The Patient Champions program would not be possible without our partners. Below is a list of organizations we collaborate to create resources for patients, advocates, and caregivers.








Arizona Advisory Council on Indian Health Care (AACIHC)

The Arizona Advisory Council on Indian Health Care (AACIHC) is a State agency, meant to give Tribal governments, Tribal organizations and Urban Indian Health Care organizations representation in shaping Medicaid and health care policies and laws that impact the populations they serve. The AACIHC engages in both legislative and administrative advocacy on behalf of Tribal communities. Through grants working with the AACIHC, such as the COVID-19 Health Disparities Grant team, the AACIHC seeks to advance educational opportunities for Tribal members, particularly in regards to health literacy aspects, so as to empower individuals to take control of their health decisions, while improving their health outcomes.

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American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society’s mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.



American Diabetes Association

Our mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.



Association of Community Cancer Centers

The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) is a powerful community of more than 25,000 multidisciplinary practitioners and 2,100 cancer programs and practices nationwide. Founded in 1974, ACCC brings together healthcare professionals across all disciplines in oncology. Members rely on ACCC for education and advocacy support in adapting and responding to complex changes and challenges in the delivery of quality cancer care.



Cancer Hope Network

Cancer Hope Network provides free one-on-one emotional support to adult cancer patients and their loved ones. Each of CHN’s 400+ volunteers is at least one year post-treatment or successfully undergoing maintenance therapies. They have faced more than 80 cancer types and speak 15 languages. Our volunteers offer support from diagnosis, through treatment and into recovery.



Challenge Unlimited

Ironstone Farm provides medical- and recreational-based therapies with horses for people with cancer, veterans suffering with PTSD, teen-oriented programs for young adults at risk, and Touch Therapy for elders with memory impairment. The farm’s programs serve 400-500 individuals each week and are home to 32 horses and runs with the help of more than 200 volunteers




COLA is a leading, non-profit laboratory accrediting organization serving more than 7,400 laboratories in a variety of healthcare settings. Having completed more than 100,00 onsite surveys in laboratories nationwide, COLA promotes industry best practices and government regulatory compliance that contribute to safe and accurate testing. COLA is a CMS-deemed organization under the federal Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of (CLIA) 1988 for the specialties of chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology, immunohematology and pathology.

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Elephants and Tea

Elephants and Tea’s mission is to help adolescent and young adult patients, survivors and caregivers experience relief through self-expression, inspire others during their cancer journey and connect with supportive organizations across the nation. All of our content is free to those that want it and need it. We believe in sharing these stories at no cost to those dealing with cancer.



Global Focus on Cancer

Global Focus on Cancer is a U.S. based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to act as an agent of simple and effective change to help reduce the global burden of cancer through programs in support, awareness, advocacy and networking, in areas where access to information about cancer is critically lacking.



GRYT Health

Our mission is to help provide patients, survivors, and caregivers achieve personal triumph by providing the information and human connections that empower them to make choices that are right for them based on their personal values and lifestyles.



Kidney Trails

Kidney Trails was founded through the eyes of experience from a kidney patient. Our purpose is to educate, motivate and inspire kidney patients to go higher by living beyond kidney disease. We believe that, “if for just one”, we made a difference in their life and accomplished our goal.



MTS Sickle Cell Foundation

Inspired by her three daughters who battle sickle cell disease, Mapillar Dahn founded MTS Sickle Cell Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization, to bring awareness to sickle cell disease and provide support to families affected by SCD. Since its inception in November of 2015, the foundation has sponsored over 100 children battling sickle cell disease to a week-long summer camp, prevented families from being evicted and/or getting back vital utilities, conducted outreach visits to sickle cell patients who were hospitalized, provided educational material for awareness events, provided financial assistance to families, and more.

mts_logo_70 is an online educational resource designed to demystify pathology reports for patients and their families. With a mission to empower individuals by translating the technical language of pathology reports into easy-to-understand terms, ensures that patients have the knowledge they need to actively participate in their healthcare decisions. Whether you're looking to better understand a recent diagnosis or simply want to learn more about what your pathology report means, offers valuable resources and guidance to help navigate your healthcare journey with confidence. logo


National Kidney Foundation

Our mission is commitment to the prevention of kidney disease through awareness, education and research and to improve the quality of life for Americans with kidney disease.



National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

The mission of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition is to save lives by fighting tirelessly to prevent and cure ovarian cancer and to improve the quality of life for survivors. We do this within the scope of our four pillars: earlier awareness, community outreach, research, and quality of life. This means attending health fairs and speaking engagements where we distribute hundreds of thousands of educational resources that heighten awareness. We know that by mobilizing our communities, no one fights alone so we host our signature run/walk, Together in Teal to End Ovarian Cancer, in eighteen communities around the country. We have made a multi-year, multi-million-dollar investment in the Ovarian Cancer Dream Team of Stand Up To Cancer. And we support women living with ovarian cancer through our Faces of Hope tote program; Cancer Connect - a HIPPA complaint online physician moderated forum for survivors and their caregivers; local retreats and support groups; and our biennial Teal Summit which brings together survivors, caregivers, and experts in the field from all over the nation.



Patient Empowerment Network

Description: Patient Empowerment Network (PEN) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. PEN’s mission is to fortify cancer patients and care partners with the knowledge and tools to boost their confidence, put them in control of their healthcare journey, and assist them in receiving the best, most personalized care available to ensure they have the best possible outcome.

PEN’s programs enhance patient health literacy to enable shared decision-making and provide informational and educational resources to empower patients and care partners at every step of their cancer journey.

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Pink Lemonade Project

Founded in 2010 by Drs. Allen and Cassie Gabriel, Pink Lemonade Project (501c3) was created to provide critical support to breast cancer survivors who struggled with the many emotional and psychological aspects of breast cancer diagnosis and recovery.



University of Michigan Poke Program

The Poke Program is made up of six parts designed to reduce pain and anxiety that can come from pokes and procedures.

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Unlimited Potential

Since 1985, Unlimited Potential has addressed the needs of the underserved population in south Phoenix. Our mission is to ignite unity, pride and dignity through education and advocacy. We provide equitable opportunities grounded in acceptance and respect, promoting strong families and communities. We believe that given the opportunity, people can acquire the skills necessary to overcome economic and social barriers and become proactive in changing their lives and community. We focus on three main priority areas including adult education programs, community programs, and children and adolescent programs.






Each of our partnerships is a collaborative effort and we encourage you to reach out to discuss options and ideas. Some areas of collaboration include:

Cross-promoting our programs.

Facilitating sessions at conferences.

Authoring articles about patient advocacy.

Creating and co-hosting educational and advocacy events.

If you’re interested in partnering with us to educate and empower patients, please fill out this form.