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National Cancer Organizations

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure (ABC2)

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure (ABC2) believes that a nimble, focused and aggressive entrepreneurial model will increase the number of therapies discovered and then enable those therapies to be more rapidly driven into the clinic. We provide researchers with the pivotal support they need to make critical breakthroughs. We fund novel translational research aimed at finding the fastest possible route to a cure.

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure (ABC2)

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

American Cancer Society

C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition

C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization that fights colorectal cancer through research, empowerment and access. C3 pushes for research to improve screening, diagnosis, and treatment of colorectal cancer; for policy decisions that make the most effective colorectal cancer prevention and treatment available to all; and for increased awareness that colorectal cancer is preventable, treatable, and beatable.

C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition

Friends of Cancer Research

Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) is a non-profit organization that, for more than a decade, has pioneered innovative public-private partnerships, organized critical policy forums, educated the public, and brought together key communities to develop collaborative strategies in the field of cancer research. Comprised of leading members of the cancer community, Friends of Cancer Research works to engage key stakeholders in the scientific, patient, government, corporate, and media sectors to identify barriers and find solutions for the most pressing issues facing cancer research today.

Friends of Cancer Research

Gilda's Club Worldwide

Our Mission is to create welcoming communities of free support for everyone living with cancer - men, women, teens and children - along with their families and friends. Our innovative program is an essential complement to medical care, providing networking and support groups, workshops, education and social activities.The Gilda's Club philosophy of providing an emotional and social support community as an essential complement to medical treatment when cancer is in the family enables the organization to serve as a beacon for the provision of health care services in the 21st Century. It is the vision of Gilda's Club Worldwide to become the international leader for strengthening the global awareness of this philosophy, and to advance an understanding of the essential bond that emotional and social support brings to the cancer experience, not only for those living with cancer, but also for the families and friends who surround them.

Gilda's Club Worldwide

I'M TOO YOUNG FOR THIS! Cancer Foundation

Founded by and for young adults affected by cancer, i[2]y -The I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation is the nation's largest support community for the next generation of patients, survivors and caregivers between 15-40. Our mission is to empower young adults affected by cancer by: building community,improving quality of life and providing meaningful survivorship.

I'M TOO YOUNG FOR THIS! Cancer Foundation

Lung Cancer Alliance

Lung Cancer Alliance is the only national non-profit organization devoted solely to support and advocacy for all those living with or at risk for lung cancer. Lung Cancer Alliance’s mission is to reverse decades of stigma and neglect by empowering those with or at risk for the disease, elevating awareness and changing health policy.

Lung Cancer Alliance

National Breast Cancer Foundation

The National Breast Cancer Foundation's mission is to save lives by increasing awareness of breast cancer through education and by providing mammograms for those in need. NBCF accomplishes this mission through various initiatives. NBCF programs provide women help for today and hope for tomorrow.

National Breast Cancer Foundation

National Lung Cancer Partnership

The National Lung Cancer Partnership (formerly Women Against Lung Cancer) is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization, originally formed in 2001, and officially incorporated in 2003. Our mission is to decrease deaths due to lung cancer, and help patients live longer and better, through research, awareness, and advocacy. The National Lung Cancer Partnership is a group of leading doctors, researchers, patient advocates, and lung cancer survivors who are working together to improve treatments for lung cancer patients. We are dedicated to raising public awareness of the disease and generating funding for lung cancer research.

National Lung Cancer Partnership

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC)

The mission of the NOCC is to raise awareness and promote education about ovarian cancer. The Coalition is committed to improving the survival rate and quality of life for women with ovarian cancer. Through national programs and local Chapter initiatives, the NOCC's goal is to make more people aware of the early symptoms of ovarian cancer. In addition, the NOCC provides information to assist the newly diagnosed patient, to provide hope to survivors, and to support caregivers.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC)

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization has been a trusted resource for 30 years and has helped thousands find the information they need to make educated decisions. From articles on our Web site to the knowledge of our YourShoes peer counselors on the 24/7 Hotline, Y-ME keeps you informed. While we don't give medical advice, we do explain in plain language the information you're likely to encounter. No matter what the breast cancer topic is, Y-ME provides information you can trust with a survivor's touch.The only place in the world to call 24/7/365 and talk to a breast cancer survivor. At the heart of Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization is the YourShoes 24/7 Breast Cancer Support Center, the only place in the world where someone can call –24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year - and talk to a breast cancer survivor and be understood in 150 languages.

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization

 

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