Resources

Resources

General Cancer Information/Support

American Cancer Society (ACS)
www.cancer.org
800-ACS-2345
Lively source of news, information, and support.

Association of Community Cancer Centers
www.accc-cancer.org
301-984-9496
Information on community cancer centers for patients, doctors, and scientists.

Blood and Marrow Transplant Information Network
www.bmtinfonet.org
888-597-7674
Dedicated to serving the needs of persons facing a bone marrow, blood stem cell, or umbilical cord blood transplant. Provides medical information in easy-to-understand language, publishes patient guides, and maintains a support network of transplant survivors.

Cancer Care
www.cancercare.org
800-813-HOPE
Oldest, largest national non-profit agency offering support and practical information.

Cancer and Careers
www.cancerandcareers.org
212-685-5955
A resource for employees with cancer, Cancer and Careers provides a comprehensive Web site, interactive career coaching, free publications, and a series of support groups and educational seminars.

Cancer Guide
www.cancerguide.org
Help in finding the answers to your questions about cancer, and especially in finding the questions you need to ask.

Cancer Hope Network
www.cancerhopenetwork.org
877-HOPENET
Offers free, confidential one-to-one support to cancer patients undergoing cancer treatment, using trained volunteers who have undergone a similar experience.

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive prevention and treatment information, daily news, and clinical trials listings for cancer patients and their families.

Cancer Research Foundation of America
www.preventcancer.org
800-227-2732
Dedicated to cancer prevention through research and education.

Cancer Research Foundation of America
www.preventcancer.org
800-227-2732
Dedicated to cancer prevention through research and education.

Cycle of Hope
www.cycleofhope.org
Designed to help support early cancer detection, to reduce fear associated with treatment, to encourage a team approach, and to foster hope in patients and their families fighting the disease.

Fertile Hope
www.fertilehope.org
888-994-HOPE
Provides reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF)
www.thegcf.org
800-444-4441
Ensures public awareness of gynecologic cancer prevention, early diagnosis and proper treatment as well as supports research and training related to gynecologic cancers.

Gilda’s Club Worldwide
www.gildasclub.org
888-445-3248
Free support community for people living with cancer.

International Cancer Alliance for Research and Education
www.icare.org
561-776-6666
Provides focused, user-friendly cancer information.

National Bone Marrow Transplant Link
www.nbmtlink.org
800-LINK-BMT
Helps patients, as well as their caregivers, families and the health care community, meet the many challenges of bone marrow/stem cell transplant by providing vital information and support services.

National Cancer Institute
www.cancer.gov
800-4-CANCER
Free resources and educational materials on all cancer types.

National Coalition for Cancer Research
www.cancercoalition.org
Dedicated to the eradication of cancer through a vigorous public and privately-supported research effort.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
www.canceradvocacy.org
877-NCCS-YES
Nationwide network of organizations and individuals serving all people with cancer. NCCS is the oldest survivor-led cancer advocacy organization in the country and a highly respected authentic voice at the federal level, advocating for quality cancer care for all Americans and empowering cancer survivors. NCCS believes in evidence-based advocacy for systemic changes at the federal level in how the nation researches, regulates, finances and delivers quality cancer care. In 2004, NCCS launched Cancer Advocacy Now!™, a legislative advocacy network that seeks to involve constituents from across the country in federal cancer-related issues. Patient education is also a priority. NCCS believes that access to credible and accurate patient information, such as NCCS’s award-winning Cancer Survival Toolbox ® is key to demanding and receiving quality cancer care.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network
www.nccn.com
888-909-6226
Dedicated to providing state-of-the-art care to
patients, advancing research on prevention, and enhancing the effectiveness of cancer care delivery.

National Marrow Donor Program
www.marrow.org
800-MARROW-2
Facilitates blood stem transplants, maintains a registry of volunteer donors, offers matching services, and conducts research.

National Patient Advocate Foundation
www.patientadvocate.org
800-532-5274
Provides current information on legislative and policy reform.

Oncology Nursing Society
www.ons.org
866-257-4667
Information on cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment; specific types of cancer; and other cancer-related topics.

OncoLink
www.oncolink.com
The University of Pennsylvania’s Cancer Center website. Provides comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments, and news about research advances.

