- American Cancer Society – Dedicated to helping people who face cancer. Learn about cancer research, patient services, early detection, treatment and education.
- CancerCare – Counseling, Support Groups, Education and Financial Assistance
- Cancer Support Community – Cancer support for anyone affected by cancer. Only three locations in NY. NYC, Westchester and Rochester.
- LiveStrong – Just diagnosed, in treatment or post-treatment, we can help.
- National Cancer Institute – Nation’s leader in cancer research
- Cancer Hawk – Connects patients and caregivers with the services, products and no-nonsense expertise they need to make their cancer journey easier.
- Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services.
- Corporate Angel Network – Mission is to transport cancer patients to the hospital at which they need to be in order to receive a specialized form of treatment.
- Smart Patients
- 3 Little Birds 4 Life – Provides wishes for AYA 18-40
- Hope for Young Adults with Cancer – Provides financial assistance and regular social meetups for young adults with cancer.
- Cancer + Careers – Empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.
- Imerman Angels – Provide personalized connections that enable 1-on-1 support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.
- Lacuna Loft – Provides lifestyle support for young adult cancer and long term illness patients, survivors and caregivers.
- Mass Kickers – Provides support and motivation to all newly-diagnosed patients, family and friends affected by tumors or cancer.
- Stupid Cancer – Empowering young adults affected by cancer through innovative and award-winning programs and services.
- Testicular Cancer Foundation – Provides education and support to young men to raise awareness about testicular cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer among males ages 15-35.
- Testicular Cancer Society – Raising awareness for the most common form of cancer among males ages 15-35 while also providing support for fighters, survivors and caregivers.
- Allyson Whitney Foundation – An organization that empowers and fights for the interests of young adults with rare cancers.
- Planet Cancer – Provides support and advocacy for young adults with cancer.
- Young Survival Coalition – The premiere global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women diagnosed with breast cancer.
- Nikolas Ritschel Foundation – Provide support and information as well as grant wishes to cancer patients ages 18-24.
- Save My Fertility – Provides reliable information on preserving fertility before and after cancer treatment.
- The Sam Fund – Provides financial assistance, free online support and education for young adults with cancer.
- 13Thirty – Provides information for adolescents and young adults with cancer
- The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults – Mission is to change lives by creating a community of support for young adults and their loved ones impacted by cancer.
- Critical Mass – Community-powered advocacy organization on a mission to ensure adolescents and young adults have no barriers to survive and thrive after a cancer diagnosis.
- Young Adult Cancer Connection – Provides a rare opportunity for young adults, 18 – 39, and their caregivers to come together and work through the issues unique to our age group, discover emotional and clinical resources and ultimately know that we’re not alone in our cancer experience.
- CureSearch for Children’s Cancer – Funds and supports cancer research for kids and teens and provides information and resources to anyone affected by children’s cancer.
- Joe’s Sister – A forum for siblings of young adults with cancer who have lost a sibling, a friend or someone who felt like a friend.
- SuperSibs – Supports siblings of cancer patients.
Crowd Funding & Social Platforms
- GiveForward – GiveForward provides personalized fundraising web pages so friends and family can send support to a loved one in need. No 5% + platform fee – It’s FREE.
- CaringBridge – Provides free, personal websites to connect family and friends during a serious illness.
- Project Koru – Camp for survivors Ages 18-39
- Epic Experience – Offers free week-long outdoor adventure experiences to individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer & adult cancer survivors to ski, paddle, and ride past those three words “I Have Cancer”
- First Descents – Offers young adult cancer fighters and survivors a free outdoor adventure experience designed to empower them to climb, paddle and surf beyond their diagnosis, defy their cancer, reclaim their lives and connect with others doing the same.
- The Wilderness Program for Young Adults – Encourages young adults to step out into the wilderness and challenge themselves while allowing nature to help heal them.
- Camp Mak-A-Dream – Offers a week long young adult conference every summer. The conference creates a unique experience for survivors to meet, connect, share and have fun together.
- Eagle Mount – Traveling camp for young adults ages 16 – 23 who have reached remission.
- A Fresh Chapter – Through proven US and International programs, survivors gain perspective, find community and rebuild their lives.
- Kokolulu Farm and Cancer Retreats – In-depth workshops designed to help the young adult take control of their healing journey and diagnosis, plus lodging and meals.
- Oziku – Teens and Twenties – Mission is to help all members of families affected by childhood cancer to heal through peer support, respite, mentoring and recreational programs.
- River Discovery – Programs immerse participants in the beauty and serenity of Idaho’s outdoors and expose them to the recuperative benefits of nature.
- Survive and Thrive – Empowers young adults to refocus their life after diagnosis and rebuild themselves ready to embrace a full life ahead.
- True North Treks – Takes young adults with cancer on short treks in nature to focus on learning mindful awareness practices and connecting with other young adult survivors.