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Find an Oncologist Database

A free database of ASCO members who have made their contact information public.

National Nurse Navigator

Information, support, resources, and the unique ability for patients, families, and caregivers to link to professional competent Oncology Nurse Navigators in their communities nationally and soon globally.

Lung Cancer Clinical Trial Matching Service

A free, confidential, personalized service that helps you understand which lung cancer clinical trials may be an option for you.

Patient Advocate Foundation

Services for patients including arbitration, mediation, and negotiation to settle issues with access to care, medical debt, and job retention related to their illness. Call toll-free 800-532-5274.

Hospice Foundation of America

Guidance for patients, families, and other interested parties regarding care at the end of life. Call toll-free 800-854-3402.

My Cancer Genome

Information on what therapies may be effective against specific mutations, and what clinical trials are available that target specific mutations.

Help During Treatment

Road to Recovery

Transportation to and from treatment for people with cancer who do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves.

Caring Bridge

Free, personal, and private websites that connect people experiencing a health challenge with family and friends, making the health journey easier through communication and support.

LUNGevity aligns with CaringBridge to ensure members of our community are aware of this helpful resource when facing a health challenge. Learn more and create your own website at www.CaringBridge.org/lungevity.

In-person support group listings

http://lungevity.org/l_community/viewforum.php?f=63 

http://www.aacr.org/home/survivors--advocates/information-about-support-groups,-clinical-trials,-financial-help-and-fundraising/how-to-find-a-support-group.asp

http://www.lungcanceralliance.org/facing/support_groups.html

Meal Train

A free solution that simplifies the organization of giving and receiving meals. By allowing the giving party to take into account the recipient’s preferred meal times, food preferences, and available days, the site helps ensure that recipients get the meals they enjoy on the days that are most helpful.

My Cancer Circle

A free, private support community for caregivers of people facing cancer, created by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in collaboration with CancerCare.

Lotsa Helping Hands

A calendar system to organize friends, family, and colleagues during times of need. Easily coordinate activities and manage volunteers with their intuitive group calendar.

LUNGevity Life Line Support Partners

Volunteers who mentor and offer encouragement, advice, experience, and hope to those newly diagnosed and anyone needing additional support through a one-on-one personal connection by email or telephone.

NCI Caring for Yourself

Resource page that can help you be a better caregiver.

Help Guide Tips & Support for Family Caregivers

Tips on preventing caregiver burnout.

Legal

Cancer Legal Resource Center

Free legal advice for cancer patients. Call toll-free 866-843-2572.

Financial

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy

The Advocacy Navigator, a patient-friendly space where support groups and patients can go to find health-related information and contacts. Call Patient Advocacy Hotline 855-284-4642.

Cancer Care CO-PAY Assistance Program

Call toll-free 866-552-6729.

Grief

American Cancer Society 

Information on the grieving process and tips that may help people cope with their loss.

American Society of Clinical Oncology 

A series of articles to help people through the grieving process.

The Compassionate Friends

Support with a focus on coping with a child’s death.

GriefNet.org 

An Internet community of people dealing with grief, death, and major loss.

Hospice Foundation of America 

A selection of very helpful articles in grieving.

Hospice Net 

Information for patients and families facing life-threatening illness.

LUNGevity’s Lung Cancer Support Community—GRIEF Section 

A forum for those who have lost someone to lung cancer to connect in their grief.

National Cancer Insitute 

A resource for grief, bereavement, and coping with loss

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization—Caring Connections 

Resources and information to help people make decisions about end-of-life care and services before a crisis.

Parents Without Partners

Support with a focus on families that lose a parent.

Soaring Spirits Loss Foundation

Peer-to-peer grief support.