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Survivors Reach Out

Many cancer survivors find they help themselves when they reach out to help others.

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By Stephen Ornes

How to Volunteer

By Stephen Ornes

National and local organizations offer volunteers opportunities ranging from working at fundraisers to speaking with patients.

Here are a few possibilities:

The American Cancer Society offers a wide variety of ways to volunteer in the cancer community. 1-800-227-2345

Imerman Angels trains cancer survivors and caregivers as “Mentor Angels”—volunteers who support others facing the disease. 1-312-274-5529

Lung Cancer Alliance recruits volunteers to become phone buddies and assist with the Lung Cancer Hotline. 1-800-298-2436

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network uses volunteers nationwide for advocacy work, fundraising and media relations. 1-877-272-6226

SHARE is staffed by survivors of breast and ovarian cancers. 1-866-891-2392

Susan G. Komen for the Cure sponsors events across the country that depend on volunteer organizers. 1-877-485-6636