Cancer Support Resources

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American Cancer Society

Toll Free: 1-800-ACS-2345 (227-2345)

Web: www.cancer.org

American Institute for Cancer Research

Cancer & Nutrition - request catalogue

1759 R Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Phone: 202-328-7744

Web: www.aicr.org

BreastCancer.org

24 hours a day, 7 days a week they are always there.

111Forrest Avenue 1R
Narerth, PA 19072

Phone: 619-664-1990

Web: www.BreastCancer.org

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Cancer Information Service

Toll Free: 1-800-4-CANCER (226237)

 

Web: www.cancer.gov/newscenter

Cancer Research Foundation of America

1600 Duke Street, Suite 110
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 1-800-227-2732

Web: www.preventcancer.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (Health Care Law)

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Mail Stop K-4
4770 Buford Highway NE
Atlanta, GA 30341-3717

Phone: 770-488-4751

Web: www.cdc.gov/cancer

Charlotte Kimelman Cancer Institute/Schneider Regional Medical Center

9048 Sugar Estate
St. Thomas, VI 00802

Phone: 340-776-8311

Web: www.rlshospital.org

Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups

The Voice of Clinical Trials

1818 Market St., Suite 1100
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-789-3600

Fax: 215-789-3655

Web: www.CancerTrialsHelp.org

The Cancer Project

Cooking and nutrition classes and many other things

5100 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20016

Phone: 202-244-5038

Web: www.CancerProject.org

Cancer Hope Network

If you would like to be matched with a cancer survivor, please contact:

2 North Road, Suite A
Chester, New Jersey 07930-2308

Phone: 800-552-4366

Email: info@cancerhopenetwork.org

Web: www.CancerHopeNetwork.org

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CancerSource.com

Go to this web site for reliable cancer information, news and resources.
Medical advisory board chairs the organization.

Web: www.cancersource.com

Cancer Survivor's Project

The Cancer Survivors Project is an organized, international community of long-term cancer survivors and their friends working together to improve the lives of children and adults after cancer. CSP is committed to making available information regarding physiological and psychosocial late effects of cancer treatment, preventive care protocols, and appropriate health care.

Web: www.cancersurvivorsproject.org

Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA)

Toll Free: 1-800-392-7355

Web: www.cancercenters.com

CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center
Zion, IL 60099

CTCA at Southwestern Regional Medical Center
Tulsa, OK 74133

CTCA at Eastern Regional Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA 19124

CTCA at Western Regional Medical Center
Goodyear, Arizona 85338

CTCA at Southeastern Regional Medical Center
600 Celebrate Life Parkway N
Newnan, GA 30265
770-400-6000

Catholic Charities- St. Thomas/St. Croix

Phone: 340-777-8518

Continuum Care, Inc.

Continuum Care, Inc. (CCI), Hospice of St. Croix, St. Thomas and St, John. CCI is the only Medicare certified hospice in the US Virgin Islands. The goal at CCI is to provide care to the terminally ill at home, in a supportive environment in which the patient is alert, free of pain and, along with those that he or she has chosen, makes the decisions regarding care. They are dedicated to making their end-of-life as comfortable and dignified as possible.

Web: www.ccivi.com

St. Thomas: 340-714-2273
St. Croix: 340-772-2273

Community Foundation of the VI

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) was created to serve both donors and nonprofit organizations of the Virgin Islands that want to ensure the highest quality of life for both present and future generations. Its primary goal is to build a growing collection of permanent funds, the income from which will be used to enhance the educational, physical, social, cultural and environmental well-being of the islands' people.

Phone: 340-774-6031

Web: www.cfvi.net

Cord Blood Center

Our goal is to provide information for expectant mothers and families considering cord blood banking - we want to help you find the right option for your loved ones. Whether you choose private banking for the safety of your family, or public banking to help patients in need of a transplant, The Cord Blood Center is committed to giving you relevant, up-to-date information on benefits, pricing and current research for cord blood stem cells.

