A selection of resources for
patients and families:
Nonprofits, charities and support groups
Active Survivors Network
Helps people affected by illness, disease and accidents to maintain an active lifestyle.
American Cancer Society
Offers and links patients to education, support and assistance programs, such as Look Good...Feel Better, Wigs - Free or Reduced, Reach to Recovery, and more, at area locations. Holds the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk every October.
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Baltimore
Houses adults receiving outpatient
treatment more than 40 miles from home. 636 W. Lexington St., Baltimore. 410-547-2522
Blink Pink Inc.
Seeks to educate, support and provide resources for
patients; salute those who did not survive
; and honor the caregivers and loved ones. 443-379-4117.
Cancer Support Foundation
quality of life and financial issues such as eviction prevention, transportation, emotional support and more. 8268 Academy Road, Ellicot City.
, (410) 964-9563 or
Hopewell Cancer Support
Helps patients and their families cope with the impact of a diagnosis. Programs include support groups, educational seminars, exercise classes and social activities. 10628 Falls Road, Lutherville. 410-832-2719 or
The Jean Steirn Cancer Program
Provides free mental health treatment, linkage to support services and transportation to therapy appointments. 410-825-1001 or
Provides support groups, promotes awareness and raises money for
community. 445 Defense Highway, Annapolis. 410-353-3733 or
Moveable Feast Inc.
Provides meals to women in treatment for
as well as dependent children and caretakers. 410-327-3420 or
Provides cancer support services for Latinas in the D.C., Baltimore and Richmond areas. Esperanza Center 430 S. Broadway, Baltimore. 1-866-986-8432 or
The Red Devils
Funds services to improve quality of life for
patients treated at participating hospitals in Maryland and their families. 5820 York Road, Suite 205, Baltimore. 877-643-0202 or
Save the Coconuts
Raises money and awareness for
. P.O. Box 3057, Annapolis. 410-353-1552,
Sisters Network Inc.
Seeks to raise awareness of the impact of
in the African American community.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Maryland
Holds annual walk to raise money for local and national
programs. Awards grants to state programs that increase access to quality breast health care. 200 East Joppa Road, Suite 407, Towson. 410-938-8990 or
Raises awareness and money for research. Holds local events, including the annual BreastFest, which benefits the Hoffberger Breast Center at Mercy Medical Center.
Ullman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
Offers programs supporting, educating and connecting young adults, and their loved ones, affected by cancer. 410-964-0202 or ulmanfund.org
Wellness House of Annapolis
Free support groups, counseling, and therapeutic classes such as art,
, meditation to those suffering from cancer and their families. 2625 Mas Que Farm Road, Annapolis. 410-990-0941 or
Women Supporting Women
Provides education and support to
patients on the Delmarva Peninsula.
Maryland Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program
Screenings and follow-up for uninsured, low-income women, and public and professional education programs.
Anne Arundel Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
Baltimore City Cancer Program
Focuses on early detection, diagnosis, treatment and education, especially for uninsured. Funded through Maryland's Cigarette Restitution Fund Program. Offers free breast and cervical cancer screenings Monday-Friday at UniversityCare at Edmondson Village (410-328- 2273) and Heritage Crossing, 312 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 3rd floor, Baltimore, (410-244-7026)
Carroll County Women's Wellness - Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
Howard County Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening Program
(410) 313-4255 or
203 Hospital Drive,
. 410-553-8351 or
Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute LifeBridge Health
, 2401 W. Belvedere Ave., Baltimore. 410-601-4600.
Herman & Walter Samuelson Breast Care Center
, Northwest Hospital, 5401 Old Court Road,
, 410-521-5913 or
Health Sciences Pavilion at AAMC's Medical Park campus. 2000 Medical Parkway, Annapolis. 443-481-5300 aahs.org
Avon Foundation Breast Center of Johns Hopkins
The Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 601 N. Caroline St., Baltimore. Green Spring Station, 10753 Falls Road, Pavilion II, Suite 145, Lutherville. 443-287-BRST or
The Cancer Institute Breast Center
at St. Joseph Medical Center 7601 Osler Drive, Towson. 410-337-1000 or
, Columbia. 410-884-4744 or
. The Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center is also part of Howard County General Hospital. Columbia. 410-740-5858
Hoffberger Breast Center at Mercy
5th floor of the Weinberg Center, 227 St. Paul Place, Baltimore. 410-332-9330 or
Johns Hopkins Breast Center
Opening Oct. 23. Johns Hopkins Bayview, 4940 Eastern Ave. Baltimore. 410-550-8282 or hopkinsbayview.org
22 S. Greene St., Baltimore (800) 888-8823 or
MedStar Franklin Square's Breast Center
9101 Franklin Square Drive, Suite 110, Baltimore. Also in Bel Air. 443-777-6500 or
MedStar Harbor Hospital breast cancer service
3001 S. Hanover St., Baltimore. 410-350-3200 or
MedStar Union Memorial Hospital's Cancer Program
201 East University Parkway, Baltimore. 410-554-2000 or
Saint Agnes Cancer Institute
900 Caton Ave., Baltimore. 410-368-3434 or
Sandra and Malcolm Berman Comprehensive Breast Care Center at Greater Baltimore Medical Cente
r, 6701 N. Charles St., Suite 3105, Towson. 443-849-2600 or