Resources and Support
American Cancer Society
Whether you or someone you love has cancer, knowing what to expect can help you cope. From basic information about cancer and its causes to in-depth information on specific cancer types – including risk factors, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment options – you'll find it here.
Bag It – Be Informed, Be Empowered
The goal of Bag It is to help empower patients, through information, to help them navigate a cancer diagnosis. From initial diagnosis, throughout treatment, and into all phases of survivorship, Bag It guides patients on how to talk to their healthcare providers, ask questions, and serve as the most important advocate on their care team.
The CFAC is a coalition of organizations helping cancer patients manage their financial challengers.
Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition
Cancer Care provides free professional support services for people affected by ovarian cancer, as well as treatment information, financial resources and additional resources that are needed.
Cleaning for a Reason
Provides “gift of a clean home so you may focus on healing.”
FORCE- Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
The mission of FORCE is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast, ovarian and related cancers. FORCE accomplishes this mission by creating awareness, supplying information and support to our community, advocating for and supporting research and working with the research and medical communities to help people dealing with hereditary breast, ovarian and related cancers.
Heaps of Hope
Providing financial support for women with cancer in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
To provide personalized connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.
Learn Live Love
Providing confidential, financial assistance to women cancer patients and their families in Massachusetts.
LiveStrong Cancer Navigation Center
The LiveStrong Cancer Navigation Center can help with insurance denials and appeals, handling debt and financial management issues related to a cancer diagnosis and more.
Connecting you with others like you. Join discussion boards, find support and hope, exchange information, opinions and stories. Moderated by a licensed professional and available 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
Needy Meds provides information about programs that help people facing problems paying for medications and health care as well as assist patients in applying to these programs.
OCRA Woman to Woman Program
This is a unique support program that pairs gynecologic cancer patients with trained survivor volunteers who provide one-on-one emotional support and mentoring to women when they need it most.
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF)
Case workers from the Patient Advocate Foundation work one-on-one with patients, caregivers or providers resolve healthcare issues. The Foundation also offers co-payment assistance to women with ovarian cancer.
Sail Beyond Cancer North Shore