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Cancer Support Resource List

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American Cancer Society, Inc.(ACS)
1599 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta GA 30329
Website: www.cancer.org
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
Website:  www.aicr.org
Focuses on the relationship between cancer and nutrition

275 Seventh Ave., New York, NY 10001
1-800-813-HOPE, 212-712-8400
Email:  info@cancercare.org
Website:  www.cancercare.org
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
1-800-99-Cancer, 212-688-7515
Website:  www.cancerresearch.org
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
Email:  info@copingmag.com
Website:  www.copingmag.com
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)
1-800-4CANCER (800-422-6237)
Website:  www.cancer.gov
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.

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Brain Cancer Resource List

American Brain Tumor Association
2720 River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Website: www.abta.org/

The Brain Tumor Society
Website: www.braintumor.org

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)
Website:  www.komen.org
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)
Email:  help@y-me.org
Website:  www.y-me.org
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
1-866-781-1808, 1-713-781-0255
Email:  infonet@sistersnetworkinc.org
Website: www.sistersnetworkinc.org/
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
1-800-622-2838, 202-296-7477
Website:  www.stopbreastcancer.org
A grassroots organization dedicated to ending breast cancer through action and advocacy

111Forrest Ave. 1R Narberth PA 19072
Website: www.breastcancer.org
Provides complete and up to date medical information about breast cancer

National Lymphedema Network, Inc
1611 Telegraph Ave., Suite1111, Oakland, CA 94612
Email:  nin@lymphnet.org
Website:  www.lymphnet.org
Supports people with lymphedema and those at risk, by providing counseling and referrals to treatment centers.

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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

Conversations:  The International Ovarian Cancer Connection
PO Box 7948, Amarillo, TX 79114
Email: ovcanews@aol.com
Website:  www.ovarian-news.org

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF)
230 West Monroe, Suite 2528, Chicago, IL 60606
1-800-444-4441, 312-578-1439
Email:  info@thegcf.org
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



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