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If you are caring for a cancer patient or survivor, please see our Caregiving Resources.

Support Programs and Services

View more than 100 organizations nationwide that provide emotional, practical, and financial support services for people with cancer and their families.

American Cancer Society

  • Road to Recovery: Provides transportation to and from treatment for people who have cancer who do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves.
  • Hope Lodge: Offers cancer patients and their caregivers a free, temporary place to stay when their best hope for effective treatment may be in another city.
  • Online Communities and Support
  • Reach to Recovery: Helps people (female and male) cope with their breast cancer experience through face-to-face visits or by phone.
  • Man to Man: Helps men cope with prostate cancer by offering community-based education and support for patients and their family members.
  • Look Good...Feel Better: Teaches female cancer patients beauty tips to look better and feel good about how they look during chemotherapy and radiation treatments.
  • Look Good...Feel Better for Teens: Helps cancer patients ages 13 to 17 cope with how cancer treatment and side effects can change the way they look.

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Patient Financial Aid: Provides a limited amount of financial assistance to help patients with significant financial need who are under a doctor's care for a confirmed blood cancer diagnosis.
  • Family Support Groups: Gives patients and their families a place to go where they can share information, education, and feelings in a comfortable and caring environment.

Patient Advocate Foundation

  • Case Management: Helps patients with specific issues they are facing with their insurer, employer, and/or creditor regarding insurance, job retention, and/or debt crisis matters.
  • Co-Pay Relief: Provides financial assistance to patients who meet certain qualifications to help them pay for the prescriptions and/or treatments they need.

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