Support the Cause

The Mesothelioma Options Help Center is proud to support independent organizations that are working toward a cure for mesothelioma or offer support services to mesothelioma victims and their families. We encourage you to join us in the fight against this terrible disease.

 

American Cancer Society – A nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem and providing support services for cancer victims. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has 12 chartered divisions, more than 900 local offices nationwide, and a presence in more than 5,100 communities.

 

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization – Founded in 2004, ADAO seeks to give asbestos victims and concerned citizens a united voice to raise public awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure. ADAO is an independent global organization dedicated to preventing asbestos-related diseases through education, advocacy and community.

 

Cancer Fund of America - CFA is a non-profit organization set up to help cancer patients, hospices, and other non-profit healthcare providers by sending products directly to them at no cost. CFA’s focus is on patients of lesser means who cannot afford basic necessities during their time of illness and need.

 

Cancer Hope Network - A non-profit organization that provides free and confidential one-on-one support to cancer patients and their families, Cancer Hope Network matches cancer patients or family members with trained volunteers who have themselves undergone and recovered from similar cancer experiences. CHN offers patients, professionals and volunteers a secured social network where people who are affected by cancer can exchange experiences and share thoughts.

 

CaringBridge – CaringBridge offers free patient websites to connect people experiencing a significant health challenge with families and friends, helping patients during their health journeys. CaringBridge websites offer a personal and private space to communicate and show support and add health updates and photos to share their stories while visitors leave messages of love, hope and compassion in the guestbook and can make donations.

 

Environmental Working Group - The mission of the Environmental Working Group is to use the power of public information to protect public health and the environment. EWG lobbies to change or influence public policy to protect the public from environmental dangers, including asbestos exposure.

 

International Mesothelioma Program  - The largest program of its kind in the world, the International Mesothelioma Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School in Boston offers state-of-the-art treatment to patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. The IMP encompasses a clinical program, a research program and a support program, and offers travel and housing assistance for patients.

 

Lung Cancer Alliance - Lung Cancer Alliance is a national non-profit organization dedicated solely to providing support and advocacy for people living with or at risk for the disease. LCA’s mission is to reverse decades of stigma and neglect by empowering patients, elevating awareness and changing health policy.

 

LUNGevity Foundation – The mission of LUNGevity Foundation is to have a meaningful and immediate impact on improving lung cancer survival rates, ensure a higher quality of life for lung cancer patients, and provide a community for those impacted by lung cancer. LUNGevity funds promising research into the early detection and successful treatment of lung cancer, and supports national grassroots lung cancer initiatives as well as online support communities for those affected by lung cancer.

 

National Cancer Institute – NCI is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. The Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

 

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization – The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. NHPCO is committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.  

 

Supportive Care Coalition – SCC is a Catholic advocacy organization for palliative care and end-of-life care. The organization advances palliative care excellence in Catholic health care settings through educational outreach, promoting leading practices, and engaging in advocacy efforts and partnering with other like-minded organizations. SCC collaborates with other health care organizations, faith communities and legislative leaders to promote the best care possible across the continuum of care.