For nearly 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we’re helping people stay well, helping people get well, finding cures, and fighting back against cancer.
Cancer Hope Network is a non-profit organization that provides free and confidential one-on-one support to cancer patients and their families. As our core offering, we match cancer patients or family members with trained volunteers who have themselves undergone and recovered from a similar cancer experience.
The Cancer Resource Foundation is a national nonprofit organization that advocates and provides support for the prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship of cancer through patient assistance, education and research.
FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered is a national nonprofit dedicated to the hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) community. With over 50 outreach groups throughout the U.S., and international affiliates, FORCE programs provide support, education, and awareness on behalf of individuals and families affected by HBOC, including women, men, survivors and previvors. FORCE also takes a leadership role in guiding research and policy affecting the high-risk community.
The Foundation for Women’s Cancer was founded by the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) in 1991. The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is a 501 (c) (3) not for profit organization dedicated to funding research and training, and ensuring education and public awareness of gynecologic cancer prevention, early detection and optimal treatment.
HIS Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation, Inc. is a registered 501C Non-Profit recognized by the state of New York and U.S. Co-Founded by Harvey I Singer and Vicki Singer Wolf who are both BRCA2 mutation carriers and are both Breast Cancer Survivors, along with their mother and aunt. HIS Breast Cancer was created to assist men and all others who are interested in learning the risks, treatments and prevention of male breast cancer as well as dealing with the emotional aspect of being a “guy with a woman’s disease”.
LFS Association provides a wide range of information, advocacy, and support services for individuals and families with Li Fraumeni Syndrome. We support a consortium of researchers, medical providers and caregivers to further research and promote optimal care for the LFS community.
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.
Our mission, as an alliance of leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education, is to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives.
The Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Survivors Network exists with the dual purpose of serving the needs of breast cancer survivors and the needs of health care professionals that care for breast cancer survivors. Our Foundation’s tagline: “Community, Education, Recovery, and Growth” expresses our mission for breast cancer survivors as they journey beyond active treatment.
We are a support group who aim to provide support and information to anyone whose lives are or have been affected by Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and Gardner’s Syndrome (FAP) plus Peutz Jegher’s Syndrome, Juvenile Polyposis and MYH (Mut Y Homolog) whether patient, family, friend or those with an interest in the Gene.
In 1985, compelled by the memory of her late father, Edward P. Richardson, who had died of cancer one year earlier, Carolyn Aldigé embarked on a mission. She founded the Prevent Cancer Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, with the hope of sparing others from the pain and suffering caused by cancer. Aldigé believed firmly that an emphasis on prevention, not just treatment, could help decrease cancer deaths and incidence rates. Since then, through its research, education and outreach efforts, the Foundation has worked hard to spread the prevention message to the public, spurring ground-breaking research and new ways to reach captive audiences.
PTEN World is for people with Cowden Syndrome/BRRS and their families and medical providers. Members may support each other on their profiles and in the discussion forum. If you are interested in learning more about our support group, then we hope you’ll sign up!
Sharsheret, Hebrew for “chain,” is a national not-for-profit organization supporting young Jewish women and their families facing breast cancer. Our mission is to offer a community of support to women, of all Jewish backgrounds, diagnosed with breast cancer or at increased genetic risk, by fostering culturally-relevant individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals, and related resources.
The mission of the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation is to raise awareness of triple negative breast cancer and to support scientists and researchers in their effort to determine the definitive causes of triple negative breast cancer, so that effective detection, diagnosis, prevention and treatment can be pursued and achieved.
The mission of Triple Step Toward the Cure is to fight triple negative breast cancer by:
EDUCATING the public about triple negative breast cancer and supporting efforts to discover the cause of the disease, viable treatment options, and a cure;
ENCOURAGING women diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer as they battle the disease by providing emotional and financial support; and
EMPOWERING women at risk for the disease in underserved communities to be proactive and make informed decisions to ensure optimal health and wellness.
Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. YSC offers resources, connections and outreach so women feel supported, empowered and hopeful.