AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
Atlanta, GA (also numerous state divisions & local offices)
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
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
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
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)
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.
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
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 ALLIANCE
Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA) is the leading organization in the world fighting ovarian cancer from all fronts, including in the lab and on Capitol Hill, while supporting women and their families. The three cornerstones of OCRA’s mission are Funding Research, Advocating for Patients, and Supporting Survivors.
NATIONAL OVARIAN CANCER COALITION (NOCC)
Boca Raton, FL
NOCC’s mission is to raise awareness and promote education about ovarian cancer.
CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY
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.