People Living With Cancer (ASCO)
www.plwc.org
703-299-0150
The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s patient website. Designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

Pregnant with Cancer Network
www.pregnantwithcancer.org
800-743-4471
Through a network of women across the United States, the Pregnant with Cancer network can match women newly diagnosed with cancer while pregnant with a woman once given a similar diagnosis who will offer hope, encouragement, and support.

Ronald McDonald House
630-623-7048
Offers a refuge from the hospital, a “home away
from home.”

Steps For Living
www.StepsForLiving.org
917-696-5656
The only national cancer advocacy organization addressing cancer survivorship culturally through music and the arts. SFL harnesses the power of the arts to energize and connect individuals affected by cancer, as well as to address the lifestyle of unique challenges faced by survivors, their families and caregivers.

The Chemotherapy Foundation
www.chemotherapyfoundation.org
212-213-9292
Dedicated to the control, cure and prevention of cancer through innovative laboratory and clinical research, and to the education of patients and physicians through symposia and educational literature.
Vital Options International TeleSupport

Cancer Network
www.vitaloptions.org
800-477-7666
Utilizes communications technology to reach people dealing with cancer.

Financial Support

Angel Flight America
www.angelflightamerica.org
800-446-1231
Provides flights to patients and their families in private planes, free of charge, to hospitals for medical treatment. Patients must be in financial need, medically stable, and ambulatory.

Corporate Angel Network
www.corpangelnetwork.org
866-328-1313
Arranges free travel for cancer patients to treatment centers using empty seats on corporate jets.

Medicare.gov
www.medicare.gov
Official US government site for people with Medicare.

National Patient Advocate Foundation
www.patientadvocate.org
800-532-5274
Provides current information on legislative and policy reform.

National Patient Travel Center
www.patienttravel.org
800-296-1217
Provides information about all forms of charitable, long-distance medical air transportation, and provides referrals to appropriate sources of help available in the national charitable medical air transportation network.

NeedyMeds.com
www.needymeds.com
A site to learn about patient assistance programs and other programs designed to help those who can’t afford their medicines.

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
www.phrma.org
800-762-4636
Lists pharmaceutical company programs that
provide drugs to physicians whose patients could
not otherwise afford them.

Brain Cancer

American Brain Tumor Association
www.abta.org
800-866-2282
A complete source for information about brain tumors, treatment options, clinical trials, and living with a brain tumor.

Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation
www.cbtf.org
866-228-4673
Provides an array of information and resources to assist in accessing expert care, to ensure quality of life for children with a brain or spinal cord tumor.

National Brain Tumor Foundation
www.braintumor.org
800-934-CURE
Dedicated to promoting a cure for brain tumors, improving quality of life and giving hope to the brain tumor community by funding research and providing patient resources, information, and education.

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
www.pbtfus.org
800-253-6530
Seeks to find the cause and cure of brain tumors in children by supporting medical research, increasing public awareness of the disease, and aiding in early detection and treatment of childhood brain tumors. Offers support programs for families.

The Brain Tumor Society
www.tbts.org
1-800-770-TBTS
Provides resources for the entire brain tumor community: newly diagnosed patients, survivors, families, and healthcare professionals.

Breast Cancer

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of breast cancer, daily news, and clinical trials listings for breast cancer patients and their families.

Breastcancer.org
www.breastcancer.org
Dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer.

Casting For Recovery
www.castingforrecovery.com
802-362-9181 • 888-553-3500
Provides fly fishing retreats at locations around the United States. Retreats are specifically designed for women who have or have had breast cancer.

Expedition Inspiration
www.expeditioninspiration.org
208-726-6456
Raises awareness and monies to benefit breast cancer research through research project funding, public education, and patient support. Additionally, through organized and sponsored outdoor endeavors, Expedition Inspiration promotes the physical and mental well being of breast cancer survivors.

FORCE
www.facingourrisk.org
954-255-8732
A support and information site for women at risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer due to family history or BRCA genetic status.

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Support
www.ibcsupport.org
An email exchange capability for patients with inflammatory breast cancer.

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation
www.ibcresearch.org
877-786-7422
An organization which strives to increase the awareness of the unique symptoms and diagnostic difficulty of this type of breast cancer.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
www.lbbc.org
888-753-LBBC
Provides educational conferences, a newsletter, outreach to medically underserved women, a help line, and more.

National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations
www.nabco.org
888-80-NABCO
A network of breast cancer organizations that provides information, assistance, and referrals.

