Sources for assistance, self-care, and support.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society’s website, a resource for all cancer types, including support, and information.
Cancer Sucks raises money for cancer research through volunteers who run the organization and are able to donate all proceeds to cancer research. Their website also includes a list of resources for cancer care.
Susan G. Komen - Tulsa
The local Tulsa affiliate Susan G. Komen website. A resource for information, assistance, and support.
The Breast Cancer Charities
A great resource to turn to for articles about living with cancer, life after cancer, and support through your fight against cancer.
Touched By Cancer
A website for The Gathering Place in Ohio, the physical location offers many free services for people who have been affected by cancer, including patients, survivors, and loved ones. The website itself is a great resource for articles about cancer treatments and life as a survivor.
A resource for patients, survivors, family, and healthcare providers that offers support from professional oncology social workers. This includes links, questions, one-on-one support, as well as counseling, education, and some financial assistance.
Random Acts of Purpose
An organization that helps cancer patients in Tulsa and surrounding counties through being diagnosed with cancer. They provide information and resources, as well as a support group “Random Group of Gals” that meets once a month. Their website also provides additional resource links.
Young Survival Coalition
A resource for women affected by breast cancer, including family, caregivers, patients, and survivors. Resources include a number of conferences for young survivors, as well as information for young women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Angel Flight was founded by a group of pilots who are dedicated to arranging free air transportation for medical needs. Visit their website for more information.
Assistance in Healthcare
An organization that serves patients being treated in the Tulsa and the surrounding area with non-medical expenses. Visit their website for more information on how you can qualify for assistance.
Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition
CFAC is a searchable directory to find organizations that provide assistance near you. The directory is searchable by type of cancer and provides information on national as well as local organizations that assist with a number of costs, including medical, insurance, and general living expenses.
Corporate Angel Network
An organization dedicated to providing free air travel to patients through empty seats on corporate jets. They send cancer patients and bone marrow donors/recipients to their treatments across the country.
Oklahoma Project Woman
Oklahoma Project Woman provides Oklahomans with limited financial resources access to free mammograms, diagnostic procedures, and surgical services.
Rest, Relaxation, & Self-Care
Casting for Recovery
Casting for Recovery provides breast cancer patients and survivors with a 2.5 day retreat to connect with others in the healing environment of nature. Their retreats combine fly-fishing with a place for women to connect with a focus on “wellness, empowerment, and opportunity”. Casting for Recovery is a free program for participants. Visit their website for more information on a retreat near you.
Cleaning For A Reason
Cleaning For A Reason serves women in the United States and Canada undergoing treatment for any type of cancer. Their goal is to provide free house cleaning so that women may focus on their health, treatment, and recovery.
First Descents is a program to provide young adult cancer fighters and survivors with an outdoor experience to climb, paddle, and surf, while connecting with others on the same journey. Each program has a max of 15 participants to cater to individual needs and allow for a more intimate experience with other survivors. All meals, accommodations, and program activities are provided free of charge, with travel scholarships, if needed. Visit their website for more information.
Little Pink Houses of Hope
Little Pink Houses of Hope provides breast cancer patients and their families with a free week long retreat in donated beach houses in North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Delaware, Florida, and California. Families are provided the opportunity to meet with other families on the same journey as well as participate in daily activities put on by local community donations. Applications are available on their website.
Look Good, Feel Better
An organization for women dedicated to providing complimentary beauty sessions to improve self-esteem and quality of life for people undergoing cancer treatments. Participants can take a class that teaches beauty techniques that address some of the side effects of cancer treatment. Their website also has resources for men and teens that address some of the appearance side effects of cancer.
Mary's Place by the Sea
Mary’s Place by the Sea is located in Ocean Grove, NJ and gives women with all types of cancer, a place to for rest and support to nurture the mind, body, and soul. For 1,2, or 3 days, their services include oncology massages, nutrition education, individual counseling, journaling, reflexology, Reiki, guided meditation and yoga to complement medical treatment already being received. The accommodations and services are provided free of charge.
Support Cancer Funds & Research
An organization that makes gifts for cancer patients that cater to their unique needs, including some of the side effects of chemotherapy.
A website with apparel and gifts for cancer patients. All of their net profits are donated to cancer organizations that provide support or research.
Relay For Life
Relay For Life holds events across the United States to raise money for The American Cancer Society for research as well as providing free services to cancer patients.
The Breast Cancer Site
A website dedicated to all things breast cancer. They are partnered with charities that provide mammograms to women in need. A portion of each purchase from their store goes to their charity partners.
Tough Enough to Wear Pink
An organization that raises money through rodeos and western events to donate to local communities. Their website also includes resources for cancer patients.
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