From their website,
"This site maintains current information about thyroid cancer and support services available to people at any stage of testing, treatment, or lifelong monitoring for thyroid cancer, as well as their caregivers. It receives ongoing input and review from numerous thyroid cancer specialists. This site also serves as a resource for anyone interested in thyroid cancer survivors' issues."
A support program for young women survivors of breast cancer
Wonderful site with lots of helpful info and a great forum
Patient Advocate Foundation’s Co-Pay Relief Program (CPR) announces the launch of a pain fund to serve patients suffering with chronic pain. Patients and providers can contact the Co-Pay Relief Program toll-free at 1-866-512-3861 to initiate a request for assistance. In addition CPR also offers providers the opportunity to enroll patients into the program through a secure web based application service. Interested patients and providers should visit the program’s website at www.copays.org to register. Patients must financially and medically qualify to access co-payment assistance.
Christians Overcoming Cancer is a faith-based, non-profit organization passionate about helping Central Ohio cancer patients SUCCEED on their ROAD TO RECOVERY through Awareness, Emotional Support and Financial Relief.
We strive to educate low-to-moderate income men and women, especially those aged 18-45 in Central Ohio, of the importance of performing monthly self exams, early detection, seeking treatment immediately and gaining awareness.
We are an information resource for those who have been diagnosed with cancer or for those who provide support for a family member or friend while in treatment.
We support those diagnosed, through individual and group contact, with a 24 hour support network of individuals from various walks of life, willing to listen, attend treatment and help them understand the battle they face.
We offer various solutions to financial challenges individuals in treatment face as a result of seeking treatment or providing care for a family member.
Cancer Support Center for all types of cancer survivors and their families. The support center offers many actities such as yoga, Look Good Feel Good, support groups for survivors, support groups for caregivers, ects. This facility is located in Lutherville (minutes from Baltimore) Maryland.
Heavenly hats is a non profit organization that will ship new hats at no cost to cancer patients who are losing their hair. All one needs to do is go to the web site and complete a short questionere about what kind of hats you need and they will ship them to you. when I was under treatment they sent me several very nice hats and night caps which i used a lot. Wonderful organization with many kind people.
Cancer Family Care is a great organization available to help cancer patients and their families. They have been a great help for me in providing counseling service to work through the emotional baggage I haven't been able to face alone and in helping me get back on my feet. Additionally, I can't believe how much knowledge they have and I'm getting help figuring out medical care, testing I have not been able to afford in two years, help navigating the disabiltiy system and overall support. I wouldn't survive without them.
The Wellness Community is a wonderful resource to help cancer patients and their families. They offer may wonderful free meetings and classes to help work through the emotional stuff and learn to cope. I wish I could do something big to support them and return the favor of all they have done to support my journey.
If you need help, this is a wonderful place to begin! They are a national organization with locations in many cities.