

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Georgia CORE

 

Advancing Cancer Care through Partnerships and Innovation

Georgia CORE is a public-private partnership that creates collaboration among the state’s cancer organizations and institutions to connect more Georgians to quality, personalized cancer care. We welcome you to this one-of-a-kind online information center for all things related to cancer and survivorship care in Georgia.