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. The resources are reviewed and updated periodically to ensure they are current.
- Caregiver Information
- Clinical Trials
- Complementary and Integrative Therapies
- Diet and Nutrition
- Financial Assistance
- General Cancer Organizations and Information
- Insurance Issues and Copay Assistance Programs
- Legal Assistance
- Pain Management
- Prescription Assistance
- Transportation and Lodging
The Cleveland Clinic 4th Angel Mentoring Program is an innovative, interactive approach to cancer support in which patients and caregivers are matched with trained volunteer mentors of similar age and cancer experiences. The program is a national, free service that emphasizes one-on-one contact to best empower caregivers and patients with knowledge, awareness, hope, and a helping hand.
A free app that allows you to securely record your doctor visits, transcribes the important parts letting you easily go back to clarify details, and allows you to share these details with anyone who wasn't able to be there with you.
Cactus Cancer Society’s mission is to provide a safe space where young adults facing cancer can connect, cope, and thrive with one another in an online community through creativity and expression. Our vision is to end isolation among young adults facing cancer.
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.
Created by Cancer Treatment Centers offering connections and support from people who know what you’re going through.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 is a Canadian national nonprofit organization that provides fertility preservation information and support services to cancer patients and oncology professionals.
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 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.
The Foundation for Living Beauty provides free support services to women living with cancer through wellness retreats, educational workshops, and support events.
Established in 1988, Friend for Life is a network of cancer survivors and caregivers who serve as trained volunteers, providing one-to-one emotional and psychosocial support to persons diagnosed with cancer, and their loved ones. Facing cancer with someone who has been through a similar experience helps restore a sense of stability during a tumultuous time and to navigate the path through diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.
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.
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 . . . The Pregnant with Cancer Network is an organization dedicated to providing women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant with information, support, and hope.
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.
Jasper Health is a digital oncology platform that delivers psychosocial support and coaching directly to members via the Cancer Care Companion, a smart personalized planner. Tens of thousands of members today rely upon the Jasper Cancer Care Companion App to connect with caregivers, providers, and employer and health plan care teams.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pancreatic Cancer Canada has partnered with the cancer support experts at Wellspring to create a specialized program that offers Peer Support and Short Term Counseling specifically geared toward those experiencing the unique impact of pancreatic cancer. Peer support volunteers offer a caring comforting, non-judgmental ear to support your loved one through this challenging time all free of charge.
Formed in 2015, Patients Rising has developed a significant following of over 110,000 patients and caregivers and has guided more than 25,000 of them on their journeys to advocate for themselves and their loved ones to get the care and treatments they need to live a fulfilling life.
Formerly, Gilda's Club, New York City, Red Door Community is a New York City nonprofit cancer support organization helping everyone and anyone impacted by cancer. A welcoming place that provides a full complement of FREE cancer support, emotional and educational programs, and healthy lifestyle workshops online and in-person. Being committed to providing unwavering support at every stage of the cancer experience, means no one faces cancer alone.
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.
Smart Patients is an online community for patients and families affected by a variety of illnesses. Here you can learn at your own level about scientific developments related to your condition, share your questions and concerns with other members, and use what you learn in the context of your own life.