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KYMMA presents the following additional cancer support resources for your consideration. Please contact us if you find any broken links or to suggest a link to be added to this page.

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211 New Hampshire: 2-1-1 is a telephone number that connects callers, at no cost, to information about critical health and human services available in their New Hampshire community. The initiative is led by United Ways of New Hampshire (UWNH).

     http://www.211nh.org/

American Childhood Cancer Organization: Large grassroots, national organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with cancer and their families. Over 40 local affiliate organizations across the country. Information, advocacy, awareness, and research.

     http://acco.org/

Betty J. Borry Breast Cancer Retreats: The Betty J. Borry Breast Cancer Retreats and Adventure Weekend provide adventure-based opportunities for women living after breast cancer. Participants challenge themselves physically, emotionally and spiritually finding understanding and support.

     https://www.bjbbreastcancerretreats.org/

Cancer.net: Provides timely, comprehensive, oncologist-approved information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) with support from the Conquer Cancer Foundation. Cancer.Net brings the expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and about them to help patients and families make informed health care decisions.

     http://www.cancer.net/

Cancer Support Community: The Cancer Support Community is an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer - to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.

     http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org/

Casting for Recovery (CfR): Casting for Recovery (CfR) Vermont and New Hampshire is part of the Casting for Recovery national program. CfR offers no-cost weekend fly-fishing retreats to breast cancer survivors of all ages and in all stages of treatment and recovery. CfR is a national non-profit support and educational organization for breast cancer survivors that combines counseling, medical information and instruction in fly fishing to help women improve their quality of life after a breast cancer diagnosis.

     http://castingforrecovery.org/breast-cancer-retreats/vermont-new-hampshire/

Childhood Cancer Lifeline: Since 1996, the Childhood Cancer Lifeline has provided over $300,000 in direct cash assistance to New Hampshire families. Our mission is to empower New Hampshire families who are coping with childhood cancer by providing knowledge, resources, assistance, and hope.

     http://www.childhoodcancerlifeline.org/

Cleaning for a Reason: National non-profit offers professional house cleanings to help women undergoing treatment for any kind of cancer.

     http://www.cleaningforareason.org/

Cord blood banking: Cord blood banking has been used to treat over 80 diseases including leukemia and lymphoma. More awareness can help save the lives of children and adults suffering from life-threatening illnesses.

     https://www.cordbloodbanking.com/

First Star Tonight: Serving chronically and terminally ill children and young adults in the Pemi-Baker Valley of New Hampshire since 1986.

     http://firststartonight.org/

Jen's Friends: Provides supplemental financial assistance and other resources to cancer patients and their families in the Mount Washington Valley who are uninsured, underinsured, or financially challenged, allowing them to focus on battling cancer without worrying about the indirect financial burdens that often arise.

     http://www.jensfriends.org/

Locks of Love: A public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada under age 21 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis.

     http://www.locksoflove.org/

Magic Hour Foundation: National network of professional photographers serving cancer fighters by celebrating life through photography.

     http://www.magichourfoundation.org/

Men Against Breast Cancer: Non-profit educates and empowers men to be effective caregivers when cancer strikes.

     http://www.menagainstbreastcancer.org/

Mesothelioma Center: Information, resources, and personal assistance for victims of asbestos exposure and their loved ones.

     http://www.asbestos.com/

Mesothelioma Guide: Information and healthcare solutions for mesothelioma patients.

     http://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/

My Hope Chest: The only national 501(c)3 social service organization focused on reconstructive surgery for uninsured and under insured breast cancer survivors helps women to heal.

     http://myhopechest.org/

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN): A not-for-profit alliance of 27 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education, is dedicated to improving the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives.

     https://www.nccn.org/

NH Action Center NH Action Center: Nonprofit, nonpartisan, cancer advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society working to make cancer issues a national priority. Take action and make a difference in New Hampshire.

     http://acscan.org/action/nh/

NH Breast and Cervical Cancer Program: The Let No Woman Be Overlooked Breast and Cervical Cancer Program plans, promotes and implements programs of education and screening to reduce the mortality rates, through early detection of breast and cervical cancer among NH women.

     http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/cdpc/bccp/

NH Breast Cancer Coalition: NHBCC is a statewide, grassroots advocacy organization whose mission is to advocate for and provide assistance to New Hampshire residents with breast cancer.

     http://nhbcc.org/

NH Colorectal Cancer Screening: A statewide effort to increase colorectal cancer screening for NH residents. Also provides a limited number of FREE COLONOSCOPIES to men and women who are NH residents and who meet financial and clinical eligibility for the screening program.

     http://cancer.dartmouth.edu/gi_pancreatic/nh_colorectal_screening.html

NH Comprehensive Cancer Collaboration: The NH CCC is a partnership of individuals and organizations working together to eliminate cancer, a leading cause of death in the state.

     http://nhcancerplan.org/

NH Health Access Network: A voluntary effort by health care providers to improve access to health care for low-income children and adults statewide. NHHAN is not an insurance program, but rather a discount program based on the applicant household's income and assets.

     http://www.healthynh.com/nh-health-access-network.html

NH Medication Bridge Program: An initiative to help low-income persons access needed medications from pharmaceutical companies. The NH Medication Bridge Program is a private-public partnership of many organizations led by the Foundation for Healthy Communities.

     http://www.healthynh.com/medication-bridge.html

NH Prostate Cancer Coalition: Prostate cancer support for men and their spouses, significant others, family members and caregivers.

     http://nhprostatecancer.org/

NH State Cancer Registry: Statewide cancer surveillance program that gathers incidence data on all cancer cases, diagnosed or treated in New Hampshire.

     http://geiselmed.dartmouth.edu/nhscr/

On Belay: Based in Durham, NH, On Belay provides (free) unique adventure-based programs that build community among youth who have or have had a family member with cancer.

     http://www.on-belay.org/

Patient & Family Support Services: From the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. A variety of free nurturing programs that enhance the well-being of patients and caregivers throughout the cancer journey. Includes complementary care, classes, programs, support groups, and supportive services.

     http://cancer.dartmouth.edu/pf/cancer_care/support_services.html

Quit Day: Tobacco addiction reduces the quality of life for millions of people. QuitDay strives to inspire people to quit smoking and to have a positive impact on the lives of their loved ones and their children. QuitDay awards scholarships to students who share their vision for a smoke-free world. All college and university students who will be enrolled next fall are invited to apply.

     http://www.quitday.org/

Recall Guide: Recall Guide is a free platform to keep track of your medications and learn about important recalls and prescription safety information that may directly affect you.

     https://www.recallguide.org/

Young Survival Coalition: Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is a global organization dedicated to critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer.

     http://www.youngsurvival.org/



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