To Celebrate Life for Breast Cancer Survivors

Bay Area breast cancer organization raises funds to help people battling the disease Breast cancer doesn’t discriminate. Virtually everyone has been touched by it in some way. Maybe you’ve just been diagnosed, or you’re a long-time survivor. Or maybe it’s your mother, sister, best friend…or even your dad who has […]

Clayton Dabney for Kids with Cancer

The Clayton Dabney Foundation for Kids with Cancer provides needy families, with children in the last stages of terminal cancer, assistance in creating everlasting memories.

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is a national childhood cancer foundation dedicated to raising funds for research into new treatments and cures for all children battling cancer.

Cancer Kid Camps

Time spent at camp is a wonderful experience for our cancer kids and their siblings too. How wonderful for them to leave all those hospital visits behind and be outdoors doing fun things with other kids who understand. It gives them a chance to both have fun and to open […]

Get Me Outta Here!

This list of resources may provide young adult survivors, families and caregivers a little respite amongst their peers, supporters and friends.   [UNITED STATES] ALABAMA Camp Smile-A-Mile, 888-500-792 PO Box 550155 Birmingham, AL 35255 A non-profit camp in Alabama for children who have or have had cancer, providing year round […]

Camps and Retreats for Families and Children Touched by Cancer

Summer camps, week-long retreats, or weekend gatherings can be a wonderful way for children, adults, and families to come together to experience new adventures, find support, and learn something new about themselves. The following list offers just some of the thousands of national and international camps and retreats available during […]

Cancer Survivors Say Costs Keep Them From Care by Alan Mozes

Insured or not, patients forego medical needs twice as often as others, The National Coalition on Health Care study finds. Unmanageable health-care costs are forcing millions of insured and uninsured cancer survivors in the United States to go without the medical attention they need, a new analysis reveals. What is […]

Medical Debt: An Unspoken Side Effect of Cancer Care by Katy Human

For many patients, “financial toxicity” is an unwelcome side effect of cancer care. Veena Shankaran, MD, was stunned when she read the email from a clinic social worker. A patient of Shankaran’s, an older man with stage 3 colon cancer, had recently filed for bankruptcy. Shankaran had just seen him. There […]