Online and Community-Based Support Groups
A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation Patient support groups, education, companionship, and transportation for lung cancer patients and their families. ALK Positive Resources for ALK-positive patients, including a free Second Opinion Medical Program, access to top ALK doctors and trials, events, research information, and more. American Lung Association Financial aid, a Lung Helpline, a Tobacco Quitline, online support communities, and more. City of Hope Lung Cancer Support Services Help with pain management, emotional and physical well-being, navigating the healthcare system, and more. EGFR Positive Lung Cancer Resisters Advocacy Group Excellent information about EGFR-positive lung cancer, including “Ask the Experts” video seminars and downloadable fact sheets.GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer A wealth of resources, including a helpline, a Phone Buddy program, treatment guidance from professionals and financial resources. IASLC | International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Dedicated to the study and elimination of lung cancer, they provide education and information to the public and are also active in patient advocacy.
Lung Cancer Research Foundation A research funding group, they also provide free educational materials and links to resources for patients and caregivers. Lung Cancer Foundation of America: Research and Awareness Dedicated to improving lung cancer survivorship, they provide information on treatments, scientific investigations, and clinical trials. Lung Cancer Awareness Month An annual event that takes place every November, with links to LungForce events and smoking cessation clinics throughout the year. LUNGevity Foundation A comprehensive resource, known as “the largest online network of support and in-person survivorship programs for all people affected by lung cancer.” The ROS1ders Pronounced “ROS Wonders,” they offer a guide for ROS1-positive lung cancer patients and other types of support, including Facebook and Zoom groups VA-PALS Their mission is to provide lung cancer screenings for high-risk veterans and ensure that they receive state-of-the-art care Lung Cancer Networking Group A lung cancer support community. Lung Cancer Networking Group - Cancer Support Community — Redondo Beach, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 , 310-376-3550.
Caring for the Caregiver
Cancer Support Community A nationwide network where cancer patients, their loved ones and caregivers can connect with others to share experiences, knowledge and compassion
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More Helpful Information
  • Cancer.Net Created by ASCO, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, to help patients, families and caregivers navigate the cancer journey.

  • Cancer Support Community Their helpline, 888-793-9355, can connect you to support groups, transportation services, financial and housing assistance, and more.

  • National Cancer Institute An excellent resource for cancer information, plus a live online chat and a phone helpline, 1-800-4-CANCER.

  • A National Institutes of Health website with searchable lists of clinical trials in the U.S. and worldwide.

  • Alma Family Services Mental health services and support groups for people with major illnesses in Southern California.

  • Cancer Hope Network Matches cancer patients with trained volunteers who have recovered from a similar cancer experience.

  • The Cancer Support Community A helpline, support groups and education for cancer patients and their loved ones.

  • Imerman Angels Free one-on-one support from survivors and caregivers for anyone touched by cancer anywhere in the world.

  • Latino Cancer Support Group For Survivors And Caregivers Free support, education and workshops for patients, friends, families and anyone impacted by cancer.

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