Below is a list of resources for families and children with cancer, including organizations, websites, and support forums.
American Cancer Society – Cancer information, answers, and hope. Available every minute of every day.
American Childhood Cancer Organization – Provides information and support for children and adolescents with cancer and their families, to provide grassroots leadership through advocacy and awareness, and to support research leading to a cure for all children diagnosed with this life-threatening disease.
Caring Bridge – Caring Bridge’s mission is to amplify the love, hope and compassion in the world, making each health journey easier.
Childhood Cancer Support Group of Central Virginia – A support group for families diagnosed with cancer in central Virginia. This is a private, invitation only Facebook group. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request an invitation.
Children’s Cancer Research Fund – Funds cancer research and vital support services. Advocates for childhood cancer education and awareness.
CureSearch for Children’s Cancer – U.S. based nonprofit foundation that accelerates the search for cures for children’s cancer by driving innovation, overcoming research barriers and solving the field’s most challenging problems. CureSearch fights every day to make treatments and cures possible for the 43 children diagnosed with cancer each day.
National Cancer Institute – NCI is the nation’s leader in cancer research.
People Against Childhood Cancer (PAC2) – An advocacy community on a mission to raise awareness of childhood cancer. PAC2 strives to take ACTION as “One Voice United Against Childhood Cancer”!
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of their founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family’s ability to pay.
The National Children’s Cancer Society – The NCCS provides emotional, financial and educational support to children with cancer, their families and survivors.
The Simple Dollar’s “Guide to Paying for Cancer Treatments” – Receiving a cancer diagnosis can take a toll on a person’s life not only emotionally and physically but also financially. This resource outlines how to afford some of the most common cancer treatments. This guide discusses payment options, important questions to ask and recommendations from experienced medical professionals.
Wigs 4 Kids –is a nonprofit organization providing kids 3-18 new hair, new hope, and a chance to be themselves.
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