General Cancer Information
American Cancer Society
Cancer information, General Resources & Insurance/Financial Assistance
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
General & Online Resources, Programs & Publications, Events, Policy & Advocacy
Phone: 1-877-NCCS-YES (622-7937)
Lung Cancer Alliance
Overview of Lung Cancer Information/Treatment, Support, Events, & Research
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
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)
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
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
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
Offers free support for everyone living with cancer - men, women, teens and children - along with their families and friends.
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.
A national non-profit of thyroid cancer survivors, family members, and health care professionals.
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)
Merkel Cell Carcinoma Seattle Support Group
This 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.