Fighting Chance

  • Fighting Chance is the first free-of-charge cancer counseling and resource center of its kind established on the East End of Long Island, New York. We are independent from any hospital and funded solely by charitable contributions, providing patients and their caregivers a better chance- a fighting chance - to beat cancer by helping them to take informed action. Free access to a variety of resources and professional counseling is available from the time of diagnosis through treatment and survivorship.
  • What makes Fighting Chance distinctive is the comprehensive range of services, free of charge, to the East End of Long Island encompassing the North and South Forks, Shelter Island, Riverhead, and western Suffolk County. Our helpline and e-mail counseling is a national service Professional counseling is available in one-on-one sessions, in support groups and via email. Patient navigation of the health care system is provided by a dedicated staff member and a unique, 98 page guide to local cancer care resources, Coping with Cancer on the East End, which is updated annually.

address: P O Box 1358, Sag Harbor, NY 11963

phone: 631-725-4646    

email: Email

website: www.fightingchance.org