Cancer Information Specialists are available 24/7 to answer your questions about topics including treatment options, coping with cancer, clinical trials, screening, and much more.1-800-227-2345
Information specialists are available to help answer your cancer-related questions in English and Spanish whether you are a patient, family member, friends, caregiver, or health care provider.1-800-422-6237
DHEC provides general information on disease and conditions, health care providers and facilities, public health clinics, vaccinations, WIC, child and teen health as well as nutrition, physical activity and obesity.803-898-3432
Mesothelioma is a somewhat rare and terminal malignant cancer linked to exposure to asbestos. Also known as asbestos cancer, it generally occurs in the lining of the lungs, abdomen and heart, and has a very poor prognosis. There are currently few highly qualified centers for addressing issues surrounding treatment and a cure. More information on cutting edge treatments, imaging and diagnosis is available at Mesothelioma.net. For more information, please visit their website or call the number below. 1-800-692-86081-800-692-8608
Helpful information regarding breast cancer facts and statistics, risk factors, screening and detection, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship topics, and personal stories. If you or a loved one needs more information about breasts health or breast cancer, call the breast care helpline at 1-877-465-6636.1-877-465-6636
Free breast and cervical cancer screening for South Carolina women who meet program eligibility requirements. To review a listing of the services provided by BCN and to see if you qualify for free cancer screenings, please visit their website or call 1-800-227-2345 and ask about the Best Chance Network.1-800-227-2345
The mission of the LSS is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patents and their families. LLS exist to find cures and ensure access to treatment for all blood cancer patients.914-949-5213
The CCCR provides investigators with guidance, financial support and front-line research technologies needed to make break through discoveries that will lead to improved methods for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of colorectal cancer. Additionally, the CCCR has developed outreach programs aimed at promoting knowledge of colorectal cancer, and the importance of preventive screening. Website (Resource Center – Services) • cccr.sc.edu803-777-1231
CanHope provides financial, educational and emotional support for local cancer patients, encouraging them to rally against cancer and maintain good health. Formerly known as the Savannah River Cancer Foundation, CanHope is a nonprofit organization that helps people affected by cancer in Aiken, Allendale, Barnwell or Edgefield counties.803-649-5433
Document from the Community Oncology Alliance containing a list of organizations providing patient assistance.
Support for students with cancer and survivors in college.
TRI-COUNTY - Tri-County Cancer Survivors, Inc. provides educational events, support groups, and celebration affairs for patients and survivors in the Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester county region.
ANDERSON - The Cancer Association of Anderson hosts several support groups for cancer patients and provides an 8-week Oncology Rehabilitation program at AnMed Health’s Life Choice Gym. During this program, patients exercise under supervision of nurses and exercise physiologists, then take a class on survivorship subjects such as nutrition, dealing with stress and depression, and fighting fatigue.
NeedyMeds is a national non-profit information resource dedicated to helping people located assistance programs to help them afford their medications and other healthcare costs.
SPARTANBURG - Gibbs Cancer Center is a nationally recognized cancer treatment program whose multi-disciplinary teams of experts focus exclusively on cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research. There is a commitment to delivering innovative cancer medicine, promising research and proven technology, personalized care and treatment, and an array of educational and support services in a state-of-the-art setting. Throughout your diagnosis and treatment, the Gibbs Cancer Center approach emphasizes teamwork, communication, innovation and sensitivity.864-560-6700
ANDERSON - The AnMed Health Cancer Center focuses on early detection as the best protection in preventing cancer. Specifically helping you stay strong, fight hard and guide you through each step of the process. The state-of-the-art cancer center has comprehensive resources for everyone, regardless of where you are in your journey. From preventative care and education to the latest diagnostic tools and treatment methods, everything you need to become the ultimate tool to fight cancer is provided.864-512-1000
GREENVILLE - The Bon Secours St. Francis Cancer Center recognizes the specialized needs of cancer patients, their families and their friends. And we provide leading edge treatment strategies, such as the area’s first bone marrow transplant program, an oncology rehabilitation program (one of the few programs like this in the country), and a specialized spiritual care program. We have a strong foundation of compassionate, patient-focused care and a mission of healing that began with our founding Bon Secours Sisters over 200 years ago.864-603-6200
Greenville Health System’s Cancer Institute is an academic health center affiliated with the University of South Carolina, Clemson and Furman Universities. The Cancer Institute (CI) serves five counties in the Piedmont operating ten offices in three counties. The CI utilizes multidisciplinary clinics for the most common disease sites. The CI also houses the Institute for Translational Oncology Research (ITOR). ITOR includes a phase 1 clinical research unit and Rare Tumor Center. The Center for Integrative Oncology and Survivorship (CIOS) is a host of services for cancer survivors that includes oncology rehab, cancer genetics, nutrition counseling, survivorship care, counseling, lymphedema physical therapy, music therapy and smoking cessation clinics.864-455-7070
GREENWOOD - The Cancer Center at Self Regional Healthcare is dedicated to providing patients with integrated and comprehensive cancer treatments that are designed with the patient in mind. Combining the latest technologies with nature-inspired design and compassionate care to treat the disease and help patients regain control of their health. Our physicians use a multidisciplinary and individualized approach to treatment. Here all services are in one place, providing a sanctuary where the body, mind and spirit are treated as one.864-725-4111
