National Cancer Institute’s (NCI’s) Cancer Information Service (CIS)

www.cancer.gov

The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI’s) Cancer Information Service (CIS) is a federally funded cancer education program that was established in 1975 as an essential part of NCI’s mission and information efforts. The CIS provides accurate, up-to-date, and reliable information on cancer that is easy to understand. Information specialists provide personalized responses to a range of cancer questions, including cancer research and clinical trials, cancer prevention, risk factors, symptoms, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, living with cancer, and quitting smoking.

 
Contact:
NCIinfo@nih.gov
1-800-422-6237
National Cancer Institute Cancer Information Service
BG 9609 MSC 9760
9609 Medical Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-9760

National Cancer Institute

www.cancer.gov

Provides up­to­date information on all cancer types, information on clinical trials, resources for people dealing with cancer, and information for researchers and health professionals.

 
Contact:
NCIinfo@nih.gov
800­-4­-CANCER

Mesothelioma Hope

www.mesotheliomahope.com

Mesothelioma Hope is a comprehensive resource for the patients and families of those that are suffering from mesothelioma & other asbestos related diseases.

 
Contact:
contact@mesotheliomahope.com
866-608-8933

Livestrong: Lance Armstrong Foundation

www.livestrong.org

Focuses its activities on: survivor resources and support, survivorship programs, national advocacy initiatives, scientific and clinical research grants. A particularly useful tool is the Livestrong Guidebook which functions as a workbook and provides information that is needed from the time of diagnosis through cancer treatment and beyond—free through website.

 
Contact:
855-220-7777

Intercultural Cancer Council (ICC)

www.iccnetwork.org

ICC promotes policies, programs, partnerships, and research to eliminate the unequal burden of cancer among racial and ethnic minorities and medically underserved populations in the US.

 
Contact:
icc@uh.edu
713­-798­-4614

Headcovers Unlimited

Our company was founded by Carol Galland, a breast cancer survivor, and her daughter over 20 years ago. We are devoted to helping people with hair loss due to cancer or chemotherapy treatments to look and feel beautiful while battling their hair loss. Our products include soft hats and scarves, sleep caps, wigs, false eyelashes and eyebrows, as well as other hard to find hair loss products. We have also created a vast resource library with a myriad of helpful cancer and hair loss tips and informational articles. We cover topics such as “How to Select Your Wig” and what to look for in a head covering.

 
Contact:
customercare@headcovers.com
1-800-264-HATS
214 S. Iowa Ave.
League City, TX 77573

Dia de la Mujer Latina, Inc.

www.diadelamujerlatina.org

Promotes health awareness to the underserved Latino community by providing ethnic­specific education with a focus on early detection screening of breast and cervical cancer, as well as other chronic diseases. Resources for hosting a Health Fiesta.

 
Contact:
diadelamujerlatina@gmail.com
281­-489­-1111

CURE

curetoday.com

CURE quarterly magazine is available free of charge to cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Subscribers receive clear and comprehensive information in order to better understand cancer. Additionally, CURE, in association with the American Cancer Society, publishes an annual Cancer Resource Guide, which is sent to every new subscriber. CURE will also send free magazines for your support groups, community events, churches, etc.

 

Commission on Cancer

www.facs.org/cancer

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care.

 
Contact:
coc@facs.org
312-202-5085

Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups

www.cancertrialshelp.org

Mission: to improve the quality of life and survival of cancer patients by increasing participation in cancer clinical trials. Features a tool to search for current trials.

 
Contact:
Info@CancerTrialsHelp.org
877­-227­-8451