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American Brain Tumor Association: The American Brain Tumor Association's site offers research and treatment materials on brain tumors, and provides listings of physicians, facilities and support groups.
(800) 886-2282
http://www.abta.org

American Institute for Cancer Research: The American Institute for Cancer Research site provides cancer prevention information and other resources.
(800) 843-8114
http://www.aicr.org

The American Lung Association: The American Lung Association® has many programs and strategies for fighting lung disease.
(800) 586-4872
http://www.lungusa.org

The American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology: The mission of ASTRO is to advance the practice of radiation oncology by promoting excellence in patient care, providing opportunities for educational and professional development, promoting research and disseminating research results and representing radiation oncology in a rapidly evolving socioeconomic healthcare environment.
(800) 962-7876
http://www.astro.org

Brain Tumor Society: Offering the latest information for the entire brain tumor community, from newly diagnosed patients, to survivors, families and healthcare professionals.
(800) 770-8287
http://www.tbts.org

Brain Tumor Foundation: (BTF) guides and supports patients and their families through the turbulent times when their lives are touched by a brain tumor.
(212) 265-2401
http://www.braintumorfoundation.org

Cancer Education: Improving cancer care through the dissemination of up-to-date and accurate educational programming and information for healthcare professionals, cancer patients and their family members.
(212) 531-5960
http://www.cancereducation.com

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation: Committed to providing support, education and advocacy for children and adolescents with cancer, survivors of childhood/adolescent cancer, their families and the professionals who care for them.
(800) 366-2223
http://www.candlelighters.org

Imaginis.com Breast Health Resource: To provide you with the most reliable, in-depth information on breast cancer and related women's health issues.
http://www.imaginis.com

Kidney Cancer Association: To serve as an advocate on behalf of patients with the federal government, insurance companies, and employers.
(800) 850-9132
http://www.curekidneycancer.org

Lung Cancer Alliance: National non-profit organization dedicated solely to advocating for people living with lung cancer or at risk for the disease.
(800) 298-2436
http://www.lungcanceralliance.org

Lymphoma Research Foundation: Devoted exclusively to funding lymphoma research and providing patients and healthcare professionals with critical information on the disease.
(800) 500-9976
http://www.lymphoma.org

Melanoma Research Foundation: To support medical research; educate patients and physicians; and raise the awareness of this disease.
(800) 673-1290
http://www.melanoma.org

Mesothelioma Treatment Community: Mesothelioma Explained.
(888) 322-3075
https://www.treatmesothelioma.org/mesothelioma/

National Cervical Cancer Coalition: A grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to serving women with, or at risk for, cervical cancer and HPV disease.
(800) 685-5531
http://www.nccc-online.org

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition: Raising awareness about ovarian cancer and to promote education about this disease.
(888) 682-7426
http://www.ovarian.org

National Prostate Cancer Coalition: Setting the standard for rapidly reducing the burden of prostate cancer on American men and their families through awareness, outreach, and advocacy.
(888) 245-9455
http://www.fightprostatecancer.org

OncoLink: Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania. To help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge.
http://www.oncolink.upenn.edu

Oral Cancer Foundation: A national public service, non-profit entity designed to reduce suffering and save lives through prevention, education, research, advocacy, and support.
(949) 646-8000
http://www.oralcancerfoundation.org

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance: To conquer ovarian cancer by uniting individuals and organizations in a national movement.
(202) 331-1332
http://www.ovariancancer.org

People Living with Cancer: A patient information website of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.
(703) 797-1914
http://www.peoplelivingwithcancer.org

Prostate Cancer Foundation: Formerly CapCure, a source of support for prostate cancer research. The PCF has a single goal: To find better treatments and a cure for recurrent prostate cancer.
(800) 757-2873
http://www.prostatecancerfoundation.org

The Wellness Community: An international non-profit organization dedicated to providing support, education and hope for all people affected by cancer — at no cost.
(888) 793-9355
http://www.thewellnesscommunity.org

Y—ME National Breast Cancer Organization: To ensure, through information, empowerment and peer support, that no one faces breast cancer alone.
(800) 221-2141 (English)* (800) 986-9505 (Español) *Interpreters available in 150 languages
http://www.y-me.org