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Health Journey Support | Patient Support

It is not easy to deal with cancer. Coping with side effects, feelings, and access to prescriptions can be overwhelming. This brochure provides a listing of websites that have patient support tools and resources for people with cancer.

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Patient Support

It is not easy to deal with cancer. Coping with side effects, feelings, and access to prescriptions can be overwhelming. But you don't have to do it alone. Lots of reliable information is available. The following websites have patient support tools and resources for people with cancer:

American Cancer Society www.cancer.org

American Pain Foundation www.painfoundation.org

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) www.cancer.net

CancerCare www.cancercare.org

Cancer Support Community www.cancersupportcommunity.org

Family Caregiver Alliance www.caregiver.org

LUNGevity www.lungevity.org

National Cancer Institute www.cancer.gov

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship www.canceradvocacy.org

National Comprehensive Cancer Network www.nccn.org

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization www.nhpco.org

National Institutes of Health (NIH) ClinicalTrials.gov www.clinicaltrials.gov

Needy Meds www.needymeds.org

Partnership for Prescription Assistance www.pparx.org/

Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation www.panfoundation.org

Other resources

Most major pharmaceutical companies that make cancer treatments have patient assistance programs. These are designed to help with co-pays, free trials, and financial assistance.

The following organizations provide information and resources for patients and care teams dealing with a specific type of cancer:

American Lung Association www.lung.org

BreastCancer.org www.breastcancer.org

Breast Cancer Research Foundation www.bcrfcure.org

Colon Cancer Alliance www.ccalliance.org

Fight Colorectal Cancer www.fightcolorectalcancer.org

Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) www.melanoma.org

Prostate Cancer Foundation www.pcf.org

Skin Cancer Foundation www.skincancer.org

Zero: The End of Prostate Cancer www.zerocancer.org