Active in the search to cure childhood cancer. Involved with research, care, public awareness and fundraising. Information and e-newsletter. Voice: 1-800-458-6223 (Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5:30pm EST) Website: http://www.curesearch.org Verified: 4/4/2012
Provides educational materials and information on skin cancer and treatment. Voice: 1-800-754-6490 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm EST) Website: http://www.skincancer.org Verified: 4/4/2012
1-866-547-6222 Offers educational materials, online videos, workshops, and one-on-one networking with other men, whose loved one has breast cancer. Conducts National Male Caregivers Conference and regional training workshops. Voice: 1-866-547-6222 Website: http://www.menagainstbreastcancer.org/online_support/videoresources.php Verified: 7/24/2012
Provides education and legal counseling to cancer patients (relative to a diagnosis) concerning managed care, discrimination, insurance and financial issues. Voice: 1-800-532-5274 (Mon.-Thurs., 8am-8pm; Fri., 8:30am-7pm EST) Website: http://www.patientadvocate.org Verified: 4/4/2012
Helps cancer patients improve their appearance during treatment. Free workshops across the country. Voice: 1-800-227-2345 Website: http://lookgoodfeelbetter.org Verified: 4/4/2012
Studies family-linked cancer. Counseling, information on clinical trials, cancer and hereditary factors. Voice: 1-800-648-8133 (Mon.-Fri., 8am-4pm CST) Website: http://medicine.creighton.edu/hcc Verified: 4/3/2012
Provides general cancer resource information. Supports leading-edge research aimed at developing immunologic methods of preventing, treating and curing cancer. Voice: 1-800-992-2623 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm EST) Website: http:/www.cancerresearch.org Verified: 4/3/2012
Networks persons with cancer and home volunteers with same type of cancer. Free books about cancer. Voice: 1-800-433-0464 Website: http://blochcancer.org Verified: 4/4/2012
Free counseling for cancer patients and their families. Financial assistance, information and referrals, community and professional education. Teleconference programs. On-going telephone and in-person support groups. Voice: 1-800-813-4673(BILINGUAL) Website: http://www.cancercare.org Verified: 4/4/2012
Dedicated to advancing and supporting laboratory and clinical research that promotes the development of new therapies and techniques for early detection, screening and treatment of ovarian cancer. Educational outreach, public awareness projects, including videos and resource materials available. Voice: 1-800-873-9569 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-5:30pm EST) Website: http://www.ocrf.org Verified: 4/3/2012
Offers free professional housecleaning and maid services to improve the lives of women undergoing treatment for any type of cancer. Write: Cleaning For A Reason P.O. Box 146 Lewisville, TX 75067 Voice: 1-877-337-3348 Website: http://www.cleaningforareason.org Verified: 4/3/2012
One-on-one support offered to cancer patients and their families undergoing cancer treatment from trained volunteers who have survived cancer themselves. Voice: 1-877-467-3638 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-5:30pm EST) Website: http://www.cancerhopenetwork.org Verified: 4/4/2012
Information and referral on various issues related to cancer treatment, services, literature, transportation, equipment, encouragement and support. English, Spanish and Chinese speaking. Voice: (MULTILINGUAL) 1-800-227-2345 (24 hr.) Website: http://www.cancer.org Verified: 4/4/2012
Provides information about cancer and cancer-related resources to patients, the public and health professionals. Offers one-on-one smoking cessation counseling and literature. Free publications. Sponsored by National Cancer Institute. Voice: 1-800-422-6237 Website: http://www.cancer.gov Verified: 4/4/2012
Provides custom hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children (under age 21) with long-term medical hair loss. Uses donated hair. Write: Locks of Love 234 Southern Blvd. W. Palm Beach, FL 33405 Voice: 1-888-896-1588 Website: http://www.locksoflove.org Verified: 7/25/2012
1-888-793-9355 Write: Cancer Support Community 1050 17th Street NW, Ste 500 Washington, DC 20036 Voice: 1-888-793-9355 Website: http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 8/2/2012
Makes referrals to physicians who specialize in the treatment of gynecological cancer. Brochures, literature and online resources. Voice: 1-800-444-4441 Website: http://www.foundationforwomenscancer.org Verified: 4/4/2012
Information regarding familial cancers. Voice: 1-800-828-6622 Website: http://www.dana-farber.org Verified: 4/3/2012
Provides current medical information and counseling for cancer issues. Voice: 1-800-525-3777 (Mon.-Fri., 8:30-4:30pm MST) Verified: 4/3/2012
Information on breast cancer and breast health. Voice: (BILINGUAL) 1-877-465-6636 (Mon.-Thurs., 9am-7pm CST) Website: http://www5.komen.org Verified: 4/4/2012
Information, seminars, grants and newsletter on myeloma. Write: International Myeloma Foundation 12650 Riverside Drive, Ste. 206 North Hollywood, CA 91607 Voice: 1-800-452-2873 (Mon.-Fri., 8am-4pm PST) Website: http://www.myeloma.org Verified: 7/24/2012
Matches cancer patients with others with exact diagnosis for support. Voice: 1-800-345-6324 (Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm CST) Website: http://www.mdanderson.org/andersonnetwork Verified: 4/4/2012
Information on the warning signs of cancer, diagnostic tests and family history. Sponsored by Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Voice: 1-800-682-7426 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm EST) Website: http://ovariancancer.com Verified: 4/3/2012
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