Komen Offices

SOUTH FLORIDA AFFILIATE
Provides local resources for support, help for medically underserved for screening mammograms, biopsies & additional treatment as well as educational programs and printed literature. 561.514.3020.

Local Resource Guides by Community:

SUSAN G. KOMEN FOR THE CURE NATIONAL
Linking A.R.M.S. – Assistance & Resources Made Simple through Komen National is financial assistance for oral medications for cancer treatment, pain and anti-nausea medications, lymphedema support and durable medical equipment. 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636)

Other Resources

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
Supports research, provides printed materials, educational programs and practical help for patients & their families. 1-800-ACS-2345

THE BREAST HEALTH COALITION OF MARTIN & ST. LUCIE COUNTIES
The Breast Health Coalition of Martin & St. Lucie Counties in Florida is a group of health professionals, organizations and breast cancer survivors working together to increase access to breast health services, support and treatment.

CANCERCARE, INC.
Offers free support, information, financial assistance & practical help to cancer patients and their loved ones. 1-800-813-4673

CANCERVIVE
Provides support group information, insurance information, assistance, advocacy and educational materials. 1-800-486-2873

FORCE
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered – It is for anyone affected by hereditary breast or ovarian cancer.
1-561-366-4133

GILDA’S CLUB
Provides social and emotional support along with lectures, workshops, networking groups, children’s programs and networking groups. 1-888-445-3248

MESOTHELIOMA GROUP
Provides a guide to understanding cancer (diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, coping, finding a doctor & paying for treatment).

NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF BREAST CANCER ORGANIZATIONS (NABCO)
Lists national breast cancer support groups. 1-800-719-9154

NATIONAL BREAST CANCER COALITION
Grassroots organization with a mission to eradicate breast cancer through action and advocacy. 1-800-622-2838

NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE’S CANCER INFORMATION CENTER
Provides information and resources for patients, the public and health care providers. 1-800-4-CANCER

NATIONAL LYMPHEDEMA NETWORK
Provides information on all aspects of health, disease, prevention and wellness. 1-800-541-3259

SOJOURNERS WITH HEALING HEARTS
Provides a breast cancer support group for women of color as well as physical, mental and spiritual support. Also provides education and encouragement through various community outreach opportunities in the Palm Beach County Area.
1-561-366-4151

THE CANCER ALLIANCE
Provides support and financial resources to cancer patients.
1-561-748-7227, CAhelpandhope@aol.com

VA HOSPITAL
1-561-882-8262

THE WELLNESS COMMUNITY
Offers stress reduction and education workshops, nutrition guidance, exercise sessions & social events.
1-888-793-9355

WOMEN’S CANCER NETWORK
Provides news, updates, a risk assessment survey, a doctor finder tool, information on various cancers affecting women and more.

YOUNG SURVIVAL COALITION
Provides information on breast cancer in young women. 1-212-577-6259

Patient Advocacy

LANCE ARMSTRONG FOUNDATION
Provides education and advocacy for those living with, through and beyond cancer. 1-512-236-7937

NATIONAL COALITION FOR CANCER SURVIVORSHIP
Provides information and resources on cancer support, advocacy and quality-of-life issues. 1-877-622-7937

PATIENT ADVOCATE FOUNDATION
Provides education, legal counseling and referrals concerning managed care, insurance, financial issues, job discrimination and debt crisis matters. 1-800-532-5274

NEEDY MEDS

A website of pharmaceutical companies who have special patient assistance programs. Patients can search this site for the particular drug (chemo or not) that they will be taking to see if there is an assistance program for that particular drug.