Cancer Resources

When you or a loved one is facing cancer, you deserve to have the best information at your fingertips.
 
Here you’ll find the latest information on cancer prevention and screenings. Let us help you in your fight against cancer.


Local Support Services

National Cancer Organizations

Brain Tumors

  • American Brain Tumor Association: Contact with other brain tumor patients. Information about brain tumors and treatment, national and local conferences, support groups, and a national newsletter.
  • National Brain Tumor Foundation: Information about brain tumors and treatment, malignant and benign brain tumors, and brain tumor medical centers. Information about the latest clinical trials. Connection to a network of survivors.

Breast Cancer

  • Breast Cancer.org: Extensive resources about breast cancer.
  • Celebrating Life Foundation: Non-profit organization geared toward education and outreach for African American women and women of color for breast cancer awareness.
  • Men Against Breast Cancer: Support services to educate and empower men to be effective caregivers when breast cancer strikes a female loved one.
  • National Breast Cancer Coalition: Advocacy only. Seeks to eradicate breast cancer through action and advocacy, focusing on research and access to care.
  • Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation: Funds national breast cancer patients, project grants, local education, screen and treatment projects in communities from coast to coast. 
  • Y-ME: A national breast cancer organization with hotline counseling, educational programs and self-help meetings for breast cancer patients, their families and friends. Also a Y-ME support line for men.

Clinical Trials Information

Colorectal Cancer

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

  • GIST Support International: Education and support for patients affected by gastrointestinal stromal tumors, as well as their friends and families.

Gynecological Cancers

Kidney Cancer

Leukemia and Lymphoma Cancer

  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Education, information, advocacy, support groups, peer support and financial aid programs for individuals with leukemia and related illnesses (lymphoma, Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's disease, multiple myeloma).
  • Lymphoma Research Foundation: Educational materials, free support groups, quarterly newsletter and a national "buddy system" linking patients.

Lung Cancer

  • American Lung Association: Information about lung diseases, including cancer.
  • Lung Cancer Alliance: Dedicated to improving the quality of life for lung cancer survivors by providing resources, education and referral information.

Lymphedema

Myeloma

Oral, Head and Neck Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer

Prostate and Testicular Cancer

Skin Cancer

  • The Skin Cancer Foundation: Educational materials on skin cancers, including brochures, videos, quarterly newsletters, posters, books and an annual journal. Also information about prevention.

Thyroid Cancer

Urologic Cancer

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