Links for Parents

Communication
To create a web page to update your family and friends try these useful websites:
Caringbridge
Care Pages
Blogger


Financial Assistance
To seek limited financial assistance with certain expenses related to treatment visit some of the following websites:
Cancer Care or call: 1–800–813–4673 (1–800–813–HOPE)
Leukemia Lymphoma Society or call: 1–800–955–4572
ACOR
National Childhood Cancer Society


Insurance Issues
For assistance with patient insurance or finding programs that will help with costs of healthcare:
Patient Advocate Foundation
Needymeds


Travel Assistance
To find information about all forms of charitable, long-distance medical air transportation and get referrals to appropriate sources of help available contact:
National Patient Travel Center (or call: 1–800–296–1217)
Corporate Angels
CompassCare
Mercy Medical Airlifts
Air Charity
Air Lifeline


Temporary Housing
To find temporary housing program for families of cancer patients who are undergoing treatment:
Hope Lodge
Ronald McDonald House


Education
Childhood Cancer Guides
Cure Search
Association of Cancer Online Resources
American Cancer Society
National Children’s Cancer Society
National Cancer Institution
American Childhood Cancer Organization


Advocacy
The statistics surrounding childhood cancer and cancer are staggering. We understand that your time is precious but it takes very little and there is no commitment to joining these e-campaigns. You will be improving public awareness of the issues surrounding childhood cancer and learning about the current initiatives that affect the care of children with cancer.
Cure Search
LIVESTRONG Foundation
Wear Your Gold Ribbon Pin


The National Transplant Assistance Fund
To find help with fundraising for uninsured expenses related to bone marrow transplants, and to research the bone marrow registry.
Transplant Fund
National Marrow Donor Program
Bone Marrow Donors Worldwide


Nausea Control
Queasy Pops


Smoking Cessation
Quitnet
Free Clear
Lung USA