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Resources for People Specific Cancers


aim at melanoma

Aim at Melanoma is the largest international melanoma organization focused on research, education, awareness, and legislation. Its mission is to provide comprehensive online melanoma information for patients and caregivers, support melanoma research; and promote prevention and education among the general public and medical professionals. The website also provides the following resources: “Nurse on Call” hotline, discussion board, breaking news, and clinical trials matching service.

 

colon cancer alliance

The CCA is dedicated to ending the suffering caused by colorectal cancer through patient support, education, research and advocacy. The CCA website includes information about screening, treatment, clinical trials, quality of life, financial issues and much more. You can also order free printed materials and colorectal cancer awareness merchandise online. The CCA offers a variety of patient support services including a national conference, community-based seminars, a toll free helpline, chat forum and Buddy Program which provides both survivors and caregivers with a chance to connect with someone who has gone through a similar experience.

 

LLS_logo_FNLThe mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
LLS is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.

 

beyond breast cancerAs a national education and support organization, their goal is to improve your quality of life and help you take an active role in your ongoing recovery or management of the disease, regardless of educational background, social support or financial means.

 

LYMPHOMA-RESEARCH-FOUNDATIONThe Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and providing people with lymphoma and healthcare professionals with up-to-date information about this type of cancer. LRF’s mission is to eradicate lymphoma and serve those touched by this disease.

 

us tooUs TOO was founded by—and continues to be governed by—people directly affected by prostate cancer. We’re a nonprofit established in 1990 that serves as a resource of volunteers with peer-to-peer support and educational materials to help men and their families/caregivers make informed decisions about prostate cancer detection, treatment options and related side effects.

 

kome

 

This foundation and website is dedicated to education and research about causes, treatment, and the search for a cure

 

 

pancreatic-cancer-action-network
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a national non-profit organization dedicated to advancing research, supporting patients and creating hope. Our Patient and Liaison Services (PALS) program maintains a free, call-in and email information service for patients, families and health professionals.

 

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