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American Institute for Cancer Research
national cancer charity focusing on diet, nutrition and cancer; provides research and consumer education programs.

American Melanoma Foundation
offers information on skin care, sun protection tips, melanoma, research, and clinical trials.

American Society For Mohs Surgery
Mohs micrographic surgery is a specialized technique for the removal of skin cancer. The ASMS was formed to promote training and continuing education in Mohs surgery for all interested dermatologists.

Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria
cancer research, community support and education.

Association of Community Cancer Centers
profles of cancer programs at 500 medical centers, hospitals, and cancer clinics, as well as cancer program standards and news for cancer patients.

Barbados Cancer Society
dedicated to public education on various cancers including breast and prostate cancer, and promoting prevention and early detection.

Better Health Foundation
provides counseling and support to families and individuals dealing with cancer.

Bob Champion Cancer Trust
raises funds for dedicated male cancer research, treatments, and hospital units.

Bone Marrow Foundation
provides resources, programs, and services about bone marrow/stem cell transplantation for patients, family members, friends, donors or health care professionals.

Cancer Advocacy Coalition of Canada
grassroots membership of patients, survivors, and health-care professionals seeking to broaden the scope of Canadian cancer care.

Cancer Answers, Inc.
fundraising arm of the Andrew Sowell-Wade Huggins Endowed Scholarship Fund for graduate students engaged in cancer research.

Cancer Association of South Africa
CANSA aims to prevent cancer and its consequences by providing direction for, and supporting, health promotion, patient service and research.

Cancer Care
provides free professional help to people with cancer through counseling, education, referral, and financial assistance.

Cancer Concern Scotland
Registered charity established to promote public awareness of cancer, plus the causes, effects, and prevention.

Cancer Council Australia
national non-government cancer control organisation with the goal of leading the development and promotion of national cancer control policy.

Cancer Cure Coalition
includes information on nutritional protocol which fights cancer and improves overall health. Alternative treatments for cancer are described, particularly PC Spes for prostate cancer.

Cancer Cure Foundation
source for information about alternative cancer treatments, therapies, and clinics. Includes free newsletter.

Cancer Federation
nonprofit corporation that aids cancer patients through research, education, and support.

Cancer Fund of America (CRA)
nonprofit organization which helps cancer patients for whom research is too late to help. Sends products to patients and other not-for-profit organizations free of charge.

Cancer Innovations
provides articles and webcasts on the latest treatments for lung cancer, prostate cancer, and colorectal cancer.

Cancer Leadership Council
A patient-centered forum of national advocacy organizations addressing public policy issues.

Cancer Patient Care
Offers services for patients in the states of Washington and Idaho.

Cancer Research & Treatment Fund
conducts clinical studies in cancer and other diseases.

Cancer Research Foundation
to help find cures for cancer through funding laboratory and clinical research.

Cancer Research Foundation of America
Mission is the prevention of cancer through research and education, focusing on lifestyle change and early detection. Located in Alexandria, Virginia.

Cancer Research Foundation of America (CRFA)
committed to cancer prevention through research and education.

Cancer Sucks
Charity with a definite point of view offers news, links, message board, merchandise, pictures and events. Located in Bixby, Oklahoma.

Cancer Treatment Research Foundation
Medical charity located in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

offers clinical cancer trial information in a searchable database. Also includes cancer patient resources, streaming newscasts, and news articles.

CancerHope Foundation
Resource aimed at cancer education which is affiliated with the E.C. Rost Cancer Treatment Centers. Located in Florida.

comprehensive cancer and immunological information portal to provide visitors with alternative therapies, nutritional supplements, and links.

Carl Wilson Foundation
focusing on the funding of cancer research and to aid those afflicted with the disease. Established by the two sons of Carl Wilson, founding member of The Beach Boys.

Charlotte Geyer Foundation
provides funding for research into the cause, prevention, and treatment of cancer.

Choose Life Foundation
Endeavors to give cancer patients and families hope, encouragement, and spiritual inspiration through education and financial support. Located in Maine.

