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For Cancer Patients, Survivors, and Caregivers
American Cancer Society
Learn about cancer. Get help making treatment decisions, understanding the effects of treatment, finding treatment centers and doctors, coping with side effects, and talking with others. Meet other survivors, find or offer support on the Cancer Survivors Network.
ACS Guide to Quitting Smoking
A comprehensive resource offering information and strategies for quitting smoking.
Free, personalized websites that support and connect
loved ones during critical illness, treatment and
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Copay assistence program
Lance Armstrong Foundation
Information, support, and a Cancer Clinical Trial Matching
Comprehensive cancer information from the US National
Institutes of Health, a federal government organization.
People Living With Cancer
Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American
Society of Clinical Oncology and The ASCO Foundation.
Includes comprehensive guides to a wide variety of cancers
and other information.
For Blood Disorder Patients
Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation.
Myelodysplasic Syndromes Foundation.
mpdinfo.org: This site about MPD is run by the CMPD Education Foundation.
Myeloproliferative disorders: This site about MPD, its symptoms, and treatments is run by the University of Maryland Medical Center.
International Waldenstrom's Macoglobulinemia Fondation:
The purpose of the IWMF Foundation is to provide information, resources, a communication network, and experience on how to live with WM, plus encouragement to those affected by this rare and incurable blood cancer.
About Cancer Risk Assessment
Family History on www.GenEdNet.org. Ideas on how to gather family health history.
Asked Questions About Genetic Counseling on www.Genome.gov,
the web site of the National Human Genome Research Institute
Frequently Asked Questions About Genetic Testing on
Other Helpful Links
Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition
CFAC is a coalition of organizations helping cancer patients manage their financial challenges
New York State Smokers Quitline
The Smokers Quitline is staffed by information
specialists who are specially trained to provide
information and consultation on a variety of cessation
topics, such as stop smoking medications, withdrawal
symptoms and stop smoking programs.
MesoJournal.com brings you information about
For those diagnosed with mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer of the lining of the lung (pleura) or the lining of the abdominal cavity (peritoneum), finding a credible source of information about the disease itself and the medical options available, is of the highest priority.