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In Kentucky, there are many organizations and resources assisting in the statewide goal to reduce our cancer burden. Our team has compiled a list of regional, state and national resources for participants. This list is not complete. There are many others in Kentucky and in the U.S. who are helping cancer survivors and their loved ones.


KENTUCKY CANCER PROGRAM (KCP)
KCP provides a range of programs from education focused on cancer prevention, professional training, support services, and community-based research.
PATHFINDER
This Directory can help you find information and services for cancer prevention, screening, treatment, and support services in all 120 counties.
KENTUCKY AFRICAN AMERICANS AGAINST CANCER (KAAAC)
KAAAC is a group of concerned citizens and health care providers seeking to reduce cancer incidence, morbidity, and mortality of cancer in the African American population.
CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY GREATER CINCINNATI-NORTHERN KENTUCKY
CSC offers free support and services to improve quality of life and survivorship.
COLON CANCER PREVENTION PROJECT (KENTUCKY)
The Kentucky-based Project is nationally recognized for raising colon cancer awareness and increasing screening rates. The Project hosts a weekly ‘Cancer Fight’ podcast and provides resources for colon cancer patients and at-risk populations.
SOAR ON
SOAR On, the Loyd Family Wellness Program at the Brown Cancer Center, is a comprehensive, holistic program of wellness services to enhance the mind, body and spirit of cancer patients and caregivers alike.
KENTUCKY HOMEPLACE
Serving most rural counties in Kentucky, Community Health Workers, employed through Kentucky Homeplace from the communities in which they live, are trained as advocates to provide access to medical, social and environmental services and emphasis is on prevention, health education and disease self-management.
OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS OF KENTUCKY (OAK)
OAK provides a support network for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer and their families.
GILDA’S CLUB-KENTUCKIANA
Gilda’s Club provides a support system for all those who are impacted by cancer.
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY KENTUCKY CHAPTER
ACS is a nationwide, community-based health organization. The Kentucky Affiliate has many resources from local fundraising events to cancer support programs.
KENTUCKY CANCERLINK
Kentucky CancerLink is an organization devoted to Kentuckians who are having trouble obtaining cancer screenings or need support through a diagnosis of cancer.
FRIEND FOR LIFE CANCER SUPPORT NETWORK - KENTUCKY
A Kentucky-based network of survivors and co-survivors who serve as trained volunteers to persons recently diagnosed with cancer.