Mesothelioma Prognosis Network

Organization: Mesothelioma Prognosis Network

MesotheliomaPrognosis.com is dedicated to providing free information and resources to those affected by mesothelioma cancer.

24 Hour Peer Support

Organization: American Childhood Cancer Organization

American Childhood Cancer Organization introduced an online community to our members and friends in 2008. In partnership with Inspire, a company that builds and manages online healthcare communities, we've created a place where you can connect with others who know what you are going through.

4th Angel Patient & Caregiver Mentoring Program

Organization: The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin the journey towards recovery.

A Camp to Remember

Organization: Tamarack Grief Resource Center

Set amidst Montana's pines and mountain lakes, A Camp to Remember Youth Camp is a fun, supportive, and healing summer camp for kids age 8 to 14 who are grieving the death of a loved one. A Camp to Remember Youth Camp offers kids unique opportunities for grief work and commemorative activities. Under the guidance of professionals with expertise in bereavement and outdoor activities, grieving and remembering are balanced with a healthy dose of traditional camp fun: swimming, canoeing, kayaking, campfires, games, singing, arts and crafts, treasure hunts, nature walks, and secret pals.

A Guide to the Sarcoma Universe

Organization: Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative

This online resource is like a map for the sarcoma journey, complete with empowering insights that have been shared and discussed in sarcoma support groups.

A Network for Grateful Living

Organization: A Network for Grateful Living

Provides education and support for the practice of grateful living as a global ethic, inspired by the teachings of Br. David Steindl-Rast and colleagues. Gratefulness the full response to a given moment and all it contains is a universal practice that fosters personal transformation, cross-cultural understanding, interfaith dialogue, intergenerational respect, nonviolent conflict resolution, and ecological sustainability.

A Shelter for Cancer Families (ASCF)

Organization: A Shelter For Cancer Families

A Shelter for Cancer Families (ASCF) provides free tangible support in the Texas Medical Center to families affected by cancer based on their needs, regardless of age, cancer type, treatment status or income.

A Touch of Strength' Support Group

Organization: Providence Health & Services, St. Peter's Hospital

A Touch of Strength provides a forum for mutual problem solving and support for breast cancer patients. It is held on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

About Brain Tumors -Types and Treatment

Organization: Brain Tumor Network

Before considering brain tumor treatment options, it is important to know which of the more than 120 types of brain tumors you are dealing with, as well as location and origin. The Brain Tumor Network serves to help you gain clear, relevant information about potential treatments so you can have productive discussions with your physicians.

Academic Scholarship for Survivors

Organization: Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF)

In 2000, PAF Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Nancy Davenport-Ennis established the Scholarship for Survivors program to honor these individuals by offering educational scholarships to those who have suffered (or are suffering) a life threatening disease or chronic condition. These students have, despite their disease/condition, excelled academically, served the community, and desire to pursue a secondary education.

ACS Lodging Programs

Organization: American Cancer Society

These programs allow for patients to find free places to stay when they travel for cancer treatment.

Active Women/Healthy Women

Organization: Team Survivor Northwest

Team Survivor Northwest provides free fitness programs for women cancer survivors and women living with cancer. Becoming or staying active can help you in cancer recovery and beyond, and our goal is to bring you programs that can get you started and/or keep you active! This Active Women Healthy Women class is held on Thursdays 3:00-4:00pm at the Highline Cancer Center in the Meditation Room. It is designed as a yoga class to work on strength, flexibility and stress reduction.

Active Women/Healthy Women

Organization: Team Survivor Northwest

Team Survivor Northwest provides free fitness programs for women cancer survivors and women living with cancer. This whole-body training class incorporates functional movement, strength, balance, and core training in a circuit-style class format, which wraps up with a group stretch session. It is held on Thursdays from 6:30 - 7:30 pm in the Sportzal Fitness Studio. No sign up is required, simply join TSNW as a member and just show up!

Active Women/Healthy Women

Organization: Team Survivor Northwest

Team Survivor Northwest provides free fitness programs for women cancer survivors and women living with cancer. If you are new to exercise, if you want to regain strength after a long treatment, or if you don’t know how to start exercise after cancer, this class is for you. It is held on Mondays from 7-8 pm in Auditorium B at the Swedish Cancer Institute, Main Hospital. No sign up is required, simply join TSNW as a member and just show up!

Active Women/Healthy Women

Organization: Team Survivor Northwest

Team Survivor Northwest provides free fitness programs for women cancer survivors and women living with cancer. This Active Women Healthy Women class is on Mondays from 6:30 - 7:30 pm at Swedish Hospital in Issaquah on the main floor of the hospital in the "Flex Space Room". No sign up is required, simply join TSNW as a member and just show up!

Active Women/Healthy Women

Organization: Team Survivor Northwest

Team Survivor Northwest provides free fitness programs for women cancer survivors and women living with cancer. This one-hour class is held on Monday nights at 4:30 - 5:30 pm in a private outpatient, physical therapy clinic, called Discovery Physical Therapy in Port Hadlock, Washington. In the class you sit on Swedish Gym balls lift hand weights, leg weights and use thera bands – all for resistance. It focuses on balance, hand and eye coordination, along with core and deep diaphragmatic breathing. No sign up is required, simply join TSNW as a member and just show up!

Active Women/Healthy Women

Organization: Team Survivor Northwest

Team Survivor Northwest provides free fitness programs for women cancer survivors and women living with cancer. This class is held Saturdays from 10-11 am at the Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercise Room at Swedish Cherry Hill – a safe and clean environment with lots of equipment that is perfect for survivors. No sign up is required, simply join TSNW as a member and just show up!

Active Women/Healthy Women

Organization: Team Survivor Northwest

Team Survivor Northwest provides free fitness programs for women cancer survivors and women living with cancer. This strength training class is on Wednesdays from 5:30 - 6:30 pm at the Queen Anne Community Center Gym. Learn how to train safely whatever your current level of fitness and gain permanent skills that can be used in any fitness setting. No sign up is required, simply join TSNW as a member and just show up!

Adult Ependymoma Support Group

Organization: T.H.E. Brain Trust

The Adult Ependymoma Online Support Group is a private email list consisting of over 100 patients and caregivers. The group is hosted by T.H.E. BRAIN TRUST. The size of this group is consistent with the rarity of ependymomas in adults. Our tight-knit, online community is a strong emotional and medical support system. Members have expressed numerous times how invaluable this connection is to their survival in the complicated world of brain tumors.

Adult Support Programs - Bereavement

Organization: Cancer Pathways

For anyone who has lost a loved one to cancer. Held at Kaiser Permanente Bellevue on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 6:30-8:30pm. Please call for more information.