Organizations  and  Agencies





Addiction Campuses
         Substance Abuse Prevention In Cancer Patients
American Cancer Society (ACS)         888-227-6446
         ACS gives information about cancer, treatment, caregiving and skills to survive. It is easy to use and has good links to local offices
         and more. Also has information about anemias.

American Childhood Cancer Organization         800-366-2223
         Books and Materials for Parents, Young Patients, Siblings, Educators and Caregivers
American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR)
         The AICR focuses on how diet and nutrition can help prevent and control cancer. This site has news, education and research programs.
Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (The James)         800-293-5066
         This site has information and links about cancer, about the James, cancer prevention, detection, treatment, support programs,
         clinical trials matching and survivor news. You can link to patient education materials or be referred to a doctor.

Cancer.Net
         Timely, comprehensive, oncologist-approved information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Cancer Care, Inc.         800-813-4673
         Cancer Care helps with counseling, education and links with resources. It is also useful to families and caregivers.
         Some information in Spanish

CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service         617-856-5900
         Search for trials by disease type and location in the U.S. and elsewhere. You may sign up for email to be notified about studies.
ClinicalTrials.gov
         Hugh database of over 60,000 clinical trials all over the world.
Drug Rehab
         The Guide to Safe Pain Management
Growthhouse.org
         Growthhouse helps people with information and resources for end of life, hospice, grieving, pain management and palliative care.
Healthfinder.gov - Health Information Site from U.S. Government
         The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services sponsors this broad health information site to help you with linking to
         other good sites. Site is also in Spanish.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America         614-476-7194 or 800-686-2873
         This site has education and news about leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, and services and programs for patients and caregivers.
Understanding Leukemia
         Understanding Leukemia
Livestrong - Lance Armstrong Foundation         512-236-8820
         Livestrong focus is on education and encouragement for quality survivorship. Site has tools to manage physical, emotional and
         practical aspects of treatment. Some is in other languages

Lung Cancer Alliance         800-298-2436
         Information, Support, Resources and Links
Mayo Clinic
         Committed to Clinical Practice, Education and Research, Providing Expert, Whole-person Care to Everyone Who Needs Healing.
Mayo Clinic
         Alternative Cancer Treatments: 10 Options to Consider
MedlinePlus
         The National Library of Medicine has information here on health, wellness and cancer - much in Spanish. It has
         dictionaries, national and global links and allows searching for higher-level information

National Cancer Institute         800-422-6237
         U.S. Government's easy to use and comprehensive cancer resource on the Web. Most information is also in Spanish. It includes:
         Clinical Trials: It includes links to learn or search NCI's clinical trials, treatments and news. It also has a risk assessment tool.
         PDQ: It also has links to patient and professional-level information on NCI's cancer database, publications, news and more.
         Cancer Information Service answers questions about cancer, treatment, coping and survival. You can talk or text for information.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine         888-644-6226
         Information about use of other remedies along with usual cancer treatments. There is much information and live help.
National Coalition of Cancer Survivors (NCCS)         877-622-7937
         The NCCS is by and for people with cancer and their caregivers. Focus is on support, advocacy, survival skills and resources.
National Comprehensive Cancer Center Network (NCCN)         888-909-6226
         NCCN is an organization of cancer centers, including The James. The site has treatment guides and links to treatment centers and more.
National Family Caregiver Association (NFCA)         800-896-3650
         Good information for caregivers for support, guidelines, information and resources.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization         703-837-1500
         Information about Hospice and end-of-life care.
National Institutes of Health
         Easy to use, broad U.S. Government Site. It includes most health and wellness topics, including emotional health
         There is a drug index and information on complementary and alternative healing medicine.

Netwellness
         Current health information put together by experts from Ohio State University, University of Cincinnati and
         Case Western Reserve University. You can post a question that may be answered back on the Website as a new topic.

NOAH - New York Access to Online Health Information
         Ease of use and broad information.
OncoLink
         The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center has this award-winning site. It has information, support and resources for patients, family
         and caregivers, and email support groups

The Recovery Village
         Preventing Drug Addiction in Cancer Patients
Tuck - Sleep and Cancer
         Links to nutrition information from federal agencies, including topics such as healthy eating, weight control, supplements
         and the relationship between diet and health. Other areas with large array of health information links.


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