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Cancer Survivors Gathering Place
This website focuses on cancer survivors, providing an active bulletin board, chat rooms, links and inspirational material.
www.geocities.com/cancer_survivors

Cancervive
Helps cancer survivors overcome the challenges of "life after cancer". In addition to support groups, they provide educational materials, insurance information and assistance, and advocacy.
1-800-486-2873
www.cancervive.org

Exceptional Cancer Patients
Provides emotional support and education for people living with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses
814-337-8192
www.ecap-online.org

Fertile Hope
A nonprofit organization dedicated to helping cancer patients with fertility issues.
1-888-994-4673
www.fertilehope.org

Gilda's Club
Provides social and emotional support to cancer patients, their families and friends. Lectures, workshops, networking groups, special events, and a children's program are available.
1-888-445-3248
www.gildasclub.org

Hole in the Wall Gang Camp
Actor Paul Newman helped start this summer camp in Connecticut for children with cancer other serious blood diseases. Other family events are held throughout the year.
860-429-3444
www.holeinthewallgang.org

Kids Konnected
Kids Konnected offers a variety of support services free to children, ages 3-18, who have a parent with cancer or who have lost a parent to cancer. Their unique services provide friendship, understanding, education, and support through kids helping kids.
1-800-899-2866
www.kidskonnected.org

Mothers Supporting Daughters with Breast Cancer (MSDBC)
Provides one-on-one support by mother volunteers who have had a daughter diagnosed with breast cancer. Distributes a mother's handbook and daughter's companion brochure.
410-778-1982
www.mothersdaughters.com

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)
A network of groups and individuals that offer support to cancer survivors and their loved ones. It provides information and resources on cancer support, advocacy and quality-of-life issues.
877-622-7937
www.canceradvocacy.org

National Family Caregivers Association
Provides educational and emotional support for family caregivers.
1-800-896-3650
www.nfcacares.org

Vital Options and "The Group Room" Cancer Radio Talk Show
Sponsors a weekly syndicated call-in cancer radio talk show called "The Group Room". Listeners can participate in the show during its broadcast very Sunday from 4pm - 6pm. EST. A live web simulcast available on the website.
1-800-477-7666
www.vitaloptions.org

The Wellness Community
Provides free psychological and emotional support to cancer patients and their families. They offer support groups on stress reduction and cancer education workshops, nutrition guidance, exercise sessions, and social events.
1-888-793-9355
www.wellness-community.org
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