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No one faces cancer alone at St.Vincent. Here are some great resources for information, inspiration, and connection with others who are facing cancer—both close to home and around the world.

St.Vincent Cancer Care

St. Vincent Cancer Care offers free psychosocial programs including weekly support groups for patients and caregivers, art therapy, and various educational programs to help educate and teach new coping skills. For a complete list of programs, please see our calendar here or contact Julie Smith, LCSW, at (317) 338-3551 or

General Resources

American Institute for Cancer Research. Information about research into the causes of cancer and cancer prevention. General information about cancer for those whose lives are touched by cancer.

Cancer Guide. Help in finding answers to questions people need to ask about cancer.

Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation. Resources from this nonprofit organization’s research and education efforts.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Resources from CDC, which implements and promotes effective strategies for preventing and controlling cancer. Educational and support information about chemotherapy and associated side effects.

Livestrong — Lance Armstrong Foundation. Cancer information and resources from the athlete and cancer survivor.

Mayo Clinic. Where physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise on cancer.

National Cancer Institute. Information about cancer research, statistics, clinical trials and other related topics.

OncoLink. Information about treatment, research, coping, clinical trials, and prevention.

Breast Cancer Resources

National Breast Cancer Foundation. Providing information and awareness of breast cancer and breast cancer news.

Network of Strength. Offers breast cancer information to help women make educated decisions.

Lung Cancer Resources

American Lung Association. Information from this organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.

Lung Cancer Alliance. Advocacy, support, and education for people facing lung cancer.

Head & Neck Cancer Resources

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer. Offers information and news.

Head and Neck Cancer Alliance. Providing information, news, and inspiring personal stories.

Women’s Cancer Resources

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation. Promotes awareness of gynecologic cancers, their treatment, and support services.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition. Offers education and referrals for those affected by ovarian cancer.

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance. Provides information to raise awareness of ovarian cancer diagnosis and its treatment.

Prostate Cancer Resources

Zero — The project to end prostate cancer. Offers information, support, and education to help men with prostate disease.

Us TOO. Prostate cancer education and support from an international network.

Skin Cancer Resources

Skin Cancer Foundation. Provides information and support for prevention and treatment.

SkinCancerNet. An online skin cancer information resource.

Colorectal Cancer Resources

Colon Cancer Alliance. Provides support and information to people battling colorectal cancer.

Colorectal Cancer Coalition. Research and information for those facing colorectal cancer.

Brain Cancer Resources

American Brain Tumor Association. Source for information about brain tumors, treatment options, and clinical trials.

National Brain Tumor Society. Offers information and latest news related to brain tumors.

Pancreatic Cancer Resources

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Information and resources for those facing pancreatic cancer from an organization supporting research.

Lustgarten Foundation. Offers general and research information about pancreatic cancer.

Leukemia Resources

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. News and information from this organization fighting blood cancers.

Leukemia Research Foundation. Offers information for patients, a glossary of terms and news.

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Resources

Lymphoma Research Foundation. Offers information about the disease and support for patients.

Lymphoma Information Network. Provides facts, resources, and online community.