For 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, they are helping people stay well, helping people get well, finding cures, and fighting back against cancer.
The mission of the American Association for Cancer Research is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. Through its programs and services, the AACR fosters research in cancer and related biomedical science; accelerates the dissemination of new research findings among scientists and others dedicated to the conquest of cancer; promotes science education and training; and advances the understanding of cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment throughout the world.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) patient information website brings the expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them. Well-informed patients are their own best advocates and invaluable partners for physicians. Cancer.Net provides timely, comprehensive information to help patients and families make informed health care decisions.
CancerCare is the leading national organization committed to improving lives by providing professional services to help people manage the emotional and financial challenges of cancer.
The Cancer Support Community is an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer. CSC offers a menu of personalized services and education for all people affected by cancer. Its 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.
LIVESTRONG provides support to guide people through the cancer experience – bring them together to fight cancer—and work for a world in which our fight is no longer necessary.
The National Cancer Institute 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.
The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.
The mission of National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) is to reduce the burden of neurological disease – a burden borne by every age group, by every segment of society, by people all over the world.
The Physicians Data Query (PDQ) is the comprehensive cancer database of the National Cancer Institute, one of the most highly regarded sources of cancer information in the world. The database offers peer-reviewed summaries, prevention and screening, supportive care and alternative medicine options. It also houses over 23,000 clinical trials for cancer and a list of professionals that perform genetic services.
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is a professional organization of over 35,000 registered nurses and other healthcare providers dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research, and administration in oncology nursing.
PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
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