National Cancer Institute
Extensive information on cancer treatment, including a listing of clinical trials currently underway.
An online resource and community for women and their employers, with information on topics like taking charge and dealing with work issues.
American Cancer Society with information and links to Websites and organizations.
The local organization can be reached at 212-237-3836 or 212-586-8700.
An online resource sponsored by Johnson & Johnson featuring extensive cancer-related links.
An online resource with information and support resources for patients and caregivers.
Support and Healing
Website for individuals recently diagnosed with chronic or catastrophic medical conditions, their caregivers and loved ones.
Global support community for young adults affected by cancer.
Gilda’s Club - A support organization for cancer patients, their families, and their friends. The NYC number is 212-647-9700.
Cancer Care - Information and support groups for cancer patients and caregivers, including a support line staffed by social workers at 800-813-HOPE
Share - A nationwide support organization for cancer patients and caregivers, offering support groups, education and information. They can be reached at 866-891-2392.
The Wellness Community - An organization that offers support and information for cancer patients and caregivers.
Family Caregiver Alliance - Offers information for caregivers and can be reached at 800-445-8106.
National Family Caregivers Association - Also offers caregiver-focused information at 800-896-3650
Caregivers and Professional Partners (CAPP) at Mt. Sinai Hospital. The Website includes both information and links to local and national resources. They can also be reached at 212-241-2277.
Well Spouse Foundation - Provides spouses of the disabled with support groups, message boards, live Internet chats, and links to disease-specific sites.
With message boards, chats, journal exercises, and links to newsletters.
An online magazine for caregivers.
Offers a free, easy to set-up website that can be updated weekly, daily or hourly with medical updates for family and friends to be able to follow treatment, as well as a journal that allows back and forth email conversation through the site.
Crisis center where you can find the emotional and spiritual support to cope with medical challenges.
An extensive resource for HIV-related information
GMHC Services to current clients but also workshops and support groups for non-clients. An information and referral hotline is provided at 212-807-6655.
Treatment focused information that includes resources for financial assistance.
Offers services and referrals to individuals and families living with AIDS and advanced HIV disease. The number for the service hotline is 212-971-0626.
Offers information and referral, at 212-768-0221 or 212-676-2550.
Transportation – In and to NYC
City transit guide that provides door-to-door subway and bus directions.
General link to all major railroad, subway and bus lines in and around the NYC area.
Corporate Angels provides free travel for medical patients on available corporate jets.
Provides patients access to flights – will link to Corporate Angels.
PALS arranging FREE air transportation for individuals in need of treatment or diagnosis within the entire Northeast and down the East Coast.
Central listing for free air travel services.
Car service to and from airport
Shared van service to and from airport
Access a ride
AAR provides transportation for people with disabilities who are unable to use public bus or subway service for some or all of their trips. It offers shared ride, door-to-door paratransit service. AAR operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in New York City’s five boroughs.