General Cancer Resources

American Cancer Society

Cancer information, General Resources & Insurance/Financial Assistance

Phone: 1-800-227-2345
Website: www.cancer.org

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

General & Online Resources, Programs & Publications, Events, Policy & Advocacy

Phone: 1-877-NCCS-YES (622-7937)
Website: www.canceradvocacy.org

Lung Cancer Alliance

Overview of Lung Cancer Information/Treatment, Support, Events, & Research
Phone: 1-800-298-2436
Website: http://www.lungcanceralliance.org

Cancer Care

Resources for Patients & Survivors, Caregivers & Loved Ones, Patient Support, Counseling via phone up to 6, 30 min. free short-term sessions, Financial Assistance, Co-Payment Assistance

Phone: 1-800-813-4673
Website: http://www.cancercare.org

Cancer Hope Network

Matched cancer patients or family members with trained volunteer cancer survivors who themselves have undergone and recovered from a similar cancer experience. Patient Support, stories of hope (online)

Phone: 1-800-552-4366
Website: www.cancerhopenetwork.org

ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Breast Cancer information hotline. Offers peer-peer mentor support by matching patients with survivors and caregivers with other caregivers. Information online on how to receive a mentor

Phone: 800-977-4121
Website: www.abcdbreastcancersupport.org

Cancer Information Service

A federally funded program that is an essential part of the National Cancer Institute’s cancer education and information efforts.  Live Chat is available M-F 8am-11pm EST.

Phone: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237) M-F 8am-8pm EST
Website: http://www.cancer.gov/contact

Crisis Clinic

A non-profit organization that provides immediate, confidential assistance for people in emotional distress and in need of help.

Phone: 1-866-4CRISIS (427-4747) or 206-461-3222
Website:  http://www.crisisclinic.org

Cancer Pathways

Formerly Gilda’s Club, Cancer Pathways offers programs of education, support, and community options for men, women, teens and children living with cancer along with their families and friends. Programs are offered in Seattle and throughout the State with collaborating partners in varied locations such as hospitals, community centers and schools.

Phone: 206-709-1400
Website: http://www. http://cancerpathways.org

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

The world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Phone: 1-914-949-5213
Website: http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org/hm_lls

 

ThyCa

A national non-profit of thyroid cancer survivors, family members, and health care professionals.

Phone:1-877-588-7904
Website:  http://www.thyca.org/

Washington Lung Association

Committed to saving lives by preventing lung disease and improving lung health for the people of Washington State through research, education, community service and advocacy.

Phone: 1-800-LUNGUSA (586-4872)
Website: http://www.lung.org/about-us/local-associations/washington.html?

Merkel Cell Carcinoma Seattle Support Group

This flexible, open discussion group is for anyone touched by MCC (patients, spouses, family and friends) from the Seattle area and out of state. This is an informal opportunity to meet others coping with MCC, share stories and information, answer questions and provide support.  We have first-hand knowledge and experience to share about treatments, clinical research trials and coping with MCC.

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/merkelcellcarcinomaseattle/home

Mesothelioma Treatment Community 

Mesothelioma Treatment Community is dedicated to the assistance and guidance of asbestos and mesothelioma victims around the world. We exist to not only inspire hope during these unbearable times but to also provide palliative care and comprehensive information through our website, resources, and educational videos. By being the largest resource for mesothelioma treatment options and complementary therapies for cancer, we are designed to help guide patients and their loved ones toward the answers and support they need to improve their quality of life, prognosis, and life expectancy..

Phone: 1-888-322-3075
Website: https://www.treatmesothelioma.org/

MesotheliomaHelp

MesotheliomaHelp offers resources for those fighting mesothelioma, such as information on treatment options, a free downloadable eBook, articles written by medical professionals and patients, and an essay scholarship that helps spread awareness.  A diagnosis of these cancers can feel overwhelming, but you don’t have to deal with it alone. 

Phone: 1-877-637-6843
Website: http://www.mesotheliomahelp.org

Drug Center

Resource with information on medications and cancer treatment. Provides helpful material for cancer patients’ health, and support resources for patients with pharmaceutical-related legal issues.

Phone: 844-882-1187
Website: https://www.drugcenter.com/legal-resources/  

Navigating Cancer   

Patients can create and manage a secure patient health record, keep a daily record of their wellbeing and side effects, and create summary reports that can be shared with their healthcare team to receive the best care.

Phone:  1-800-925-4456
Website:  http://www.navigatingcancer.com

 

Tuck Sleep

Tuck Sleep is a community devoted to improving sleep hygiene, health and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources. Tuck’s guide to Sleep and Cancer includes details on recent research studies, sleep-related side effects of common cancer treatments, and possible solutions for cancer patients struggling with sleep disorders during and after treatment.

Website: https://www.tuck.com/sleep-and-cancer/