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FC CareLine

by Lisa Orr September 8, 2023

The FC CareLine provides free, bilingual, and comprehensive cancer navigators to patients and caregivers in the US. Your navigator can help find financial assistance, navigate insurance, find second opinions, understand your fertility options, and more.


Take Charge

by Lisa Orr

Are you ready to Take Charge of your oncofertility? We want to make sure you have all the information you need to understand how cancer can impact fertility and the tools to do something about it if you want to. Resources available for patients, partners, and parents of pediatric patients.


Fuck Cancer

by Lisa Orr

Fuck Cancer is dedicated to advancing health equity through early detection and prevention programs, and by providing resources to navigate, manage, and cope with cancer. Dealing with cancer is confusing and hard. Fuck Cancer exists to help you navigate the cancer experience.


Worth the Wait

by Lisa Orr July 28, 2023

Worth the Wait’s mission is to ease the burden for young adult cancer survivors pursuing parenthood by providing financial support for fertility preservation, fertility treatments, adoption and surrogacy. Emergency fertility preservation grants are rolling and family building grants are awarded quarterly and both are based on financial need.


I’m Not Done Yet Foundation

by Lisa Orr March 16, 2023

I’m Not Done Yet funds programs and services that support AYA’s with cancer and provides resources to help navigate the challenges of cancer treatment and survivorship. Their mission is to empower cancer patients to live their lives as fully as possible and to support them along the way.


National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)

by Elephants & Tea December 6, 2021

NCCS’ mission is to advocate for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer. Join the NCCS’ Cancer Policy & Advocacy Team. It’s for advocates to learn about pressing policy issues that affect quality cancer care. The program provides tools and training to support your legislative advocacy.


Rare Patient Voice

by Elephants & Tea October 13, 2020

Are you a patient or caregiver with something to say? Make your voice heard by participating in paid surveys, interviews and online communities! Start talking to the right people. It’s free! We accept rare and non-rare diagnoses! In celebration of our 10th Anniversary our studies now pay at a rate of $120 an hour! Sign up today!


Well Beings Studio

by Elephants & Tea July 28, 2020

Well Beings Studio enhances the emotional well-being of families impacted by cancer through arts-based resources and workshops.  Check out our Arts and Emotional-Well Being Events and Activities for children, teens and families during COVID-19: . For families, find our downloadable resources at:


Dean Paras Foundation

by Elephants & Tea September 24, 2019

The Dean Paras Foundation, Inc. is a philanthropic foundation, founded to honor the memory of Constantine A (Dean) Paras, a Graduate BioMedical Engineering student, Researcher and Teaching Assistant at Vanderbilt University. Our dual purposes are to fund neuroendocrine cancer research as well as fund a graduate fellowship in biomedical engineering at Vanderbilt University.


Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education

by Elephants & Tea August 2, 2019

The Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE) provides expert-mediated information on current and emerging cancer management options in order to empower patients, caregivers, and health professionals to become direct partners in cancer care.