Allosource is a national non-profit business that manufactures tissue from donors for use in medical procedures.
Provides grants for people ages 16-36 who are diagnosed with a rare cancer. Covers a wide range of needs, including (but not limited to): current and residual medical bills, rent, utilities, car and health insurance premiums, IVF treatments, integrative therapies, travel expenses, and medical hair pieces. Grants range from $500-$1,500, and applications should be completed by an oncology social worker, doctor’s office, or patient navigator. Application window is June – July (about a three week period), and awards are granted in August. Check the website for their guidelines before contacting the foundation.
A nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. Has online searchable resource database where you can search for numerous types of assistance (financial help, support groups, screenings, etc.). Offers Hope Lodge locations throughout the United States that provide cancer patients and their caregivers. Offers transportation support through its volunteer program, Road to Recovery, to help patients get to and from treatment.
Website providing extensive information about types of cancer, treatment options, current research and resources for patients and families.
American Trauma Society (ATS) is dedicated to the elimination of needless death and disability from injury
New York, NY
Professional oncology social workers providing free emotional and practical support for people with cancer, including their caregivers, loved ones and the bereaved.
Empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools, and educational events. Resources include resume review services, micro-grant programs to assist with education, and a database of other support groups.
Provides hope and inspiration to low-income, high achieving cancer survivors through the granting of need-based college scholarships and by providing professional mentor services. Scholarship application period is November 1 – January 31 each year. Scholarships are announced on or before July 1.
Information provided by the American Society of Clinical Oncology about types cancer, treatment, and cancer specialists.