October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here are some helpful Cancer links:
American Cancer Society: Widely recognized for its
information services and research programs, this society is a
nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization.
AMC Cancer Research: This non-profit organization
focuses its attention on
important cancer research in the areas of causation and prevention,
nutrition, health communications, behavioral research, and community
American Institute for Cancer Research: This site
has news, frequent updates, free publications, and healthy lifestyle
tips to assist in the prevention and treatment of cancer.
Association of Cancer Online Resources: This site
currently offers access to 99 electronic mailing lists and other cancer
related resources created by cancer advocacy organizations.
Canadian Cancer Society: This Society is a national,
community-based organization with over 220,000 volunteers whose mission
is to eradicate cancer and to improve the quality of life of people
living with cancer.
Cancer Guide: This site 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 Cancer Research Foundation of America: This is a
national, non-profit health foundation that dedicates itself to the
prevention and early detection of cancer through scientific research and
Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention: A interactive
site that allows its visitors to evaluate their risk levels for certain
cancers by simply responding to a few questions. The site also contains
analysis of each cancer and the symptoms associated with each.
International Cancer Alliance: This is a non-profit
organization that provides high-quality, focused, user-friendly, cancer
information to each patient as well as their physician on an on-going,
and person-to-person basis.
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Links
o Cancer Information Services: This site is that
National Cancer Institute's link to the public, interpreting and
explaining research findings in a clear and understandable manner. Also
unique its personalized services offered in answering questions and
assisting when needed.
o Cancer Trials: The National Cancer Institute’s
comprehensive clinical trials site with current trial databases, news
about cancer research, and resources for those participating in trials.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship: A
fixture in communities nationwide, the group is the only patient-led
organization working on behalf of people with all types of cancer and
those who care for them.
National Foundation for Cancer Research: A site
devoted to cancer research and providing information on diagnoses, FAQ’s
asked by patients, and prevention and treatment updates.
Oncolink: This site offers comprehensive information
about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and news
about research advances.
Oncology Tools: This site focuses its attention on
the treatments of cancer and the medications approved by the FDA with a
complete description of each drug.
Women’s Cancer Network: Provides unique perspective
for women in prevention of cancer and treatment of cancer’s unique to
women. The site offers women and families the chance to be informed
about the cancer itself, the treatment options, and any new therapies
Specific Breast Cancer Websites
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