The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) maintains a Web site for patients and caregivers, providing information on six common cancer treatment symptoms: fatigue, anorexia, pain, depression, neutropenia, and cognitive dysfunction.
The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF) was established by the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) in 1991 as a not-for profit charitable organization to raise funds to support philanthropic programs to benefit women who have, or who are at risk for, developing a gynecologic cancer.
The mission of Gilda's Club is to provide places where people with cancer and their families and friends join with others to build social and emotional support as a supplement to medical care. Free of charge and nonprofit, Gilda's Club offers support and networking groups, lectures, workshops and social events in a nonresidential, home-like setting. Funding is solicited from individuals, corporations, and foundations.
Obtains life insurance for many survivors of all major illness including: Bladder Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cancer (nonspecific), Cervix Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Lymphoma, Ovarian Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Skin Cancer and Testicular Cancer.
Take part in an informative and friendly forum for sufferers of skin diseases and disorders, complaints and all forms of skin trauma. Common topics include Acne Rosacea, Eczema, Psoriasis and Cancer.
The KDH Hodgkin's Disease Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation established in 1999 by Kimberly and Randi Holland. Kimberly was diagnosed in March 1994 with Stage IIB Hodgkin's Disease and is still currently undergoing treatments for the disease. The Foundation funds clinical trials, research and publications relating to finding a cure for Hodgkin's Disease. Donations to this foundation will be forwarded to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. (PanCAN) is a non-profit public benefit organization that is the premier voice for the pancreatic cancer community.
PanCAN is dedicated to focusing national attention on the need to find a cure for and ultimately to eliminate pancreatic cancer.
This will be accomplished by providing public and professional education that embraces the urgent need for more research, effective treatments, and early detection and prevention programs.
AFSE Pilots donate their time and aircraft to fly those in financial and medical need. There is never a charge for our service.
Fertile Hope is a nonprofit organization addressing the profound reproductive needs of cancer patients before, during and after treatment!
Started in November 2001 Intent is not to raise money for research but to fund education and patient support programs.