Lung Cancer Initiative is the leading nonprofit in North Carolina that provides support to the lung cancer community by connecting patients, survivors, and loved ones with the medical and research community. Our mission is to advance survivorship and provide support to those affected by lung cancer through research, education and access programs.
Know AML is the first global acute myeloid leukemia (AML) awareness initiative.
Aims to direct patients, carers, families, and healthcare professionals to the available information, resources, and support they need to deal with AML.
Know AML collaborates with a vast global network of advocates, who together ensure that the AML community has access to the latest information and resources providing the best possible support and care for patients with AML and their families.
Tigerlily Foundation is a national breast cancer foundation providing education, awareness, advocacy and hands-on support to young women (15-45) – before, during and after breast cancer.
Tigerlily Foundation envisions a future where breast cancer diagnosis doesn’t inspire fear, but ignites hope for a future because:
- They inspire young women diagnosed with breast cancer to transform inside and out as they journey through treatment to live their best life going forward.
- They empower young women to be advocates for change
- Breast cancer will no longer be a terminal disease, but become a chronic disease that will someday be cured.
- They will end disparities – of age, stage and color, in our lifetime.
Through their programs, they seek to educate and empower women of all backgrounds, including those at heightened risk, those facing health disparities, and those with less access to care. They strive to improve the quality of life and end isolation among breast cancer survivors. Most importantly, they encourage and endeavor to empower fearless females in every stage of their journey, and to show them that they are not or alone, but are beautiful, strong like the tiger and the lily, and that they can be transformed – during and after breast cancer.
Association of Community Cancer Centers: ACCC
The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) is a powerful community of more than 28,000 multidisciplinary practitioners and 2,100 cancer programs and practices nationwide.
Founded in 1974, ACCC brings together healthcare professionals across all disciplines in oncology to promote quality cancer care. It is estimated that 65 percent of the nation’s cancer patients are treated by a member of ACCC.
Members rely on ACCC for education and advocacy support in adapting and responding to complex changes and challenges in the delivery of quality cancer care. ACCC provides resources on operations and management for programs and practices, reimbursement issues, policy and regulatory changes at the state and national levels, trends in cancer care, integrating new technologies and therapies, and more.
The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the nation’s largest lymphoma-focused health organization devoted to improving care through education and support services and improving outcomes through investment in the most promising lymphoma research. LRF’s mission is to eradicate lymphoma and serve all those impacted by this blood cancer.
The CLL Society Inc. is a patient–centric, physician–curated nonprofit organization focused on patient education, support and research. Dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of the (CLL) chronic lymphocytic leukemia and related blood cancer communities, we explain the rapidly changing therapeutic landscape and the importance of clinical trials, support and build patient networks, engage in research and educate providers and patients.
We act to help shape a smarter, brighter future for those with CLL and related B cell blood cancers by encouraging and supporting smart patients, providers, clinical trials, research, healthcare delivery systems, and therapies.
Fund Worldwide Medical Research
Based on recommendations from our prestigious Medical Advisory Board, the LRF provides research grants to scientists around the world. The LRF exclusively funds New Investigators – individuals who are beginning to establish their own laboratories and are no longer under the tutelage of a senior scientist mentor. These one year grants are $100,000 each, an impressive amount that allows innovative scientists to act on their ideas, and try new procedures and experiments that will lead to significant breakthroughs.
Over the years, the LRF has funded hundreds of research scientists and projects on five different continents with our exclusive focus on New Investigators.
Patient Financial Assistance
The LRF’s Patient Financial Assistance Program provides support to patients and families struggling under the financial burden of a blood cancer diagnosis. The Program alleviates expenses not covered by insurance that may include doctor visits and co-pays, hospital care, laboratory work, and prescription expenses for transplant recipients.
The LRF conducts educational and support programs for patients, family members, caregivers and medical professionals. These conferences, including the Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients Conference, the Town Hall Meeting, and Town Hall Meeting in Spanish, are offered free of charge or registration. They provide opportunities for direct dialogue between patients and prominent hematology/oncology and transplant specialists to discuss treatment options and procedures.
Founded in 1902, the American Urological Association (AUA) is a premier urologic association, providing invaluable support to the urologic community. Our mission is to promote the highest standards of urological clinical care through education, research and the formulation of health care policy.
The mission of the Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) is to improve lung cancer outcomes by funding research for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of lung cancer.
Our vision is a world free of lung cancer.
We can accomplish more together than one of us can alone. That’s why LCRF has merged with like-minded organizations over the years. Here’s our history at a glance: