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Founded in 1944, CancerCare is the leading national organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer. Our comprehensive services include counseling and support groups over the phone, online and in-person, educational workshops, publications and financial and co-payment assistance. CancerCare services are provided by oncology social workers and world-leading cancer experts.

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Savor Health

Savor Health

Savor Health works with a team of oncology nutrition experts to provide cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers with personalized nutritional advice and solutions. Cancer starves people of nutrition, and Savor Health uses nutrition to fight back.

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Head and Neck Alliance

Head & Neck Cancer Alliance (HNCA)*

HNCA strives to advance prevention, detection, treatment and rehabilitation of oral, head and neck cancer through public awareness, research, advocacy and survivorship.

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Support for people with Oral and Head & Neck Cancer

Support for People with Oral and Head & Neck Cancer (SPOHNC)

SPOHNC provides information and resources for cancer patients trying to gain a better understanding of their illness, in addition to meeting their overall needs by preserving, restoring, and promoting physical and emotional health.

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Lung Cancer Foundation

Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF)*

Through empowering and educating patients, funding cutting-edge research, building strategic collaborations and raising public awareness, the Foundation's goal is to transform lung cancer into a chronically managed disease within 10 years and ultimately to find a cure.

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LUNGevity Foundation is firmly committed to making an immediate impact on increasing the quality of life and survivorship of people with lung cancer by accelerating research into early detection and more effective treatments, as well as by providing community, support, and education for all those affected by the disease.

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Lung Cancer Alliance

Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA)*

Since 1995, the Alliance has played a critical role in every major advance – changing how we support, talk about, detect and treat the disease – and turning those impacted into survivors. Its mission is saving lives and advancing research by empowering those living with and at risk for lung cancer.

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Lung Cancer Foundation of America

Lung Cancer Foundation of America (LCFA)

The Foundation’s mission is the dramatic improvement in survivorship of lung cancer patients through the funding of transformative science, with the ultimate goal of curing the disease.

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation

Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF)

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation is the pre-eminent national nonprofit focused on funding innovative, high-reward research with the potential to extend survival and improve quality of life for people with lung cancer. The organization’s mission is to improve lung cancer outcomes by funding research for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of lung cancer.

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AIM at Melanoma

AIM at Melanoma

AIM at Melanoma is the largest international melanoma foundation globally engaged and locally invested in advancing the battle against melanoma through innovative research, legislative reform, education, and patient and caregiver support.

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Melanoma International Foundation

Melanoma International Foundation (MIF)

Established in 2003, the Melanoma International Foundation (MIF) is a non-profit organization created to provide the scientifically sound guidance and support our founder could not find when she was diagnosed with melanoma.

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Melanoma Research Alliance

Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA)*

The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) is the largest private funder of melanoma and pursues a mission to end suffering and death due to melanoma by collaborating with all stakeholders to accelerate powerful research, advance cures for all patients and prevent more melanomas.

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Melanoma Research Foundation

Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF)

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is the largest independent organization devoted to melanoma. The MRF is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization committed to advancing education, advocacy and medical research in finding effective treatments and eventually a cure for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.

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