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American Cancer Society
Voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO)
American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) began in 1970 by a group of parents whose children had been diagnosed with cancer. ACCO is one of the largest grassroots, national organizations dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with cancer and their families.
Annie Appleseed Project
The Annie Appleseed Project is an all-volunteer patient advocacy 501 (C)3 providing information and education to people with cancer, family and friends especially about complementary, alternative (CAM), natural and integrative therapies, and more, from the patient perspective.
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, Inc.
The Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation (AA&MDSIF) is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to support patients, families, and caregivers coping with Aplastic Anemia (AA), Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH), and related bone marrow failure diseases.
An educational web-site for physicians, patients, and friends who are interested in learning about all types of tumors and cancers that affect the skeletal system.
Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Cancer101's mission is to empower, inform and engage cancer patients and their caregivers to take control over their diagnoses and partner with their healthcare team to make informed decisions by navigating the cancer journey.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Patient and Family Resource Center
Since its founding in 1947, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts has been committed to providing adults and children with cancer with the best treatment available today while developing tomorrow's cures through cutting-edge research. Learn more about common and rare cancer types, our approach to treatment, and advances in cancer research and care.
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered, Inc. (FORCE)
Non-profit organization for women who are at high risk of getting these cancers due to their family history and genetic status, and for members of families in which a BRCA mutation may be present.
Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research
Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing pancreatic cancer research, and providing information, resources, and support to pancreatic cancer patients and their families. The Foundation objectives are to: Fund medical symposiums for pancreatic cancer research; Seed grants for new research projects of merit for pancreatic cancer; Consistently update the pancreatic.org site with the latest news and information; Invest in fundraising events; and generate awareness of pancreatic cancer in the public and private sector.
I Care I Cure Foundation
The I Care I Cure Foundation supports the development of, and raises public awareness about, cutting-edge, targeted therapies for childhood cancer, so that the treatment of childhood cancer will be gentler and more tolerable.
Lung Cancer Alliance
The largest lung cancer advocacy organization in the world, works to improve outcomes, eliminate stigma and secure public health research dollars.
Lymphatic Research Foundation
Lymphatic Research Foundation (LRF), a not-for-profit organization founded in 1998 with the goal of promoting advances in research to find effective treatments and cures.
National Cancer Institute Oncology Clinical Trials Resources for Patients and Health Professionals
Treatment options, clinical trial listings, risks and prevention, recent literature, support resources, index of various cancer types.
National Cervical Cancer Coalition Home Page
Health news, survivors, caregivers, NCCC chapters, Early Detection Program, research and treatment, and access to the Medical Advisory Panel.
National Children’s Cancer Society
The National Children's Cancer Society is to improve the quality of life for children with cancer and their families worldwide.
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a national organization creating hope through research, patient support, community outreach and advocacy for a cure.
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Pancreatic Cancer UK is the only national charity fighting pancreatic cancer on all fronts: Support, Information, Campaigning and Research.
Parent Giving - Skin Cancer Prevention
Health Tip #46: Skin Cancer Prevention: It’s Never too Late
Pearl Point Cancer Support
PearlPoint Cancer Support provides personalized guidance and compassionate support to any adult impacted by cancer. We seek to come alongside survivors and co-survivors from the moment of diagnosis, and help them more confidently navigate their cancer journey.
Prostate Cancer International
Prostate Cancer International is a non-profit whose goal is to transform global understanding of the risks associated with prostate cancer and the strategies to manage those risks until prevention is possible and a cure can be found.
The Cancer Treatment Research Foundation (CTRF)
The Cancer Treatment Research Foundation (CTRF) is committed to the eradication of cancer by relentlessly providing the most innovative and promising patient-driven clinical research that delivers immediate treatment options and a genuine hope for a cure. We will seek as partners, donors who share our passion to change the face of cancer NOW! 99 cents of every dollar donated to Cancer Treatment Research Foundation supports our research programs.
Things I'd Wish I'd Known
Things I'd Wish I'd Known is a book written for cancer caregivers that is based on 86 interviews with cancer caregivers for 107 patients from 19 states, experiencing over 40 different kinds of cancers. The book and its website blog offer both substantive guidance and emotional support for caregivers and patients.