Cancer Support Groups

Listed below are publicly available resources for patients, caregivers, and patient advocates. Note that ECOG-ACRIN does not endorse the organizations listed below, nor does it have any involvement in the services and advice that these organizations provide. We are providing this list to readers as a resource to gain additional information. Please read our Disclaimer.

Cancer TypeResource and Link to Info
AnyAmerican Association for Cancer Research
AnyAmerican Cancer Society 
AnyAmerican Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

American Psychosocial Oncology Society (coping and financial resources). Call the Helpline at 1-866-276-7443 to find emotional support in your community. 

AnyCancerforward (for cancer survivors)
AnyCancer Information and Support Network
AnyCancer.Net by the American Society of Clinical Oncology
AnyCancer Support Community
AnyFriends of Cancer Research (for science policy)
AnyNational Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
AnyNational Patient Advocate Foundation
AnyPatient Advocate Foundation
AnyPatient Resource (free publications by cancer type)
AnyPrevent Cancer Foundation
AnyResearch Advocacy Network
Bile DuctCholangiocarcinoma Foundation
BladderBladder Cancer Advocacy Network by the Leukemia Research Foundation
BloodInternational Myeloma Foundation
BloodLeukemia & Lymphoma Society
BloodMultiple Myeloma Research Foundation
BrainAmerican Brain Tumor Association
BrainNational Brain Tumor Society
BreastBreast Cancer Research Foundation
BreastDr. Susan Love Research Foundation
BreastJohn W. Nick Foundation (for male breast cancer awareness)
BreastLiving Beyond Breast Cancer
BreastMetastatic Breast Cancer Alliance
BreastMetastatic Breast Cancer Network
BreastNational Breast Cancer Coalition
Breast, Ovary, UterusShare (for women facing breast, ovarian, uterine, or metastatic breast cancer)
Breast, OvarySharsheret (Jewish breast and ovarian cancer community)
BreastSisters Network (for African American breast cancer survivorship)
BreastSusan G. Komen
BreastThe Chrysalis Initiative (for disruption of outcome disparities)
BreastTigerlily Foundation (for young women age 15-45)
BreastTouch, The Black Breast Cancer Alliance
BreastTriple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation
BreastYoung Survival Coalition
ChildhoodCureSearch for Children’s Cancer
ChildhoodThe Children’s Cause for Cancer Advocacy
ColonColorectal Cancer Alliance
ColonFight Colorectal Cancer
Head and NeckHead and Neck Cancer Alliance
Head and Neck, Including MouthSupport for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC, pronounced "Spunk")
HereditaryFORCE: Facing Hereditary Cancer Empowered
KidneyJudy Nicholson Kidney Cancer Foundation
KidneyKidney Cancer Action Network or KidneyCAN
KidneyKidney Cancer Association
KidneyKidney Cancer Canada or Cancer du rein Canada
LungGO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer
LungLung Cancer Research Foundation
Melanoma (Skin)AIM at Melanoma Foundation
Melanoma (Skin)Melanoma Research Alliance 
Melanoma (Skin)Melanoma Research Foundation
Melanoma (Skin)Skin Cancer Education & Research Foundation
OvarianOvarian Cancer Research Alliance
PancreasLet’sWin! Pancreatic Cancer
PancreasLustgarten Foundation: Pancreatic Cancer Research
PancreasPancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN)
ProstateZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer
Tissues (Bone, Soft/Connective)Sarcoma Foundation of America
Tissues (Bone, Soft/Connective)National Leiomyosarcoma Foundation
ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group