Cancer Patient Support Resources

If we are unable to help you in your cancer journey, there are many other organizations that can. We are happy to provide a list of patient resources.

General

American Cancer Society

Nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. They research cancer, fight for policy changes, and provide support.

National Cancer Institute

A leader in cancer research working towards helping patients live longer and healthier lives by improving cancer prevention, diagnosis, detection, and survivorship. They are the largest research funder in the world.

Disease Specific

A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation

A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation fights lung cancer by providing funding to U.S. cancer research, and providing education about lung cancer nationwide.

American Brain Tumor Association

Dedicated to brain tumor education, support, and research, the American Brain Tumor Association is the oldest non-profit committed to brain tumor awareness.

Colon Cancer Coalition

The Colon Cancer Coalition supports patients, increases screening, reduces health disparities, and funds resource.

LUNGevity

LUNGevity is dedicated to changing outcomes for people with lung cancer through research, education, and support. They fund scientific research because they see a connection between research and improved survival.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The largest non-profit focused on creating a world without blood cancers. They have invested $1.3 billion in blood cancer research. They provide education and support to caregivers, patients, and providers and enlist volunteers to drive policy change and advocacy.

Lymphoma Research Foundation

The nation’s largest non-profit focused entirely on lymphoma. Their mission is to eradicate lymphoma and serve all people impacted by lymphoma.

National Breast Cancer Foundation

Founded based on personal experience, the National Breast Cancer Foundation focuses on educating women about breast cancer and the importance of early detection.

National Cervical Cancer Coalition

The National Cervical Cancer Coalition is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving women with, or at risk for cervical cancer and HPV.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network fights pancreatic cancer comprehensively, focusing on research, patient services, advocacy, and community. One of their goals for 2030 is to drive the 5-year survival rate from 10% to 20%.

Zero: The End of Prostate Cancer

An organization formed to stand up for men and families affected by prostate cancer, by becoming a political force for a cure.

Treatment Cost Assistance

Good Days

Good Days offers assistance to patients in a variety of areas. They offer copay assistance, travel assistance, premium assistance, and diagnostic testing assitance.

NeedyMeds

NeedyMeds is a national non-profit that connects patients with programs to help them afford their medication and healthcare costs.

Patient Services Inc.

Patient Services was founded by patients for patients to help with medication and healthcare costs, legal assistance, and support along the way.

The Assistance Fund

The Assistance Fund helps patients break down financial barriers by providing direct financial assistance.

The HealthWell Foundation

The HealthWell Foundation’s mission is to help underinsured patients with chronic and life-altering diseases get the care they need by reducing financial barriers.

The Lymphoma Research Foundation Patient Financial Aid Program

The Lymphoma Research Foundation offers a program for lymphoma patients to help with quality-of-life expenses.

The National Foundation for Transplants

Helps patients and families navigate the organ transplant journey by providing patient services, financial assistance, and transplant partnerships.

The Patient Access Network Foundation

Help underinsured patients with life-threatening, chronic, and rare disease get the care they need by assisting with out-of-pocket costs and advocating for improved access and affordability.

The Patient Advocate Foundation

Non-profit organization providing case management services and financial aid to patients with chronic, life threatening, and debilitating illnesses.

Legal Assistance

The Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC)

National dedicated center for patients, survivors, caregivers, and healthcare professionals to access confidential cancer-related legal information and resources at no cost.

Survivorship

Triage Cancer

A national non-profit organization providing education on practical and legal issues that can impact cancer patients and their caregivers. They educate with free events, materials, and resources.

Travel Assistance

Air Charity Network

Coordinates free flights for children and adults with medical needs. The network has volunteer pilots across all 50 states in the United States.

Along Comes Hope

Helps families of children with cancer by providing financial assistance for travel to and from treatments.

Angel Flight East

A non-profit organization that provides children and adults with medical conditions free travel to treatments that are far from home.

LifeLine Pilots

Facilitates free air transportation through volunteer pilots for financially burdened passengers with medical and humanitarian needs.

Mercy Medical Angels

Mercy Medical Angels knows that life-saving care can sometimes be far away. They remove the barrier to medical care by providing free medical transportation services.

PALS (Patient AirLift Services)

Patient AirLift Services arranges free air transportation for patients needing medical diagnosis, treatment, or follow-up when they cannot afford to fly commercially.

The Corporate Angel Network

The Corporate Angel Network flies cancer patients to treatment at no cost in empty seats on private and corporate planes.