Climbing For A Cure
strives to spread awareness of cancer and other disease prevention through mountaineering and climbing events, educational programs, and inspirational seminars.

Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups
group of national cancer cooperative groups engaged in clinical cancer trials.

Colorado Cancer Foundation
Provides information about this non-profit organization located in Boulder, Colorado.

Corporate Angel Network
not-for-profit organization, provides free plane transportation for cancer patients going to/from recognized cancer hospitals by using empty seats aboard corporate aircraft operating on business flights.

Cycle of Hope
Information and inspirational material to those who have been affected by cancer. Information about Lance Armstrong and his winning the Tour de France.

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
provides funding for young scientists, through postdoctoral fellowships, to fight cancer.

Federation of European Cancer Societies
aims to promote and co-ordinate collaboration between European societies active in different fields of cancer research, prevention, and treatment.

Foundation For Cancer Survival
Providing information and assistance to cancer patients and their families. Located in Vernon, Connecticut.

Fundacion Arturo Lopez Perez
nonprofit foundation set up to aid in the fight against cancer.

Gilda's Club of Western Pennsylvania
Offers support and networking groups, lectures, workshops and social events in a non-residential but home-like setting.

Gilda's Club, Metro Detroit
nonprofit, social, emotional and educational support community for men, women and children with all types of cancer, and their families and friends.

Gilda's Club: Bucks and Montgomery County
Non-profit support network in Pennsylvania for the families and friends of those living with cancer. Details groups, lectures, workshops and social events.

Guardian Angels
Montana-based organization which raises money for cancer patients in need of assistance.

International Oncology Study Group
nonprofit international study group whose main focus is to carry out clinical cancer research.

International Society of Differentiation
encourages and develops research and communication in developmental biology, molecular biology and oncology through meetings and publications.

Irish Cancer Society
national charity for cancer care in Ireland.

Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF)
organizes fundraising charity events with chapters in Toronto, Montreal, and New York for cancer research in Israel.

Joyce Foundation Cancer Information Center
patients and their doctors are able to access up-to-date treatment information on all types of cancer.

Icelandic Cancer Society (in English and Icelandic).

Lance Armstrong Foundation
dedicated to helping people manage and survive cancer through awareness, education, and research.

Living Journeys
A non-profit organization providing support, education and awareness to people living with cancer and their loved ones. Hosts the Summit Hike in Crested Butte, Colorado.

Mario Lemieux Foundation
works to fund promising research projects into a cure for cancer, as well as supporting other health research organizations.

McDowell Cancer Foundation
on a journey to provide better care for cancer patients.

Melanoma Education Foundation
nonprofit organization which provides education, emphasizing the importance of monthly self-examination of the skin to detect melanoma at an early stage while it is thin and curable.

Mid-Atlantic Breast Cancer Information Exchange
collection of educational, reader-friendly articles on cancer research, diagnosis, and treatment.

Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation

National Coalition for Cancer Research
dedicated to the eradication of cancer through a vigorous public and privately-supported research effort.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
nationwide network of organizations, institutions, and individuals dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with all types of cancer.

National Foundation for Cancer Research

National Kidney Cancer Association

National Marrow Donor Program - NMDP
provides marrow transplants from volunteer unrelated donors to patients with leukemia, aplastic anemia and other potentially life-threatening diseases.

National Patient Advocate Foundation
education and legal counseling for cancer patients.

North American Association of Central Cancer Registries
An umbrella organization for tumor registries, governmental agencies, professional associations and private groups.

Northwest Cancer Research Fund
independent charity formed to provide funds for fundamental cancer research in the North West.

NSW Cancer Council
information and support for patients and carers, professional education and training, research and registers, statistics, and more.

Oesophageal Patients Association (OPA)
founded by oesophageal cancer patients in the U.K. to help other patients and their families.

Ohio Cancer Research Associates
statewide, nonprofit organization dedicated to the cure and prevention of the many forms of cancer and the reduction of its debilitating effects on people.

Queensland Cancer Fund
services include patient care, research, prevention and early detection, cancer information network, sunsmart shop and fundraising activities

R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation
Non-profit organization dedicated to patient empowerment.

