Valuable Resources for Information, Support, and Financial Assistance

Prostate Cancer Resources

The ACS provides comprehensive information on prostate cancer, including symptoms, treatment options, support resources, and prevention tips. Their website offers educational materials, support programs, and an online community for individuals affected by prostate cancer.

The PCF is a leading philanthropic organization dedicated to funding research for prostate cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Their website offers resources for patients, survivors, and caregivers, including educational materials, clinical trial information, and a community forum.

Malecare is a non-profit organization that provides support and resources specifically for men affected by prostate cancer. Their website features a range of support services, including online support groups, educational webinars, and survivorship programs.

Us TOO is a non-profit organization that aims to empower men and their families through support, education, and advocacy related to prostate cancer. Their website offers support group information, educational resources, and an extensive network of chapters and affiliates.

CancerCare provides free professional support services to individuals affected by cancer, including prostate cancer. Their website offers information on treatment options, financial assistance programs, and support services such as counseling, support groups, and educational workshops.

Prostate Cancer UK is a UK-based charity that offers information, support, and resources for men with prostate cancer and their families. Their website includes a comprehensive range of resources, including information on diagnosis, treatment, and living with prostate cancer.

The NCI, a part of the National Institutes of Health, provides evidence-based information on various types of cancer, including prostate cancer. Their website offers resources on prostate cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, clinical trials, and support services.

PHEN is an organization focused on addressing the needs of African American men and other underserved populations affected by prostate cancer. Their website offers educational materials, support programs, and resources aimed at increasing awareness and access to quality care.

The Cancer Support Community provides a range of free support services to individuals affected by cancer, including prostate cancer. Their website offers online support groups, educational webinars, and resources for patients, survivors, and caregivers.

The Livestrong Foundation is a prominent nonprofit organization that provides support, resources, and advocacy for people affected by cancer, including prostate cancer. Here is more information about the Livestrong Foundation

Financial and legal assistance programs

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A national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer

A national nonprofit that empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace, by providing expert advice, interactive tools, and educational events

Facilities that offer services at no or reduced cost upon eligibility, application, and acceptance according to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services guidelines

A federal insurance program managed by the Social Security Administration and designed to provide income supplements to people who are physically restricted in their ability to be employed

Patient navigators that can help you with the costs associated with participating in a clinical trial, including transportation, lodging, and certain medical expenses not covered by insurance and necessary for clinical trial treatment

A “home-away-from-home” for families so they can stay close by their hospitalized child at little or no cost with home-cooked meals, private bedrooms, and playrooms for children

A national, nonprofit organization that provides education on the practical and legal issues that may impact individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers

Cancer-Specific Supportive Resources

An organization that empowers allies to provide genuine support to patients, families, caregivers, and survivors, while raising awareness about preventive measures and promoting critical research funding.

An organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast, ovarian, and related cancers.

An organization offering peer-to-peer support through mentorship programs and online message boards, opportunities to connect with fellow patients, survivors, and caregivers in private Facebook groups and weekly Virtual Meetups, and a HELPLine staffed by oncology social workers.

An organization providing educational materials for patient/caregiver awareness and tools for healthcare professionals, available in both print and digital formats.

Access educational resources and support services for melanoma, including the Melanoma Patient Guide, Patient and Caregiver Meetings, and financial assistance opportunities.

An organization focused on community education and raising awareness about ovarian cancer.

Offers actionable advice and downloadable resources to help individuals communicate clearly and effectively with their healthcare teams.

An organization supporting, educating, and empowering women affected by breast, ovarian, uterine, or metastatic breast cancer, with a special emphasis on medically underserved communities.

A prominent national advocacy organization serving the adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer community.

An organization with over 200 support groups across the United States and abroad, providing guidance to men and their families for making informed decisions about prostate cancer.