American Cancer Society
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
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
Cancer News on the Net - An Internet publication
that provides articles on specific types of cancer and links
to other cancer web sites.
Community - The Cancer Support Community is the international headquarters located in Washington, D.C. for all 50 CSC affiliates worldwide – including the Cancer Support Community Greater Miami. The CSC global network brings the highest quality cancer support to the millions of people touched by cancer. These support services are available through a network of professionally-led community-based centers, hospitals, community oncology practices and online, so that no one has to face cancer alone.
To find another CSC affiliate beyond Miami-Dade County, please visit:
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.
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.
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
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
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 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
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.
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
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
Leiomysarcoma - the mission at leiomyosarcoma.org is to provide the public with accurate and up to date information on Leiomyosarcoma, its diagnosis, causes and treatment options.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
Sharsheret - Sharsheret, Hebrew for "chain", is a national not-for-profit organization supporting young Jewish women and their families facing breast cancer. Their mission is to offer a community of support to women, of all Jewish backgrounds, diagnosed with breast cancer or at increased genetic risk, by fostering culturally-relevant individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals, and related resources.