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Resources

Our resources page consist of helpful links to websites where a child and their family can gain knowledge of childrens' cancer and obtain support for coping with childrens' cancer.

San Diego County Cancer Navigator

Your San Diego gateway to:

  • Cancer care resources and information
  • Links to local and national clinical trials
  • Free "live" telephone support in English and Spanish
  • Visit our community calendar of ongoing events (for one-time events, visit special events calendar below)

Cure Search

CureSearch unites the world's largest childhood cancer research organization, the Children's Oncology Group, and the National Childhood Cancer Foundation through our shared mission to cure childhood cancer. Research is the key to cure.

American Brain Tumor Association

The American Brain Tumor Association exists to eliminate brain tumors through research and to meet the needs of brain tumor patients and their families.

The American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

Association of Pediatric Oncology

The Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses (APON) is the leading professional organization for registered nurses caring for children and adolescents with cancer and blood disorders and their families. APON's mission is to provide and promote expert practice in pediatric hematology/oncology nursing to its members and the public at large.

Cancer Fund of America

Cancer Fund of America's mission to provide support and services to financially indigent patients; to disseminate information concerning the early detection and prevention of cancer; to provide commodities, and gifts-in-kind to hospices and other health care providers; to procure and distribute donated merchandise to various 501-(c-3) nonprofit community service organizations which aid the ill, needy, and infants.

Cancer Links

A website providing links to all types of resources relating to cancer.

Cancer Source Kids

The mission of CancerSourceKids.com is to be a secure site where children can learn about cancer in a fun and interactive manner. The site will provide children with an opportunity to read cancer information, play interactive games, and learn coping strategies. The site is customized for children and teenagers who have cancer and children and teenagers whose sibling has cancer. The site is customized for age to allow for differences in the type of information, reading level, and the kinds of games that appeal to both groups.

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Family Alliance

The purpose of Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Family Alliance is to provide emotional, educational, and practical support to children with cancer and their families. In addition, Candlelighters CCFA desires to promote childhood cancer awareness and the need for childhood cancer education and research in our community.

Center for Loss & Life Transition

Life Transition is a private organization dedicated to furthering our understanding of - and compassion for - the complex set of emotions we call grief. Our mission is to help both the bereaved, by walking with them in their unique life journeys, and bereavement caregivers, by serving as their educational liaison and professional forum. Our motto is "helping people help others."

Children With Leukemia

Children With Leukemia was created by the Jennifer Lynn Stroud Foundation. The Foundation was established by her parents and funded through contributions from family and friends that witnessed this brave little girl's fight and spiritual triumph over the disease of leukemia. The Jennifer Lynn Stroud Foundation promotes research for a leukemia cure and offers educational, emotional and spiritual support to families impacted by pediatric cancer.

Children's Cancer Awareness

Our goal is to provide information for expectant mothers and families considering cord blood banking - we want to help you find the right option for your loved ones. Whether you choose private banking for the safety of your family, or public banking to help patients in need of a transplant, The Cord Blood Center is committed to giving you relevant, up-to-date information on benefits, pricing and current research for cord blood stem cells.

Children's Cancer Foundation

To improve the quality of life of children with cancer and their families through enhancing their emotional, social and medical well-being. This is achieved by providing counselling, employing therapeutic play, conducting support groups, organizing children and family outings, offering financial assistance, educating the families, supporting training and research, and promoting public awareness.

Children's Cancer Research Fund

Children's Cancer Research Fund is a leading non-profit organization committed to funding innovative and progressive research in the fight against childhood cancer.

Childhood Cancer Research Group

The CCRG houses the National Registry of Childhood Tumors (NRCT), a population based register of malignancies and benign brain tumors diagnosed in children (less than 15 years of age), and domiciled in England, Wales or Scotland at the time of diagnosis. It is probably the largest childhood cancer registry in the world.

Children's Leukemia Foundation

The mission of Children's Leukemia Foundation of Michigan is to provide and promote compassionate, personalized support to people in Michigan affected by leukemia and other related disorders.

CURE Childhood Cancer

CURE Childhood Cancer is a non-profit organization dedicated to conquering childhood cancer through research, education, and support of pediatric childhood cancer patients and their families.

Institute of Cancer Research

The aim of the IEU is to promote and disseminate the educational, research and clinical activities of The Institute in order to improve the treatment, care and quality of life of people with cancer.

International Confederation of Childhood Cancer Parent Organizations

To share information and experience in order to improve access to the best possible care for children with cancer everywhere in the world

SIOP-International Society of Pediatric Oncology

Our mission is to bring the best possible care for children with cancer to the farthest corners of the globe. It is currently a minority of sufferers who have access to the incredible advances which have been made over the lifetime of SIOP. When we started, 75% of children with cancer died. Now, with the best treatment 75% can be cured.

Leukemia Care

A website developed to present information and links on many types of cancer.

Leukemia Society of America LifeHorse

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education, and patient services. The Society's mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Michael Hoefflin Foundation

Promote the advancement of effective and compassionate forms of treatment for the cure of pediatric cancers through medical research grants.

myFRIENDSforLIFE.com

myFRIENDSforLIFE.com is a meeting place for families, friends, and caregivers touched by childhood cancer. Originally brought together in clinics and hospital settings where we fought for the lives of children, we continue our friendships as a committed and creative collective.

