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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 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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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.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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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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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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Kidney Cancer Association

http://www.kidneycancer.org

9450 SW Gemini Drive #38269 , Beaverton, OR 97008

800-850-9132

The KCA promotes scientific advances through two annual research symposia and a robust grant program, participates in legislative advocacy, and seeks to be a source of education and resources for patients, caregivers, and anyone impacted by kidney cancer.

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Men Against Breast Cancer

http://www.menagainstbreastcancer.org

PO Box 150 , Adamstown, MD 21710

866-547-MABC (6222)

Men Against Breast Cancer (MABC) is the first and only national 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization designed to provide targeted support services that educate and empower men to be effective caregivers when cancer strikes.

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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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National Cancer Institute

http://www.cancer.gov

National Cancer Institute's comprehensive information about cancer prevention and screening, diagnosis and treatment, research across the cancer spectrum, clinical trials, and news

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National Comprehensive Cancer Network

https://www.nccn.org/patients

3025 Chemical Road, Suite 100 , Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

215-690-0300

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is a not-for-profit alliance of 30 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education. NCCN is dedicated to improving and facilitating quality, effective, efficient, and accessible cancer care so patients can live better lives.

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National Patient Advocate Foundation

http://www.npaf.org

1100 H St NW , Washington, DC 20005

202-465-5013

National Patient Advocate Foundation brings patient voices to health system delivery reform. We develop and drive initiatives promoting equitable access to affordable quality health care through policy action and public and private partnerships. Our primary objective is to prioritize the patient voice in health system delivery reform to achieve person-centered care.

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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network - Patient and Liaison Services (PALS)

http://www.pancan.org/section_facing_pancreatic_cancer/oneonone_support/

1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200 , Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

310-725-0025

Founded in 1999, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) is dedicated to fighting the world’s toughest cancer. In our urgent mission to save lives, we attack pancreatic cancer on all fronts: research, clinical initiatives, patient services and advocacy.

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Patient Advocate Foundation

https://www.patientadvocate.org/

421 Butler Farm Road , Hampton, VA 23666

800-532-5274

PAF is a national 501(c)3 organization that provides direct case management services and financial assistance to patients and caregivers. These include helping people navigate the health care system, working with health care providers, payers and employers to assure that patients have access to affordable care, financial and co-pay assistance and teaching self-advocacy to patients and caregivers.

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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.

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Summit Quest

http://www.mysummitquest.org/

80 Redmond Rd NW , Rome, GA 30165

Since 2007, summit quest has been dedicated to providing support services and meeting the needs of those affected by cancer.  Summit Quest offers youth focus groups, outdoor adventure trips, scholarships, retreats and transportation assistance.

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Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer

http://www.spohnc.org

raising awareness and meeting the needs of oral and head and neck cancer patients

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Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

http://www.komen.org

Save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer

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The LiveSTRONG Foundation

http://www.livestrong.org

Resources and support for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers

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US TOO - Prostate Cancer Education & Support

http://www.ustoo.org/About_UsTOO.asp

2720 S. River Road, Suite 112 , Des Plaines, IL 60018

800-808-7866

The mission of Us Too is to raise awareness and provide educational resources and support services to those affected by prostate cancer to help them learn to fight this disease. The power of Us TOO is in helping men and those who love them by transforming resignation into determination and fear into Hope.

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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.