Resources for Cancer Patients

Education

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide voluntary health organization on a mission to free the world from cancer. The ACS funds and conducts research, shares expert information and supports patients.

Cancer.Net/American Society of Clinical Oncology
www.cancer.net
Cancer.Net provides timely, oncologist-approved information to help patients and families make informed health care decisions.

National Cancer Institute
www.cancer.gov
Here you'll find recent and accurate cancer information on types of cancers, treatment, genetics, risk factors, prevention, coping, support and more.

Financial Support

The Angel Foundation
www.mnangel.org
The Angel Foundation is a Twin Cities-based nonprofit whose mission is to provide support to local adults with cancer and their families through emergency financial assistance, education and other support resources.

Hope Chest for Breast Cancer
www.hopechest.com
Hope Chest for Breast Cancer provides immediate access to support for the most urgent daily living needs of local breast cancer patients. It offers emergency assistance funds to help with costs such as rent, utilities, child care and transportation. Hope Chest also provides nutritious meals for families facing breast cancer.

Pay It Forward Fund
www.payitforwardfund.net
Pay It Forward is a nonprofit fund managed by Ridgeview Foundation and serves patients of Ridgeview's referring partners. It provides financial support for those undergoing treatment for breast or women's cancer.

Support Programs

The Angel Foundation
www.mnangel.org
The Angel Foundation is a Twin-Cities-based nonprofit whose mission is to provide support to local adults with cancer and their families through emergency financial assistance, education and other support resources.

Gilda's Club Twin Cities
www.gildasclubtwincities.org
Gilda's Club provides free social, emotional and psychological support for everyone currently impacted by cancer.

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