Emotional support

Brain Tumor Society

COPE Program is a matching program that provides emotional support by email or telephone


In all 50 states

31 people matched in 2006

To participate in the COPE Program, call toll free at 1-800-770-TBTS (8287), ext 25, or e-mail support@tbts.org

Emotional support

Cancer Hope Network

Emotional support—one-on-one

1-877-467-3638 (toll free)

In all 50 states

Currently provides about 2,000 peer-to-peer matches per year

Emotional support

Cancer Information and Counseling Line (Affiliate of AMC Cancer Research Center)

General information, emotional support through telephone counseling to cancer patients and their families

1-800-525-3777 (toll free)

In all 50 states




Emotional support

Colon Cancer Alliance (Colon Cancer)

Emotional support—peer-to-peer matching program


38 state chapters in the United States


1-877-422-2030 (toll free)


Emotional support

Facing Our Risk for Cancer Empowerment (Breast Cancer)

Emotional support through online chat and telephone hotline matching patients to peer counselors


In all 50 states

200–300 matches per year

1-866-824-7475 (toll free)

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