Cancer Wellness

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American Cancer Society (ACS) provides information about cancer treatments, support, and other cancer related topics.

American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Cancer.Net conveys a lot of information about cancer types and treatments, cancer news, and more resources.

Cancer Connect shares cancer information with community, content, and connection.

Cancer Information and Support Network (CISN) addresses issues confronting cancer patients and their loved ones regarding cancer treatments, research, survivorship and other aspects of the cancer experience. They share and empower people with cancer information, emerging solutions, support and inspiration.

Cancer Support Community (CSC) joined The Wellness Community and Gilda's Club into an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer. Likely the largest employer of psychosocial oncology mental health professionals in the United States, CSC offers a menu of personalized services and education for all people affected by cancer.

Chemocare has been created to provide the latest information about chemotherapy to patients and their families, caregivers and friends. They help by supplementing what people may already have learned from their healthcare professional.

City of Hope located in Duarte California as one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers nationwide and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. On their park-like campus just northeast of Los Angeles, researchers advance ideas into discoveries and physicians bring emerging therapies to cancer patient.

Commonweal is in Bolinas, California with a library, holistic cancer retreats called Commonweal Cancer Help Program six times annually, and other events about important topics. Another non-profit organized through Commonweal includes the New School primarily with free events in person and available through iTunes.

Coping with Cancer has a magazine and website with cancer information.

Cure Today is a free cancer magazine for cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers about cancer treatments, support, and other issues in the cancer continuum, including supportive care issues and long-term and late effects.

Healing Journeys organizes holistic healing events and retreats in the United States and Mexico. Their website shares the schedule, as well as tremendous information and inspiration to people through the cancer journey for various levels of healing.

Jeannine Walston shares integrative cancer care information and inspiration through her educational website with extensive articles and blogs. The whole person health and healing resources through cancer discuss body, mind, spirit, social, and environmental health. Integrative cancer care improves quality of life, cancer survival, and cancer prevention. Other articles on her site help cancer patients and caregivers with cancer treatment navigation and other forms of support. Her services include work as a cancer coach.

Keaton Child Cancer Alliance provides support for children with cancer and their families by providing emotional, educational, and financial support while increasing awareness and funding research towards a cure.

Livestrong gives one-on-one support by phone, educational information on their site, and other forms of help to cancer patients, including funding survivorship centers in the United States.

Lung Cancer Foundation works with a diverse group of physicians, organizations, industry partners, individuals, patients, survivors, and their families to identify solutions and make timely and meaningful change and turn lung cancer into a chronically managed disease by 2023

Mayo Clinic provides medical care, research and education for cancer patients. Located in Minnesota, Arizona, and Florida, they are part of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance provides the most up-to-date information about mesothelioma: a great wealth of knowledge from the different types, symptoms, and causes to the care, treatment, and special community groups they can be involved in.

National Cancer Institute (NCI) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is one of 11 agencies that compose the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NCI funds cancer research at their facility and other institutes around the United States. They website shares educational information about cancer treatments and other some other types of cancer care, including clinical trials.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) advocates for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer and provides tools that empower people to advocate for themselves. Founded by and for cancer survivors, NCCS created the widely accepted definition of survivorship and defines someone as a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis and for the balance of life.

OncoLink helps cancer patients, families, health care professionals receive cancer information.

Reliable Cancer Therapies (RCT) is a non-profit organization providing research-based information on cancer therapies and selectively funding the development of promising therapies.

Tuck (advancing better sleep) aims to improve sleep hygiene, health, and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free resources. Boasting the largest collection of aggregated data on sleep surfaces on the web (over 95,000 customer experiences from nearly 1,000 individual sources), Tuck aims to power consumers, sleep professionals, and the troubled sleeper looking for answers.