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American Cancer Society 1-800-464-3102
www.cancer.org
Supports research, provides printed materials and conducts educational programs.
American Institute for Cancer Research 1-800-843-8114
www.aicr.org
Cancer prevention, a toll-free nutrition hotline, pen pal support, and funding of research grants.
American Society of Clinical Oncology and People living with Cancer 1-888-651-3038
www.plwc.org
Provides information, including cancer resources on the internet, finding an oncologist, and up-to-date information about cancer policy issues.
Association of Cancer
Online Resources
www.acor.org Resources for cancer patients wanting tofind others with similar cancers.
Cancer Care, Inc. 1-800-813-4673
www.cancercare.org
Click on their “Cancer Types” link for information on specific type of cancer including stages, treatments, side effects, clinical trials and support services.
Cancer Lifeline 206-297-2500
1-800-255-5505
www.cancerlifeline.org
Provides a unique array of services to cancer patients and survivors, their family members, caregivers, friends and co-workers.
Coalition of National Cancer
Cooperative Groups
1-877-520-4457
www.cancertrialshelp.org
Information for patients, care-givers, advocates, and health-care professionals, including a comprehensive guide to clinical trials, news and events.
Fertile Hope 1-888-994-HOPE
www.fertilehope.org
Provides information, support and hope regarding cancer and fertility through awareness, education, financial assistance, research and support.
Gilda’s Club
1400 Broadway
Seattle WA 98122
206-709-1400
www.gildasclubseattle.org
Focus is on living with cancer. Men, women and children with any kind of cancer and their family members and friends can plan and build life changing emotional and social support.
Kids Konnected 1-800-899-2866
www.kidskonnected.org
A variety of free support services for children ages 3-18 who have a parent with cancer or who have lost a parent to cancer.
Lance Armstrong Foundation www.livestrong.org Contains many topics and tools for cancer survivors including a special section with survivors’ stories.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 1-800-955-4572
www.leukemia-lymphoma.org
Dedicated to find a cure for leukemia, lymphoma and related cancers, and improving quality of life for people affected by these cancers.
Living With It.org www.livingwithit.org One-line information support resource for people living with breast and lung cancers.
National Cancer Institute 1-800-422-6237
www.cancer.gov
Comprehensive site about cancer prevention, definitions, genetics, clinical trials, treatment options, and statistics.
National Family Caregivers
Association
1-800-896-3650
www.nfcacares.org
Provides information, education, support, public awareness, and advocacy for caregivers.
National Lymphedema Network 1-800-541-3259
www.lymphnet.org
Referrals to lymphedema treatment centers, healthcare professionals, training programs, and support groups.
Northwest Lymphedema Center 206-575-7775
www.nwlyphedemacenter.org
Local information and resource center for lymphedema patients and their caregivers.
National Center for Complementary
and Alternative Medicine
1-888-644-6226
www.nccam.nih.gov
The latest news, research and clinical trials in complementary medicine.
National Coalition for Cancer
Survivorship
1-888-650-9127
www.canceradvocacy.org
Offers support to cancer survivors and their loved ones. Provides info and resources on cancer support, advocacy, and quality of life issues.