General Cancer Resources

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR CANCER RESEARCH SURVIVOR & PATIENT ADVOCACY PROGRAM

AACR provides clear and accurate information about research findings, support and advocacy groups, clinical trials and biomedical terminology.

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY (ASCO): PEOPLE LIVING WITH CANCER

Information on more than 50 types of cancer, their treatments, clinical trials, coping and side effects. Additional resources include a Find an Oncologist database, live chats, message boards, a drug database, and links to patient support organizations.

BEAT THE ODDS.ORG

Beat the Odds gives you the tools to help patients better cope with cancer and treatment. After learning their effective techniques, patients will be able to manage symptoms, increase  motivation, and improve quality of life.

CANCERCARE

Provides free professional support services to anyone affected by cancer including counseling, education, financial assistance and practical help and are provided by trained oncology social workers free of charge.

CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY

Support and networking groups, lectures, workshops and social events are available for people with all kinds and stages of cancer.

JOHN WAYNE CANCER FOUNDATION (JWCF)

After John Wayne’s own heroic battle with cancer, his family established the John Wayne Cancer Foundation (JWCF) to advance the fight against the illness. The John Wayne Cancer Foundation’s mission is to bring courage, strength and grit to the fight against cancer.

LIVESTRONG

Livestrong.org is an organization with a mission to create programs which comprehensively improve quality of life for members of the global cancer community.

NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE (NCI)

Information specialists can answer questions about cancer and provide materials. The NCI website provides comprehensive information on cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, statistics, research, clinical trials and news.

NATIONAL COALITION FOR CANCER SURVIVORSHIP

A nonprofit network of organizations and individuals working in the area of cancer support and information. Offers The Cancer Survival Tool Box, a self-learning audio program covering topics and skills that can help people with cancer meet the challenge of their illness.

NAVIGATING CANCER

A free website specifically for cancer patients offering unique health tracking tools, chemotherapy information and a growing community. Their vision is to use technology to empower patients to partner more closely with their physicians, support network and other like patients to navigate their best care.

ONCOLOGYSTAT

OncologySTAT is committed in providing up to date news, journal scans, chemotherapy regimens, interviews with reputable doctors and informative videos. OncologySTAT’s mission is to improve worldwide cancer care and prevention by providing healthcare professionals with immediate integrated access to the most authoritative evidence-based information available.

WELLNESS COMMUNITY

Offers professionally led support groups, educational workshops and mind/body programs.