Survivorship

Online Resources

Inclusion on this list does not mean endorsement by the SCCA or FHCRC

National Cancer Care Resources

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org
Source of news, information, and support

Cancer Care
www.cancercare.org
Oldest, largest, nonprofit agency offering support and information

Cancer Hope Network
www.cancerhopenetwork.org
One-on-one patient and family support

Cancervive
www.cancervive.org
Support, education, and advocacy information for survivors

Lance Armstrong Foundation
www.livestrong.org
Cancer awareness, education, and support

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
www.lls.org
Research, education, and patient services for all blood cancers

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
www.cancer.gov
Free resources and materials for all cancer types

National Coalition of Cancer Survivorship
www.canceradvocacy.org
Advocating quality cancer care and empowering survivors

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
www.nih.gov
Health information and resources

Local Cancer Care Resources

Cancer Lifeline
Cancer Lifeline offers a wide range of programs, support groups, classes, activities and presentations aimed at optimizing the quality of life for cancer patients and cancer survivors and their families, friends, co-workers and caregivers.
www.cancerlifeline.org

Crisis Line of Seattle
Phone: 206-461-3222

Gilda's Club Seattle
Gilda's Club Seattle provides a warm meeting place where men, women and children living with cancer, along with their families, partners and friends, join with others to build social and emotional support as a supplement to medical care. Free of charge and nonprofit, we offer support and networking groups, lectures, workshops and social events in a nonresidential, home-like setting.
www.gildasclubseattle.org

Team Survivor Northwest
Team Survivor Northwest provides a broad range of fitness and health education programs to enable women cancer survivors, in any stage of treatment or recovery and at any fitness level, to take an active role in their ongoing physical and emotional healing.
www.teamsurvivornw.org

Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner
The Insurance Commissioner's Office has the responsibility of regulating the insurance business in Washington under authority granted by the insurance laws of this state. Consumers with insurance questions or concerns are encouraged to contact Consumer Advocacy. Our Consumer Advocacy staff includes experts in all lines of insurance (auto, homeowner, life, disability, health, etc.) and provides free assistance and education to consumers. Consumer Advocacy has the authority to investigate formal complaints against insurers and agents, and to enforce insurance law on behalf of consumers. For assistance, consumers may call the Insurance Consumer Hotline at (800) 562-6900, access our Web site at www.insurance.wa.gov or send an e-mail to cad@oic.wa.gov.

The Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) HelpLine is a free service of the Office of the Insurance Commissioner. The SHIBA HelpLine provides specialized education, assistance and advocacy, including individualized counseling by trained volunteer advisors about your right and options.