Support Groups for Common Terminal Illnesses

Illness and shorter than normal life expectancies are terrible things. They can also cause a large/unexpected increases in life insurance rates. Below is a list of countless support groups, covering a diverse background of illnesses. If you find this list useful, please mention it on your site. If you have recommendations for important additions, please let us know.

Illness Type

Support Group


R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation
American Cancer Society
CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
American Childhood Care Organization (ACCO)
Camp Kesem
Cancer and Careers – For Working Women with Cancer
Cancer Hope Network
Cancer Information and Counseling LineĀ  (CICL)
Cleaning for a Reason Foundation
Hope Lodge
Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF)
Look Good…Feel Better (LGFB)
Cancer Support Community – The Wellness Community (Association of Cancer Online Resources)
Cancer Community Center
Hopewell Cancer Support
The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Grief Haven
ASK – Assoc. for the Support of Children with Cancer
Chase Pullan Foundation
Cancer Survivors Online
Corporate Angel Network
Colorado Cancer Foundation
Zac’s Legacy Foundation
21st Century Care
Candlelighters – American Childhood Cancer Foundation
National Cancer Institute, Cancer Information Service
Leukemia, Lymphoma & Multiple Myeloma
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Breast (or other Gynecological Cancers)
Breast Cancer Support
Breast Cancer Support Services
Breast Friends
Chairwomen of Gainesville
Breast Cancer Action
National Breast Cancer Foundation Inc.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Fertile Hope
National Cervical Cancer Coalition
Network of Strength
Eyes on the – Support and Information for Gynecologic Cancer
WCRC – Women’s Resource Center of Oakland, CA
The East Bay Cancer Support Group
The Wellness Community of San Francisco & the East Bay
Alta Bates Cancer Center
Bay Area Tumor Institute
Us TOO International
Prostate Cancer Foundation – CapCure
Hepatitis B
American Liver Foundation
Hepatitis Foundation International
Hepatitis B Information and Support List
PKIDs Online (Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases)
Daily Strength
Hepatitis B Foundation
Pancreatic Cancer
The Wellness Community
The Pancreatic Cancer Support & Information eCommunity
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer Alliance