Phone: 1-888-780-2885

Email: info@cordbloodbanking.com

Web: www.cordbloodbanking.com/cord-blood

www.cordbloodguide.com

Crowdfunding for Cancer Bills

Click here to learn how to crowd fund

Methodist Outreach for the Homeless

St. Thomas: 340-715-5806

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

This organization has lots of great information on how you can get help with health insurance coverage, disability process, appeals process, self advocacy, managed care, working with your doctor. Information available in Spanish.

1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 770
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Toll Free: 888-650-9127

Phone: 301-650-9127

Web: www.CancerAdvocacy.org

Web: www.CancerSurvivalToolbox.org - a free, self-learning audio program for patients and caregivers. Available in English and Spanish.

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Fertile Hope

Fertility resources for cancer patients

PO Box 624
New York, NY 10014
Toll Free: 1-888-994-HOPE (4673)

Fax: 212-202-3692

Web: www.fertilehope.org

The Lance Armstrong Foundation

Survivor Care

Toll Free: 866-673-7205

Web: www.livestrong.org

Living Beyond Breast Cancer

Site features latest BC news, medical & technological advances in treatment, blogs, clinical trials, educational programs and additional resources

Toll Free: 888-753-5222

Web: www.lbbc.org

Patient Advocate Foundation

The Patient Advocate Foundation seeks to inform and empower patients allowing them to take control of their healthcare.

Our team of case managers has compiled list of valuable resources that address several topics that help patients find assistance with medical debt, insurance access, job retention and many other medical related issues.

National UNInsured Resource Directory & Financial Resource - If you are currently without healthcare coverage, this tool will point you in the direction of resources to fit your individual circumstances. This online directory can provide you with a list of resources that address medical debt crisis, financial assistance, charity assistance programs, and job retention related programs.

National UNDERInsured Resource Directory & Financial Resource - A resource uniquely tailored to meet your individual situation encompassing financial resources, disease specific resources, location based services, employment aid and general care resources for patients that are not fully served by their current insurance. This resource also contains a list of sample questions that can be used when speaking to your providers or insurance representatives.

National Financial Resource Directory - This resource aides patients when seeking financial relief for a broad range of needs including housing, utilities, food, transportation to medical treatment, and children's resources. National resources that can help as well as programs in your local area are listed.

Patient Advocate Foundation's Patient Guides - PAF's informational brochures & patient guides, including "A Greater Understanding" pamphlet series, are all written by a team of case managers to provide you with needed information.

Co-Pay Relief - The PAF Co-Pay Relief Program, one of the self-contained divisions of PAF, provides direct financial assistance to insured patients who meet certain qualifications to help them pay for the prescriptions and/or treatments they need. This assistance helps patients afford the out-of-pocket costs for these items that their insurance companies require.

Please visit the Patient Advocate website at www.PatientAdvocate.org to review the Patient Assistance Programs offered by Pharmaceutical Manufacturers.

Phone: Toll Free: 800-532-5274

Fax: 757-873-8999

Email: help@patientadvocate.org

Web: www.PatientAdvocate.org

Susan G. Komen Foundation

Great information for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. Wealth of information, questions for your doctor, complementary therapies, after care. Available in Espanol.

Phone: Toll Free: 877-465-6636

Web: www.komen.org

Tuck Sleep

At Tuck Sleep, we cover everything sleep-related, from the science behind it to tips for getting a better night’s rest.

https://www.tuck.com/sleep-and-cancer/

PO Box 61293
Seattle, WA 98141-6293

Web: www.tuck.com

Us Too Prostate Cancer Education & Support

Prostate Cancer Education and Support Network is a 501-c-3 nonprofit, grassroots organization started in 1990 by prostate cancer survivors for prostate cancer patients, survivors, their spouses/partners and families. Meetings 2nd Wed Conference room 2nd floor Schneider Hospital.

Local contacts: Caswil Callendar: 340-690-5557 or 340-776-3112 and Melvin Norman: 340-514-8972

Email: mnorman@urassociation.com

Web: www.ustoo.org

Virgin Islands Department of Human Service

Medical Assistance Program - St. Thomas

Phone: 340-774-9000 ext 4728

Virgin Islands Department of Health

Medical Assistance Program
Medicaid St. Croix
Analyn Creque

Phone: 340-772-7100 ext 7113

Fax: 340-692-9507