National

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
Atlanta, GA (also numerous state divisions & local offices)
www.cancer.org
800-ACS-2345

Community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem and providing cancer-specific information and literature, statistics, clinical trials, list of available support groups, etc.


CANCER CARE, INC.
New York, NY
www.cancercare.org
800-813-HOPE

Non-profit organization dedicated to providing emotional support, information, referral and practical assistance for individuals diagnosed with cancer and their loved ones.  Toll-free counseling line, teleconference programs, office-based services, internet services, etc.


 

CORPORATE ANGEL NETWORK (CAN)
White Plains, NY
www.corpangelnetwork.org
866-328-1313 (toll-free)

Non-profit organization which arranges free air transportation for cancer patients traveling to treatment using empty seats on corporate jets.  Patients must be able to walk up stairs without assistance and have no IV or oxygen requirements, etc.


FORCE:  Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
Tampa, FL
www.facingourrisk.org
866-824-RISK (toll-free)

A non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals and families at high risk for breast or ovarian cancer due to family history and/or presence of BRCA mutations.


FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN’S CANCER  (see also Women’s Cancer Network)
Chicago, IL
http://www.foundationforwomenscancer.org
800-444-4441 or 312-578-1439

Non-profit organization established by the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) to promote public awareness about the prevention, early detection and treatment of GYN cancers.  Source of educational brochures, public education campaigns, and web-based education via the Women’s Cancer Network.


JOHANNA’S LAW
www.johannaslaw.org

Information about Johanna’s Law: The Gynecologic Cancer Education and Awareness Act which became law on 1/12/07.


NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE (NCI)
Cancer Information Service
Bethesda, MD
www.cancer.gov
800-4-CANCER   (800-422-6237)

Excellent source of extensive information about a variety of cancers – e.g., prevention, diagnosis, treatment, statistics, research, clinical trials, news, and links to other NCI websites.


OVARIAN CANCER RESEARCH FUND

OCRFA is the largest global organization dedicated to fighting ovarian cancer.  We advance research to prevent, treat and defeat ovarian cancer.  We support women and their families before, during and beyond diagnosis. And we work with all levels of government to ensure ovarian cancer is a priority.

https://www.ocrfa.org


NATIONAL OVARIAN CANCER COALITION (NOCC)
Boca Raton, FL
www.ovarian.org
888-OVARIAN (toll-free)

NOCC’s mission is to raise awareness and promote education about ovarian cancer.


 

CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY
Washington, DC
http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org
888-793-WELL (toll-free)

An international non-profit organization dedicated to providing free support, education, and hope to people with cancer and their loved ones.  Educational workshops, nutrition information, exercise programs, stress reduction, etc.