The headquarters of Cancer Support Community maintains a collection of references to cancer-related organizations throughout the country that offer information and help to people with cancer and their loved ones.
Below is a list of cancer organizations in the East Tennessee area that offer information and may be of help to you.
Note: These resources should be used for informational purposes only. Before deciding to use any new ideas, you should discuss them with your treatment team. We have made every attempt to include sites that offer quality material and information. However, Cancer Support Community does not endorse nor is it responsible for material you find on other sites.
|American Cancer Society
Implements a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
Provides timely, comprehensive, oncologist-approved information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
Administers services including counseling and support groups over the phone, online and in-person, educational workshops, publications and financial and co-payment assistance.
|Cancer and Careers
Empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.
|Cancer Support Community
Provides support, education and hope to people affected by cancer. Our global affiliate.
Works to identify the issues faced by cancer survivors in order to comprehensively improve quality of life for members of the global cancer community.
|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, treatment of cancer, and rehabilitation from cancer.
Supports patients, caregivers and practitioners through education.
|Survivorship A to Z
Produces information covering the financial, legal and practical aspects of living through all stages of life after a diagnosis.
Provides information about local support services including food banks, financial assistance programs, and health insurance. Phone: 211
|American Cancer Society Knoxville
Serves as a community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Local affiliate.
871 Weisgarber Rd. Knoxville, Tennessee 37909
Directs patients, caregivers and clinicians to services and therapies that support treatment and enhance quality of life in the Knox County region.
|Knoxville Area Project Access
Ensures access to health care for low-income, uninsured individuals in Knox County.
|Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Tennessee
Serves as a voluntary health organization dedicated to funding research, finding cures and ensuring access to treatments for blood cancer patients.
|Susan G. Komen
Educates, supports research, offers grants that provide financial and emotional assistance and advocates for better breast cancer policy. Local affiliate.
|Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition
Provides assistance for breast cancer patients across Tennessee.
|Blount Memorial Hospital
|Provision Health Alliance
|Thompson Cancer Survival Center
|UT Medical Center Cancer Institute