The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world's most respected centers devolted 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 antion for cancer care in 2016-2017. They have ranked as one of the top two hospitals in cancer care every year since U.S. News & World Report began it's annual "America's Best Hospitals" survey in 1990.
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, survisors 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 cheoprevention.
The site provides information on all types of cancer, cancer research, therapy, support groups and local community resources for cancer patients and their families as well as patient services and education.
Cancer Care is the leading national organization dedicated to providing free professional support services including counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications and financial assistance to anyone affected by cancer. All Cancer Care services are provided by oncology social workers and world-leading cancer experts.
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.
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.