Find Support

Find Support

Ensuring that all people impacted by cancer have access to the emotional wellness and mental health resources and tools they need throughout the cancer continuum is a critical part of comprehensive cancer care.

As part of our commitment to putting patients first and the center of everything we do, BeiGene is pleased to share a list of resources provided by patient advocacy groups that offer a variety of services to support patients, survivors, and caregivers.

These organizations are on the front lines every day supporting patients and caregivers as they navigate their physical and emotional needs related to cancer. From hosting support groups to providing one-to-one counseling services to offering innovative wellness programs and activities, the organizations listed below are true advocates and partners for all people impacted by cancer.

Cancer Support Helpline
Community navigators and resource specialists provide patients and caregivers with a variety of services, including but not limited to, connection to support groups, referrals to assistance programs and financial and care navigation.

MyLifeLine Online Community
Create your own private website to find hope, regain control, document your journey, and receive social, emotional, and practical support from friends and family. Through MyLifeLine discussion boards, you can connect with others like you.

Find a Local Cancer Support Community or Gilda’s Club
Find free emotional and social support opportunities with other patients and caregivers in your local community, including support groups, yoga classes and educational workshops.

Support Groups 
CLL Society offers 40 CLL-specific support groups across the United States and Canada under the care and guidance of CLL Society-trained facilitators. A Support Group Calendar is available on the website where patients and caregivers can find and register for upcoming meetings.

Mental Health Education
Access a variety of educational webinars and articles on mental and physical health topics, including diet and exercise, mindfulness and stress reduction, combatting isolation, and caregiver support.

Speak to an Oncology Social Worker
Licensed professional oncology social workers are available to provide free individual and support group counseling to patients and caregivers in New York and New Jersey. Counseling is available in English and Spanish.

Professional resource navigators and oncology social workers provide resource navigation services to help you better cope with cancer.

Online or Live Support Group 
CancerCare offers both online support groups using a password-protected message board and live support groups in New York and New Jersey through video conference. All support groups are monitored and/or facilitated by licensed oncology social workers.

Cancer Support Helpline
Trained staff provide information on topics related to types of lymphoma, conduct customized clinical trial searches, connect patients and caregivers to other services such as peer support, financial assistance and other needs. 

Lymphoma Support Network
Connects people with lymphoma and their caregivers to volunteers with similar experiences. Participants complete an online questionnaire and are matched to a peer for one-on-one support.

Information Specialists
Speak one-on-one with an Information Specialist (highly trained oncology social workers or nurses) who can assist you through cancer treatment, and financial and social challenges and give accurate, up-to-date disease, treatment and support information.

Online Chats
Weekly online chats to provide opportunities for patients and caregivers to share their experiences and connect with others. Available chats include Acute Leukemia, Caregivers, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, COVID-19, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Young Adults. All chats are moderated and led by oncology social workers.

Patti Robinson Kaufman First Connection Program
This free, one-on-one peer support network connects patients and loved ones to trained volunteers with similar experiences. The service is available for those residing in the United States or Canada.

Family Support Groups
130 Family Support Groups across the United States which each group meeting once a month. Groups are staffed by two credentialed health and mental health professionals with extensive oncology experience. Family Support Groups can be found by finding and contacting a local LLS Region.

Cancer and Careers empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace, by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.

One-on-One SupportTrained staff (licensed social workers and employment experts) meet individually with patients, survivors, caregivers, managers and more to provide support, guidance and referrals on all aspects of managing work—or looking for work—after a diagnosis. Available in English and Spanish.

Balancing Work & Cancer WebinarsThis 12-part virtual series covers a wide range of topics related to navigating work after a cancer diagnosis, including setting boundaries, decision-making, self-care, managing stress, building confidence and communication techniques to support difficult workplace conversations. Sessions are presented by career experts, mental health professionals, attorneys, nutritionists and more.

Direct ServicesA variety of program offerings that give patients and survivors direct access to tools, services and support all free-of-charge.

The HealthWell Foundation is a nationally recognized 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving access to health care for America’s underinsured. HealthWell operates over 85 disease specific funds, five of which have a behavioral health component, including our Cancer-Related Behavioral Health Fund.

Cancer-Related Behavioral Health FundAssists individuals in need of cancer-related behavioral health treatments. The Fund provides financial assistance to individuals with a cancer diagnosis to help with cost-shares for covered services and drug therapies prescribed by behavioral health providers (psychiatrists, psychologists, and licensed social workers).

Disease Funds

IWMF is a patient-founded and patient-driven, nonprofit organization that is dedicated to supporting and educating everyone affected by Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia (WM) while advancing the search for a cure.

Lifeline and One-on-One SupportA volunteer-based telephone and e-mail LIFELINE intended to address specific WM questions.

Support for CaregiversA resource area for WM caregivers.

Support GroupsThe IWMF, with its International Affiliates, has over 60 Support Groups worldwide, including groups throughout the US, in Argentina, Australia, Canada, many countries in Europe, India, Mexico and Taiwan.

The Gastric Cancer Foundation is a national non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by gastric cancer and working with leading researchers to find a cure.  The Foundation website provides a centralized and reliable resource of information and resources to make the cancer journey less mysterious and lonely.  

The Esophageal Cancer Action Network (ECAN) is a national non-profit that works toward the day when nobody has to die of
Esophageal Cancer.

Hope For Stomach Cancer is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides resources to patients, caregivers, and loved ones while promoting early detection and prevention to the general and medical communities. Hope for Stomach Cancer creates and facilitates programs that enable those affected by stomach cancer to take actionable steps to live the best possible life through each phase of the disease. Our vision is to bridge the gap between research and patient care.

Disease FundsAs an independent, national 501(c)(3) organization, the PAN Foundation is dedicated to helping federally and commercially insured people living with life-threatening, chronic, and rare diseases afford their out-of-pocket prescription medication costs. PAN provides financial assistance to eligible patients across nearly 70 disease funds—including various types of cancer and mental health conditions.

Alliance Partners

PAN also recognizes the importance of providing more than just financial assistance. That’s why PAN partners with leading, national nonprofit organizations to provide disease-specific education, emotional support, and other support services to patients. PAN currently has 25 alliance partners—including the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, the Colorectal Cancer Alliance, Melanoma Research Foundation, Prostate Cancer Research Institute, and SHARE.