Here is a list of outside resources that have been recommended by our First Descents alumni and the larger cancer community. We will constantly be updating our resource list so check back!
We are always here to help, so please reach out to us if you are looking for a resource that isn’t listed.
Testicular Cancer Foundation provides education and support to young adult males to raise awareness about testicular cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer among males ages 15 – 34.
We specialize in individual and couples counseling designed to meet the unique needs of adults and families whose lives have been impacted by cancer. Shift Healing, LLC, is founded by Licensed Clinical Health Psychologist, Dr. Jana Lomax, PsyD.
CancerConnect: You are not alone—The CancerConnect Online Community is a fully moderated, peer-to-peer support group for cancer patients and caregivers. CancerConnect offers patients and caregivers a thriving community to learn, share information, and support each other.
AGC is nonprofit group committed to providing both advocacy and scholarships for those struggling with infertility in the United States.
We enhance lives by supporting, educating, and connecting young adults and their loved ones affected by cancer.
We find new ways to raise awareness, increase outreach and facilitate collaboration in an effort to improve the cancer experience.
Your American Cancer Society is in your corner around the clock to help you stay well and get well, to find cures, and to fight back.
Live By Living provides transformative outdoor experiences for cancer survivors and their caregivers.
CaringBridge.org is an online space where you can connect, share news, and receive support. It’s your very own health social network, coming together on your personalized website. And thanks to those who donate, we are available 24/7 to anyone, anywhere, at no cost.
Cancer Care provides telephone, online and face-to-face counseling, support groups, education, publications and financial and co-payment assistance.
Outdoor Mindset unites and empowers people affected by neurological challenges through a common passion for the outdoors
Cancer Schmancer’s mission is to shift the nation’s focus from just searching for a cure to prevention and early detection of cancer in order to save lives.
MyLifeLine.org is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that encourages cancer patients and caregivers to create free, customized websites to keep their networks up to date on their health and lives.
Love Hope Strength (LHS) is an international, music-centric cancer charity dedicated to saving lives, one concert at a time.
Imerman Angels carefully matches a person touched by cancer with someone who has fought and survived the same type of cancer (a Mentor Angel).
Stupid Cancer is a non-profit organization that empowers young adults affected by cancer through innovative and award-winning programs and services.