National Brain Tumor Foundation

NBTF is a national non-profit health organization dedicated to providing information and support for brain tumor patients, family members, and healthcare professionals, while supporting innovative research into better treatment options and a cure for brain tumors.

National Children's Cancer Society

The mission of The National Children's Cancer Society is to improve the quality of life for children with cancer by promoting children's health through financial and in-kind assistance, advocacy, support services, and education.

National Children's Leukemia Foundation

The NATIONAL CHILDREN'S LEUKEMIA FOUNDATION (NCLF) is one of the leading non-profit organizations in the fight against leukemia and cancer for children and adults. The NCLF is established to support the unfortunate in various programs. NCLF main objective is to provide the cure for children and adults, and to ease the family's burden during their hospital stay.

Neuroblastoma Children's Cancer Society

The Neuroblastoma Children's Cancer Society is a group made up of volunteers, many of whom have children or relatives who are victims or survivors of this disease. Our organization is an advocate for the children who suffer from neuroblastoma and is dedicated to serving as a support center for their families. The primary focus of the organization is to raise money to assist local research in neuroblastoma cancer, and to raise national awareness to focus additional research and funding until a cure can be found.

OCF-OCF

Orange County Foundation for Oncology Children and Families provides understanding and caring support to the families of children diagnosed with cancer. Through recreational and social activities, we bring together families facing similar struggles in a relaxed, comfortable environment where they can share burdens and offer each other support and hope.

Pediatric Cancer Foundation

The Foundation started simply and utilized the services of devoted volunteers to perform every aspect of fund raising. The first group of Directors were the parents' family, neighbors and friends, but in a relatively short period of time the membership expanded rapidly to over 40 committed individuals who gave their expertise, time, and support to achieve outstanding goals in basic and clinical research as well as in the care and treatment of children with cancer.

Pleural Mesothelioma Center

Pleural mesothelioma is by far the most prevalent form of mesothelioma. According to the American Cancer Society, three-quarters of all mesothelioma cases are pleural. Pleuralmesothelioma.com offers the most comprehensive and current information on asbestos exposure and mesothelioma.

Ronald McDonald House Charities

A strong mind. A strong body. And a safe, supportive place to grow. These are things that every child needs - and deserves. Helping to provide these things is what we do. By creating, finding and supporting programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is working to better the lives of children and their families around the world.

Special Love

A nonprofit organization that provides cancer families a network of support, made up of other patients and families who know and understand the trials and triumphs of the cancer experience.

Starbright

The STARBRIGHT Foundation is dedicated to the development of projects that empower seriously ill children to combat the medical and emotional challenges they face on a daily basis. STARBRIGHT projects do more than educate or entertain: they address the core issues that accompany illness – the pain, fear, loneliness, and depression that can be as damaging as the sickness itself.

Brain Tumor Society

The BRAIN TUMOR SOCIETY exists to find a cure for brain tumors. We improve the quality of life of brain tumor patients, survivors and their families by providing access to psychosocial support, information and resources. We raise funds to advance carefully- selected research projects to enhance treatments and to find a cure.

The Childrens Cause

The Children's Cause for Cancer Advocacy (CCCA) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that works as a national catalyst to stimulate drug discovery and development for childhood cancers, to expand resources for research and treatment, and to address the needs and concerns of survivors.

The Compassionate Friends

The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive.

The Joshua Gilbert Rhabdomyosarcoma Appeal

Welcome to the Joshua Gilbert Rhabdomyosarcoma Appeal Website. This site explains all you will need to know about this rare cancer, and will show you, if requested how to submit donations and take part in Fund Raising. Thank you for visiting.

The Kimo Bear Protect

To provide every child diagnosed with Cancer, the Kimo teddy bear companion, designed to go through simulated intravenous Chemotherapy treatments, along with mirroring the sometimes side effects of the Anti – Cancer drugs.

The Sunshine Kids Foundation

A non-profit organization which provides exciting, positive group activities, trips and events for children with cancer, free of charge, so they may once again do what Kids are meant to do... have fun and celebrate life!

Ride for Kids: The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

Our mission is in support of the efforts of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation of the United States.

The Tomorrow Fund

The Tomorrow Fund is the only non-profit organization in Rhode Island that provides daily financial and emotional support to children with cancer and their families.

The Valerie Fund

The Valerie Fund's mission is to provide support for the comprehensive health care of children with cancer and blood disorders.

Tomorrows Children Fund

The Tomorrows Children’s Fund was founded by a group of dedicated parents to help their children and others like them with cancer and serious blood disorders.

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults provides support programs, education and resources, free of charge, to benefit young adults, their families and friends, who are affected by cancer, and to promote awareness and prevention of cancer.

Why Me

The Why Me organization was conceived and created by 13 year old Sherry Shepherd to lift the spirits of her fellow child cancer patients as a means to ease their suffering and isolation.


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