Other Resources For Specific Cancers

Table of Contents:


  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carcinoid Cancer
  • Childhood Cancers
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancers
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Mesothelioma Cancer
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer


Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer - Mayo Clinic
The Mayo Clinic contains great resources regarding bladder cancer such as symptoms, causes, risk factors, coping/support and more.

Bone Cancer

Search for tumors by name frequently asked questions.

Brain Cancer

American Brain Tumor Association
ABTA funds brain tumor research and provides information to help patients make decisions about their health care. ABTA offers printed materials about research and treatment of brain tumors and lists physicians, treatment facilities, and support groups throughout the country. A limited selection of Spanish-language publications is available.

Brain Tumor Society
The Brain Tumor Society provides information about brain tumors and related conditions for patients and their families. It offers a patient/family telephone network, educational publications, funding for research projects, and access to support groups for patients.

Clinical Trials and Noteworthy Treatments for Brain Tumors
This Web site, maintained by the Musella Foundation, offers extensive treatment and clinical trial information for brain tumors.

National Brain Tumor Foundation
NBTF is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information and support to people whose lives have been affected by brain tumors. Its Web site includes a patient information section that covers diagnosis, treatment, coping, and other topics and offers descriptions of many types of brain tumors.

Breast Cancer

This Web site is from the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The site offers information on a variety of breast cancer topics, including risk factors and prevention, early detection, diagnosis and staging, treatment, support issues, and special populations. Other resources include a glossary, a list of links, and an online quiz to test your knowledge of breast health.

This site, sponsored by the nonprofit Virtual Breast Cancer Organization, offers information on a broad range of breast cancer topics, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment, clinical trials, and moving beyond cancer. Discussion boards and other resources are also provided.

WebMD - Breast Cancer
WebMD has plethora of online information regarding breast cancer.  Community, medications, overview, facts, symptoms, breast reconstruction, living/managing and much much more.   

abcd after breast cancer diagnosis
The work of ABCD is all teamwork.  All of the services ABCD provides free, genuinely personal help and support that eases the stress and burden of breas cancer.  Peer support...

Carcinoid Cancer

Carcinoid Cancer Foundation
This Web site includes a review of carcinoid disease written for the layperson, information on carcinoid cancer support groups and upcoming professional conferences, abstracts from peer-reviewed publications, and links to related Web sites. The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is a nonprofit organization.

Childhood Cancers

Children's Brain Tumor Foundation
The Children's Brain Tumor Foundation is a nonprofit organization. Its Web site presents complex medical information about the treatment and diagnosis of children with brain tumors in language that is accessible; it also provides information on nonmedical topics of importance for families of children with brain tumors (e.g., school issues and support services).

Curesearch for Children's Cancers mission is to end children's cancer by research.  The provide resources and education.

The Cord Blood Center
Providing free information and resources on the life saving benefits of umbilical cord blood banking.  These stem cells help repair wounds, restore lost brain function, and increase healthy blood count. These tiny, yet powerful stem cells help treat over 80 diseases.  Helps protect against dangerous conditions such as leukemia, lymphoma and other cancers.


Colorectal Cancer

Colon Cancer Alliance
This is a patient-centered, colorectal cancer-specific organization that offers support, education, research, and patient advocacy services.

Eye Cancer

Eye Cancer Network
This site provides information for patients with eye cancer and the health care professionals who care for them.

Gynecologic Cancers

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
This Web site includes detailed information for patients on cancers of the ovary, uterus, vulva, and cervix. ACOG is a private, voluntary, nonprofit membership organization of obstetrician-gynecologists.

Jo's Trust
Jo's Trust is a registered charity based in the United Kingdom. Its Web site offers a variety of online resources related to cervical cancer, including a list of frequently asked questions, a news and events archive, a cervical cancer forum, and a bulletin board for visitors.

National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC)
NCCC focuses on giving support to women and their family members on issues related to cervical cancer disease, screening, treatment, and new research.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC)
NOCC seeks to raise awareness about ovarian cancer. Its Web site offers news and other information, as well as online discussions on ovarian cancer and related topics.

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
The alliance works to increase public and professional understanding of ovarian cancer and to advocate for research to determine more effective ways to diagnose, treat, and cure this disease. The alliance distributes informational materials and sponsors an annual advocacy conference for survivors and families.

Stony Brook Cancer Center - Gynocological Cancer
An informative gynocological cancer resource.

Head and Neck Cancer

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC)
SPOHNC is a not-for-profit national organization founded in 1991 to address the emotional, physical, and humanistic needs of people who have oral cancer and head and neck cancer.

