Category: Disease-Specific

MetaCancer Foundation

The mission of The MetaCancer Foundation is to improve the psychosocial condition of people living with metastatic cancers. The MetaCancer Foundation seeks to fulfill this mission primarily by using the power and accessibility of the Internet to reach survivors and caregivers who may be geographically dispersed, disinclined to leave their homes, and particularly anxious about More Info »

National Fibromyalgia Association

Founded in 1997 in Orange, California, by Lynne Matallana and Karen Lee Richards, the National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA) is the most active and respected non-profit [501(c) 3] organization working to support people with fibromyalgia and other chronic pain illnesses. Lynne and Karen became acquainted in the mid-1990s through an online fibromyalgia (FM) chat group. Both More Info »

National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association

The National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association (NFMCPA) is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization. They support people with chronic pain illnesses and their families and friends by contributing to caring, professional, and community relationships. Through continuing education, networking with support groups and advocates, and affiliation with professional organizations, the members of the NFMCPA have More Info »

Cancer Care

Founded in 1944, CancerCare® is the leading national organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer. Our comprehensive services include counseling and support groups over the phone, online and in-person, educational workshops, publications and financial and co-payment assistance. All CancerCare services are provided More Info »

American Council for Headache Education

ACHE was created in 1990 through an initiative of the American Headache Society® (AHS), an organization of 1,500 physicians, health professionals and research scientists. AHS physicians and the American Headache Society Committee on Headache Education (ACHE) lay members collaborate in producing educational programs and materials, coordinating the support groups, and undertaking public awareness initiatives all More Info »

Arthritis Foundation

Non Profit Consumer Organization: helps people take control of arthritis by providing public health education; pursuing public policy and legislation; and conducting evidence-based programs to improve the quality of life for those living with arthritis; offers online tool, community programs, Arthritis Today magazine, symptom tracking phone app and over 100 offices in the U.S.  

American Society for Addiction Medicine

Professional society representing over 3,000 physicians dedicated to increasing access and improving quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addictions; offers for the public information section about pain and addiction.  

American Headache Society

Non Profit Professional Organization: membership society of health care providers dedicated to the study and treatment of headache and face pain; primary focus is  educating physicians, health professionals and the public and encouraging scientific research. HEADACHE journal and podcasts available online for non-members.  

American Cancer Society

Non Profit Consumer Organization: helps people learn about cancer prevention, cancer care while working to find a cure and teaching others to fight back to improve access to care; offers online tools, community programs, screening and prevention guides, health tracking tools (pain diary), 24/7 toll free call-in line, support groups and patient navigation with offices More Info »