Cancer Support

Other Resources

Angel on My Shoulder

A non-profit organization helps persons, families, and caregivers dealing with cancer.  There are special programs for children and teens as well as adults.

1-800-860-3431   |    Web site

Angel Flight

AirLifeLine is a national non-profit charitable organization of over 1,500 private pilots who fly ambulatory patients who cannot afford the cost of travel to medical facilities for diagnosis and treatment.

1-877-621-7177   |    Web site

Corporate Angel Network, Inc.

Provides free air transportation for cancer patients traveling to and from recognized treatment centers in the United States.

1-914-328-1313   |    Web site

Fertile Hope

A non-profit organization dedicated to helping cancer patients faced with infertility. 

Web site

Health and Harmony Cancer Wellness Program

An exercise, education and support program for those who have been diagnosed with cancer. Emphasis is placed on exercise prescription, education, nutrition guidelines and stress reduction techniques. For details call (608) 267-6102

I Can Cope

An 8-week series of educational classes for people with cancer, their families and friends. Offered by SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Madison with support from the American Cancer Society. all 608-258-5065 for schedule and location of upcoming programs.

Kids Can Cope 

A support group for children who are dealing with the effects of any life threatening illness, whether their own or of a loved one.  Call 608-258-6336.

Patients Living With Cancer

Sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), this website is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

Web site

The Pregnant with Cancer Network

A national organization created to offer hope and support to women who are diagnosed with cancer while pregnant.  Through a network of women across the United States, the group can match a new patient with a woman once given a similar diagnosis that can lend support, share her experience, and offer hope.   

Web site

R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation, Inc.

The goal of the R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation is to support cancer patients with information, moral support, and treatment assistance.

1-800-433-0464   Web site

Renewing Life

An eight-week program for people whose quality of life has been altered by a physical illness held at UnityPoint Health-Meriter Hospital.  Call ( 608) 267-5900 for more information.

Road to Recovery

Program that assists ambulatory cancer patients with ground transportation to and from cancer treatment. For more information call 1-800-ACS-2345 and ask for your regional navigator.

TEAM Survivor

Local TEAM Survivor organizations provide exercise and health education programs to women how have been affected by cancer.

Email: info@teamsurvivor.org    Web site

Transportation Air

Provides one time opportunity for 2 free round trip tickets for Wisconsin cancer patients going to treatment outside Wisconsin. For more information call 1-800-ACS-2345 and ask for your regional navigator.