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Patient Resources

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN)

BCAN is on the front-lines advocating for greater public awareness and increased funding for research to identify effective treatments, and eventually, a cure for bladder cancer.

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Bright Pink

Bright Pink is the only national non-profit organization focusing on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women while providing support for high-risk individuals.

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CancerCare

CancerCare is a national nonprofit providing free, professional support services to people affected by cancer. Services include counseling, support groups, educational publications, workshops, and financial assistance. All services are provided by professional oncology social workers and are completely free of charge.

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Cancer Support Community

As the largest professionally led nonprofit network of cancer support worldwide, the Cancer Support Community (CSC) is dedicated to ensuring that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.

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Fight Colorectal Cancer

Fight Colorectal Cancer is a leading patient advocacy group in colorectal cancer and an active participant in cancer research and advocacy on the Hill. The organization has grown to become an organization known for our colorectal cancer awareness, advocacy, patient education, and research programs. They offer support for patients, family members, and caregivers, and they serve as a resource for colorectal cancer advocates, policymakers, medical professionals, and healthcare providers.

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Red Door Community

Formerly known as Gilda’s Club, Red Door Community is New York City’s preeminent nonprofit cancer support organization helping everyone and anyone impacted by cancer. A welcoming place that provides a full complement of FREE cancer support, emotional and educational programs, and healthy lifestyle workshops online and in-person.

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God’s Love We Deliver

God’s Love We Deliver is the New York metropolitan area’s leading not-for-profit provider of life-sustaining meals and nutritional counseling or people living with life-threatening illnesses. God’s Love supports families by providing meals for the children and senior caregivers of its clients free of charge.

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Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research

The Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research is focused on finding a cure for pancreatic cancer, and empowering the patients and families whose lives are touched by this disease. Founded in 1997, the foundation funds groundbreaking scientific research, provides patient education and support, and sustains hope that this cancer will be eradicated once and for all.

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society®

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS) is a global leader in the fight against cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world, provides free information and support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care.

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Oncology Nutrition

The Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics aims to optimize the health of persons with cancer and cancer survivors, and to contribute to cancer prevention efforts through food and nutrition.

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Share Cancer Support

Share Cancer Support is the leading ovarian and breast cancer organization, offering support for women with breast cancer, metastatic breast cancer, and ovarian cancer.

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Stupid Cancer

Stupid Cancer is a non-profit organization that empowers young adults affected by cancer through innovative and award-winning programs and services. They are the nation’s largest support community for this underserved population and serves as a bullhorn for the young adult cancer movement.

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Young Survival Coalition

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.

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Susan G. Komen

Susan G. Komen is the world’s leading nonprofit breast cancer organization, working to save lives by meeting the most critical needs of our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure the disease. Komen’s comprehensive 360-degree approach advocates for policies that protect patients, drive research breakthroughs, improve access to high-quality care, offer personalized patient support and empower people with evidence-based information. Komen is committed to conquering aggressive and deadly breast cancers to help people live longer, better lives and ensuring all people get the care they need to achieve health equity.

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