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Cancer Information Resources

Following is a list of organizations and Web sites offering cancer information. While information you find on the Internet may be helpful, be aware that not all the information is accurate or current and offer advice that may be in your best interest. Be sure to consult with your radiation oncologist or nurse about information you find regarding cancer care.

General

American Cancer Society
(800) ACS-2345
www.cancer.org/

American Institute for Cancer Research
(800) 843-8114
www.aicr.org

Cancer Care Inc.
(800) 813-HOPE
www.cancercare.org

Cancer News
www.cancernews.com

National Cancer Institute
(800) 4-CANCER
http://cancer.gov/

Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
www.bcan.org

Brain

American Brain Tumor Association
(800) 886-2282
www.abta.org

National Brain Tumor Society
(800) 770-8287
www.braintumor.org

Breast Cancer

National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations
(888) 80-NABCO

National Breast Cancer Coalition
(800) 622-2838
www.stopbreastcancer.org

The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
(800) 462-9273
www.komen.org

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
(800) 977-2141
http://www.abcdbreastcancersupport.org

Colon and Rectal Cancer

Colon Cancer Alliance
www.ccalliance.org

Colorectal Cancer Coalition
www.fightcolorectalcancer.org

Gynecologic Cancers

Foundation for Women’s Cancer
312.578.1439
www.foundationforwomenscancer.org

National Cervical Cancer Coalition
www.nccc-online.org

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
(888) OVARIAN
www.ovarian.org

Head and Neck Cancers

Support for People with Head and Neck Cancer Inc.
(800) 377-0928
www.spohnc.org

Oral Cancer Foundation
www.oralcancerfoundation.org

Lung Cancer

American Lung Association
www.lungusa.org

Lung Cancer Alliance
www.lungcanceralliance.org

Lymphedema

Lymphedema Research Foundation
(800) 500-9976
www.lymphaticresearch.org

National Lymphedema Network
(800) 541-3259
www.lymphnet.org

Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma

Leukemia, Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma Information, Support and Financial Assistance
(800) 955-4LSA
www.leukemia-lymphoma.org

Lymphoma Information Network
www.lymphomainfo.net

Lymphatic Education and Research Network
(516) 625-9675
www.lymphaticnetwork.org

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
(203) 229-0464
www.themmrf.org

Prostate Cancer

MaleCare
www.malecare.org

Prostate Cancer Foundation
www.pcf.org

US TOO! Prostate Cancer Education support
www.ustoo.com

Skin

American Academy of Dermatology
www.aad.org

The Skin Cancer Foundation
(800) SKIN-490
www.skincancer.org

Thyroid

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivor’s Association Inc.
(877) 588-7904
www.thyca.org