HORRY COUNTY - The Grand Strand Regional Medical Center is commitment to the care and improvement of human life. In recognition, of this commitment, they strive to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities it serves. When it comes to cancer, early detection is the key to treatment and survival. If treatment is required, there is a combination of the full spectrum of options with the most crucial elements – specialized expertise and compassion.843-692-1000
FLORENCE - The McLeod Center for Cancer Treatment and Research consolidates diagnosis, treatment, recovery and rehabilitation resources in one place. Patients will find Infusion Services, Radiation Oncology and their cancer specialist all in one place. At the Cancer Center, they not only treat the patient and family after diagnosis of cancer, but they also work to prevent the disease through education, prevention, detection and screening programs.843-777-2000
GEORGETOWN - Tidelands Health provides superior treatment at both Tidelands Cancer Center and the Tidelands Francis B. Ford Cancer Treatment Center. When diagnosed with cancer, having coordinated treatment options close to home eases the path to recovery. Tidelands Health offers more cancer services than any other community health system within their region. Patients are provided with cancer screening and diagnosis, treatment options, prevention and education as well as Tidelands Health works on promoting comfort and recovery for those receiving treatment.843-652-1000
COLUMBIA - The Palmetto Health Care Center offers a number of ways to help patients undergoing cancer treatment and their families. The dedicated and compassionate team, experienced Nurse Navigators, support groups, chaplains and others are all available to offer the same level of care they would want for themselves. When faced with cancer diagnosis, patients and their families are educated about the disease, treated and supported by Palmetto Health’s multidisciplinary health care team.803-296-2273
LEXINGTON - The Lexington Medical Center uses a multidisciplinary approach between medical oncologists, radiation oncologist and surgeons with crucial support from highly trained radiologist, pathologists and other help professionals, Lexington Medical Center offers a complete care strategy for every patient. With advanced technology and tools, the physicians and staff provide the latest in cancer diagnostics and treatment.803-791-2000
ROCK HILL - From cancer screenings and diagnosis to its treatment using chemotherapy, radiation or surgery, as well as ongoing support and rehabilitation, Piedmont Medical Cancer Center’s specialist cancer teams provide compassionate care and expert medical care to patients throughout the journey and make sure that they feel supported at every step of the way. The cancer Center provides advanced, high-quality cancer care services delivered with individualized care and compassion.803-329-1234
BEAUFORT - The cancer program offers a full range of cancer services both at Beaufort Memorial Hospital and at the Keyserling Cancer Center. Skilled cancer specialists provide compassionate, high-quality care every step of the way. The cancer center works closely with area surgeons, medical and radiation oncologist, primary care specialist, radiologist and pathologists to coordinate the patient’s care.843-522-7800
CHARLESTON - The Hollings Cancer Center combines patient care and research, bringing together physicians and scientist who work daily to unlock the clues to cancer and are driving the discoveries that will lead to tomorrow’s treatment. Behind every patient stands a multidisciplinary team of cancer specialist who work together to determine the best care plan for each patient.843-792-9300
NORTH CHARLESTON - The Trident Health Cancer Center offers the highest-caliber cancer treatments, technology and support services all close to home. The Cancer Center follows the evidence-based cancer guidelines in the commitment to excellence in cancer prevention, detection, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation and research.843-797-7000
CHARLESTON - At Roper St. Francis Cancer Care, every diagnosis is the greatest challenge. Along with the patient’s doctor, an entire team of experts will work tirelessly with the patient towards recovery. Roper Hospital offers groundbreaking clinical trials, prevention and screening, a robust patient support program and many other resources for cancer patients.843-402-2273
ORANGEBURG - An outpatient cancer treatment facility, the Mabry Center for Cancer Care at the Regional Medical Center offers the latest in radiation therapy to include IMRT and chemotherapy. In addition to the treatment of cancer, the center emphasizes personal care through educational programs, counseling and support groups.803-395-4600
GREENVILLE - The Cancer Society of Greenville County is a local agency helping local people by providing financial support to cancer patients and their families, high-impact education as well as counseling services. The agency creates an environment that accelerates healing and hope.864-232-8439
LEXINGTON - Cancer of Many Colors (CMC) is an organization devoted to helping local cancer survivors with unforeseen and unexpected expenses. CMC is dedicated to meeting the basic needs of cancer patients to support them through their cancer journey and to help them improve their quality of life.803-957-1048
MIDLANDS REGION - The Lydia Project provides free services to women facing any type of cancer. This support includes ongoing correspondence and encouragement every month for at least twelve months. Locally, Lydia grants funds for rent, utility, medical supplies and prescription assistance to women who are unable to afford these basis expenses while undergoing cancer treatment and who reside in South Carolina’s Aiken and Edgefield Counties.706-736-5467
SPARTANBURG - The Cancer Association of Spartanburg & Cherokee Counties is dedicated to providing quality of life services to area residents facing the challenges of cancer in our communities through screenings, education and direct services. With all funds raised in Spartanburg and Cherokee counties, no reimbursement is received therefore this is the only area organization to provide these services without any cost to the clients.864-582-0771
BEAUFORT - The Cancer Thrift Store supports the local community, especially those affected by cancer by offering financial and emotional support to the neighbor. Financially, the store helps pay medical cost and emotionally there are support groups and resources on how to cope as a patient or caregiver. There is also a great selection of prosthetics to help with hair loss that often occurs with cancer treatment.843-524-3100
MYRTLE BEACH - Caring In Our Lifetime is dedicated to raising funds and providing financial assistance with medical expenses to individuals in Horry and Georgetown counties affected by breast cancer.
The American Lung Association has 9 support groups called “Better Breathers Clubs” that are dedicated to people with lung disease, including lung cancer. Our participants have indicated that they find the clubs valuable and that they help improve quality of life.1-800-LUNGUSA