Cancer Resources

The best resources for cancer patients — from medical information to emotional support.

Medical Information and Support

  1. American Cancer Society (ACS)
    • Website: cancer.org
    • Offers comprehensive information on different types of cancer, treatments, and support resources.
  2. National Cancer Institute (NCI)
    • Website: cancer.gov
    • Provides detailed cancer information, clinical trials, and research updates.
  3. Cancer.Net
    • Website: cancer.net
    • Managed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, it offers oncologist-approved information on cancer care.
  4. Mayo Clinic
    • Website: mayoclinic.org
    • Provides comprehensive guides on cancer types, treatments, and care options.

Emotional and Psychological Support

  1. Cancer Support Community
  2. Gilda’s Club
    • Website: gildasclub.org
    • Provides support groups, social activities, and educational workshops for patients and their families.
  3. Psychosocial Oncology
    • Focuses on the psychological aspects of cancer care, offering counseling and mental health services.

Financial and Legal Assistance

  1. Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition (CFAC)
    • Website: cancerfac.org
    • Helps patients find financial assistance resources.
  2. Patient Advocate Foundation
    • Website: patientadvocate.org
    • Provides case management services and financial aid for patients.

Educational Resources and Advocacy

  1. Livestrong Foundation
    • Website: livestrong.org
    • Offers resources for cancer patients, including educational materials and survivor support.
  2. American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
    • Website: aacr.org
    • Provides information on the latest cancer research and treatments.

Specialized Resources

  1. Breast Cancer
  2. Prostate Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer Foundation: pcf.org
  3. Leukemia and Lymphoma
    • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: lls.org
  4. Mesothelioma

These resources can help patients navigate their cancer journey by providing reliable information, emotional support, and practical assistance.

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