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Useful Links

We are providing these links to related resources as a service to our users. We are not responsible for the information at the linked sites and do not endorse any products or services found there.

American Cancer Society:
A nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting cancer through research, education, advocacy, patient service and rehabilitation

American Lung Association:
Dedicated to fighting lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO):
Dedicated to helping patients and their families find accurate, reliable, and oncologist-approved information about cancer

Bone and Cancer Foundation:
An information resource for patients and health professionals concerned with the care and treatment of cancer involving bone

Cancer Care:
Cancer Care is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to provide free professional help to people with all cancers through counseling, education, information and referral and direct financial assistance.

Cancerpage.com:
Provides news, research and information on cancer prevention, detection and treatment for cancer patients and their loved ones.

Esophageal Cancer Action Network:
A nonprofit organization whose goals are to spread awareness to Americans and the medical community about the causes of esophageal cancer and to have more funding allocated toward research of the disease.

Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA):
An organization dedicated solely to helping people with lung cancer, and those who are at risk for the disease, improve the quality of their lives through advocacy, support, and education

MedicineNet:
Easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers via a network of interactive Web sites.

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation:
A non-profit collaboration of patients and families, physicians, advocates, and researchers dedicated to eradicating the life-ending and vicious effects of mesothelioma.

National Cancer Institute (NCI):
Information on many types of cancer, information on clinical trials, resources for people dealing with cancer, and information for researchers and health professionals.

The following publications are also available, in PDF format, on the NCI's web site, www.cancer.gov:


This page was last updated on: March 2, 2011.