If you are a cancer patient seeking additional resources, some of these organizations may be able to provide information or offer help:
- American Cancer Society Road to Recovery The American Cancer Society Road To Recovery program provides transportation to and from treatment for people with cancer who do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves.
- Breastcancer.org Breastcancer.org is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing information and community to those touched by this disease
- Cancer Lifeline Cancer Lifeline optimizes the quality of life for all people living with cancer. We provide emotional support, resources, educational classes and exercise programs designed to support people in all stages of the cancer process. We welcome you as a patient, survivor, family member, friend, co-worker and caregiver. We invite you to learn more about our classes, support groups and financial and emotional support services.
- Cancer Pathways (formerly Gilda’s Club) Cancer Pathways offers a program of educational, supportive, and community options for men, women, teens and children living with cancer along with their families and friends. Programs are offered in Seattle and throughout the State with collaborating partners in varied locations such as hospitals, community centers and schools.
- FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered .
- Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s (SGO) Foundation for Women’s Cancer is dedicated to increasing public awareness of gynecologic cancer risk awareness, prevention, early detection and optimal treatment. Founded by SGO in 1991, the Foundation for Women’s Cancer is a nonprofit organization that also provides funding for gynecologic cancer research and training, as well as educational programs and resources.
- Harmony Hill Harmony Hill’s three-day retreats offer individuals affected by cancer time to reflect and explore the physical, emotional and spiritual challenges of their diagnosis. Through group sessions and activities such as yoga, meditation, guided imagery, poetry and art, our compassionate faculty provides self-care tools and practical resources to help facilitate healing and well-being. Thanks to our generous donors, lodging, meals and curriculum are provided at no cost.
- Metavivor METAvivor exists to sustain hope for those living with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer (MBC).
- Swedish Cancer Institute Support Groups The Swedish Cancer Institute offers a variety of support groups. The groups provide an opportunity to meet with others having experiences similar to your own. Each group is led by an experienced Swedish Cancer Institute support group facilitator and is open to all patients and caregivers, whether you are receiving care at Swedish Medical Center or another cancer facility in the community.