CANCER RESOURCES

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General

American Cancer Society – 800-ACS-2345

Cancer Care, Inc. – 800-813-HOPE (4673)

Cancer and Careers – Dedicated to empowering and educating people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events

Cancer Net – Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Wig and Cap Boutique for Cancer Patients

National Cancer Institute – 1-800-4-CANCER (800-422-6237)

National Comprehensive Cancer Network – An alliance of 21 of the world’s leading cancer centers dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of cancer care

Pregnant with Cancer

Joe's House

A non-profit that helps cancer patients and their families find a place to stay when traveling away from home for medical treatment.

Breast

BeBrightPink.org – Education and support for young women who are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer.

Breastcancer.org

Breast Cancer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Breast Cancer, National Cancer Institute

JD Breast Cancer Foundation – Empowers women diagnosed with breast cancer to make educated decisions about their health and future while providing coping strategies and a supportive environment. Also provides emergency financial assistance. 216.791.9447

Northern Ohio Breast Cancer Coalition

Pink Ribbons Project – Using the arts, Pink Ribbons Project saves lives and improves the quality of life for those touched by breast cancer.

Young Survival Coalition For women under age 40 who are diagnosed with breast cancer

SHARE – self-help for women with breast or ovarian cancer 

Hotlines answered by women with breast or ovarian cancer

Breast Cancer: 212-382-2111

Breast Cancer toll-free in English & Spanish: 866-891-2392

Ovarian Cancer: 212-719-1204

Ovarian Cancer toll-free: 866-537-4273

Espanol (seno y ovario): 212-719-4454

Sharsheret – Hebrew for “chain,” Sharsheret is a national not-for-profit organization supporting young women and their families, of all Jewish backgrounds, facing breast cancer

Susan G. Komen for the Cure 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636)

Cervical and Gynecological

Cervical Cancer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cervical Cancer, National Cancer Institute

“Inside Knowledge” about Gynecologic Cancer, Centers for Disease Control

Lung

Lung Cancer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lung Cancer, National Cancer Institute

LungCancer.org

Mesothelioma Center
An organization that works with individuals affected by lung cancer, mesothelioma and asbestosis to help them find local doctors, treatment centers and support

Ovarian

BeBrightPink.org
Education and support for young women who are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

Ovarian Cancer, American Cancer Society

Ovarian Cancer, CancerCare.org

Ovarian Cancer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ovarian Cancer, National Cancer Institute

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance

People Beating Ovarian Cancer

SHARE – self-help for women with breast or ovarian cancer

Hotlines answered by women with breast or ovarian cancer

  • Breast Cancer: 212-382-2111
  • Breast Cancer toll-free in English & Spanish: 866-891-2392
  • Ovarian Cancer: 212-719-1204
  • Ovarian Cancer toll-free: 866-537-4273
  • Espanol (seno y ovario): 212-719-4454

Treatment Options

Chemotherapy

Guide to Cancer Drugs, American Cancer Society

Chemotherapy information, American Cancer Society