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Resources Available For Oncology Patients

General Oncology Information

Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer
Alliance for Lung Cancer, Advocacy, Support and
American Congress of Obstetricians and
American Brain Tumor
American Cancer Society1-877-227-1618www.cancer .org
American Lung
American Liver
American Urological Association1-800-828-7866
Colorectal Cancer
Foundation for Woman�s
Gilda Radner FOCR-Familial Ovarian Cancer
Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF)
I�m Too Young for This! Cancer
International Myeloma
Kidney Cancer
Lance Armstrong
Leukemia and Lymphoma
LIVESTRONG Cancer Navigation Center1-855-220-7777
Lymphoma Research
National Alliance of Breast Cancer
National Cancer
National Coalition for Cancer
National Comprehensive Cancer
National Family Caregivers
National Institute of
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC)1-888-682-7426
Long Island
New York State Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN)
Sisters Network, Inc. (for the African-American Community with breast cancer)
Susan G Korman Breast Cancer
The Ovarian Cancer
The National Brain Tumor
The Sarcoma
The Skin Cancer
US TOO! International, Inc (for men with prostrate cancer)

Cancer Co-Pay Assistance Organizations

American Cancer
Brain Tumor Society-BTS
Patient Access Network
Patient Advocate
Patient Services
Cancer Fund of America,
Leukemia and Lymphoma
Lymphoma Research
National BrainTumor Foundation1-800-934-2873
National Marrow Donor Program1-888-999-6743
Patient Advocate Foundation /Colorectal Care

Caregiver Assistance

Family Caregiver
Seniors Helping
Well Spouse Foundation212-685-8815

Insurance/Medicaid/Dept of Social Services Assistance

Nassau County Dept of Social
Suffolk County Dept of Social
Health and Welfare Foundation516-505-4421(assistance with filing for food stamps/Medicaid applications)

Miscellaneous Services

Cleaning for a Reason (home cleaning services)
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)516-227-7399

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


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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