National Links

The organizations listed below offer a focus on survivors’ information needs.

American Association for Cancer Research
The Survivors and Advocates section of the site provides patients, survivors and advocates clear and accurate information about research findings, support and advocacy groups, clinical trials and biomedical terminology.

American Cancer Society (ACS) Survivor Network
The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Survivor Network offers announcements, discussion boards, personal web pages, and library resources all addressing cancer survivorship.

American Lung Association
Support for people diagnosed with lung disease and their caregiver.
800-586-4872

Bebusinessed.com/medical-fundraising
A guide on medical fundraising. (From a caregiver) My husband has pancreatic cancer and we used that resource to help organize a fundraising event at a local restaurant which eventually turned into raising awareness for pancreatic cancer.

Cancer Community Support
A global network of education and hope so that no one faces cancer alone.

Consumer Justice Foundation
This site informs consumers about defective drugs and medications that are currently being prescribed to patients, and information regarding previously available drugs and products. The Consumer Justice Foundation is thoroughly committed to educating the public about the dangers of prescriptions and defective products. The CJF has a strong commitment to it’s daily blog section regarding current drug and consumer recalls, product dangers and more. The CJF also features updated information concerning current developments in the medical field. 

Cancer Survivor’s Project
The Cancer Survivor’s Project is a community of long-term cancer survivors and their friends working together to improve the lives of children and adults after cancer.

Custom Wrist Bands   
We support small non-profit cancer organizations by helping them raise awareness with free custom wristbands

Grief.com
S
upports people going through grief. It is educational, informational, compassionate and resourceful.

Life After Cancer Treatment
This section of the National Cancer Institute site explains what to expect after active cancer treatment ends.

LIVESTRONG Survivorship Resources
These pages from the Lance Armstrong Foundation include detailed information on a wide range of topics, including physical, emotional, and practical issues.

Medline Plus Magazine

This site from the National Institutes of Health provides a quarterly guide for patients and their families containing medical and healthcare information. 

Mesotheliomaguide.com
Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos particles. Mesothelioma Guide is a website that offers resources and support for mesothelioma patients and their families.

Office of Cancer Survivorship
The Office of Cancer Survivorship details surivorship research efforts for the National Cancer Institute.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship is an advocacy organization that provides information on legislation and news items related to cancer. Connections to programs and resources for cancer survivors are provided.
1-877-622-7937

Patient Advocate Foundation
Provides information and financial
support for patients
1-800-532-5247

People Living With Cancer (PLWC)
The Survivorship section of People Living with Cancer offers information about survivorship, rehabilitation and being your own advocate.

Protect Our Breasts
From exposure to everyday toxins
info@protectourbreasts.org

Public Heath.org
Publichealth.org is an independent, trusted source of public health information and resources, believing there's never been a more important time to reduce confusion and uncertainties surrounding healthcare. Featured on a number of government and education websites, including the State of Washington and Emory University, PublicHealth.org is dedicated to connecting patients, students, and professionals to the latest and most useful healthcare information and resources available. 

Recently published, is a summary report of the state of cancer in America, to educate the public on how they can help protect themselves and their families from preventable cancers.

It is predicted that by 2030, cancer will surpass heart disease as the leading cause of death in America. Although recent studies suggest that many cancers can be attributed to bad luck, there is no doubt that poor lifestyle choices, such as smoking and obesity, contribute directly to rising cancer rates. Although messaging can be notoriously difficult, continued efforts to educate the public about how they can curb preventable cancers is critical in the fight against this devastating disease.

The Wellness Community
The Wellness Community offers free online support groups with a global reach. Additionally, the site links to a resource library, kitchen and nutrition center, and mind/body room.

Ulman Cancer Fund
The Ulman Cancer Fund provides support programs, education and resources to benefit young adults and their families and friends who are affected by cancer.

General

American Cancer Society
Information resource for all areas of the cancer experience, from diagnosis to end-of-life care. 24 hours a day.
1-800-ACS-2345

American Society of Clinical Oncology
Concise on-line information for cancer survivors

CancerCare
National information, educational and support programs for patients.
1-800-813-HOPE

Lance Armstrong Foundation
Provides information on and funding for survivorship programs.
1-866-235-7205

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
A national site for people living with blood cancers and their families.

Malignant Mesothelioma Cancer Center
Information on Mesothelioma Cancer and how it is caused. Also, visit the site for Doctors in your area, clinical trials, and the hazards of Asbestos exposure.

National Cancer Institute
National resource for information for patients and families.
1-800-4CANCER

National Family Caregivers Association
A listing of links of interest to caregivers