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About Cancer
Dietary and lifestyle suggestions for cancer prevention and recovery. What cancer is, how it developes, and ways to prevent or combat it.

American Association for Cancer Research
A scientific society of over 15,000 laboratory and clinical cancer researchers that strives to facilitate communication and dissemination of knowledge among scientists and others dedicated to the cancer problem.

American Cancer Society
Access to cancer information and more about some of the Society's major programs including research, prevention, detection & treatment, patient services, public issues and advocacy. Excellent fact sheets on all aspects of patient care and concerns.

Association of Community Cancer Centers
Online resources provided by the ACCC, a national interdisciplinary organization dedicated to promoting quality cancer care (research, prevention, screening, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, psychosocial services, rehabilitation, hospice) in the community.

Cancer Control Journal.
Produced by H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute. Scroll through their list of issues online.

Cancer Information Service
CIS is the National Cancer Institute's link to the public, interpreting and explaining research findings in a clear and understandable manner. Their hotline number is 1-800-4-cancer. The site also provides cancer news and links to related publications and research.

Cancer Prevention and Control
(DCPC) supports efforts and provides technical assistance in the implementation, planning and tools/resources development of comprehensive cancer control programs. Provides National and State data and legislative information.

Information selected and organized for your needs as a patient, health care professional or scientific researcher.

A guide to cancer resources courtesy of the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship.

Corporate Angel Network
Provides free air transportation to and from treatment centers for cancer patients.

International Agency for Research on Cancer
Part of the World Health Organization, IARC's mission is to coordinate and conduct research on the causes of human cancer, the mechanisms of carcinogenesis, and to develop scientific strategies for cancer control. The Agency is involved in both epidemiological and laboratory research and disseminates scientific information through publications, meetings, courses, and fellowships.

National Cancer Institute and Cancernet
The starting point for NCI and Cancernet. All information located on CancerNet has been reviewed by oncology experts and is based on the results of current research. The information is selected and organized for your needs as a patient, health professional, or basic researcher.

A jump start to NCI/PDQ Info for Physicians AND Patients.
PDQ, NCI's comprehensive cancer database, contains peer-reviewed statements on treatment, supportive care, prevention, and screening, as well as anti-cancer drugs; a registry of over 1,600 open and 8,000 closed clinical trials from around the world; and directories of physicians and organizations that provide cancer care.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
In English and Espanol. NCCS is a patient-led organization working on behalf of people with all types of cancer and those who care for them. Provides cancer related media alerts and information on public health policy issues and cancer survivorship programs.

OncoLink was the first multimedia oncology information resource placed on the Internet. With easy to follow menus, it covers everything; cancer by type, causes, treatments, screening and prevention, other resources, insurance problems and support issues.

Radiation Therapy Patient Information
Useful web page article for patients concerned with side effects of radiation therapy.

Steve Dunn's CancerGuide
CancerGuide, created by Steve Dunn a cancer survivor, is dedicated to helping you find the answers to your questions about cancer, and especially to helping you find the questions you need to ask. The site includes a clear, compassionate page outlining the pros and cons of doing your own cancer research.

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Cancer Resources for People of Color

Asian American Donor Program
A community non-profit organization geared towards finding marrow donors and saving lives.

Center for Disease Control's Cancer Factsheet for Minorities in the U.S.
Incorporating the goals of Healthy People 2010 and the President's Initiative To Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) is striving to improve cancer control and prevention within minority populations.

Intracultural Cancer Council
Promotes policies, programs, partnerships, and research to eliminate the unequal burden of cancer among racial and ethnic minorities and medically underserved populations in the United States and its associated territories.

National Alliance for Hispanic Health
The oldest and largest network of health and human service providers servicing over 10 million Hispanic consumers throughout the U.S. Provides cancer information en Español.

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