National Websites

The National Cancer Institute

Principal U.S. agency for research and training.
www.cancer.gov
To order publications: https://pubs.cancer.gov/ncipl/home.aspx

National Institutes of Health

www.nih.gov

National Comprehensive Cancer

This network publishes continuously monitored and updated treatment guidelines for more than 95% of cancers.
www.nccn.org

American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org

American Institute for Cancer Research

www.aicr.org

Lotsa Helping Hands

This site allows you to set up a community of helpers to get through any kind of health or family crisis. It provides a community calendar where requests for help can be made, a blog, and resources such as a photo page, or community recipe page. A very simple and highly effective site to get through cancer treatment.
www.lotsahelpinghands.com

Caring Bridge

A free communication website.
www.caringbridge.org

Care Pages

A free personal website that connects family and friends during crisis and illness.
www.carepages.com

CANCERCare

CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer, including one-on-one support, information and financial assistance. 1-800/813-HOPE
1-800/813-HOPE (4672)
www.cancercare.org

Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania

This web site offers in-depth information about specific types of cancer and treatment, with help on coping.
www.oncolink.upenn.edu

The Mayo Clinic

This website deals with almost all health care issues.
www.mayoclinic.com

National Coalition of Cancer Survivorship

www.canceradvocacy.org

People Living With Cancer

Patient information web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
www.plwc.org

The Cancer Cure Foundation

This Foundation is dedicated to research and education in alternative therapies.
www.cancure.org

Roberts Review

Up-to-the-minute news about cutting-edge treatment breakthroughs and research.
www.robertsreview.com

Cancer Net

Oncologist approved information and support for all types of cancer from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
www.cancer.net

The International Cancer Care Alliance for Research and Education

Provides user-friendly information.
www.icare.org

The National Foundation for Cancer Research

Cancer research in the lab.
www.nfcr.org

The Cancer Information Network

Provides support and information.
www.cancerlinksusa.com

The Association of Online Resources – ACOR

Provides timely information in a supportive environment.
www.acor.org

LIVESTRONG

Uniting people to fight cancer, believing that unity is strength, knowledge is power and attitude is everything.

Through the LIVESTRONG SurvivorCare program, you can call 1-866-467-7205 to request help dealing with your cancer experience, including: counseling and referrals to local resources; help addressing financial and insurance concerns; clinical trials matching and information on new treatments in development
www.livestrong.com

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Counseling, education, and support groups.
The New Mexico chapter is based in Albuquerque
Tel 1-888-286-7846 :: 1-888-286-7846
www.lls.org

Comfort Zone Camps

A national non-profit whose mission is to help children with grief. Camps, on-line chat and resources.
www.comfortzonecamp.org

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