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Patient and Family Resources

We’ve compiled a list of information and resources that can be helpful for your family while dealing with a condition like cancer.

Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House

Temporary lodging for families of children receiving medical care in Jacksonville. It’s located within walking distance of Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville.

Tom Coughlin Jay Fund

Jay Fund

Assists children with leukemia and other cancers and their families by providing emotional and financial support to help reduce the stress associated with treatment.

Dreams Come True

Dreams Come True

Provides children and their families a momentary reprieve from the rigors of medical treatment often associated with life-threatening illnesses.

Boggy Creek Gang

Boggy Creek Gang

A nonprofit medical camping center that’s specifically designed and equipped for children under 17 who have or have had a chronic or life-threatening illness.

Deliver the Dream

Deliver the Dream

This retreat program enables families who are experiencing serious illness or crisis to regain strength, mend spirits and just be families and kids again.

American Cancer Society

American Cancer Society

Committed to fighting cancer through balanced programs of research, education, patient service, advocacy and rehabilitation, the American Cancer Society’s website is a valuable resource for information.

CureSearch

Cure Search

Helps you find information related to specific cancer type, treatment stage and age group, as well as tips on navigating the health care system and how to get support. It represents the combined efforts of the Children's Oncology Group [COG] and the National Childhood Cancer Foundation [NCCF], two organizations united by a common goal: finding a cure for childhood cancer.

The National Children's Cancer Society

National Children's Cancer Society

Promotes children's health through financial and in-kind assistance, advocacy, support services and education. This site offers information and a support network for teens, adults, parents and children.

Children's Brain Tumor Foundation

Children's Brain Tumor Foundation

Support, education and advocacy for families and survivors to help improve treatment, quality of life and the long-term outlook for children with brain and spinal cord tumors. This site provides an array of information and resources to assist you in accessing expert care.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America

Family support group programs, referrals to local resources, education, patient aid and research funding.  Focusing on leukemia, lymphomas, myeloma and Hodgkin’s disease, they provide limited financial assistance for drugs used in care, treatment, and/or control of disease and transportation to treatment centers.

Lymphoma Research Foundation of America, Inc.

Lymphoma Research Foundation of America, Inc.

With a focus on funding lymphoma research, this organization provides patients and health care professionals with critical information on the disease.

BMT InFonet

BMT InFonet

Quality information and emotional support to transplant patients, survivors and family members. This site is particularly helpful because it’s a collaboration between BMT medical experts and transplant patients and their families.

National Marrow Donor Program

National Marrow Donor Program

This registry matches life-saving donors with patients who have leukemia, lymphoma and other life-threatening diseases that can be treated by a bone marrow or cord blood transplant.

National Cancer Institute

National Cancer 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. 

OncoLink

OncoLink

Accurate cancer-related information free of charge for patients, families, health care professionals and the public. Through OncoLink you can get comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and news about research advances. The information is updated daily and ranges from introductory to in-depth.

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