Patient Resources

  • Cancer Care is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer.
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI) provides accurate, up-to-date, comprehensive cancer information. NCI is the US government’s principal agency for cancer research. Information about treatment, prevention, screening, causes, and coping is available.
  • American Cancer Society (ACS) is dedicated to helping persons who face cancer. The ACS supports research, patient services, early detection, treatment, and education.
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology brings the expertise and resources of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the voice of the world’s cancer physicians, to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) works with national cancer organizations, state health agencies, and other key groups to develop, implement, and promote effective strategies for preventing and controlling cancer.
  • ClinicalTrials.gov is a searchable database which provides patients, family members, and the public with information about current ongoing clinical research studies.
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is a division of the National Institutes of Health. NCCAM provides research based information on treatments and conditions related to complementary and alternative treatments.
  • Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine (OCCAM) was established in October 1998 to coordinate and enhance the activities of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in the arena of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).