National Breast Cancer Coalition
www.natlbcc.org
202-296-7477
A national advocacy group committed to ending breast cancer through action and advocacy.

Share
www.sharecancersupport.org
866-891-2392
Providing support and a 24-hour hotline for women with breast and ovarian cancer.

Sisters Network, Inc.
www.sistersnetworkinc.org
866-781-1808
National African-American breast cancer survivors’ support organization.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
www.komen.org
800-IM AWARE
Eradicating breast cancer by advancing research, education, screening, and treatment. Promoters of the Komen Race for the Cure®.

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization
www.y-me.org
800-221-2141 (English) • 800-986-9505 (Spanish)
Provides information and support through its 24/7 Hotline staffed by trained breast cancer survivors with interpreters in 150 languages.

Childhood Cancer

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation
www.candlelighters.org
800-366-CCCF
Provides information, support, and advocacy for families of children with cancer, survivors of childhood cancer, and the professionals who work with them.

Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation
www.cbtf.org
866-228-4673
Provides an array of information and resources to assist in accessing expert care, to ensure quality of life for children with a brain or spinal cord tumor.

CureSearch Nat’l Childhood Cancer Foundation
www.curesearch.org
800-458-6223
Represents the combined effort of the Children’s Oncology Group and the National Childhood Cancer Foundation to find a cure for cancer through compassionate care, research, and clinical trials. Represents over 200 pediatric oncology institutions.

Kids Cancer Network
www.kidscancernetwork.org
Provides “a dose of hopeTM” for kids and their families. Offers a free bi-monthly FUNLETTER magazine, “Affection Connection” appreciation certificates for medical caregivers, a pen-friend program, a prayer network, and a story sharing area.

Kids Konnected
www.kidskonnected.org
800-899-2866
Addresses the needs of children who have a parent diagnosed with cancer. Provides education, support, and friendship.

National Respite Locator Service
www.respitelocator.org
919-490-5577
Lists over 1,900 sites nationwide, all of which focus on respite care for families of special-needs children.

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
www.pbtfus.org
800-253-6530
Seeks to find the cause and cure of brain tumors in children by supporting medical research, increasing public awareness of the disease, and aiding in early detection and treatment of childhood brain tumors. Offers support programs for families.

SuperSibs!
www.SuperSibs.org
866-444-SIBS (7427)
Dedicated to supporting and honoring the brothers and sisters of children diagnosed with cancer.

The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
www.ulmanfund.org
410-964-0202
Provides free support programs, education and resources to benefit young adults, their families, and friends who are affected by cancer.

Cervical Cancer

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of cervical cancer, daily news, and clinical trials listings for cervical cancer patients and their families.

National Cervical Cancer Coalition
www.nccc-online.org
818-909-3849 • 800-685-5531
Dedicated to serving women with, or at risk for,
cervical cancer and HPV disease.

National Cervical Cancer Public Education Campaign
www.cervicalcancercampaign.org
866-280-6605
In partnership with the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF), provides women and their doctors with information about what causes cervical cancer and the best ways of preventing it or detecting it.

Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention (ACCP)
www.alliance-cxca.org
Engender Health: 212-561-8000
Improving women’s health and saving lives through cervical cancer prevention programs in developing countries.

Colorectal Cancer

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer, daily news, and clinical trials listings for colorectal cancer patients and their families.

Colon Cancer Alliance
www.ccalliance.org
877-422-2030
Provides support and information to those battling colorectal cancer.

Colorectal Cancer Network
www.colorectalcancer.org
800-227-2732
Provides information and links for colorectal cancer, clinical trials, support groups, and ways to join in the fight to end colorectal cancer.

National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance
www.eifoundation.org
818.760.7722
Dedicated to educating Americans about colon cancer prevention.

Esophageal Cancer

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of esophageal cancer, daily news, and clinical trials listings for esophageal
cancer patients and their families.

Esophageal Cancer Cafe
www.eccafe.org
Provides support and information for esophageal cancer patients.

Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association
www.ecaware.org
866-370-3222 (ECAA)
Promotes quality of life for those affected by esophageal cancer.

Kidney Cancer

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of kidney cancer, daily news, and clinical trials listings for kidney cancer patients and their families.

Kidney Cancer Association
www.curekidneycancer.org
800-850-9132
The organization of patients, families, doctors and health professionals dedicated to finding a cure for kidney cancer.

