The Cancer Support Community (CSC) is an international non-profit organization committed to providing support, education and hope to anyone affected by cancer. As one of the largest employers of psychosocial oncology mental health professionals in the United States, the organization offers a network of personalized services and education for all people affected by cancer.
Hospitality Homes provides short-term housing in volunteer host homes for families and friends of patients receiving medical care in the Boston area. Their services are free of charge and are made possible by the generosity of our volunteer hosts and supporters. Founded in 1983, Hospitality Homes was the first program of its kind in the nation. Since 1983, Hospitality Homes has served more than 15,300 families.
Glimpses of Heaven: True Stories of Hope and Peace at the End of Life’s Journey by Trudy Harris. New York Times bestseller Glimpses of Heaven gives an intimate look at the final thoughts, words, and visions of terminally ill and dying people. Told through the eyes of former hospice nurse Trudy Harris, more than forty true stories paint a reassuring picture of life’s end.
Wish Upon a Wedding is the only wedding granting organization in the world. They grant weddings and vow renewals to couples facing terminal illness or life-altering health circumstances. They help couples alleviate the financial burden and time commitment that planning a wedding entails, allowing the couples to focus on dealing with their treatments and spending time with their loved ones. If your medical illness or life-altering circumstance has impeded your wedding plans, you live in the United States, and are 18 or older, Wish Upon a Wedding may be able to help.
JTV Cancer Support is a project for teenagers and young adults who have been affected by cancer. They believe in sharing experiences of cancer creatively. Using all aspects of media JTV enables young people to explore and express their feelings, and make some sense of their very personal journeys from diagnosis onwards.
The Cancer Diet Cookbook: Comforting Recipes for Treatment and Recovery by Dionne Detraz RD. No matter what your cancer journey may be, it’s essential to make sound dietary choices during this incredibly challenging time. The Cancer Diet Cookbook can help you during treatment and recovery by offering tons of healthy and tasty meal options made in 30 minutes or less, with five simple ingredients, or all in one pot.
LifeLine Pilots arranges FREE air transportation through volunteer pilots for financially distressed children and adults with medical or humanitarian needs. LifeLine Pilots services a 10 state region bounded by Minnesota, Ohio, Missouri and Tennessee.
Corporate Angel Network helps cancer patients access the best possible treatment for their specific type of cancer by arranging free travel to treatment facilities across the country using empty seats on corporate jets. Corporate Angel Network, a national public charity, works directly with patients and families to coordinate their travel needs with flight plans of their Corporate Angels, some of the nation’s largest corporations. Since 1981, they’ve arranged more than 20,000 flights with cancer patients aboard.
Joe’s House is not an actual house, but a nonprofit organization that helps cancer patients and their families find a place to stay when traveling away from home for medical treatment. It lists cancer treatment centers and hospitals across the country with nearby lodging facilities that offer a discount. Although Joe’s House caters to cancer patients, any patient, regardless of diagnosis may use the lodging facilities listed.