Whether your child has been diagnosed with cancer, or you’re simply looking for ways to educate yourself and get involved, this page contains resources to help you gather more information.

Helpful Websites and Organizations

  • ACCO: “We are a community of families, survivors, and friends who have been affected by childhood and adolescent cancer. We offer our community support, information, advocacy. We are their voice.
  • Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation: “Our mission is to change the lives of children with cancer through funding impactful research, raising awareness, supporting families, and empowering everyone to help cure childhood cancer.”
  • Alliance for Childhood CancerWe exist to provide a forum of national patient advocacy groups and medical and scientific organizations which meets regularly, shares ideas and concerns, and works collaboratively to advance research and policies to prevent cancer, and improve public education, and the diagnosis, treatment, supportive care and survivorship of children and adolescents with cancer.
  • CancerCare: “the leading national organization dedicated to providing free, professional support services including case management, counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications and financial assistance to anyone affected by cancer.”
  • Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation: “…improve the treatment, quality of life, and the long term outlook for children with brain and spinal cord tumors through research support, education, and advocacy to families and survivors.”
  • Children’s Cancer Research Fund: “Our main focus is to support the research of bright scientists across the country whose ideas can make the greatest impact for children fighting cancer.”
  • Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation: “premier source for neuroblastoma information and resources. Comprised of families just like yours, we are committed to finding a cure for neuroblastoma through research, education, awareness and advocacy.”
  • Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2): …a collaborative network of nonprofits, corporations, and individuals from 36 states and five countries, supporting and serving the childhood cancer community.”
  • CureSearch: “Our mission is to end childhood cancer by driving targeted and innovative research with measurable results in an accelerated time frame.”
  • National Brain Tumor Society: “We drive a multi-faceted and thoughtful approach to aggressively influence and fund strategic research and discovery, as well as advocate for public policy changes, in order to achieve the greatest impact, results, and progress for brain tumor patients.”
  • St. Baldrick’s Foundation: “a volunteer and donor powered charity committed to supporting the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives.”
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: “The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment.”