Resources

Our extensive collection of web-based and other resources for patients, families, and caregivers provides easy access to information on a wide variety of subjects related to pancreatic cancer.

Cancer Experience Registry

The Cancer Experience Registry is a community of people touched by cancer. A primary focus is on collecting, analyzing, and sharing information about the cancer experience, including the social and emotional needs of the patient and their family throughout the cancer journey.

Cancer Hope Network

Offers free, confidential, one-on-one emotional support to adult cancer patients and their caregivers. Support is provided via telephone by trained volunteers who have all been through a cancer experience, have recovered, and are again leading productive lives. Current patients are matched to volunteers who have had similar experiences.

Cancer Support Community

A global network offering face-to-face and online emotional support, education, and hope for anyone affected by cancer. Through professionally led support groups, educational workshops and mind/body programs we help people learn vital skills, regain control, reduce feelings of isolation, and restore hope.

Cancer101

Cancer101 provides information, resources, and sells a relatively inexpensive planner to help patients and caregivers who need to navigate cancer treatment in partnership with their healthcare team.

Chemocare

This website, a partner of the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation and the Cleveland Clinic, provides the latest information about chemotherapy to patients and their families, caregivers, and friends. Chemocare.com includes easy-to-read information about specific chemotherapy medications, side effect management, nutrition, resources, and support.

Cleaning for a Reason

A nonprofit serving the United States and Canada which partners with maid services to offer professional house cleaning to help women undergoing treatment for cancer.

Deliver the Dream

This Florida-based nonprofit organization provides families living with an advanced illness, whether the illness involves a child or a parent, or some other serious crisis, the chance to enjoy a three-day retreat.

Epic Experience

Epic Experience provides free outdoor adventure camps for adults whose lives have been affected by cancer. The peaceful surroundings help establish a supportive community among fellow survivors.

Fertile Future

Fertile Future is a Canadian national nonprofit organization that provides fertility preservation information and support services to cancer patients and oncology professionals.

Flatwater Foundation

The Flatwater Foundation provides those diagnosed with cancer, their families, and loved ones access to mental health therapy and family support. This includes access to both traditional and nontraditional methods of psychological counseling.

For Pete’s Sake Respite Foundation

For Pete’s Sake is a nonprofit organization that assists adult cancer patients, their caregivers and loved ones by providing eligible patients, along with their caregivers, a one-week expenses-paid respite vacation to select locations along the East Coast and in the Caribbean.

Foundation for Living Beauty

The Foundation for Living Beauty provides free support services to women living with cancer through wellness retreats, educational workshops, and support events.

H.O.P.E. (Help For Oncology Problems And Emotional Support)

This is a Pennsylvania-based nonprofit that helps cancer patients and their families by providing assistance to cancer patients and their families in a variety of ways, including meals and transportation, support groups, equipment, educational resources, and scholarships to high school students in families with cancer.

Hope Connections for Cancer Support

The Maryland-based nonprofit assists people with cancer and their loved ones in dealing with the emotional and physical impact of cancer through participation in professionally facilitated programs including support groups, educational workshops with top oncology professionals, stress reduction and nutrition classes, and opportunities for people affected by cancer to connect with and support each other. All programs are free of charge.

Hope for Two

Hope for Two . . . The Pregnant with Cancer Network is an organization dedicated to providing women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant with information, support, and hope.

Imerman Angels

This group provides personalized connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors, and caregivers. These relationships inspire hope and offer the chance to ask personal questions and receive support from someone who is uniquely familiar with the experience. The service is absolutely free and helps anyone touched by any type of cancer, at any cancer stage level, at any age, living anywhere in the world. Available in Spanish.

LIVESTRONG Fertility (formerly Fertile Hope)

A national LIVESTRONG initiative dedicated to providing reproductive information, support, and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.

Look Good Feel Better

Look Good Feel Better is dedicated to improving the self-esteem and quality of life of people undergoing treatment for cancer. It seeks to improve self-image and appearance through beauty sessions that create a sense of support, confidence, courage, and community. Programs for men and teens focus on physical appearance aspects of treatment.

Lotsa Helping Hands

A free web-based caregiver coordination service where people can create their own caregiving site to coordinate support needed for the caregiver and care recipient. The site provides a private group calendar where tasks can be posted. Family and friends may visit the site and sign up online for a task.

Magic Hour Foundation

A national network of professional photographers who serve the individuals and families who are fighting cancer by providing them with free professional family photographs.

Marisa Harris: Reimagining the Possible

Marisa Harris is a Certified LifeMastery Consultant and Certified Master Health & Life Coach who provides integrative coaching to cancer patients and others facing serious illnesses.

MyLifeLine.Org

Now part of Cancer Support Community, this nonprofit encourages cancer patients and caregivers to create free, customized websites, empowering patients to build an online support community of family and friends to foster connection, inspiration, and healing.

Navigating Cancer

An easy-to-use website offering a variety of relevant cancer resources and a supportive community. Patients and their caregivers can use the Daily Health Journal to track symptoms and side effects to better communicate with the health care team about how they’re responding to treatment. Discussion forums are available for patients, survivors, and caregivers.

SaveMyFertility

SaveMyFertility is an authoritative resource for adult cancer patients and the parents of children with cancer who want to learn more about preserving their fertility before and during cancer treatment. SaveMyFertility also provides information and guidance to oncologists, endocrinologists, and other health care providers concerned with the reproductive health of cancer patients and survivors.