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Alliance for Quality Psychosocial Cancer Care
American Cancer Society Colorectal Cancer Survivorship Care Guidelines
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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Camisha Welch

http://www.cancercare.org

505 Corder Rd , Warner Robins, GA 31088-3703

13213260929

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 Support Community: A Global Network of Education and Hope

https://www.cscatlanta.org/

1100 JOHNSON FERRY RD., NE BLDG 2, STE LL90, Atlanta, GA 30342

404.843.1880

Cancer Support Community Atlanta is the local chapter of the world’s largest nonprofit provider of psychosocial oncology programs. Our mission is simple: help people affected by cancer enhance their health and well-being by providing free programs of support, education, and hope. CSC Atlanta provides a variety of programs and classes to help support survivors and their loved ones during and after treatment. There is something for everyone at Cancer Support Community Atlanta – a cooking demonstration, an educational seminar, a stress reduction class, or a support group.

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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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Caregiving Blog

https://www.mycaringplan.com/blog

17 Upland Rd APT 3 , Cambridge, MA 02140

4042810484

200+ articles for caregivers that cover a range of topics

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CONQUER magazine's Guide for Patients with Lung Cancer

https://e.thelynxgroup.com/t/l?ssid=34615&subscriber_id=bjwbttmklxwncpeasyacmoxjjucmbol&delivery_id=bobjbpwtodeyyfuzslasptetpcqjbbj&td=-Har4DB4Zo-D1zdoe3s9jgnT9IItKXxH0aWMjcd9K0GtcfJbIeNoRwzGtrM0FuZgDnatTyWz7daNOP0UpsWAKT-n2JhwnVirpouPgVdvr4s9b-D-4uY8Ba8b

CONQUER: the patient voice is pleased to present this 4-part series of articles on non–small-cell lung cancer, the most frequently occurring type. Written for patients by an oncologist and a nurse practitioner, each of the Patient’s Guides addresses a topic often confronted during the course of therapy: Staging; Treatment; Biomarker Testing; and an Overview of the Lung Cancer Patient Journey. Also included is an easy-to-navigate “road map” that highlights important treatment milestones. The series was written with the financial support of Novartis Pharmaceuticals.

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DISCO

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/disco-discussions-of-cost/id1276616706

This app allows a patient with cancer to enter in enter basic demographic information, such as employment status and type of insurance. Then, based on that information, the app provides the patient with an individualized list of treatment cost-related questions that the patient can ask their healthcare provider.

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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 Caregiver Alliance

https://www.caregiver.org/

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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.

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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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Jasper

https://www.hellojasper.com/

9295523904

Jasper helps you organize your schedule, lists, and needs for your cancer care—all in one place.

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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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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.

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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 Cancer Institute

https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/drugs

1-800-4-cancer

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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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Northeast Georgia Medical Center

https://www.nghs.com/

743 Spring Street , Gainesville, GA 30501

770-219-9000

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a not-for-profit community health system dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the people of Northeast Georgia. Through the services of a medical staff of more than 800 physicians, the residents of Northeast Georgia enjoy access to the state’s finest and most comprehensive medical services.

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Northside Hospital Cancer Institute

https://www.northside.com/services/cancer-institute/support-and-survivorship

1100 Johnson Ferry Road NE , Atlanta, GA 30342

As Georgia’s leading provider of cancer care, Northside Hospital Cancer Institute (NHCI) offers a full range of cancer support and survivorship resources and services to address the practical, spiritual, emotional, financial and physical challenges cancer patients may face.

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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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Patient Resource

https://www.patientresource.com

(800) 497-7530

The goal of Patient Resource LLC is to empower people who are suffering with life-altering diseases by giving them the most comprehensive and up-to-date guides to treatment and facilities for their disease free of charge. The information is written for ease of understanding and is offered in printed publications and online at PatientResource.com.

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Project TEACH

https://teachforblackwomen.org/

202.787.5931

Project TEACH (Trained Empowered Advocates for Community Health) is initiative designed to empower Black women through education and outreach to participate in and effectively engage with researchers and clinicians to increase participation of Black women in cancer-focused clinical trials. The Project TEACH Online Education Course is a new tool for Black women across the country to learn more about their health and how to empower themselves and future generations.

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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

Our mission is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer. Susan G. Komen is the ONLY organization that addresses breast cancer on multiple fronts such as research, community health, global outreach and public policy initiatives in order to make the biggest impact against this disease.

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The Edel Caregiver Institute at Hospice Savannah

https://www.hospicesavannah.org/

1352 Eisenhower Drive , Savannah, GA 31406

912.355.2289

The mission of the Edel Caregiver Institute is to support you, the caregiver, as you support your loved one. No matter the diagnosis or stage of the diagnosis, we are here to offer help with finding resources and provide emotional support throughout your caregiving journey. Our support groups and individual consultations are designed to assist with your unique caregiving needs and concerns. There is no charge to be a part of our open groups offering opportunities to share and be heard, as well as to listen and support. Perhaps you’re not comfortable sharing in a group? We also offer individual consultations at no charge. If you have a concern about your loved one’s dementia behaviors, are looking for assistance finding resources, or would just appreciate a private session with a caregiver consultant we would be honored to walk with you through your caregiver journey.

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The Jerry W. Walker Colorectal Cancer Foundation

https://jerrywwalkercolorectalcancerfoundation.org/

4048861612

The Jerry W Walker Colorectal Cancer Foundation in Memory of Jerry Walker who passed away of Colorectal Cancer. Our aim is to give financial aid to as many underprivileged Colorectal Cancer patients in the United States as possible and to give moral and emotional support to all Colorectal Cancer patients and their Caregivers.

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The LiveSTRONG Foundation

http://www.livestrong.org

Resources and support for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers

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The Pink Lily

https://thepinklilycancer.com/

855-746-5545

The Pink Lily is a place where women are invited to come to find the products and services they will need to maintain their sense of beauty and well-being while living with cancer. The Pink Lily was created to provide a setting where a woman can find everything she will need before, during, and after treatment.

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ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors Association

https://www.thyca.org

PO Box 1102 , Onley, MD 20830-1102

877-588-7904

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization of thyroid cancer survivors, family members, and health care professionals. We are dedicated to support, education, and communication for thyroid cancer survivors, their families and friends. We also sponsor Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, year-round awareness activities, and thyroid cancer research fundraising and research grants.

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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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Winship Cancer Institute

https://winshipcancer.emory.edu/patient-care/living-with-cancer/support-groups.html

1365-C Clifton Road NE , Atlanta, GA 30322

(404) 778-1900

Winship Cancer Institute hosts cancer-specific and topical support groups on a monthly basis facilitated by licensed social workers, registered nurses, and other professionals. The support groups listed below are open to patients, survivors, caregivers, support persons, family members and friends unless otherwise noted. Please note, we have temporarily suspended our in-person support group meetings and activities in response to guidance regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but are offering many of our support groups virtually. If you are interested in participating in a support group meeting, please contact the respective facilitator prior to the meeting.

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Georgia CORE

 

Advancing Cancer Care through Partnerships and Innovation

Georgia CORE is a statewide nonprofit that leverages partnerships and innovation to attract more clinical trials, increase research, and promote education and early detection to improve cancer care for Georgians in rural, urban, and suburban communities across the state.