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Helpful Links

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cancer Prevention: Learn what you can do to help prevent cancer.
Visit the Cancer Prevention Center at

Cancer Topic Center: Learn about cancer risk factors, treatment and how to cope.
Visit the Cancer Topic Center at

American Childhood Cancer Organization: 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. Breast Health Resource: To provide you with the most reliable, in-depth information on breast cancer and related women's health issues.

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

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

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

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

Mesothelioma Treatment Community: Mesothelioma Explained.
(888) 322-3075

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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