The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world’s most respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” survey ranked MD Anderson as the top hospital in the nation for cancer care in 2011. It has achieved this highest ranking eight times in the past 10 years and has ranked as one of the top two hospitals for cancer.
At MD Anderson, important scientific knowledge gained in the laboratory is rapidly translated to clinical care. Overall, MD Anderson's research program is considered one of the most productive efforts in the world aimed solely at cancer.
MD Anderson continues to set the standard in cancer prevention research and the translation of new knowledge into innovative, multidisciplinary care for patients, survivors and people at average or elevated risk of developing cancer.
The Cancer Prevention Center provides cancer risk assessments, screening exams based on genetics, age and gender, and personalized risk-reduction strategies, including chemoprevention.
American Cancer Society
The site provides information on all types of cancer, cancer research, therapy, support groups and local community resources for cancer patients and their families. Provides patient services and education.
Cancer Care, Inc
Cancer Care is a national nonprofit organization that provides free professional support services to anyone affected by cancer; people with cancer, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved. Programs include counseling, education, financial assistance, and practical help and are provided free of charge by trained oncology social workers.
Chemo Care offers the latest chemo information for cancer patients, their families, caregivers and friends. It helps outline all you should know about chemotherapy and cancer treatment.
Corporate Angel Network
The Corporate Angel Network provides free air transportation to cancer patients traveling to treatment using empty seats on corporate jets.
National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.
4th Angel Mentoring Program
Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery.
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