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GENERAL
American Cancer Society (ACS) - The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has 12 chartered Divisions, more than 900 local offices nationwide, and a presence in more than 5,100 communities.

CancerCare, Inc. - is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer.

Cancer.Net - Cancer.Net brings the expertise and resources of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the voice of the world’s cancer physicians, to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them.

Cancer News on the Net - An Internet publication that provides articles on specific types of cancer and links to other cancer web sites.

Cancer Support Community - The mission of the Cancer Support Community is to help people with cancer fight for their recovery by providing free psychological and emotional support as an adjunct to conventional medical treatment.

Center Watch Clinical Trials Listing Network - Search for clinical trials, find information about physicians and medical centers performing clinical research, and learn about drug therapies newly approved by the FDA.

ImermanAngels.org - A non-profit organization that provides personalized connections that enable 1-on-1 support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.

I’m Too Young For This - Founded by and for young adults affected by cancer, the I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation is the nation's largest support community for the next generation of patients, survivors and caregivers between 15-40.

Lauren's Light - The mission of Lauren's Light is to empower families with young children, in which a parent has been diagnosed with cancer, through resources and information, to better address medical, psychological and administrative challenges.

National Cancer Institute (NCI) - The Nation's lead agency for cancer research. NCI coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients. Call 1-800-4-CANCER.

National Marrow Donors Program - This site provides information on the national marrow donors program as well as links to other cancer-related web pages.

OncoLink - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge.

United Ostomy Association, Inc (UOAA) - is a national network for bowel and urinary diversion support groups in the United States. Its goal is to provide a nonprofit association that will serve to unify and strengthen its member support groups, which are organized for the benefit of people who have, or will have intestinal or urinary diversions and their caregivers.

U.S. National Library of Medicine - A web page that includes valuable search tools, lists of recent proceedings and library catalogues, and access to a number of cancer-focused databases.




BEREAVEMENT
Children's Bereavement Center - The mission of the Children's Bereavement Center is to provide families in South Florida loving support in a safe place where children, teens and their families grieving a death can share their experiences as they move through the healing process.

Congregational Health Bereavement Groups - The Congregational Health Bereavement Program is an extension of the Congregational Health department of Baptist Health South Florida. The vision is to create a network of bereavement support groups in faith settings throughout our community.




NUTRITION
American Institute for Cancer Research - AICR is the leading national cancer organization in the field of diet, nutrition, and cancer. Their site contains information on cancer and cancer prevention as well as current research and recipes for healthy eating.

Cancer Nutrition Center - Learn about the value of food in your fight for recovery from Carolyn Katzin, a certified nutrition specialist.

The Cancer Project - is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cancer prevention and survival through nutrition education and research.




CANCER SPECIFIC SITES
American Brain Tumor Association - This site offers information about the newest treatments, links to clinical trial listings, physician information, and support services for brain tumor patients and families.

Breastcancer.org - is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) - Living Beyond Breast Cancer is dedicated to assisting you, whether you are newly diagnosed, in treatment, recently completed treatment, are years beyond or are living with metastatic breast cancer. We are also here for your family members, caregivers, friends and healthcare providers to provide breast cancer information and support.

Men Against Breast Cancer (MABC) - is the first and only national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization designed to provide targeted support services that educate and empower men to be effective caregivers when cancer strikes.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure - As the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists, we’re working together to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is a national voluntary health agency dedicated to curing leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and to improving the quality of life of patients and their families.

Lung Cancer Alliance - is the only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to patient support and advocacy for people living with lung cancer and those at risk for the disease.

Mesothelioma - An up-to-date resource for all asbestos cancer issues ranging from mesothelioma diagnosis to treatment options and the most comprehensive information on mesothelioma statistics.

International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) - Improving the quality of life of Myeloma patients while working toward prevention and a cure.

National Kidney Cancer Association - A guide to the broad range of services for kidney cancer patients and their families, including free publications, latest research, and a "Survivors Gallery."

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition - The mission of the NOCC is to raise awareness and promote education about ovarian cancer. The Coalition is committed to improving the survival rate and quality of life for women with ovarian cancer.

The Prostate Cancer Foundation - is the leading philanthropic organization funding and accelerating research globally.

The Sandy B. Muller Breast Cancer Foundation - The foundation will provide patients in Miami-Dade County recently diagnosed with breast cancer and in treatment, with basic living expenses such as mortgage and rent payments, medical insurance premiums, transportation costs to and from doctor appointments, child care payments, food and other life necessities. 

 

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