Cancer Support Community National
The Cancer Support Community San Francisco Bay Area is one of a network of Cancer Support Communities nationwide. The national web site offers an extensive listing of links related to issues of support and care, as well as programs, events and information about the organization and other Cancer Support Communities.
Below is a list of some of the many organizations throughout the country who offer information and help to you. These sources should be used for informational purposes only. Before deciding to use any new ideas you should discuss them with your treatment team. We have made every attempt to include sites that offer quality material or information, however, the Cancer Support Community does not endorse nor is responsible for material you find on other sites.
American Institute for Cancer Research
AICR is the leading national cancer organization in the field of diet, nutrition and cancer. Their site contains information on cancer and cancer prevention as well as current research and recipes for healthy eating.
American Cancer Society
The ACS has information on all aspects of cancer, primarily directed to the public. The site includes headlines and brief stories on new cancer developments and treatments, as well as links to types of cancer, pediatric cancer, prevention, treatment options, therapies, research, statistics, and media resources.
Cancer Care, Inc.
Focusing on the care of cancer patients, this Web site offers support and coping information, treatment information, details on educational seminars and conferences held by Cancer Care Inc., and information about professional consultations and educational programs.
CancerNet is a supersite for information on all aspects of cancer, operated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The main site is the starting place for exploring vast databases of information about cancer types, treatments, trials, genetics, prevention, testing, support, and literature.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
The NCCS is a grassroots, nationwide network of independent organizations and individuals working in the area of cancer support and information for all types of cancer. Their Web site carries an index to the organization's current newsletter, Networker, as well as several audio and transcript tutorials to help cancer patients develop skills needed during treatment.