Kidney Cancer

Kidney Cancer Association 
The Kidney Cancer Association (KCA) is a charitable organization made up of patients, family members, physicians, researchers, and other health professionals globally. It is the world’s first international charity dedicated specifically to the eradication of death and suffering from renal cancers. It is also by far the largest organization of its kind, with members in more than 100 countries. They fund, promote, and collaborate with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Urological Association (AUA), and other institutions on research projects. They educate families and physicians, and serve as an advocate on behalf of patients at the state and federal levels in the United States and globally.


Large Granular Lymphocyte (LGL) Leukemia Registry
This national registry is part of the Hematologic Malignancies Program at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute. It collects and studies information on people with LGL leukemia. It also has established a bank of blood and tissue samples from people with the disease.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
This voluntary health organization focuses on leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and myeloma. Its Web site includes disease-related information for patients and family, grant and other information for professionals, and a large glossary of related terms. The organization has educational materials that may be ordered online; many are available to view on the site.

Liver Cancer

Liver Cancer - American Cancer Society
Learn more about liver cancer and the treatment options available to you from the American Cancer Society.

Lung Cancer

MedicineNet.com - Lung Cancer
This online resource has information containing stories and other nonprofit national organization seeks to help people at risk for and living with lung cancer by providing information about the disease, psychosocial support, and advocacy on related issues.

This is the Web site for "It's Time to Focus on Lung Cancer," an awareness campaign dedicated to improving care for those with lung cancer. The site includes lung cancer facts, recent news, and information for the media.

Mesothelioma Web
Mesothelioma Web is dedicated to consolidating mesothelioma information, contacts, and important links all in one place.


Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
This voluntary health organization focuses on leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and myeloma. Its Web site includes disease-related information for patients and family, grant and other information for professionals, and a large glossary of related terms. The organization has educational materials that may be ordered online; many are available to view on the site.

Lymphoma Information Network
This site is devoted to providing detailed information on Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The site is complemented by links to other lymphoma sites for patients and physicians. It is hosted by a Hodgkin's lymphoma survivor.

Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF)
LRF funds research and provides educational information on lymphoma. Its Web site includes information on non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and Hodgkin's disease, as well as general lymphoma-related information, plus newsletters, a list of free publications, and links to other resources. In 2001, the Lymphoma Research Foundation of America (LRFA) and the Cure For Lymphoma Foundation (CFL) merged to become the LRF.

Mesothelioma Cancer


Helping Mesothelioma victims and their families for over 25 years.

Mesothelioma Veterans.org


Multiple Myeloma

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF)
MMRF supports research grants and professional and patient symposia on multiple myeloma and related blood cancers. MMRF publishes a newsletter and provides referrals and information packets free of charge to patients and family members.

Pancreatic Cancer

The Pancreatica.org Web site, geared toward oncologists, researchers, and activist patients, offers detailed answers to questions about pancreatic cancer, information from medical journals and the press, and a searchable database of trials against pancreatic cancer. The site is funded and maintained by the Lorenzen Cancer Foundation, a nonprofit organization.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN)
PanCAN, a nonprofit advocacy organization, offers public and professional education about pancreatic cancer. It also advocates for increased funding of pancreatic cancer research and promotes access to and awareness of the latest medical advances, support networks, clinical trials, and reimbursement for care.

Lustgarten Foundation
The Lustgarden Foundation is dedicated to pancreatic cancer and has a vast array of resources.


Prostate Cancer

American Cancer Society - Prostate Cancer
The American Cancer Society houses a plethora of information in regards to prostate cancer. 

The Phoenix5 Web site, maintained by a prostate cancer survivor, is designed to help men and their companions with the effects of the disease. The site offers a broad range of prostate cancer information, including information on diagnosis, physiology, treatment, and sexuality.

Skin Cancer

Melanoma Education Foundation
This Web site provides information about melanoma, emphasizing the importance of monthly self-examination of the skin to detect melanoma while it is thin and curable.

Melanoma Research Foundation
This nonprofit organization supports medical research for the treatment of melanoma and acts as a resource for melanoma patients, their families, and friends.

Skin Cancer Foundation
The Skin Cancer Foundation is a national and international nonprofit organization. Its Web site offers specific information on melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma, as well as prevention and self-examination tips and other information related to skin cancer.

Testicular Cancer

Mayo Clinic - Testicular Cancer
The Mayo Clic has a vast array of information and resources regarding testicular cancer.




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