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Alexandra Andrews, and Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD

American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service. English and Spanish versions. Toll free number 1-800-ACS-2345 (hotline)

American Chronic Pain Association
To facilitate peer support and education for individuals with chronic pain and their families so that these individuals may live more fully in spite of their pain.

American Hospice Foundation
American Hospice Foundation opens new doors to hospice care through public education programs focused on strategically selected audiences such as employers, schools, insurance companies and religious organizations

American Institute for Cancer Research Online
The American Institute for Cancer Research is the nation's leading charity in the field of diet, nutrition and cancer prevention.

American Pain Society
The American Pain Society is a multidisciplinary community that brings together a diverse group of scientists, clinicians and other professionals to increase the knowledge of pain and transform public policy and clinical practice to reduce pain-related suffering.

American Red Cross
The American Red Cross helps keep people safe every day as well as in an emergency thanks to caring people who support our work

American Society of Breast Disease
The American Society of Breast Disease advocates a multidisciplinary team approach to breast health management, and to breast disease prevention, early detection, treatment and research.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
The American Society of Clinical Oncology welcomes you to ASCO OnLine, an interactive resource for oncology professionals and cancer patients.

Association of Cancer Online Resources (ACOR ) offers access to mailing lists that provide support, information, and community to everyone affected by cancer and related disorders.

Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) World Wide Web Site
Oncology social work is the primary professional discipline providing psychosocial services to patients, families and caregivers facing the impact of cancer diagnosis and treatment

R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation, Inc
Richard Bloch Cancer Foundation's Web Site. Over 8 million Americans are alive today with a history of serious cancer because they didn't give up hope and fought their disease

The Canadian Oncology Societies
With the various discipline-related mandates of the oncological subspecialties, the Canadian Oncology Societies has become a federation of oncological societies with a common voice in Oncology. The membership of the Canadian Oncology Societies includes the Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists (CAMO), the Canadian Hematology Society (CHS), the Canadian Society of Surgical Oncology (CSSO), the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists of Canada (GOC), the Canadian Association of Nursing in Oncology (CANO) and the Canadian Uro-Oncology Group (CUOG).

The Cancer Answer
Cancer Answer Second Opinions by Malin Dollinger, M.D., F.A.C.P. of Everyone's Guide to Cancer Therapy, Clinical Professor University of Southern California

Cancer Links
Cancer A to Z Links - A thoughtful source and guide to cancer information on the World Wide Web. Choose from hundreds of helpful and useful links world wide with more added daily for your cancer needs.

Cancerlynx - We Prowl the Net
Cancer Lynx - We Prowl the Net Advocating for cancer patients and their families. Your source for news information and very human stories about cancer.

Cancer Supportive and Survivorship Care
Cancer is a life-changing event! Cancer Supportive and Survivorship Care becomes the fifth dimension to improve the quality of life for newly diagnosed cancer patients on therapy, as well as promote long-term survivorship.

Cancer Treatment and Resources - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute | Boston, MA
Information about adult and pediatric cancer types, our approach to cancer treatment, and advances in cancer research and care.

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation (CCCF)
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation (CCCF) founded in 1970 by concerned parents of children with cancer. Today our membership of over 50,000 members of the national office and more than 100,000 members across the country, including Candlelighters affiliate groups.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC has been dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability. We are committed to programs that reduce the health and economic consequences of the leading causes of death and disability, thereby ensuring a long, productive, healthy life for all people.

Children's Hospice International(CHI)
CHI is committed to the concept of care called hospice. It recognizes the right and need for children and their families to choose health care and support whether in their own home, hospital, or hospice. is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. This information should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals.

Coping With Cancer
Coping has been an inspiring and hopeful influence in the lives of readers worldwide. When people look for positive and helpful information that relates uniquely to specific medical conditions, they look to Coping magazines to fill their needs.

Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer for laymen and students
There are three locations in the uterus where Endometrial Cancer is most commonly begotten: fundus, tubar corners and isthmus. Those are the places of the strongest hormone influence on uterine lining. Includes a simple glossary.

Entre mujeres
Su recuperacion fisica y emocional despues de la mastectomia...

Food and Drug Administration Home Page
The FDA's mission is: to promote and protect the public health by helping safe and effective products reach the market in a timely way, to monitor products for continued safety after they are in use, and to help the public get the accurate, science-based information needed to improve health.

