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Below, you’ll find a curated list of diverse cancer support options to cater to your unique journey, provided for your benefit.

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211 Arizona
Arizona Information and Referral Service operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week and every day of the year.

Arizona Crisis Hotlines
Listing of all Arizona Crisis hotline phone numbers

Check for a Lump
Free mammograms, along with survivor support and education

COVID-19 Resources
Maricopa County guidelines on how to prevent COVID-19 and what to do when having been exposed to the virus. 

Impact One
Breast cancer: Provides bras and prosthetics for those in need

Nourish PHX
Provides food, clothing, and education free of cost to the Phoenix community

What Every Cancer Patient Should Know About BioMarker Testing
Easy to understand information sheet about BioMarker testing for people diagnosed with cancer.

Arizona Department of Health Arizona Cancer Coalition

The Arizona Cancer Coalition (ACC) is a dynamic group of clinical, community, and civic partners who are passionate about reducing Arizona’s cancer burden.

Air Care Alliance: Patient and Medical Transport
Volunteer Pilot Organizations help patients in need access distant medical care or supportive services by arranging free flights through volunteer pilots.

American Cancer Society 
Dedicated to helping persons who face cancer; supports research, patient services, early detection, treatment and education.

American Institute for Cancer Research
AICR champions the latest and most authoritative scientific research worldwide on cancer prevention and survival through diet, weight and physical activity.

Cancer and Careers 
Cancer and Careers empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.

Cancer Care
Provides free telephone resource navigation, counseling, education, and financial assistance whether you are in treatment, post-treatment, survivor, or caregiver.

Cancer Hope Network
Free and confidential one-on-one support to cancer patients and their families.

Cancer Support Community
The Cancer Support Community is an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer. Cancer support helpline: 888-793-9355. This is CSCAZ’s national organization.

A guide for seniors and their loved ones to navigate cancer care decisions.

College Consultants Care
College Consultants Care provides free college application assistance from experienced independent educational consultants to students diagnosed with cancer or who have a parent diagnosed with cancer.

Good Days 
A national non-profit charitable organization that lifts the burden of chronic illness through assistance, advocacy, and awareness. Only certain diagnoses are covered. Services include co-pay assistance, travel assistance, premium assistance, and diagnostic testing assistance.

Hair to Stay
Grants to offset the cost of scalp cooling treatment to minimize hair loss during chemotherapy.

Imerman Angels
Provides personalized connections that enable 1-on-1 support among cancer fighters, survivors, and caregivers.

Joe’s House
A nonprofit organization that helps cancer patients and their families find a place to stay when traveling away from home for medical treatment. We list cancer treatment centers and hospitals nationwide with nearby lodging facilities that offer discounts.

The LIVESTRONG Foundation improves the lives of people affected by cancer now.  The Foundation provides free services for cancer patients and survivors today and advocates for policies that improve their access to care and quality of life.

My LifeLine Cancer Foundation
This online resource provides a customizable communication platform and blog space that connects patients and caregivers to their larger support network. This is an online program of the Cancer Support Community.

National LGBT Cancer Network
The National LGBT Cancer Network works to improve the lives of LGBT cancer survivors and those at risk by EDUCATING the LGBT community about our increased cancer risks and the importance of screening and early detection; TRAINING health care providers to offer more culturally competent, safe and welcome care; and ADVOCATING for LGBT survivors in mainstream cancer organizations, the media and research.

PAF Case Management 
Our case managers offer free, one-on-one support to patients and families to help them solve real-life problems related to a serious health condition. We help patients understand their choices to make healthy decisions for a strong recovery.

Triage Cancer
Dedicated to helping survivors, caregivers, and healthcare professionals navigate cancer survivorship issues by connecting them to experts, information, and resources.

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
A community of patients, caregivers, survivors, advocates, and medical and research professionals united in support of people impacted by bladder cancer.

American Brain Tumor Association 
A nonprofit organization dedicated to brain tumor education, support and research. The ABTA is a steadfast advocate on behalf of the brain tumor community in the United States, and we are here to help patients, caregivers, and their loved ones as they navigate the brain tumor journey.

National Brain Tumor Society
National Brain Tumor Society unrelentingly invests in, mobilizes, and unites our community to discover a cure, deliver effective treatments, and advocate for patients and care partners.

Breast Cancer Research Foundation
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation is dedicated to ending breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research.

ELLAS (En La Lucha a Sobrevivir, or in the Fight to Survive) is a breast cancer awareness and support group for women who have survived or are being treated for breast cancer.

Latina Association for Breast Cancer
ALAS-WINGS, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is dedicated to empowering Hispanic/Latina women about breast cancer awareness through comprehensive education and support for all women faced with breast cancer diagnosis and survivorship.

National not-for-profit organization supporting young women and their families of all Jewish backgrounds facing breast cancer.

Sisters Network (national)
The nation’s largest African American breast cancer survivorship organization

Susan G. Komen (local)
Save lives by meeting the most critical needs of our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer

Susan G. Komen (national)

Colon Cancer Alliance
The Colorectal Cancer Alliance raises awareness, provides support, and inspires the efforts that fund critical research to end colorectal cancer.

BASSER Research Center (University of Pennsylvania)
The Basser Center for BRCA is the first comprehensive center for the research, treatment, and prevention of BRCA-related cancers

Bright Pink
Our mission is to accelerate, deepen, and expand the impact of life-saving breast and ovarian health interventions.

FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
Advocacy group for adult hereditary cancer including breast, ovarian, pancreatic, prostate and colorectal.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
Advocacy group for adult hereditary cancer including breast, ovarian, pancreatic, prostate and colorectal.

FORCE: Facing Hereditary Cancer EMPOWERED

Kidney Cancer Association
A global community dedicated to serving and empowering patients and caregivers and leading change through advocacy, research, and education.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Focused on finding cures and better treatments for blood cancer patients.

Leukemia Research Foundation
Patient-centered approach, access to leukemia experts, and nationwide partnerships, support programs help patients and their loved ones navigate every step of the cancer journey

Lymphoma Research Foundation
LRF offers a wide range of support services, financial services, educational programs and free publications for people with lymphoma and their loved ones.

American Liver Foundation
American Liver Foundation provides current news and information on a variety of liver-related topics helping patients, friends and families affected by liver disease.

Lung Cancer Alliance
Information on lung cancer detection, diagnosis and treatment. Access to information on lung cancer support groups, treatment centers and awareness.

Melanoma Research Foundation
The Melanoma Research Foundation is committed to eradicating melanoma by accelerating medical research while educating and advocating for the community.

Skin Cancer Foundation
Empowering people to take a proactive approach to daily sun protection and the early detection and treatment of skin cancer. The organization has developed a mix of programs and resources that serve the needs of a diverse audience.

Pleural Mesothelioma Cancer
Provides vital information on the latest treatments, how to survive mesothelioma, and the best ways to obtain financial assistance.

International Myeloma Foundation
Provides support and information for family members, caregivers of myeloma patients, physicians and nurses.

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
The MMRF gathers, generates and analyzes vital information about multiple myeloma, patients, and treatments, shares the data with researchers and institutions, and evaluates new treatments through a collaborative research consortium. These efforts are helping to accelerate discovery and produce better, more targeted treatments for people living with multiple myeloma.

SPOHNC: Support for People with Oral, Head and Neck Cancer
SPOHNC is a vital resource for head and neck cancer patients. We have had an enormous positive impact on meeting the psychosocial needs of patients as well as preserving, restoring, and promoting physical and emotional health. SPOHNC is a foundation for patient and family education and awareness.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Provides patient/caregiver support, conducts community outreach and advocates for increased federal research funding for those affected by pancreatic cancer.

Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation
We provide education, resources and a network of medical experts to help you and your family fight a pancreatic cancer diagnosis. We continue to fund early detection research and education because we know that provides the highest probability of successful treatment.

Zero Prostate Cancer
An organization dedicated to prostate cancer education, testing, patient support, research and advocacy.

Prostate Cancer Research Institute
Helps men and caregivers research their prostate cancer treatment options.

Thyroid Cancer Survivor’s Association
Provides support and community for thyroid cancer patients and survivors.

National Marrow Donor Program
Be The Match® connects patients with a matching donor for a life-saving blood stem cell transplant.

Bear Necessities
Provides hope and support to children impacted by cancer through bear hugs, financial assistance for the family and various social events.

Camp Quality USA
Camp Quality serves children with cancer and their families by providing year-round programs, experiences, and companionship at no cost. Camp Quality hosts week-long overnight summer camps at 16+ locations in 13 states.

Children’s Leukemia Research Association
The mission of CLRA is to fund blood cancer research, find the causes and cures of leukemia and other blood-related disorders, and help families with blood cancer-related expenses for children and adults.

Grants wishes to eligible children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human spirit with hope, strength and joy.

Stupid Cancer
Stupid Cancer helps to empower everyone affected by adolescent and young adult cancer by ending isolation and building community.

Super Sibs
National nonprofit organization ensures that siblings of children with cancer are honored, supported and recognized so they may face the future with strength, courage and hope.

First Descents
Provides life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults (ages 18-39) impacted by cancer.

Stupid Cancer
Stupid Cancer helps to empower everyone affected by adolescent and young adult cancer by ending isolation and building community.

Young Survival Coalition
Nonprofit organization oriented to supporting and educating about breast cancer in younger women.

The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
Provides tailored emotional, financial, educational, physical, and practical support services. Programs include cancer to 5k, scholarships, remote patient navigation.

The Heartwood Foundation
Free and reduced-fee alternative or holistic therapy services for women living with cancer.

Cancer Dudes
Empowering men to thrive after cancer.

Cook for Your Life
We empower people affected by cancer to achieve better health through nutrition.

Ina®, The Intelligent Nutrition Assistant from Savor Health®
Ina® provides personalized, evidence-based nutrition support at no cost for people with cancer. Nutrition tips, recipes and answers to questions come from registered dietitian nutritionists, nurses and doctors who are experts in treating and supporting cancer patients. Registration and unlimited 24/7 access to these services are free, HIPAA compliant and secure.

Ina® is a trademark of Savor Health®

The Compassionate Friends
Whether your family has had a child die (at any age from any cause) or you are trying to help those who have gone through this life-altering experience, The Compassionate Friends exists to provide friendship, understanding and hope to those going through the natural grieving process.

Five Wishes
The nation’s only national advanced care planning program. CSCAZ encourages you to speak to your medical team about advance care planning, including but not limited to when filling out the Five Wishes or other advance care planning documentation, to ensure they are aware of your choices and decisions.