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Many organizations offer resources and support for cancer patients and their families. The below resources are from organizations outside of The Polyclinic and information may have changed.

American Cancer Society 1-800-464-3102
www.cancer.org
Research, educational materials and programs.
American Institute for Cancer Research 1-800-843-8114
www.aicr.org
Cancer prevention tips, 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
Information, including online cancer resources, finding an oncologist, and up-to-date information about cancer policy issues.
Cancer Care, Inc. 1-800-813-4673
www.cancercare.org
Information on specific types of cancer including stages, treatments, side effects, clinical trials and support services.
Cancer Lifeline 206-297-2500
1-800-255-5505
www.cancerlifeline.org
A unique array of services to cancer patients and survivors, their family members, caregivers, friends and co-workers.
Cancer Pathways
1400 Broadway
Seattle WA 98122
206-709-1400
http://cancerpathways.org/
Tips on living with cancer. Men, women and children with any kind of cancer and their family members and friends can plan and build emotional and social support.
Consumer Education and Training Services (CENTS) Program
206-267-7017
206-709-1400
www.CentsProgram.org/
Tips on living with cancer. Men, women and children with any kind of cancer and their family members and friends can plan and build emotional and social support.
Fertile Hope 1-888-994-HOPE
www.fertilehope.org
Information, support and hope regarding cancer and fertility through awareness, education, financial assistance, research and 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 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
Leukemia, lymphoma and related cancer research, and ways to improve the quality of life for people affected by these 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
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
Support for cancer survivors and their loved ones. Provides info and resources on cancer support, advocacy, and quality of life issues.