Cancer-Specific Resources

Resources by Cancer Type:

Bladder Cancer

American Bladder Cancer Society
bladdercancersupport.org

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
bcan.org, 1-888-901-2226

Online support community

Breast Cancer

4th Angel
4thangel.ccf.org, 1-866-520-3197

Telephone support for breast cancer patients and caregivers

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
abcdbreastcancersupport.org, 1-800-977-4121

Online/telephone support

CancerCare breast cancer support group
cancercare.org

Reach to Recovery Program
cancer.org, 1-800-227-2345

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer Alliance
ccalliance.org, 1-877-422-2030

Helpline by certified patient and family support navigators. Financial assistance programs, buddy programs and resource guides.

Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association (ECCA)

Links to Facebook and online communities for patient and caregivers for support and guidance.

Head and Neck Cancer

Head and Neck Cancer Alliance
headandneck.org, 1-866-792-4622

Patient helpline, online support community, financial resources, and education

Head and Neck Cancer Guide
headandneckcancerguide.org

Head and Neck cancer guide: resources for caregiver

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC)
spohnc.org, 1-800-377-0928

Leukemia & Lymphoma

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
lls.org, 1-800-955-4572

Information specialist, financial support, online chat, caregiver support, provide education, peer to peer support, etc.

Liver Cancer

American Liver Foundation
liverfoundation.org, 203-506-5516

Provides information on support groups, education materials, etc.

Blue Faery
bluefaery.org

The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association’s “Blue Faery” offers educational information, support resources, and private online community for patients and caregivers.

Smart Patients liver cancer forum
smartpatients.com

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Alliance
lungcanceralliance.org, 1-800-298-2436 or support@lungcanceralliance.org

Education materials, helpline and support, financial and other resources

Melanoma

CancerCare for melanoma
cancercare.org

Phone support group (15 week) that provides support, new ways to cope, practical information, communication between loved ones, increase feelings of hope. Website also has information on how to talk with children.

Impact Melanoma support groups
impactmelanoma.org

Telephone support group open to everyone on the first Tuesday of the month 5:45 p.m. Facilitator: Jane Masters, LICSW, 513-319-9729.

Caregiver support group every first Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. Kelli Braga: 978-922-3000 ext 2710.

“Billy’s Buddies” mentorship program: Connects you with someone that has had melanoma and gone through treatment.

Ovarian Cancer

CancerCare ovarian cancer patient support group
cancercare.org, 1-800-813-4673

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA)
ocrahope.org, 212-268-1002

Woman to Woman program pairs patient with trained volunteer to provide support and guidance. Connect with Inspire is an online support community.

Pancreatic Cancer

CancerCare Pancreatic Cancer Caregiver Support Group
cancercare.org, 1-800-813-4673

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
pancan.org, 1-877-573-9971 (helpline)

Provides education, online/telephone support groups, etc.

Prostate Cancer

Male Care
malecare.org

Provides different types of prostate cancer support groups for online

Prostate Cancer Support Group
Peter Bennett, LCSW, 503-418-3544 or bennetpe@ohsu.edu

Virtual support group for men with prostate cancer at 5-6:30pm on the first Tuesday of the month.

Us TOO Portland Support group
ustoo.org, 503-384-9952

Online support groups

Sarcoma

CancerCare sarcoma cancer pages
cancercare.org

Online support groups, education and podcast information

Sarcoma Alliance
sarcomaalliance.org

Peer-to-peer network/support and educational information

Uterine Cancer

CancerCare gynecological cancer patient support group
cancercare.org, 1-800-813-4673

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