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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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Colon Cancer Alliance

http://www.ccalliance.org

1025 Vermont Ave NW Suite 1066 , Washington, DC 20005

877-422-2030

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance's mission is to empower a nation of allies who work with us to provide support for patients and families, caregivers, and survivors; to raise awareness of preventive measures; and inspire efforts to fund critical research.

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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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Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition

http://www.georgiapcc.org

(404) 448-3127

Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition is a non-profit organization founded by representatives from various prostate cancer support groups in the Metro-Atlanta area. Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition is a coalition partner with the National Prostate Cancer Coalition (NPCC) and a member of the National Alliance of State Prostate Cancer Coalitions. The organization's mission is to increase prostate cancer awareness, advocacy and information exchange.

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IMPACT Melonoma

http://www.impactmelanoma.org

490 Virginia Road , Concord, MA 1742

800-557-6352

IMPACT Melanoma provides education, prevention, and support for the most serious form of skin cancer. We are a national non-profit organization dedicated to working to reduce the incidence of melanoma. Committed to skin cancer prevention and early detection, we provide a variety of award-winning programs which aim to raise awareness and educate the public about skin cancer, as well as support services for those struggling with the disease and caregivers.

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International Myeloma Foundation (IMF)

http://www.myeloma.org

12650 Riverside Drive, Suite 206 , North Hollywood, CA 91607

818-487-7455

The IMF is dedicated to improving the quality of life of myeloma patients while working toward prevention and a cure through our four founding principles: Research, Education, Support, and Advocacy.

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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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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Georgia Chapter

https://www.lls.org/georgia

2859 Paces Ferry Road SE Suite 725, Atlanta, GA 30339

404-720-7900; 770- 438-6006

is an organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The Georgia Chapter serves residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

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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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Living Beyond Breast Cancer

https://www.lbbc.org

40 Monument Road, Suite 104 , Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

855-807-6386

The mission of Living Beyond Breast Cancer is to connect people with trusted breast cancer information and a community of support.

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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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Lung Cancer Alliance

http://www.lungcanceralliance.org/

800-298-2436

Founded by patients and survivors, GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, transforms survivorship as the world’s leading organization dedicated to saving, extending, and improving the lives of those vulnerable, at risk, and diagnosed with lung cancer. We work to change the reality of living with lung cancer by ending stigma, increasing public and private research funding, and ensuring access to care.

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Lymphoma Research Foundation

http://www.lymphoma.org

88 Pine Street, Suite 2400 , New York, NY 10005

212-349-2910

The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) offers a wide range of support services, educational programs and free publications for people with lymphoma and their loved ones.  Whether you are newly diagnosed, want detailed information about lymphoma, are looking for ongoing support, or seeking help with long-term survivorship, LRF is here to help.

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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.

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Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

http://www.multiplemyeloma.org

383 Main Avenue, 5th Floor , Norwalk, CT 06851

203-229-0464

The mission of MMRF is to find a cure for all multiple myeloma patients by relentlessly pursuing innovations that accelerate the development of precision treatments for cancer.

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My Style Matters

https://mystylematters.org/

804-400-6082

My Style Matters, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to lifestyle remodeling in two ways: helping kids learn etiquette and social skills as well as serving cancer patients on their journey toward health.

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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

http://www.pancan.org

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. Our effort is amplified by a nationwide network of grassroots support. We are determined to accelerate progress and improve patient outcomes.

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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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Reel Recovery

http://www.reelrecovery.org

160 Brookside Road , Needham, MA 02492

800-699-4490

Reel Recovery was founded in 2003 by a group of avid fly-fishers, inspired by their fishing buddy’s ongoing battle with brain cancer. Witnessing first-hand the beneficial impact fly-fishing provided their friend, they created Reel Recovery to provide the same opportunity for other men battling the disease.

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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.

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Sisters Network

http://www.sistersnetworkinc.org

9668 Westheimer Rd., Ste. 200-132 , Houston, TX 77063

866-781-1808

Sisters Network Inc. is committed to increasing local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community.

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Smart Patients

http://www.smartpatients.com

Smart Patients is an online community for patients and families affected by a variety of illnesses. Here you can learn at your own level about scientific developments related to your condition, share your questions and concerns with other members, and use what you learn in the context of your own life.

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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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The Loran Smith Center for Cancer Support

https://www.piedmont.org/locations/piedmont-athens/loran-smith-cancer-center

1199 Prince Avenue , Athens, GA 30606

706-475-7000

provides volunteer cancer survivors and professional staff members who offer insight and compassion to others on their cancer journey. The center offers information, education and emotional and spiritual support to cancer patients and their families in North Georgia. It serves as a resource for patients before, during and after cancer treatment by providing support groups, individual and family counseling and an educational resource library. Workshops, seminars, and individual classes are offered that address physical side effects of cancer treatment, psychosocial issues, spiritual concerns, complementary therapies and grief issues related to the death of a loved one. Endowed by the Athens Regional Foundation, all of the Center's services are available free of charge.

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The Lydia Project

https://www.thelydiaproject.org/

1369 Interstate Parkway , Augusta, GA 30909

706-736-5467

The Lydia Project provides free services to women and girls anywhere facing any type of cancer.  This support includes ongoing correspondence and encouragement every month for at least twelve months. Locally, Lydia grants funds for rent, utility, medical supplies, and prescription assistance to women who are unable to afford these basic expenses while undergoing cancer treatment and who reside in Georgia's Burke, Columbia, McDuffie and Richmond Counties; and South Carolina's Aiken and Edgefield Counties.

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The Widowed Parent

https://widowedparent.org/

Campus Box 7295 , Chapel Hill, NC 27599

The Widowed Parent project is committed to supporting widowed mothers and fathers with children in the home.

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Tigerlily Foundation

https://www.tigerlilyfoundation.org/

42020 Village Center Plaza Suite 120-156, Stone Ridge, VA 20105

888-580-6253

Tigerlily Foundation is here to support young women (age 15 – 45) before, during and after breast cancer. Our outreach is focused on the breast cancer community as a whole. This community consists of family, friends, health advocates, physicians, researchers and more. We reach diverse communities, ethnic groups and those who are underserved. From living rooms to classrooms, from board rooms to Capitol Hill, we are there, making a difference.

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TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation

http://www.myturningpoint.org/

8010 Roswell Rd #120, Atlanta, GA 30350

770-360-9271

TurningPoint’s clinic provides specialized and evidence-based rehabilitation for women with breast cancer, including physical therapy, exercise, lymphedema management, massage therapy, counseling and nutritional counseling. TurningPoint offers a wide variety of educational programs on topics related to breast cancer survivorship for patients and caregivers. The collaboration of clinical services provides each woman with hope, support and education in an atmosphere of wellness.

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United in Pink

http://unitedinpink.org/

1515 Bass Rd Suite H, Macon, GA 31201

(478) 254-5247

United in Pink's mission is to focus on survivorship and quality of life for families affected by a breast cancer diagnosis. It provides unique services to the community in that it is the only local organization to focus on the holistic needs of families affected by breast cancer. Although there are other support groups in the region, United in Pink is the only group that purposefully includes therapeutic activities and support for all members of the family. All United in Pink programs and services are offered at no charge and have no barriers to access.

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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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Young Survival Coalition

http://www.youngsurvival.org

75 Broad Street Suite 409, New York, NY 10004

(877) 972-1011

currently serves 11 counties in the metro Atlanta area, working to ensure no young woman faces breast cancer alone. Starting with diagnosis, the organization provides an assortment of programs from resource kits to support programs, educational events to caregiver networking opportunities.

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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.