ONLINE SUPPORT RESOURCES

Resources included in this list are:
– Specific to people impacted by cancer (caregivers and patients)
– Freely accessible, no subscription required
– Online and will continue to be online
– Support-focused rather than information-focused

This list is not perfect or all-encompassing. Please Contact Us with additions and corrections.

OrganizationWebsiteDescription
4th Angelhttps://4thangel.ccf.org/Give or receive mentoring support for patients and caregivers
AnCan Blood Cancers Support Grouphttps://ancan.org/blood-cancers/Online support group for people impacted by hematologic (blood) cancers
AnCan Cancer Caregivers Grouphttps://ancan.org/cancer-caregivers/Online support group for caregivers who care for people living with stage 3 or 4 cancer of any type
AnCan Male Breast Cancer Coalitionhttps://ancan.org/mens-breast-cancer/Support for men with breast cancer.
AnCan Men ‘Speaking Freely’ Grouphttps://ancan.org/men-speaking-freely/Monthly support call for men with cancer, any cancer. Only for men. No raised eyebrows, no judgment, no guilt.
AnCan Ovarian Cancer Grouphttps://ancan.org/ovarian-cancer/A group of women with ovarian cancer who come together as peers to share experience and understanding
AnCan Prostate Cancer Supporthttps://ancan.org/prostate-cancer/Many free groups separated into patient experience (e.g. under 60, recurrent) for men diagnosed with prostate cancer
AnCan Sarcoidosis Support Grouphttps://ancan.org/sarcoidosis/A group for people impacted by sarcoidosis by diagnosis or as a caregiver
Belong.LifeAppSmartphone social network app for managing and navigating cancer treatment
Cancer Care Connectionhttps://www.cancercareconnection.org/our-services/contact-us-by-phone/Helpline providing for immediate needs, making decisions, and finding ways to cope
Cancer Hope Networkhttps://www.cancerhopenetwork.org/get-support/Matched support volunteering
Cancer Support Communityhttps://www.cancersupportcommunity.org/Cancer support through the phone. Click web link for live chat.
Cancer Survivors Network (American Cancer Society)https://csn.cancer.org/Online Support for patients and caregivers
CancerCare Counselinghttps://www.cancercare.org/counselingShort-term counseling over phone
CancerCare Support Groupshttps://www.cancercare.org/support_groupsMany support groups online and over the phone
Carcinoid Cancer Foundation https://www.carcinoid.org/for-patients/acor-carcinoid-e-group-archives/Text group for people impacted by carcinoid cancer
Colorectal Cancer Alliance Patient & Family Supporthttps://www.ccalliance.org/patient-family-support/patient-family-support-group-chatDaily chats for patients and family impacted by colorectal cancer
Connect Education Workshopshttps://www.cancercare.org/connect_workshopsLeading experts in oncology provide up-to-date information in one-hour workshops
ThyCa Email Support Groupshttps://www.thyca.org/sg/email/Thyroid cancer email support groups, many specific topics
Imerman Angelshttps://imermanangels.org/get-support/Cancer support through one-on-one “Mentor Angels”
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Online Chathttps://www.lls.org/support/online-chats?src1=21156&src2=Many different support groups with moderators
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Communityhttps://communityview.lls.org/Online community for blood cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers
Livestrong Personalized Cancer Supporthttps://www.livestrong.org/we-can-helpLivestrong Navigation provides support over phone in English and Spanish
Living Beyond Breast Cancer Helplinehttps://www.lbbc.org/helplineSupport from a trained volunteer diagnosed with breast cancer for emotional support, guidance, and hope
Lung Cancer Support Groupshttps://www.lungcancer.org/find_support/support_groupsMany online and telephone offerings for patients and caregivers impacted by lung cancer
My Lifeline (Cancer Support Communities)https://www.mylifeline.org/Create a website for family and friends, join discussion boards, find information, control privacy
National Brain Tumor Society Support Conversationshttps://braintumor.org/brain-tumor-information/brain-tumor-support-conversations/Online support group for patients and loved ones impacted by brain cancer
Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance Support Grouphttps://www.inspire.com/groups/ovarian-cancer/Forum-based community offering support and resources
Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance Woman to Womanhttps://ocrahope.org/patients/peer-support-woman-to-woman/One-on-one support offered by trained survivor volunteers diagnosed with gynecologic cancer
Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Programhttps://www.lls.org/support/peer-to-peer-support?src1=21156&src2=Matched mentoring for people impacted by blood cancer
SHARE Helplinehttps://www.sharecancersupport.org/support/about-us-helpline/Helpline to lend support, give information, share experiences, and lift you up, for friends, family, caregivers, and diagnosed people
SHARE Online Educational Programshttps://www.sharecancersupport.org/calendar/online-educational-programs/Education programs for patients, past topics: Cardio-Oncology, DCIS, Genetics in African Americans ‘Ask a NP’
SHARE Online Support Communitieshttps://www.sharecancersupport.org/support/health-unlocked/Online support communities for breast cancer, metastatic breast cancer, and ovarian cancer
SHARE Peer Supporthttps://www.sharecancersupport.org/breast-cancer/helpline/Ask questions and get answers (or a listening ear!) from peers (caregivers, breast cancer patients, or ovarian cancer patients)
SHARE Services in Spanishhttps://www.sharecancersupport.org/outreach/services-in-spanish/Servicios de línea de ayuda ofrecidos en español para pacientes y cuidadores
Sharsheret Peer Supporthttps://sharsheret.org/resource/connect-with-a-peer-supporter/Speak with another woman who shares your experience
SPOHNC National Survivor Volunteer NetworkEmail: info@spohnc.orgSurvivors of oral head and neck cancer are matched with others for support
Springboard Beyond Cancer (American Cancer Society)https://survivorship.cancer.gov/Online goal setting and symptom management through action decks and motivation
ThyCa Person to Person Networkhttps://www.thyca.org/sg/tppn/Matched volunteers
ThyCa Cancer Connecthttps://www.inspire.com/groups/thyca-thyroid-cancer-survivors-association/Thyroid cancer support group and discussion community
Us Too – A Forum for Gay Men and their Partnershttps://www.ustoo.org/forumforgaymenA forum and support group for gay men and their partners impacted by prostate cancer
Us Too – A Forum for Herhttps://www.ustoo.org/aforumforherA forum and support group for women supporting men affected by prostate cancer
Us Too Helplinehttps://www.ustoo.org/Call-the-HelpLine“Someone to talk to … who understands.” For people impacted by prostate cancer.
Us Too Inspirehttps://www.ustoo.org/Join-An-Online-Prostate-Cancer-Support-CommunityOnline support groups for people impacted by prostate cancer
Virtual Hope BoxAppSmartphone application for coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking
Young Survival Coalition Discussion Boardshttp://community.youngsurvival.org/Text forums offering support and community
Young Survival Coalition Survivorlink Peer Mentoringemail: resourcelink@youngsurvival.orgMatched peer mentoring between women with young onset breast cancer
Young Survival Coalition Virtual Hangoutshttps://www.youngsurvival.org/connect/find-support-online/virtual-hangoutsMonthly hangouts for people impacted by young onset breast cancer

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