Regional Cancer Foundation
Details about this organization that provides second opinions to patients diagnosed with cancer. Located in San Francisco, California.

Rhode Island Cancer Council Inc.
resource for state residents to find cancer-related prevention, treatment, and support information.

Richard Dimbleby Cancer Fund
memorial fund shared between research and cancer care.

Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society
Non-profit organization offering assistance to those in need, particularly within the Metropolitan New York and New Jersey area Jewish community.

San Diego Professionals Against Cancer
dedicated to raising money for cancer research, education and prevention.

Sarcoma Alliance
founded to bring information to cancer patients and healthcare professionals, and to raise money for cancer research, through conferences and the web.

Singapore Cancer Society
self-funding voluntary welfare organization on a mission to prevent and control cancer, and enhance health and quality of life in the community through education, research, and patient care services.

Skin Cancer Foundation
organization providing information on skin cancer to the public.

Southwest Oncology Group Statistical Center
a national consortium of institutions and investigators organized for the purpose of improving the survival of cancer patients through clinical research.

Sporting Chance Cancer Foundation
providing scholarships to encourage future doctors to develop creative ideas to better fight cancer.

Strands for Stars
Non-profit specializing in wig prosthetics for hair loss due to cancer. Located in Asheville, North Carolina.

T.J. Martell Foundation
Specializes in fundraising for the treatment of cancer and AIDS.

Taking The Fear Out Of Cancer.com
Provides cancer awareness through education and information. Florida based.

Teen Cancer Trust UK
includes information on support, special events, fundraising, hospital units, and sections for patients and carers.

Terra's Angels Charities
Information about upcoming benefits in Nashville, Tennessee with prominent country western singers.

Texas Cancer Center Guide to Limited Surgery
Non-profit located in Houston, Texas. Book available.

The Association for International Cancer Research
Independent British charity, supporting fundamental research into the causes, mechanisms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer.

The Branden Lombardi Foundation
Non-profit dedicated to improving the practical quality of life for cancer patients. Located in Phoenix, Arizona.

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, Inc.
Purpose of encouraging and supporting research and education on carcinoid tumors and related neuro-endocrine neoplasms.

The Foundation for Advanced Cancer Studies
Information on upcoming educational conferences in the field of cancer research.

The Georgia Cancer Coalition
Working to make Georgia a national leader in cancer treatment and research by accelerating research, prevention, early detection, and treatment.

The Greg Kendzierski Esophageal Cancer Foundation
Features information about the disease, fundraising events, and more.

The Jaqueline Seroussi Memorial Foundation for Cancer Research
Encouraging and rewarding laboratory and clinical investigators researching malignant diseases.

The Kansas City Cancer Information Project
A portal to cancer-related web sites and local resources for patients, families, and the local community.

The Kenneth B. Schwartz Center
Founded by a patient to help strengthen relationships between patients and caregivers. Located in Boston, Massachusetts.

The Northern California Cancer Center
Mission to prevent, detect and improve the quality of life of those with cancer. Located in Union City, California.

The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
Not-for-profit organization to advancing ovarian cancer research and raising awareness.

The Wellness Community of West Los Angeles
Provides information about the program including offering support, education and hope for those with cancer.

This Close for Cancer Research
Non-profit affiliate of the Brander Cancer Research Institute at New York Medical College.

Turkey Breasticle Festival
St. Louis, Missouri area group supporting breast and testicular cancer patients. History, calendar of events, e-cards, links and contact information.

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
supporting young adults affected by cancer.

V Foundation
charitable organization created by basketball coach Jim Valvano, dedicated to saving lives by helping to find a cure for cancer.

Walter Payton Cancer Fund
a special fund founded by the Payton family through the Cancer Treatment Research Foundation to sponsor research and innovative treatment options.

Wessex Cancer Trust
offers information about cancer care, prevention, research, and detection.

William Guy Forbeck Research Foundation
aims to promote advances in the field of oncology.

Witness Project of Harlem, The
faith-based breast and cervical cancer educational program that reaches out to A


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