Cancer CareGivers AZ & the Arizona Myeloma Network

Charity Footprints Partner - Cancer CareGivers AZ & the Arizona Myeloma Network

20280 N 59th Avenue, Ste 115-448 Glendale, AZ 85308 | Program Focus: Public, Societal Benefit


Educating Cancer CareGivers for their wellbeing & improved patient outcomes

AzMN was founded in June 2004 by Barbara B. Kavanagh. Our members are cancer patients, families, caregivers, health care professionals, volunteers and others concerned about cancer. AzMN is a nonprofit charity (501)(c)(3) organization that conducts outreach Events and Educational programs for Arizona cancer patients, their families and caregivers, with special consideration for the under served: African American, Asian /Pacific, Hispanic American and Native American. CCAZ is a subsidiary affiliate of AzMN. Our Vision: • Continue to build a network of support and resources for cancer patients, their families and caregivers. • Increase knowledge about cancer research through community cancer awareness programs and seminars. • Encourage stronger cancer patient advocacy through training and education. • Provide culturally appropriate cancer information and outreach to the under-served. • Develop a collaboration of cancer patients, science, business and the community to support cancer research, and improve cancer treatment for all Education – To provide the most up to date information on Caregiving for Cancer Patients through symposiums, workshops and meetings open to all free of charge. Help others to find informative resources to learn about Cancer and how it is treated Identify resources for more information on clinical trials and research progress Awareness – Alerting patients to Arizona support group locations, specialist doctors and medical facilities with specialized Cancer experience Providing local guidance, training and information to support groups throughout Arizona Bringing more awareness of the growing Cancer diagnosis and demands of the Cancer Caregivers to Arizona residents Emphasis on creating awareness of Cancer diagnosis and early detection in the African-American, Hispanic and Native American populations of Arizona Advocacy – Liaison with other national and local organizations focused on all forms of cancer Provide state and local government departments with information about Cancer CareGivers AZ & AzMN’s activities to gain their support where appropriate.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to Promote Collaboration, Build Awareness, Provide Education and Resources that Build Caregivers Skills and Advocate for Improved Treatment and Quality of Life for Cancer Patients, their Families, and All Cancer Caregivers.