Laryngeal Cancer

International Association of Laryngectomees
209-472-0516
An association of over 200 laryngectomee clubs. Clubs provide continuing support and education for laryngectomees and their families.

Leukemia and Lymphoma

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of leukemia and lymphoma, daily news, and clinical trials listings for leukemia and lymphoma patients and families.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
www.leukemia-lymphoma.org
800-955-4LSA
Fights leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and Hodgkin’s disease through research, education, patient services, and advocacy.

Leukemia Research Foundation
www.leukemia-research.org
847-424-0600
Provides information for medical researchers, patients, and those looking for ways to join the fight.

Lymphoma Information Network
www.lymphomainfo.net
Strives to put a bit of humanity and understanding into information on lymphoma.

Lymphoma Research Foundation of America
www.lymphoma.org
800-235-6848
Promotes research, provides education, and raises awareness of lymphoma.

Lymphomation.org
www.lymphomation.org
Provides a helping hand from patient to patient in the fight against NHL.

Lung Cancer

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of lung cancer, daily news, and clinical trials listings for lung cancer patients and their families.

Lung Cancer Alliance
www.lungcanceralliance.org
800-298-2436 • 202-463-2080
Helps individuals with lung cancer improve the quality of their lives.

Alliance for Lung Cancer Advocacy, Support and Education
www.alcase.org
800-298-2436
Helps individuals with lung cancer improve the quality of their lives.

American Lung Association
www.lungusa.org
800-LUNG-USA
Offers information, programs, press releases, legislative advocacy, and referrals.

Lymphedema

National Lymphedema Network
www.lymphnet.org
800-541-3259
Works to standardize quality treatment for lymphedema patients nationwide.

Multiple Myeloma

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of multiple myeloma, daily news, and clinical trials listings for multiple myeloma patients.

International Myeloma Foundation (IMF)
www.myeloma.org
800-452-2873
Dedicated to improving the quality of life for multiple myeloma patients through research and support.

Institute for Myeloma and Bone Cancer Research (IMBCR
www.imbcr.org
310-623-1210
The only independent non-profit research institute working to find improved treatment, and ultimately a cure, for multiple myeloma.

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF)
www.multiplemyeloma.org
203-972-1250
Raises awareness, funds research, and provides information on multiple myeloma.

Resources

Resources

General Cancer Information/Support

American Cancer Society (ACS)
www.cancer.org
800-ACS-2345
Lively source of news, information, and support.

Association of Community Cancer Centers
www.accc-cancer.org
301-984-9496
Information on community cancer centers for patients, doctors, and scientists.

Blood and Marrow Transplant Information Network
www.bmtinfonet.org
888-597-7674
Dedicated to serving the needs of persons facing a bone marrow, blood stem cell, or umbilical cord blood transplant. Provides medical information in easy-to-understand language, publishes patient guides, and maintains a support network of transplant survivors.

Cancer Care
www.cancercare.org
800-813-HOPE
Oldest, largest national non-profit agency offering support and practical information.

Cancer Guide
www.cancerguide.org
Help in finding the answers to your questions about cancer, and especially in finding the questions you need to ask.

Cancer Hope Network
www.cancerhopenetwork.org
877-HOPENET
Offers free, confidential one-to-one support to cancer patients undergoing cancer treatment, using trained volunteers who have undergone a similar experience.

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive prevention and treatment information, daily news, and clinical trials listings for cancer patients and their families.

Cancer Research Foundation of America
www.preventcancer.org
800-227-2732
Dedicated to cancer prevention through research and education.

Cycle of Hope
www.cycleofhope.org
Designed to help support early cancer detection, to reduce fear associated with treatment, to encourage a team approach, and to foster hope in patients and their families fighting the disease.

Fertile Hope
www.fertilehope.org
888-994-HOPE
Provides reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF)
www.thegcf.org
800-444-4441
Ensures public awareness of gynecologic cancer prevention, early diagnosis and proper treatment as well as supports research and training related to gynecologic cancers.

Gilda’s Club Worldwide
www.gildasclub.org
888-445-3248
Free support community for people living with cancer.

International Cancer Alliance for Research and Education
www.icare.org
561-776-6666
Provides focused, user-friendly cancer information.

