Advocacy and Support Groups
Cancer and Careers
Cancer and Careers empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events. Through their website, free publications, career coaching, and a series of support groups and educational seminars for employees with cancer, Cancer and Careers strives to eliminate fear and uncertainty for working people with cancer.
Cancer Care provides complimentary assistance to people with all types of cancer.
Cancer Hope Network
Cancer Hope Network offers free, confidential one-to-one support to cancer patients undergoing cancer treatment and their families, using trained volunteers who have had a similar experience.
Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC)
Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) is a joint program of Disability Rights Legal Center and Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. The CLRC provides information and education about cancer-related legal issues to the public through its national telephone assistance line.
Cancer Support Community
Cancer Support Community offers a global network of education and hope for cancer patients and their loved ones.
Fertile Hope is a national LIVESTRONG initiative dedicated to providing reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.
FORCE provides support and information for women at risk or diagnosed with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
IMERMAN ANGELS carefully matches a person touched by cancer with someone who has fought and survived the same type of cancer – a Mentor Angel. Matches are also provided for cancer caregivers to benefit from someone who is uniquely familiar with this experience. The service is free and available to anyone touched by any type of cancer.
Stupid Cancer is a non-profit organization that empowers young adults affected by cancer and serves as a bullhorn for the young adult cancer movement. The organization’s charter is to ensure that no one goes unaware of the age-appropriate support resources they are entitled to so they can get busy living.