Asante Support Groups

Organization: Samaritan Health Services

Often cancer patients find comfort in company. It helps to share with others who are experiencing similar feelings, and that's why we encourage you to connect with support groups in our community. Call for a list of active support groups.

Asbestos

Organization: Mesothelioma Center

The Asbestos resource offers help and hope to families affected by mesothelioma. They have created the most extensive Mesothelioma support and information source online. Their organization provides free informational books, packets and a Patient Advocacy program that works 1-on-1 with individuals to help them find local doctors, treatment centers and support groups. Their website is also HON (Health on the Net) Certified and all of the information and services we provide are completely free of charge.

Asian Pacific Islander Cancer Education Materials Tool

Organization: American Cancer Society

Use this search tool to find cancer information in Asian or Pacific Islander languages. These materials have been screened by the contributing organizations/programs for medical accuracy and cultural relevance. The contributors remain solely responsible for the content of their materials. All materials remain copyrighted and property of the contributors providing them.

Ask a Career Coach

Organization: Cancer and Careers

Get answers from Cancer and Careers' professional career coaches by starting a discussion. Or, read posts from your peers on topics like planning, communication strategies and career change.

Ask A Genetic Counselor

Organization: Bright Pink

Meeting with a genetic counselor face-to-face can feel like a big move. We've created an in-between step where you can ask a certified genetic counselor a specific question to help you start your risk assessment journey.

Ask an Expert

Organization: Hairy Cell Leukemia Foundation

Do you have a question about hairy cell leukemia? We have assembled the worlds leading clinicians and researchers in hairy cell leukemia through our Centers of Excellence and they are available to respond to your questions. Fill out the contact form below and submit your inquiry to our experts. Your question will be answered via email as quickly as possible.

Ask an Expert

Organization: Hospice Foundation of America

Ask HFA provides confidential guidance to patients, families and other interested parties regarding care at the end of life. We have answered thousands of inquiries and have categorized some of the more frequently asked questions (FAQ). If you require more detailed information or a personalized answer, fill out the form below. We will try to respond to your inquiry within 24 hours.This form should not be used for any emergency medical situation or time-sensitive need.

Ask Dr. Durie

Organization: International Myeloma Foundation

IMF Chairman and Co-Founder Brian G.M. Durie, MD welcomes your questions about the latest myeloma treatments, research, controversies and quality of life issues. If you have a question you think might be of interest to the myeloma community, please send to askdrdurie@myeloma.org!

Ask The Expert

Organization: Living Beyond Breast Cancer

Our ask-the-expert series will help answer your questions about breast cancer, whether you are newly diagnosed, in treatment or years beyond treatment. Each month, we ask a breast cancer expert to respond to your questions on a specific topic during an ask-the-expert residency. Answers to select questions will be posted on our website on an ongoing basis throughout the month.

Assistance for Cancer

Organization: Asset Funding Corp

Asset Funding Corp. can relieve your financial hardship by providing funds for medical care, mortgages and other living expenses.

Assistance Programs

Organization: St. Charles Cancer Center

Provides assistance with gas cards, groceries, utilities and/or rent for cancer patients while in treatment.

Association of Cancer Online Resources

Organization: American Association of Cancer Online Resources

ACOR is a unique collection of online cancer communities designed to provide timely and accurate information in a supportive environment. It is a free lifeline for everyone affected by cancer & related disorders.

Be Inspired

Organization: Cancerhawk

Messages of hope and inspiration can provide comfort and encouragement when we need it most. A few words from someone who has shared a similar journey often times gives us the strength we need to fight for another day. Do you have a favorite message that inspires you? Please share it with us. What you say might just brighten someone elses day.

Bear-Able Gifts

Organization: Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation

Through the Bear-Able Gifts Program, the largest supplier of gifts to children with cancer in North America, we deliver gifts to thousands of children each year. Items such as board games, toys, crayons, coloring books, markers, video games, puzzles, books, teddy bears, craft kits…all sorts of things that make children smile and laugh…are distributed to hospitals across the country.

Beauty For a Day (Women Only)

Organization: Wellness Place

Beauty For a Day is held every other month for women in various stages of their journey with Cancer and one guest. On a Sunday afternoon, members of the community volunteer and come together to pamper these women. The women receive a Jelly foot soak, manicure, chair massage, tips on makeup and a makeover and are fitted for a wig as well as treated to a delicious lunch. They also receive a gift bag as they leave.

Beauty Over Cancer

Organization: Gary Manuel Salon

Gary Manuel Salon is proud to announce Beauty Over Cancer, a new program to help people with cancer. In the program, patients can receive complimentary services at Gary Manuel Salon such as last-hair parties, wig advice and trims, and head shavings.

Become a COTA Family

Organization: Children's Organ Transplant Association

The Childrens Organ Transplant Association (COTA) is ready to help you give your child a second chance at life. With more than twenty-five years of experience, COTA is the premier fundraising organization for families facing a life-saving transplant. Since 1986, families from throughout the nation, representing every ethnic, economic, religious and social background, have worked with COTA.

Become a Member

Organization: Pink-Link Breast Cancer Social Network

The Pink-Link Breast Cancer Social Network provides valuable community and support resources for women affected by Breast Cancer. Pink-Link is a nonprofit organization and all online services are free. Pink-Link's key service is an online database of Breast Cancer survivors, family members and friends. Connecting with other survivors creates an intimate and personal link between those going through breast cancer treatment and those that have completed their treatment. Our website is an honest and real forum to share and support those with breast cancer.

Being a Caregiver

Organization: Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation

Providing care for a loved one who is battling pancreatic cancer is no small undertaking. While there are professionals who can be hired as in-home caregivers (hospice physicians, nurses, home health aides), often it is a spouse, partner, child, close friend, or family member who leads the care of a pancreatic cancer patient. Playing the role of caregiver is a challenge unto itself, and can be a serious, all-encompassing commitment. It is something that few people can do alone.

Bereavement and Grief Services

Organization: Hospice of Anchorage

Provides support groups and services to those who are grieving or have experienced the death of a loved one. Please call or visit the website for additional information.