National Bone Marrow Transplant Link
www.nbmtlink.org
800-LINK-BMT
Helps patients, as well as their caregivers, families and the health care community, meet the many challenges of bone marrow/stem cell transplant by providing vital information and support services.

National Cancer Institute
www.cancer.gov
800-4-CANCER
Free resources and educational materials on all cancer types.

National Coalition for Cancer Research
www.cancercoalition.org
Dedicated to the eradication of cancer through a vigorous public and privately-supported research effort.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
www.canceradvocacy.org
877-NCCS-YES
Nationwide network of organizations and individuals serving all people with cancer.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network
www.nccn.com
888-909-6226
Dedicated to providing state-of-the-art care to
patients, advancing research on prevention, and enhancing the effectiveness of cancer care delivery.

National Marrow Donor Program
www.marrow.org
800-MARROW-2
Facilitates blood stem transplants, maintains a registry of volunteer donors, offers matching services, and conducts research.

National Patient Advocate Foundation
www.patientadvocate.org
800-532-5274
Provides current information on legislative and policy reform.

Oncology Nursing Society
www.ons.org
866-257-4667
Information on cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment; specific types of cancer; and other cancer-related topics.

OncoLink
www.oncolink.com
The University of Pennsylvania ‘s Cancer Center website. Provides comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments, and news about research advances.

People Living With Cancer (ASCO)
www.plwc.org
703-299-0150
The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s patient website. Designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

Pregnant with Cancer Network
www.pregnantwithcancer.org
800-743-4471
Through a network of women across the United States , the Pregnant with Cancer network can match women newly diagnosed with cancer while pregnant with a woman once given a similar diagnosis who will offer hope, encouragement, and support.

Ronald McDonald House
630-623-7048
Offers a refuge from the hospital, a “home away from home.”

Steps For Living
www.StepsForLiving.org
917-696-5656
The only national cancer advocacy organization addressing cancer survivorship culturally through music and the arts. SFL harnesses the power of the arts to energize and connect individuals affected by cancer, as well as to address the lifestyle of unique challenges faced by survivors, their families and caregivers.

The Chemotherapy Foundation
www.chemotherapyfoundation.org
212-213-9292
Dedicated to the control, cure and prevention of cancer through innovative laboratory and clinical research, and to the education of patients and physicians through symposia and educational literature.

Vital Options International TeleSupport
Cancer Network
www.vitaloptions.org
800-477-7666
Utilizes communications technology to reach people dealing with cancer.

Financial Support

Angel Flight America
www.angelflightamerica.org
800-446-1231
Provides flights to patients and their families in private planes, free of charge, to hospitals for medical treatment. Patients must be in financial need, medically stable, and ambulatory.

Corporate Angel Network
www.corpangelnetwork.org
866-328-1313
Arranges free travel for cancer patients to treatment centers using empty seats on corporate jets.

Medicare.gov
www.medicare.gov
Official US government site for people with Medicare. National Patient Advocate Foundation

www.patientadvocate.org
800-532-5274
Provides current information on legislative and policy reform.

National Patient Travel Center
www.patienttravel.org
800-296-1217
Provides information about all forms of charitable, long-distance medical air transportation, and provides referrals to appropriate sources of help available in the national charitable medical air transportation network.

NeedyMeds.com
www.needymeds.com
A site to learn about patient assistance programs and other programs designed to help those who can’t afford their medicines.

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
www.phrma.org
800-762-4636
Lists pharmaceutical company programs that
provide drugs to physicians whose patients could
not otherwise afford them.

Brain Cancer

American Brain Tumor Association
www.abta.org
800-866-2282
A complete source for information about brain tumors, treatment options, clinical trials, and living with a brain tumor.

Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation
www.cbtf.org
866-228-4673
Provides an array of information and resources to assist in accessing expert care, to ensure quality of life for children with a brain or spinal cord tumor.

National Brain Tumor Foundation
www.braintumor.org
800-934-CURE
Dedicated to promoting a cure for brain tumors, improving quality of life and giving hope to the brain tumor community by funding research and providing patient resources, information, and education.

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
www.pbtfus.org
800-253-6530
Seeks to find the cause and cure of brain tumors in children by supporting medical research, increasing public awareness of the disease, and aiding in early detection and treatment of childhood brain tumors. Offers support programs for families.

The Brain Tumor Society
www.tbts.org
1-800-770-TBTS
Provides resources for the entire brain tumor community: newly diagnosed patients, survivors, families, and healthcare professionals.

