Links

Helpful Links

There are many organizations that can help patients and their families understand a cancer diagnosis. Here are a few.

 

American Cancer Society
1-800-ACS-2345
http://www.cancer.org
American College of Surgeons Patient Education Website
http://facs.org/patienteducation
American Lung Association
1-800-LUNG-USA
http://www.lungusa.org
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
1-800-962-7876
http://www.astro.org
  American Urologic Association Foundation
1-800-828-7866
http://www.afud.org
Brain Tumor Society
1-800-770-TBTS
http://www.tbts.org
  Brain Tumor Foundation
212-265-2401
www.braintumorfoundation.org
  CancerCare
1-800-813-HOPE
http://www.cancercare.org
  Iowa Consortium for Comprehensive Cancer Control (ICCCC)
http://canceriowa.org
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation
1-800-366-2223
http://www.candlelighters.org
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
1-800-955-4572
www.lls.org
Lung Cancer Aliance
1-800-298-2436
http://www.lungcanceralliance.org
Lymphoma Research Foundation
1-800-500-9976
www.lymphoma.org
Malecare
http://www.malecare.org
Melanoma Research Foundation
1-800-673-1290
www.melanoma.org
National Cancer Institute
1-800-422-6237
http://www.cancer.gov
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
301-650-9127
http://www.canceradvocacy.org
National Prostate Cancer Coalition
202-463-9455
http://www.pcacoalition.org
Oral Cancer Foundation
949-646-8000
http://www.oralcancerfoundation.org
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
202-331-1332
http://www.ovariancancer.org
People Living with Cancer
703-797-1914
http://www.peoplelivingwithcancer.org
Prostate Cancer Foundation
1-800-757-CURE
http://www.prostatecancerfoundation.org
Prostate Cancer Research and Education Foundation (PC-REF)
619-461-8181
http://www.pcref.org
  RadiologyInfo - Radiology information resource for patients
http://radiologyinfo.org
RT Answers: Answers to Your Radiation Therapy Questions
1-800-962-7876
http://www.rtanswers.org/
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer
972-855-1600
http://www.komen.org
Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association
1-877-588-7904
www.thyca.org
Wellness Community
http://www.thewellnesscommunity.org
  Us TOO! Prostate Cancer Education and Support
630-795-1002
http://www.ustoo.com
  Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization
312-986-8338
http://www.y-me.org