American Cancer Society
Cancer information, General Resources & Insurance/Financial Assistance
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
General & Online Resources, Programs & Publications, Events, Policy & Advocacy
Phone: 1-877-NCCS-YES (622-7937)
Lung Cancer Alliance
Overview of Lung Cancer Information/Treatment, Support, Events, & Research
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
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)
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
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
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
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.
Website: http://www. http://cancerpathways.org
Consumer Safety Guide
We’re here to help you and your loved ones get the answers you need about consumer and medical products. We want to educate the public and ensure consumers are informed about defective medical products, dangerous drugs, and high-risk consumer products.
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.
A national non-profit of thyroid cancer survivors, family members, and health care professionals.
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)
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.
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..
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.
Mesothelioma Resource Hub
Mesothelioma Hub is an online resource that provides current and vital information on this terrible disease. We provide help to patients and families right from the beginning stages covering symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and support options. Often times, the scariest moment for new patients is directly after diagnosis. We are here to be a one-stop shop, guiding people to make the right choices after they find out that they have this disease.
Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive and malignant cancer linked to asbestos exposure. Also known as asbestos cancer, it occurs in the lining of the lungs, abdomen and heart, and has a very poor prognosis. As such, Mesothelioma.net offers nearly 5x the amount of information as other resources, including complementary modalities, mental health support and updated information about legislation and environmental safety.
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.
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.
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.