Population Groups

In addition to the tools and resources found in the Bag It bag, we’ve developed this comprehensive online Resource Center designed to be your starting point when you’re researching any of the many topics related to a cancer diagnosis. The Bag It Resource Center is continuously evaluated and updated to ensure we’re providing easy access to the best resources available.

Latino/Latina

These organizations work to inform, support, and empower hispanics whose lives are affected by cancer.

Our mission is to inform, support, and empower Latinas whose lives are affected by cancer, and to advocate for and facilitate the timely access to state of the art cancer care. We are founded under the belief that no physical, financial, or structural barrier should block the care of any person

Black and African American

These organizations are committed to spreading awareness, providing resources and supporting Black and African American individuals who are affected by cancer.

LGBTQI+

These organizations work to improve the lives of LGBTQI+ cancer survivors by educating, training, supporting and advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals.

The main goal for this project will always be to support and provide community for fellow transgender cancer patients. We also hope to create and collaborate on community led sources of education and activism in order to de-stigmatize patient experiences and de-gender healthcare.

The Coalition is committed to improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals through federal and local advocacy, education, and research.

The National LGBT Cancer Network works to improve the lives of LGBT cancer survivors and those at risk by educating, training and advocating.

We build welcoming communities and keep our issues in the national conversation to ensure a fulfilling future for all LGBT people.

To raise awareness and diminish the threat of cancer in the LGBT community, worldwide, through research, education, survivor support and advocacy.to ensure a fulfilling future for all LGBT people.

To raise awareness and diminish the threat of cancer in the LGBT community, worldwide, through research, education, survivor support and advocacy.to ensure a fulfilling future for all LGBT people.

MEN

These organization provide direct support for men diagnosed with cancer or male caregivers.

Resources geared specifically to provide education and resources in order for men to successfully move past their cancer experience

Improving the way guys think, feel, and act through every phase of their caregiving journey.

Adolescent to Young Adult

These organizations offer information, tools and programs to help adolescents and young adults who have been diagnosed with cancer.

Helps adolecscents and young adults impacted by cancer to live their very best lives today

Stupid Cancer is dedicated to empowering everyone affected by adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer by ending isolation and building community through age-appropriate programming and resources.

Supports young adults (18-39) during their cancer diagnosis, treatment and beyond. We do this through a variety of advocacy and programming.

We are excited to offer an adventure based program, Base2Summit (B2S), where you can begin to trust your body again and heal your spirit in Northern Michigan. B2S is a FREE survivorship program where we go in-depth with wellness, adventure, and connection. Get ready to breath in the fresh air while hiking, kayaking and biking; then relaxing on one of Michigan’s supreme lakes.

For more information or to register for Base2Summit link here.

Since our launch in 2012, we have made large strides thanks to your support. And we are only getting started… Teen Cancer America partners with hospitals throughout the United States to develop specialized facilities and services for teens and young adults with cancer. We build teen friendly environments, enhancing the hospital experience. We develop standards for age-targeted care, improve collaboration between pediatric and adult specialists and enable dedicated research to improve outcomes and survival for our young people.

A one-of-a-kind magazine and writing community designed with themes related to younger survivorship: body, mental health, fertility, parenting with cancer, career, identity after diagnosis, relationships and intimacy, and more. Our belief is that reading the stories of others diagnosed young provides a much-needed community and support network for today’s young breast cancer survivor and helps them learn to tell their own stories to the survivors coming up behind them, turning a traumatic cancer experience into an empowering one! Founded by April Johnson Stearns following her own breast cancer diagnosis at 35.