National Organizations
 
 
This comprehensive site includes sections on Learn About Cancer, Stay Healthy, Find Support and Treatment, Explore Research, Get Involved.  The user can personalize the information and find local resources by using MY ACS.   
 
Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.  Includes strong sections on helping people with cancer cope with all aspects of the disease and manage the side effects of cancer and cancer therapies.                      
 
This national nonprofit organization provides telephone, online and face-to-face counseling, support groups and education, publications and financial and co-payment assistance. 
 
This National Library of Medicine cancer topic page provides links to all types of cancer with extensive coverage for each topic. 
 
This link provides an alphabetical list of all types of cancer. Each topic includes the National Cancer Institute authoritative treatment summary.   
 
NCCN  is a not-for-profit network of 26 of the world's leading cancer treatment centers.  Experts from NCCN have developed treatment guidelines suggesting best practices for various types of cancer.  NCCN booklets based on these treatment guidelines are available online for patients.
 
WhatNext is an online support network that helps cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers gain firsthand insight into living with cancer.  Developed by David Wasilewski in 2007 with the support of grants from the American Cancer Society and other health organizations. 
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Last updated: April 27, 2015.