National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
Their website has a wealth of information on cancer causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating
cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research,
education, advocacy, and service. With more than two million volunteers nationwide, the American Cancer Society is one of
the oldest and largest voluntary health agencies in the United States.
cancerpage.com's mission is to inform and empower consumers to lead healthier and higher quality lives when confronted
with any form of cancer. cancerpage.com is the most comprehensive website for information on all aspects of cancer and includes
direct access to oncology nurses.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), an alliance of 19 of the world's leading cancer centers, is an authoritative
source of information to help patients and health professionals make informed decisions about cancer care.
Cancer News on the Net® is dedicated to bringing patients and their families the latest news and information on
cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
B R A I N
American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA)
The American Brain Tumor Association provides information about brain tumors, new treatments and help living with the
diagnosis of a brain tumor.
The Brain Tumor Society
The Brain Tumor Society exists to find a cure for brain tumors. The organization seeks to improve the quality of life
of brain tumor patients, survivors and their families by providing access to psychosocial support, information and resources.
The National Brain Tumor Foundation (NABTC)
NBTF is a national non-profit health organization dedicated to providing information and support for brain
tumor patients, family members, and healthcare professionals, while supporting innovative research into better treatment options
and a cure for brain tumors.
North American Brain Tumor Coalition
There are 13 societies that compose the NABTC, a network of charitable organizations dedicated to eradicating brain
B R E A S T
breastcancer.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information
about breast cancer.
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Working through a network of U.S. and international Affiliates and events like the Komen Race for the Cure®, the
Komen Foundation is fighting to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease by funding research grants and supporting
education, screening and treatment projects in communities around the world.
HER2 stands for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2. HER2 is a gene that helps control how cells grow, divide,
and repair themselves. This unique support group seeks to promote education by maximizing the utilization of available resources.
C O L O N
The Colon Cancer Alliance
CCA is an organization of colon and rectal cancer survivors, their families, caregivers, people genetically predisposed
to the disease and the medical community. They are a non-profit organization dedicated to patient support, advocacy and education.
G Y N E C O L O G I C
Women's Cancer Network
The Women's Cancer Network was developed by the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation and CancerSource for women and their
The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation
The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF) was established by the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists in 1991 as a not-for-profit
charitable organization to raise funds to support philanthropic programs to benefit women who have, or who are at risk for,
developing a gynecologic cancer.
K I D N E Y
Kidney Cancer AssociationThe Kidney Cancer Association funds, promotes and collaborates on research projects; educates
physicians and patients about kidney cancer; and advocates at the federal and state levels on behalf of patients.
L U N G
The Lung Cancer Alliance
The Lung Cancer Alliance says they are the only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to advocating for
people living with lung cancer or at risk for the disease.
Lung Cancer Online
The mission of The Lung Cancer Online Foundation (LCOF) is to improve the quality of care and quality of life for people
with lung cancer by funding lung cancer research and providing information to patients and families via the website. Lungcanceronline.org
is a comprehensive, annotated directory to Internet information and resources for patients and families.
P R O S T A T E
Prostate Cancer Foundation
The Prostate Cancer Foundation, formerly CapCure, is the world's largest philanthropic source for support for prostate
cancer research. The PCF has a single goal: find better treatments and a cure for recurrent prostate cancer.
S K I N
Melanoma Patients Information Page
This page is part of cancerpage.com, a not-for-profit service provided by LifeMetrix Online. This e-health company
provides information, systems and tools for patients battling chronic illness. All services are free to patients.