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Resources Available For Oncology Patients

General Oncology Information

Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline1-800-877-8077www.adelphi.edu/nysbreastcancer
Alliance for Lung Cancer, Advocacy, Support and Education1-800-298-2436www.alcase.org
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologistswww.pause.acog.org
American Brain Tumor Assoc.1-800-886-2282www.abra.org
American Cancer Society1-877-227-1618www.cancer .org
American Lung Association212-315-8700www.lungusa.org
American Liver Foundation212-668-1000www.liverfoundation.org
American Urological Association1-800-828-7866 www.auanet.org
CancerCare1-800-813-4673www.cancercare.org
Colorectal Cancer Network301-879-1500www.cancernetwork.com/colorectal-cancer
Foundation for Woman’s Cancerwww.foundationforwomenscancer.org
Gilda Radner FOCR-Familial Ovarian Cancer Registry1-866-Winthropwww.ovariancancer.com
Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF)1-800-444-4441www.wcn.org
I’m Too Young for This! Cancer Foundationwww.stupidcancer.com
International Myeloma Foundation1-800-452-2873www.myeloma.org
Kidney Cancer Network1-800-850-9132www.kidneycancerassociation.org
Lance Armstrong Foundation512-236-8820www.laf.org
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society1-800-955-4572www.leukemia-lymphoma.org
LIVESTRONG Cancer Navigation Center1-855-220-7777http://www.livestrong.org/Get-Help
Lymphoma Research Foundation1-800-500-9976www.lymphoma.org
National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organization1-888-806-2226www.nabco.org
National Cancer Institute1-800-422-6237www.nci.nih.gov
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship1-877-622-7937canceradvocacy.org
National Comprehensive Cancer Networkwww.nccn.com
National Family Caregivers Association1-800-896-3750www.ncfacares.org
National Institute of Healthwww.nih.gov
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC)1-888-682-7426
Long Island Chapter631-672-2027www.ovarian.org
New York State Cancer Supportwww.health.ny.gov/diseases/cancer/services
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN)1-877-272-6226www.pancan.org
Sisters Network, Inc. (for the African-American Community with breast cancer)1-866-781-1808www.sistersnetworking.org
Susan G Korman Breast Cancer Foundation1-800-462-9273www.komen.org
The Ovarian Cancer Connection806-355-2565www.ovarian-news.com
The National Brain Tumor Society617-924-9997www.braintumor.org
The Sarcoma Alliancewww.sarcommallinace.com
The Skin Cancer Foundation1-800-754-6490www.skincancer.org
US TOO! International, Inc (for men with prostrate cancer)1-800-808-7866www.ustoo.org
WebMDwww.webmd.com

Cancer Co-Pay Assistance Organizations

American Cancer Society1-800-ACS-2345www.cancer.org
Cancer Care1-800-813-4673www.cancercare.org
Brain Tumor Society-BTS Cares1-800-770-8287www.tbts.org
Healthwell Foundation1-800-675-8416www.healthwellfoundation.org
Patient Access Network Foundation1-866-316-7263www.patientaccessnetowrk.org
Patient Advocate Foundation1-800-532-5274www.patientadvocate.org
Patient Services Incorporated1-800-366-7741www.uneedpsi.org
Cancer Fund of America, Inc.1-800-578-5284www.cfoa.org
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society1-877-557-4572www.lls.org
Lymphoma Research Foundation1-800-500-9976www.lymphoma.org
National BrainTumor Foundation1-800-934-2873
National Marrow Donor Program1-888-999-6743
Patient Advocate Foundation /Colorectal Care Line1-866-657-8634www.colorectalcareline.org
Sarcoma Alliance415-381-7236www.sarcomaalliance.org

Caregiver Assistance

Family Caregiver Alliance415-434-3388www.caregiver.org
Seniors Helping Seniorswww.seniorshelpingseniors.com
Well Spouse Foundation212-685-8815

Insurance/Medicaid/Dept of Social Services Assistance

Nassau County Dept of Social Services516-227-8000www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/dss/dsshome.htm
Suffolk County Dept of Social Services631-852-3710www.co.suffolk.ny.us/departments/socialservices.aspx
Health and Welfare Foundation516-505-4421(assistance with filing for food stamps/Medicaid applications)

Miscellaneous Services

Cleaning for a Reason (home cleaning services)www.cleaningforareason.org
Center for Independent Living (assistance with housing related to disability)516-796-0144
HomeShare/Long Island516-292-1300 ext 2312
Nassau/Suffolk Law Services516-292-8100
Handicapped Parking Ticket Application (Nassau)516-227-7399http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/OPC/OPC_full_inclus_efforts/handicap.html

Support Groups

Adult Cancer Patient/Caregiver Support Groups (Winthrop Hospital) 516-663-9062
Breast Cancer Support Group (Winthrop Hospital)516-663-2556
Gynecological Cancer Support Group516-663-3867
Long Island OCEANS (offers support groups for ovarian cancer)631-928-0298
Look Good Feel Better (Winthrop Hospital)516-663-8843
Myeloma Support Group
Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock
48 Shelter Rock Road, Manhasset
Evenings - 3rd Wednesday of the Month
North Fork Cancer Support Group in Southold
Afternoons - 3rd Tuesday of the Month
SHARE (self help for women with (breast/ovarian cancer)212-719-1204

Transportation

Able Ride (Nassau County transportation)516-228-4000
Scat (Suffolk County transportation)631-491-6500
Access-A-Ride (Queens and five boroughs)646-252-5252
Project Independence (discounted travel for residents of Town of North Hempstead)516-869-6311
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