Breast Cancer

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of breast cancer, daily news, and clinical trials listings for breast cancer patients and their families.

Breastcancer.org
www.breastcancer.org
Dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer.

Casting For Recovery
www.castingforrecovery.com
802-362-9181 • 888-553-3500
Provides fly fishing retreats at locations around the United States . Retreats are specifically designed for women who have or have had breast cancer.

Expedition Inspiration
www.expeditioninspiration.org
208-726-6456
Raises awareness and monies to benefit breast cancer research through research project funding, public education, and patient support. Additionally, through organized and sponsored outdoor endeavors, Expedition Inspiration promotes the physical and mental well being of breast cancer survivors.

FORCE
www.facingourrisk.org
954-255-8732
A support and information site for women at risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer due to family history or BRCA genetic status.

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Support
www.ibcsupport.org
An email exchange capability for patients with inflammatory breast cancer.

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation
www.ibcresearch.org
877-786-7422
An organization which strives to increase the awareness of the unique symptoms and diagnostic difficulty of this type of breast cancer.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
www.lbbc.org
888-753-LBBC
Provides educational conferences, a newsletter, outreach to medically underserved women, a help line, and more.

National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations
www.nabco.org
888-80-NABCO
A network of breast cancer organizations that provides information, assistance, and referrals.

National Breast Cancer Coalition
www.natlbcc.org
202-296-7477
A national advocacy group committed to ending breast cancer through action and advocacy.

Share
www.sharecancersupport.org
866-891-2392
Providing support and a 24-hour hotline for women with breast and ovarian cancer.

Sisters Network, Inc.
www.sistersnetworkinc.org
866-781-1808
National African-American breast cancer survivors’ support organization.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
www.komen.org
800-IM AWARE
Eradicating breast cancer by advancing research, education, screening, and treatment. Promoters of the Komen Race for the Cure®.

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization
www.y-me.org
800-221-2141 (English) • 800-986-9505 (Spanish)
Provides information and support through its 24/7 Hotline staffed by trained breast cancer survivors with interpreters in 150 languages.

Childhood Cancer

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation
www.candlelighters.org
800-366-CCCF
Provides information, support, and advocacy for families of children with cancer, survivors of childhood cancer, and the professionals who work with them.

Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation
www.cbtf.org
866-228-4673
Provides an array of information and resources to assist in accessing expert care, to ensure quality of life for children with a brain or spinal cord tumor.

CureSearch Nat’l Childhood Cancer Foundation
www.curesearch.org
800-458-6223
Represents the combined effort of the Children’s Oncology Group and the National Childhood Cancer Foundation to find a cure for cancer through compassionate care, research, and clinical trials. Represents over 200 pediatric oncology institutions.

Kids Cancer Network
www.kidscancernetwork.org
Provides “a dose of hope TM” for kids and their families. Offers a free bi-monthly FUNLETTER magazine, “Affection Connection” appreciation certificates for medical caregivers, a pen-friend program, a prayer network, and a story sharing area.

Kids Konnected
www.kidskonnected.org
800-899-2866
Addresses the needs of children who have a parent diagnosed with cancer. Provides education, support, and friendship.

National Respite Locator Service
www.respitelocator.org
919-490-5577
Lists over 1,900 sites nationwide, all of which focus on respite care for families of special-needs children.

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
www.pbtfus.org
800-253-6530
Seeks to find the cause and cure of brain tumors in children by supporting medical research, increasing public awareness of the disease, and aiding in early detection and treatment of childhood brain tumors. Offers support programs for families.

SuperSibs!
www.SuperSibs.org
866-444-SIBS (7427)
Dedicated to supporting and honoring the brothers and sisters of children diagnosed with cancer.

The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
www.ulmanfund.org
410-964-0202
Provides free support programs, education and resources to benefit young adults, their families, and friends who are affected by cancer.

Cervical Cancer

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of cervical cancer, daily news, and clinical trials listings for cervical cancer patients and their families.

National Cervical Cancer Coalition
www.nccc-online.org
818-909-3849 • 800-685-5531
Dedicated to serving women with, or at risk for, cervical cancer and HPV disease.

National Cervical Cancer Public
Education Campaign
www.cervicalcancercampaign.org
866-280-6605
In partnership with the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF), provides women and their doctors with information about what causes cervical cancer and the best ways of preventing it or detecting it.

Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention (ACCP)
www.alliance-cxca.org
Engender Health: 212-561-8000
Improving women’s health and saving lives through cervical cancer prevention programs in developing countries.

Colorectal Cancer

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer, daily news, and clinical trials listings for colorectal cancer patients and their families.

Colon Cancer Alliance
www.ccalliance.org
877-422-2030
Provides support and information to those battling colorectal cancer.

Colorectal Cancer Network
www.colorectalcancer.org
800-227-2732
Provides information and links for colorectal cancer, clinical trials, support groups, and ways to join in the fight to end colorectal cancer.

National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance
www.eifoundation.org
818.760.7722
Dedicated to educating Americans about colon cancer prevention.

Esophageal Cancer

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of esophageal cancer, daily news, and clinical trials listings for esophageal cancer patients and their families.

Esophageal Cancer Cafe
www.eccafe.org
Provides support and information for esophageal cancer patients.

Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association
www.ecaware.org
866-370-3222 (ECAA)
Promotes quality of life for those affected by
esophageal cancer.

Kidney Cancer

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of kidney cancer, daily news, and clinical trials listings for kidney cancer patients and their families.

Kidney Cancer Association
www.curekidneycancer.org
800-850-9132
The organization of patients, families, doctors and health professionals dedicated to finding a cure for kidney cancer.

Laryngeal Cancer

International Association of Laryngectomees
209-472-0516
An association of over 200 laryngectomee clubs. Clubs provide continuing support and education for laryngectomees and their families.

Leukemia and Lymphoma

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of leukemia and lymphoma, daily news, and clinical trials listings for leukemia and lymphoma patients and families.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
www.leukemia-lymphoma.org
800-955-4LSA
Fights leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and Hodgkin’s disease through research, education, patient services, and advocacy.

Leukemia Research Foundation
www.leukemia-research.org
847-424-0600
Provides information for medical researchers, patients, and those looking for ways to join the fight.

Lymphoma Information Network
www.lymphomainfo.net
Strives to put a bit of humanity and understanding into information on lymphoma.

Lymphoma Research Foundation of America
www.lymphoma.org
800-235-6848
Promotes research, provides education, and raises awareness of lymphoma.

Lymphomation.org
www.lymphomation.org
Provides a helping hand from patient to patient in the fight against NHL.

Lung Cancer

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of lung cancer, daily news, and clinical trials listings for lung cancer pa tients and their families.

Lung Cancer Alliance
www.lungcanceralliance.org
800-298-2436 • 202-463-2080
Helps individuals with lung cancer improve the
quality of their lives.

Alliance for Lung Cancer Advocacy, Support and Education
www.alcase.org
800-298-2436
Helps individuals with lung cancer improve the quality of their lives.

American Lung Association
www.lungusa.org
800-LUNG-USA
Offers information, programs, press releases, legislative advocacy, and referrals.

Lymphedema

National Lymphedema Network
www.lymphnet.org
800-541-3259
Works to standardize quality treatment for lymphedema patients nationwide.

Multiple Myeloma

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of multiple myeloma, daily news, and clinical trials listings for multiple myeloma patients.

International Myeloma Foundation (IMF)
www.myeloma.org
800-452-2873
Dedicated to improving the quality of life for multiple myeloma patients through research and support.

Institute for Myeloma and Bone Cancer Research (IMBCR)
www.imbcr.org
310-623-1210
The only independent non-profit research institute working to find improved treatment, and ultimately a cure, for multiple myeloma.

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF)
www.multiplemyeloma.org
203-972-1250
Raises awareness, funds research, and provides information on multiple myeloma.

Oral, Head and Neck Cancer

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer
www.spohnc.org
800-377-0928
“Survivor to survivor” network providing information, support, and encouragement.

Ovarian Cancer

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of ovarian cancer, daily news, and clinical trials listings for ovarian cancer patients and their families.

CONVERSATIONS: The International Ovarian Cancer Connection
www.ovarian-news.org
806-355-2565
The only international ovarian cancer organization that provides multiple matches for women seeking to contact other ovarian cancer fighters with similar circumstances. Publishes a free monthly newsletter that provides support, treatment information, and coping tips.

FORCE
www.facingourrisk.org
954-255-8732
A support and information site for women at risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer due to family history or BRCA genetic status.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
www.ovarian.org
888-OVARIAN
Promotes awareness and provides education and referrals for people affected by ovarian cancer.

