Other Cancer Organizations and Resources
This gaming community-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization is dedicated to direct financial assistance for adults in the United States undergoing cancer treatment.
The programs and services of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) foster the exchange of knowledge and new ideas among scientists dedicated to cancer research, provide training opportunities for the next generation of cancer researchers, and increase public understanding of cancer.
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization that offers a variety of services to patients and their families. Headquartered in Atlanta, the ACS has state divisions and more than 3,400 local offices.
The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) funds research that explores the effects of food, nutrition, physical activity and body weight on the development, treatment, and survival of cancer.
This international professional membership association of more than 2,200 physicians, investigators, and other health care professionals from more than 45 countries, promotes education, clinical standards, research, patient access to care, and more.
The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) is a professional, scientific, and medical society established to bring together clinical and experimental scientists involved in the study of bone and mineral metabolism.
The American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) serves as the voice of all clinical laboratory professionals, creating a vision for the advancement of the clinical laboratory practice field and advocating the value and the role of the profession ensuring safe, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-centered health care.
With more than 17,000 members from nearly 100 countries, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) is the world's largest professional society serving both clinicians and scientists around the world who are working to conquer blood diseases.
CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer. Their programs — including counseling, education, financial assistance, and practical help — are provided by trained oncology social workers and are completely free of charge.
The Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition (CFAC) is a coalition of organizations helping cancer patients manage their financial challenges.
If you are a parent, or caring for a child and cancer is in your family, this booklet is meant to give you information about a child’s general understanding of cancer, ways to talk to them about cancer, some common behaviors you may see in children, and ways to support your family through this experience.
The eMedTV website is designed to help users better understand their health and play a more active role — together with their physician — in planning their health care. As such, the content on this website serves only as an informational resource.
A leading UK-based cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research.
Memorial Sloan Kettering's Integrative Medicine Service offers a range of wellness therapies that are designed to work together with traditional medical treatments.
An international peer-reviewed general medical journal published 48 times per year, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is the most widely circulated medical journal in the world.
They connect people through the power of community — whether you need help or you want to provide help.
At Memorial Sloan Kettering, their Integrative Medicine Service offers a range of wellness therapies that are designed to work together with traditional medical treatments. These comprehensive, evidence-based complementary services can help relieve the negative physical and emotional effects of your cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) exists to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients.
The mission of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and myeloma and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
LIVESTRONG provides tools and resources to help patients and families face the challenges of a cancer diagnosis.
The Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of virtually every type of complex illness.
Medline Plus, the National Institutes of Health's website for patients and their families and friends, brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.
A leading online global destination for physicians and healthcare professionals worldwide. This site offers the latest medical news and expert perspectives, essential point-of-care drug and disease information, and relevant professional education and CME.
First published in 1899 as a small reference book for physicians and pharmacists, The Merck Manual grew in size and scope to become one of the most widely used comprehensive medical resources for professionals and consumers.
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to serving individuals before, during, and after a bone marrow or stem cell transplant.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.
The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) is the federal government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.
Founded by cancer survivors, the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship's mission is to advocate for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer.
A 501(c)(3) organization, the National Organization for Rare Diseases is a patient advocacy organization dedicated to individuals with rare diseases and the organizations that serve them.
A career companion for physicians, the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) keeps practicing physicians informed on developments that are important to their patients and keeps them connected to both clinical science and the values of being a good physician.
This award-winning site is maintained by a group of oncology healthcare professionals who understand the need of patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals.
A professional association of more than 39,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care.
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Red Drop Resources’ mission is to support the non-medical needs of patients and their family members which includes general financial assistance, lodging opportunities, and other discounted services when and if possible.
An online medical resource dedicated to offering detailed and current pharmaceutical information on brand and generic drugs.
Home delivery service of fresh, nutritious meals designed for cancer patients.
The Max Foundation is a US-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) cancer organization with international focus. The foundation honors the spirit and life of Maximiliano (Max) Rivarola who was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) at age 14 and lived with outstanding courage until 17 years of age.
The Group Room, a radio talk show, uses communications technology to reach every person dealing with cancer.
With a membership base of over 1000 organizations in more than 160 countries, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) represents the world’s major cancer societies, ministries of health, and patient groups. It includes influential policymakers, researchers, and experts in cancer prevention and control.