Resource Center



American Cancer Society

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.



Trusted, compassionate information for people with cancer and their families and caregivers, from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the voice of the world’s cancer physicians and oncology professionals.

Mesothelioma Patient Assistance

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 For more information, please visit their website or call the number below. 1-800-692-8608


National Cancer Institute

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.


The Boon Project

The mission of The Boon Project for Young Adults Fighting Cancer is to support young adult cancer fighters and their unique needs, through providing resources and creating a cooperative cancer fighting culture that works to heal the whole patient.



Best Chance Network

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.


Cancer Horizons

Cancer Horizons is a free community and resource for cancer patients, their loved ones, and caregivers. Cancer Horizons is a growing community dedicated to cancer patients, caregivers, and their families. We are an online source for all cancer-related topics including Financial Resources, Free Stuff, Clinical Trials, Latest Science, Support Groups, Care Giver Support and More! Email:


CanHope Cancer Patient Support

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.


Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

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.


Susan G. Komen

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.


The Lonon Foundation

The Lonon Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation whose mission is helping children affected by a parent or caregiver's cancer diagnosis find comfort, heal, and grow from their shared experiences. We provide free monthly events to children ages 6-17 in Charleston, SC through our UPLIFT program. UPLIFT is our free monthly program sponsored by The Lonon Foundation for children who have a parent or caregiver with cancer.


University of South Carolina Center - Colorectal Cancer Prevention Network

The Colorectal Cancer Prevention Network, which was established in 2008, has been working to reduce colorectal cancer death in South Carolina through statewide education and awareness as well as providing screening services to medically underserved South Carolinians. The network partners with Free Medical Clinics and Federally Qualified Health Clinics to locate those most at risk and unable to access CRC screening services.



FORCE is a non-profit that focuses on providing support and resources for people affected by HBOC syndromes (BRCA 1/2, PALB2, ATM, etc.). This includes previvors, survivors, family members, caretakers, and anyone else affected. We offer support through several channels, including quarterly support group meetings, an online message board, and 1:1 peer navigation where you can be matched with someone going through a similar situation.



American Lung Association

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.


AnMed Health

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.


Beaufort Memorial Hospital

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.


Bon Secours St. Francis Health System

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.


Camp Happy Days

Camp Happy Days’ mission is to offer support and encouragement to children diagnosed with cancer and their families by providing cost free year-round programs, special events and access to crisis resources. Our goal is to improve the physical, emotional, and psychological health of the entire family facing pediatric cancer.


Cancer Association of Anderson

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.

Cancer Association of Spartanburg & Cherokee Counties, Inc.

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.


Cancer of Many Colors

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.


Cancer Society of Greenville County

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.


Caring In Our Lifetime

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.

Grand Strand Regional Medical Center

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.


Greenville Health System

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.


Lexington Medical Center

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.


Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston)

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.


McLeod Regional

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.



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.

Palmetto Health Care Center

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.


Piedmont Medical Center

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.


Regional Medical Center

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.


Roper Hospital

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.


Spartanburg Medical Center (Spartanburg)

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.


Self Regional Healthcare

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.


The Cancer Thrift Store of Beaufort

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.


The Lydia Project

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.


Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital

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.


Tri-County Cancer Survivors

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.

Trident Medical Center

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.


Help The Cause

The Alliance relies on active involvement by individuals and organizations statewide to assess priorities and to develop, implement, and evaluate the success of our projects. The Alliance leadership, which includes our Board of Directors and staff, provides a statewide infrastructure; however, only through the grassroots efforts of committed partners across the state will we achieve our goals. Join Us