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Resources by cancer type

To find informational resources by cancer type, click on a category from the list below. 

Bladder cancer
Blood cancers
(Leukemia/Lymphoma/Myeloma)
Brain tumors
Breast cancer
Cancer, general information and national organizations

Cervical cancer
Colon and rectal (colorectal) cancer
Gynecologic cancers
Kidney (renal cell) cancer
Lung cancer
Oral, head & neck cancers
Ovarian cancer
Pancreatic cancer
Prostate cancer
Sarcoma
Skin cancer

 

Bladder cancer

Blood cancers

Brain tumors

Breast cancer

Cancer - General Information and National Organizations

  • American Cancer Society
    Telephone: 1-800-227-2345 or 1-866-638-8944
    Live chat available
    cancer.org
    Facebook for ACS
  • American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR)
    Telephone:  1-800-843-8114
    aicr.org
    Facebook for AICR
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
    The voice of the world’s cancer physicians; ASCOs patient information website (link below) shares their expertise and resources with cancer survivors; navigation services and online and in-print information available through the ASCO University Bookstore
    Telephone: 1-888-651-3038
    cancer.net
    Facebook for cancer.net
  • Breakaway from Cancer
    In collaboration with Amgen, the Breakaway from Cancer partners collectively offer people affected by cancer a broad range of support services
    Telephone: Questions may be directed to the Breakaway from Cancer partner organizations (please see website for contact numbers)
    breakawayfromcancer.com
    Facebook for breakaway
  • Cancer Care
    Broad spectrum of resources for cancer survivors, including access to oncology social workers, support groups, Connect Education Workshops and financial assistance
    Telephone: 1-800-813-HOPE (4673)
    cancercare.org
    Facebook for cancer care
  • Cancer.Net Blog
    Cancer topics people are talking about; timely reliable information combined with the expertise and resources of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
    Telephone: 1-888-651-3038
    cancer.net/blog
    Facebook for cancer.net
  • CancerQuest
    Website of the Emory University Winship Cancer Institute that teaches the biology of cancer; assumes no previous knowledge
    Telephone: 1-404-727-0308
    cancerquest.org
    No Facebook page
  • LIVESTRONG
    Telephone: 1-855-220-7777
    livestrong.org
    Facebook for livestrong
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI)
    Telephone: 1-800-4-CANCER (422-6237)
    Live chat available
    cancer.gov
    Facebook for NCI
  • NCI-Designated Cancer Centers
    Telephone: 1-800-4-CANCER (422-6237)
    cancer.gov/research/nci-role/cancer-centers/find
    Facebook for NCI
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network
    A not-for-profit alliance of 26 of the world’s leading cancer centers, dedicated to improving the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of care for patients with cancer; includes professional & patient portals
    Telephone: 1-215-690-0300
    Professional side nccn.org or Patient and Caregiver side nccn.org/patients
    Facebook for NCCN
  • The National LGBT Cancer Network
    Telephone:  1-212-675-2633
    cancer-network.org
    Facebook for cancer network
  • OncoLink.org
    Website of the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center which serves as an educational site for patients and families providing information at various levels
    Telephone: 1-215-349-8895 (for Partnership information only; education questions via e-mail)
    oncolink.org
    Facebook for oncolink
  • RT Answers
    ASTRO is the voice of the world’s radiation oncologists; RT Answers is their patient information website
    Telephone: 1-703-502-1550
    rtanswers.org
    Facebook for RT
  • Survivorship A to Z: Information for Living with Cancer
    Telephone: N/A
    survivorshipatoz.org/cancer
    No Facebook page
  • Triage Cancer 
    Telephone: 1-424-258-4NAV (424-258-4628)
    triagecancer.org
    Facebook for triage cancer

Cervical cancer 

Colon & rectal (colorectal) cancer

Gynecologic cancers (see also cervical cancer, ovarian cancer)

Kidney (renal cell) cancer

Lung cancer

Oral, head & neck cancers

Ovarian cancer

Pancreatic cancer

Prostate cancer

Sarcoma

Skin cancer

 

This list was compiled by the Cancer Research and Resource Center as a free resource for the benefit of cancer survivors and others. We do not evaluate or in any way endorse the organizations listed above, but hope you find the information helpful. Please bear in mind that there is a lot of information on the Internet which may or may not be credible. Always consult with your doctor regarding any health concerns and remember to use established organizations when seeking help.