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American Cancer Society

Cancer information, General Resources & Insurance/Financial Assistance

Phone: 1-800-227-2345

Website: www.cancer.org

 

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

General & Online Resources, Programs & Publications, Events, Policy & Advocacy

Phone: 1-877-NCCS-YES (622-7937)

Website: www.canceradvocacy.org

 

Lung Cancer Alliance

Overview of Lung Cancer Information/Treatment, Support, Events, & Research

Phone: 1-800-298-2436

Website: http://www.lungcanceralliance.org

 

Cancer Care

Resources for Patients & Survivors, Caregivers & Loved Ones, Patient Support, Counseling via phone up to 6, 30 min. free short-term sessions, Financial Assistance, Co-Payment Assistance

Phone: 1-800-813-4673

Website: http://www.cancercare.org

 

Cancer Hope Network

Matched cancer patients or family members with trained volunteer cancer survivors who themselves have undergone and recovered from a similar cancer experience. Patient Support, stories of hope (online)

Phone: 1-800-552-4366

Website: www.cancerhopenetwork.org

 

ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Breast Cancer information hotline. Offers peer-peer mentor support by matching patients with survivors and caregivers with other caregivers. Information online on how to receive a mentor

Phone: 800-977-4121

Website: www.abcdbreastcancersupport.org

 

Cancer Information Service

A federally funded program that is an essential part of the National Cancer Institute’s cancer education and information efforts.  Live Chat is available M-F 8am-11pm EST.

Phone: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237) M-F 8am-8pm EST

Website: http://www.cancer.gov/contact

 

Crisis Clinic

A non-profit organization that provides immediate, confidential assistance for people in emotional distress and in need of help.

Phone: 1-866-4CRISIS (427-4747) or 206-461-3222

Website:  http://www.crisisclinic.org

 

Gilda's Club

Offers free support for everyone living with cancer - men, women, teens and children - along with their families and friends.

Phone: 206-709-1400

Website: http://www.gildasclubseattle.org/


Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

The world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Phone: 1-914-949-5213

Website: http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org/hm_lls

 

ThyCa

A national non-profit of thyroid cancer survivors, family members, and health care professionals.

Phone:1-877-588-7904

Website:  http://www.thyca.org/

 

Washington Lung Association

Committed to saving lives by preventing lung disease and improving lung health for the people of Washington State through research, education, community service and advocacy.

Phone: 1-800-LUNGUSA (586-4872)

Website: http://www.lung.org/about-us/local-associations/washington.html?

 

Merkel Cell Carcinoma Seattle Support Group

T
his flexible, open discussion group is for anyone touched by MCC (patients, spouses, family and friends) from the Seattle area and out of state. This is an informal opportunity to meet others coping with MCC, share stories and information, answer questions and provide support.  We have first-hand knowledge and experience to share about treatments, clinical research trials and coping with MCC.

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/merkelcellcarcinomaseattle/home

 

Mesothelioma Treatment Community 

Mesothelioma Treatment Community is dedicated to the assistance and guidance of asbestos and mesothelioma victims around the world. We exist to not only inspire hope during these unbearable times but to also provide palliative care and comprehensive information through our website, resources, and educational videos. By being the largest resource for mesothelioma treatment options and complementary therapies for cancer, we are designed to help guide patients and their loved ones toward the answers and support they need to improve their quality of life, prognosis, and life expectancy..

Phone: 1-888-322-3075

Website: https://www.treatmesothelioma.org/

 

Mesothelioma Fund

We offer free help for mesothelioma patients and their families for medical treatment, finding the best doctor, travel costs and understanding their diagnosis with our detailed mesothelioma book. We primarily exist to help provide support and peace of mind to victims and families of mesothelioma. While our website and other printed materials are available, what we do best is to provide up-to-date, cutting edge information through our team of experienced patient advocates.

Phone: 1-800-215-9896

Website: https://www.mesotheliomafund.com/mesothelioma/

 

Drug Center

Resource with information on medications and cancer treatment. Provides helpful material for cancer patients' health, and support resources for patients with pharmaceutical-related legal issues.

Phone: 844-882-1187

Website: https://www.drugcenter.com/legal-resources/  

 
 
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