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Cancer Information

The following websites have excellent information about cancer, cancer treatment, and supportive services:

  • American Cancer Society: www.cancer.org . Extensive website with information about a wide variety of cancer topics. Includes clinical trial search tool.
  • National Cancer Institute: www.cancer.gov . Extensive website with information about a wide variety of cancer topics. Includes clinical trial search tool.
  • Oncolink (website of the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania): www.oncolink.org
  • Cancer Care: www.cancercare.org . Extensive information on supportive resources, and library of teleconferences on latest cancer treatments.
  • Chemocare: www.chemocare.com . Information on chemotherapy and biotherapy drugs, and supportive medications.
  • Livestrong: www.livestrong.org . Survivorship information.
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: www.lls.org
  • Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered: www.facingourrisk.org . Information on genetic cancer issues.
  • Cancer.Net (website of the American Society of Clinical Oncology) www.cancer.net
  • Caring Connections caringinfo.org Information about Advanced Directives, caregiving, and dealing with grief.
  • Hospice Foundation of America www.hospicefoundation.org
  • Living Beyond Breast Cancer www.lbbc.org
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure ww5.komen.org
  • National Lymphedema Network www.lymphnet.org
  • HealthWell Foundation www.healthwellfoundation.org Information about financial resources for persons with chronic and life-altering illness.
  • Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition www.cancerfac.org
  • Lung Cancer Alliance lungcanceralliance.org . Information about lung cancer screening.
  • Telecare Los Angeles Older Adults www.telecarecorp.com Offers counseling and mental health services for older adults.
  • Cancer Legal Resource Center www.disabilityrightslegalcenter.org/cancer-legal-resource-center Joint program with Loyola Law School offering infomation and education about cancer-related legal issues.
  • National Coalition For Cancer Survivorship. www.canceradvocacy.org Includes the Cancer Survival Toolbox®, an award-winning, free, self-learning audio program that helps people develop important skills to meet the challenges of a cancer diagnosis. Subject matter includes dealing with a new cancer diagnosis, finances, caregiver concerns, survivorship, and strategies when cancer recurs. Also available in Spanish.
  • Pancreatic Cancer Action Network www.pancan.org
  • Sisters Breast Cancer Survivors Network sistersbreastcancersurvivorsnetwork.org Offers support group, assistance with shopping and transportation, referral to low-cost community resources, etc.
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products. http://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/integrative-medicine/about-herbs-botanicals-other-products Evidence-based information about herbs, botanicals, supplements, etc.