Your source for reliable health information from the Federal government. Offering quick guides to healthy living, personalized health advice, and tips and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.

Hospice Foundation of America
Hospice Foundation of America is a not-for-profit organization that provides leadership in the development and application of hospice and its philosophy of care. Through programs of professional development, research, public education and information, Hospice Foundation of America assists those who cope either personally or professionally with terminal illness, death, and the process of grief.

Institute of Medicine
Established in 1970 under the charter of the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine provides independent, objective, evidence-based advice to policymakers, health professionals, the private sector, and the public. The mission of the Institute of Medicine embraces the health of people everywhere.

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian organization, providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions.

International Union Against Cancer
International Directory of Cancer Institutes and Organizations. UICC is the only international NGO dedicated uniquely to the global control of cancer

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS's mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Life After - A Roadmap for Cancer Survivors
Cancer is a life-changing event! Survivors must face the realities and potential consequences of a cancer diagnosis. The goals of the Cancer Survivorship Programs are to provide knowledge and education and guidance to survivors, families and friends through programs that promote healthy nutrition, exercise, and supportive and preventive care.

Look Good...Feel Better
Look Good. . .Feel Better, A public service program serving cancer patients, offers a free program that helps improve the self-image, appearance, and quality of life of people undergoing cancer treatment by teaching beauty techniques to help them cope with the appearance related consequences of cancer treatment and restore their appearance and self-confidence through active learning in group, one-on-one, or self help situations. - The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare is a consumer beneficiary Website that provides access to information about Medicare, Medicare health plans, contact information and publications, as well as information about health care fraud and abuse and nursing homes.

Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC)
The Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer is an international, multidisciplinary organization with over 1000 members representing more than thirty countries and five continents. It operates in collaboration with the International Society for Oral Oncology. MASCC aims to promote professional expertise of supportive care through research and international scientific exchange of ideas. Significant advances in cancer treatment in the last two decades have been made possible by the strides in supportive care.

National Cancer Institute - Comprehensive Cancer Information
Accurate, up-to-date, comprehensive cancer information from the U.S. government's principal agency for cancer research. Information from the National Cancer Institute about cancer treatment, prevention, screening, genetics, causes, clinical trials, statistics, how to cope with cancer, support and resources, and complementary and alternative medicine.

National Cancer Survivors Day Internet Information Guide
National Cancer Survivors Day® is an annual, worldwide Celebration of Life that is held in hundreds of communities throughout the United States, Canada, and other participating countries. Participants unite in a symbolic event to show the world that life after a cancer diagnosis can be a reality.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
Official website of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. NCCAM explores complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science, trains researchers, and provides authoritative information to the public and professionals.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)
The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship is the oldest survivor-led cancer advocacy organization in the country and a highly respected authentic voice at the federal level, advocating for quality cancer care for all Americans and empowering cancer survivors. Includes a Spanish version.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Official website of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH is one of the world's foremost medical research centers. An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH is the Federal focal point for health research. The NIH website offers health information for the public as well as medical professionals. There's extensive information on funding opportunities and links to the many Institutes and Centers that make-up NIH such as the National Cancer Institute and the National Library of Medicine.

National Library of Medicine
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. The Library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care.

OncoLink: A University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Resource
Welcome to OncoLink, A University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center resource. Here you will find in-depth information about cancer.

Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Online
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is a professional organization of over 37,000 registered nurses and other healthcare providers dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research, and administration in oncology nursing. It's also the largest professional oncology association in the world.

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
The UCSF Osher Center offers a dynamic approach to health, healing and prevention by integrating modern medicine with established practices from around the world. Our mission is to transform the way medicine is practiced by conducting rigorous research on integrative approaches to health, educating students, health professionals and the community, and treating patients with compassionate care that addresses all aspects of health and wellness - physical, psychological, social and spiritual.

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
An international scientific symposium for interaction and exchange among basic scientists and clinicians in breast cancer

Stanford Health Library - Stanford Medicine
Sponsored by Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Stanford Health Library provides scientifically-based medical information to help people make informed decisions about their health and health care. All of our services are free.

University California San Francisco Medical Center
UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Children's Hospital are recognized throughout the world as leaders in health care, known for innovative medicine, advanced technology and compassionate care. For almost a century, we have offered unparalleled medical treatment.
Yoga In Illness and Health
The gamut of teachings expounded as yoga can range from a specialized secular framework to a highly ritualized religious structure.

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