Living with Cancer
Find information on living with cancer, whether you are a newly diagnosed patient, a survivor, or a family member or friend of someone who is living with cancer.
Cancer Support Community HQ
American Cancer Society
Cancer Support Community offers a way to connect with others through real-time professionally-led support groups, the ability to keep family and friends up-to-date on personal web pages, more than 20 discussion boards and a special space for teens impacted by cancer.
On the Phone
Cancer Support Community’s TOLL-FREE Cancer Support Helpline is for anyone affected by cancer. The helpline is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm EST, but you are welcome to call anytime. If you receive a recording, please leave your name and contact number and one of our counselors will call you as soon as possible. Call 1-888-793-9355.
Connect your Community
MyLifeLine.org allows you to create a private site to keep your community involved in your cancer journey, or join more than 2,000 online discussion board members supporting each other with information, opinions, stories, and inspiration.
ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.National Institute of Health.
CSC + Airbnb
In March of this year, Airbnb announced a strategic partnership with the Cancer Support Community. Through this collaboration, the Airbnb community will provide free housing for cancer patients and caregivers, provided they meet certain geographic and income criteria. Airbnb made the announcement at an event in New York organized by the Biden Cancer Initiative and featuring Vice President Joe Biden. Click here to find out more.
Center for Healthcare Rights
CHCR is providing free Medicare and Medi-Cal counseling and advocacy services to all Los Angeles County residents. The HICAP hotline is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Call (800)824-0780.
Helpful Recipes for Cancer Patients
A healthy diet is an important part of a cancer patient's journey before, during, and after treatment.
CSC HQ's Recipe Gallery is filled meals in sections relating to mouth pain, difficulty swallowing, nausea, and more. It can also help you feel better and respond better to cancer treatment.
Support for Children in Families Affected by Cancer
Walk With Sally provides hope through their individualized mentoring and community support services to empower children experiencing trauma through a parent, guardian or sibling's cancer journey.