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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. 

Cancer Care

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.

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.

Imerman Angels

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.

MyLifeLine.org

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.

NeedyMeds

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 Access Network (PAN) Foundation

The PAN Foundation provides up to $3700 a year in co-payment assistance annually to ovarian cancer patients who are enrolled in Medicare and have incomes up to 500% of the federal poverty level. Patients must reside and receive treatment in the United States.

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.

SHARE – For Women Facing Breast or Ovarian Cancer

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.

The Clearity Foundation

Clearity Foundation strives to improve the survival and quality of life of women with ovarian cancer. We give hope to women with ovarian cancer and their families.

The Dragonfly Angel Society

Dragonfly Angel Society is a one stop location that pulls together survivorship resources and allows you to find what you need as you welcome yourself to cancer survivorship.

The Sam Fund

The Sam fund provides support to young adults who are struggling financially because of cancer. They help young adults survive and move forward with their lives after cancer.

This is Living with Cancer

A program and free app that shares inspiring stories and provides people living with cancer and their loved ones with “LivingWith” – a free mobile app designed to help manage life with cancer.

Turning the Tide Ovarian Cancer Retreat

This yearly Retreat was created for women currently undergoing or having completed treatment for ovarian cancer. Thirty women will be accepted, with registration priority given to women from New England. The Retreat combines recreation and relaxation through a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, art projects, entertainment and free time. There will be a licensed social worker available for private and group discussions.