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.
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 Health, Jacksonville.
Assists children with leukemia and other cancers and their families by providing emotional and financial support to help reduce the stress associated with treatment.
Provides children and their families a momentary reprieve from the rigors of medical treatment often associated with life-threatening illnesses.
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.
This retreat program enables families who are experiencing serious illness or crisis to regain strength, mend spirits and just be families and kids again.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With a focus on funding lymphoma research, this organization provides patients and health care professionals with critical information on the disease.
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.
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.
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.
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.
V for Victory is a local nonprofit providing direct everyday services like lawncare, home cleanings and repairs, car repairs and meals at no cost to adults and children battling cancer. We believe in engaging the community in support of the whole family during their cancer journey.