Whether you're looking for a support group, counseling, financial assistance, transportation to and from treatment, or information about cancer, the resource links below are a good place to start.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
The Commission on Cancer is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and the quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) advocates for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer and provides tools that empower people to advocate for themselves. Founded by and for cancer survivors, NCCS created the widely accepted definition of survivorship and defines someone as a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis and for the balance of life.
Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition
This organization is a coalition of financial assistance organizations that provide information and connection to available financial resources for cancer patients.
Cancer Legal Resource Center
The Cancer Legal Resource Center provides information regarding legal issues facing patients and families, including employment, health insurance, estate planning, advance directives and government benefits.
CancerCare is a national organization serving all cancer patients and their families by providing free, professional support services. Programs include financial assistance, telephone counseling, referral for resources and telephone support groups.
ClinicalTrials.gov provides patients, family members, healthcare professionals and members of the public easy access to information on clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), through its National Library of Medicine (NLM), has developed this site in collaboration with all NIH facilities and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is one of 27 institutes and centers that comprise the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The NCI's main responsibilities include coordinating the National Cancer Program; conducting and supporting cancer-related research; training physicians and scientists; and disseminating state-of-the-art information about cancer detection, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, control, palliative care and survivorship
National Comprehensive Cancer Network
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), is a not-for-profit alliance of 21 of the world's leading cancer centers, and is dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer.
Needymeds provides up to date information and links to prescription assistance programs, disease based assistance programs, and coupons for commonly used over the counter and prescription medicines.
Smokefree.gov provides information to help you and/or someone you love quit smoking.
Tobacco Quit Line
Tobacco Quit Line NC is a free, confidential program that provides one-on-one support and resources to help anyone stop tobacco use.
*All offerings are not available at each Levine Cancer Institute facility site. Please visit our cancer events page for more information.