Cancer Support Resource List
American Cancer Society, Inc.(ACS)
1599 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta GA 30329
Dedicated to saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer though research, education, advocacy and service.
American Institute for Cancer Research
1759 R St. NW, Washington, DC 20009
202-328-7744 Nutrition hotline: 800-843-8114
Focuses on the relationship between cancer and nutrition
275 Seventh Ave., New York, NY 10001
Provides free professional counseling, support groups, restricted financial assistance, education and referrals for cancer patients and their loved ones. Services provided face to face, by telephone and online.
Cancer Research Institute
681 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10022
Supports leading edge research aimed developing immunological methods for the treatment, control and prevention of cancer
Publishes a free monthly newsletter that provides hope, humor, support, and information about treatment and coping tips. Survivor-to-fighter matching service available.
Coping with Cancer Magazine
PO Box 682268, Franklin, TN 37068
America's consumer magazine for people whose lives are touched by cancer. Provides knowledge, hope and inspiration from cancer survivors and health care professionals.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
The Cancer Information Service (CIS) is the voice of the National Cancer Institute. The CIS provides cancer information, education and materials to cancer patients, their friends and families, the general public and health professionals.
Brain Cancer Resource List
American Brain Tumor Association
2720 River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018
The Brain Tumor Society
Breast Cancer Resource List
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75244
800-I’M AWARE (800-462-9273)
Dedicated to eradicating breast cancer as a life-threatening disease by advancing cancer research, education, screening and treatment. Annually research grants and fellowship
Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization
212 W Van Buren, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60607
1-800-221-2141 (English with interpreters available in 150 languages), 1-800-986-9505 (Spanish)
24/7 hotline is staffed by trained breast cancer survivors. Affiliates provide services such as support groups, wigs, and prosthesis for women with limited resources. Provides publications and newsletters through its website.
Sisters Network Inc.
8787 Woodway Dr., Suite 4206, Houston, TX 77063
An African-American breast cancer survivorship organization that provides individual/group support, education, advocacy and research through affiliate chapters nationwide.
National Breast Cancer Coalition
1101 17th Street, Suite 1300, Washington, DC 20036
A grassroots organization dedicated to ending breast cancer through action and advocacy
111Forrest Ave. 1R Narberth PA 19072
Provides complete and up to date medical information about breast cancer
National Lymphedema Network, Inc
1611 Telegraph Ave., Suite1111, Oakland, CA 94612
Supports people with lymphedema and those at risk, by providing counseling and referrals to treatment centers.
Cord Blood Banking
Cordbloodbanking.com is an organization dedicated to promoting the benefits of cord blood banking. Umbilical cord blood has helped children survive over 80 diseases like leukemia, lymphoma, and anemia. Website: www.cordbloodbanking.com
Gynecological Cancer Resource List
Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF)
230 West Monroe, Suite 2528, Chicago, IL 60606
Website: www.thegcf.org , www.wcn.org
Increases public awareness of the ways to prevent, detect and treat gynecological cancers and supports innovative research.
Mesothelioma (asbestos-caused) Resource List
The Mesothelioma Center is an up-to-date resource for all mesothelioma issues ranging from mesothelioma statistics to diagnosis options.
PleuralMesothelioma.com: Another good source of information for this specific type of cancer
Mesotheliomaweb.org a comprehensive site on asbestos and mesothelioma information
Prostate Cancer Resource List
My Knight Cancer Story- Rick Dancer
Journey with Prostate Cancer