Support Groups

National Cancer Institute Website

National Cancer Institute - this site lists clinical research studies open around the country

CancerCare - a national cancer-support group, has more than 45 oncology social workers that help patients research information on their particular type of cancer for no cost.

Alliance for Lung Cancer Advocacy, Support, & Education (ALCASE)
800-298 2436

Centerwatch - lists clinical trials, clinical research and new drug therapies in research and approved by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA).

Colon Cancer Alliance 
877-422 2030

Colorectal Cancer Network
301-879 1500

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
800-955 4572

Kidney Cancer Association
800-850 9132

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship - run by cancer survivors, provides information and links to sites by cancer type.
877-622 7937

Association of Cancer Online Resources - more than 150 online chat groups where cancer patients offer help and suggestions to other members.

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
202-331 1332

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
877-272 6226

The Wellness Community
888-793 WELL

Us TOO, International
800-808 7866

Vital Options International
818-788 5225

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization
800-221 2141

American Cancer Society
800-ACS 2345

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
703-299 0150

National Comprehensive Cancer Network
888-909 6226

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
800-658 8898

American Society of Clinical Oncology
People Living with Cancer
703-797 1914

Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative
877-520 4457

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

OncoLink - Founded by the University of Pennsylvania cancer researcher, offers information on cancer treatments and research advances

The Lustgarten Foundation