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Spreading a Vision of Love and Hope
Support Services
After the death of her brother from testicular cancer, Meg McQuarrie followed his life-affirming approach to cancer treatment by creating Elixir Fund, a nonprofit organization focused on helping patients with cancer and their caregivers.
Helping Others Care for You
Support ServicesSurvivorship
Mend Together: a new website connects patients with cancer with friends and family during challenging times.
Facilitating What to Say, Do, and Give to Patients with Cancer
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Rachel Swerdloff of Mend Together (formerly Mend After Cancer) explains how her organization supports patients with cancer by helping people create registries for items and services that they may need during and after treatment.
Supporting Families with the KM3 Project
Financial SupportHero of HopeSupport Services
2019 Hero of Hope Patient Award winner Kirstin Arbon discusses her non-profit, the KM3 Project, which provides financial support to patients with cancer who are parents of children under 18.
Cancer Warrior Alliance
Family MembersSupport Services
Inspired by her mother’s courage, Krysten Ford started Cancer Warrior Alliance to help families such as hers arm themselves with resources and knowledge.
Beating Cancer Together: Helping Patients, Caregivers, and Medical Professionals Connect
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This new social network allows patients with cancer and their caregivers to connect with people in similar situations to share their experiences.
How OurBrainBank Benefits Patients and Researchers
Brain CancerHero of HopeSupport Services
Hear how OurBrainBank app helps patients with glioblastoma manage their disease, provides valuable data for research, and links drug manufacturers to prospective participants for drug trials.
Online Program for Cancer-Related Sexual and Fertility Problems
Sexuality and CancerSupport Services
Sexual problems are often among the top unmet needs for cancer survivors. Leslie R. Schover, PhD, examines this neglected area of cancer care and introduces an online program, Will2Love.com, dedicated to cancer-related problems with sexuality or fertility.
Financial Support Services for Patients with Multiple Myeloma
Financial SupportMultiple MyelomaSupport Services
The following financial support services are available for patients with multiple myeloma. For more information, see the full 2018 Patient Guide to Cancer Support Services.
Mary’s Place by the Sea: Where the Healing Begins
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"We believe Mary's Place by the Sea is a prototype for what holistic, nonclinical cancer care should look like, nationwide," says Michele Gannon, President and Co-Founder, Mary's Place by the Sea.
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