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
www.ovariancancer.org
202-331-1332
Promotes public policy, research, and awareness of ovarian cancer diagnosis and its treatment.

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF)
www.ocrf.org
800-873-9569
Dedicated to finding an early diagnostic tool and a cure for ovarian cancer. Offers information and support to patients and their loved ones, and provides outreach programs to raise public awareness.

Share
www.sharecancersupport.org
866-891-2392
Providing support and a 24-hour hotline for women with breast and ovarian cancer.

Pancreatic Cancer

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of pancreatic cancer, daily news, and clinical trials listings for pancreatic cancer patients and their families.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PANCAN)
www.pancan.org
877-272-6226
Provides public and professional education that embraces the urgent need for more research, effective treatments, prevention programs, and early detection methods.

Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research
www.lustgarten.org
866-789-1000
Works to advance the scientific and medical research related to the diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of pancreatic cancer.

Prostate Cancer

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer, daily news, and clinical trials listings for prostate cancer patients and their families.

Patient Advocates for Advanced Cancer Treatments (PAACT)
www.paactusa.org
616-453-1477
An association for both patients and physicians for diagnostic and therapeutic treatments of prostate cancer.

American Foundation for Urologic Disease (AFUD)
www.afud.org
800-242-2383
Dedicated to the prevention and cure of urologic diseases through the expansion of research, education, awareness, and advocacy programs.

Alliance for Prostate Cancer Prevention
www.apcap.org
888-502-7227
Promotes prostate cancer awareness, education, research, and prevention programs.

National Prostate Cancer Coalition
www.pcacoalition.org
888-245-9455
Provides information, counseling, and educational meetings to help men with prostate disease in making decisions about their treatment and support.

Prostate Cancer Foundation
www.prostatecancerfoundation.org
800-757-CURE
A leading philanthropy supporting prostate cancer research.

Prostate Cancer Research Institute
www.pcri.org
310-743-2110 • 310-743-2116
Improves the quality of men’s lives by supporting research and disseminating information that educates and empowers patients, families and the medical community.

UsToo International Prostate Cancer
Education and Support Network
www.ustoo.org
800-80-UsTOO (800-808-7866) • 630-795-1002
Offers information, counseling, and educational meetings to men with prostate disease to help them make decisions about their treatment and support.

Sarcoma

The Sarcoma Alliance
www.sarcomaalliance.org
415-381-7236
Strives to extend and improve the lives of sarcoma patients through accurate diagnosis, improved access to care, guidance, education, and support.

Skin Cancer

The Skin Cancer Foundation
www.skincancer.org
800-SKIN-490
Dedicated to controlling skin cancer through early detection and public awareness. Provides information on the prevention, detection, and treatment of skin cancer.

Testicular Cancer

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Dedicated to providing comprehensive information on the prevention and treatment of testicular cancer, daily news, and clinical trials listings for testicular cancer patients and their families.

American Foundation for Urologic Disease (AFUD)
www.afud.org
800-242-2383
Dedicated to the prevention and cure of urologic diseases through the expansion of research, education, awareness, and advocacy programs.

Testicular Cancer Resource Center
www.acor.org/TCRC
Devoted to providing accurate and timely information and support on all aspects of testicular cancer.

Thyroid Cancer

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivor’s Association
www.thyca.org
877-588-7904
Dedicated to support, education, and communication for thyroid cancer survivors, their families, and friends.

Chemotherapy Side-effect Information

CancerConsultants.com
www.cancerconsultants.com
Provides comprehensive treatment and side-effect information.

Information on Neulasta™ (pegfilgrastim) and Helping to Protect Against Chemotherapy-Related Infection

www.neulasta.com
The main Web site for details about Neulasta™.

Information on Aranesp®(darbepoetin alfa) and Treating Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia

www.aranesp.com
The main Web site for details about Aranesp®.

Information on Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects

www.ByMySide.com
An Amgen site that provides information on helping to protect against infection, treating anemia, and managing other side effects of chemotherapy. Includes tips for managing all aspects of your life as you go through the chemotherapy experience. Also includes Voices of Experience Support Network.

Information on Anemia

Anemia LifeLine
www.anemia.com
Provides a wealth of information for patients and families, and offers confidential support for people with anemia.