A professional organization for scientists and researchers studying oncology, but also includes information and materials specifically for patients. Features links to cancer support groups and informative websites. AACR’s Scientist-Survivor program connects two key cancer communities: researchers and patients.
A comprehensive informational Website replete with resources. ACS support efforts include clinical trial matching and an online community. Visitors seeking direct aid are encouraged to call the helpline or contact their local ACS branch.
Works to help cancer patients find appropriate clinical trials or gain access to an experimental medication. Describes various treatment options, the drug development process, and how clinical trials work.
The Cancer Support Community works hard to provide support to those battling cancer. They offer resources to help find support groups and a variety of resources to assist those going through cancer.
This site is a searchable database of more than 82,000 federally and privately funded clinical trials in the US and throughout the world. You can search by condition, medication, sponsor, location, and other criteria. Each trial listing includes the treatment protocol, eligibility criteria, and contact information. The site includes a glossary and general information on clinical trials.
Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that affects the protective linings (mesothelium) that cover different organs. It is becoming a well-known health crisis due to its association with asbestos exposure. By nature, mesothelioma takes 20-50 years to produce symptoms after the initial asbestos exposure, making a diagnosis shocking and devastating to patients and their families.
NCI offers an exhaustive informational site addressing every type of cancer. The database is updated regularly to include information on the newest treatments and breakthroughs. NCI provides a helpline and live online chat assistance for patients and caregivers. The site also includes a link to the NCI clinical trials database, with more than 8,000 trials currently enrolling patients.
Excellent site recommended by Dr. Masoud Khorsand, Kymera’s President. This site is devoted to Cancer Patients, Caregivers, and their families. Doctors and other healthcare providers around the globe use the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology to help determine the best approaches to diagnosing, treating, managing, and monitoring patients with cancer at every stage. The NCCN Treatment Summaries for People with Cancer translate this critical information to the one it impacts the most, you the patient. Knowledge is power in the fight against cancer and NCCN.com is one of the best resources for that knowledge, for patients, family, and friends.
Navigating Cancer brings together the most helpful information, patient education materials and latest research from trusted resources including the National Cancer Institute and non-profit advocacy groups.
Explore articles related to your diagnosis including symptoms, testing and treatment options. We also offer information reviewed and approved by the FDA for over 150 chemotherapy drugs and regimens and their common side effects.
Create a free account on Navigating Cancer and we will help guide you on your cancer journey with recommended resources based on your specific diagnosis.
Provides general information on cancer but also includes advice on diagnosis and therapy for multiple types of cancer. Patients can also find information on coping with their diagnosis. The Website’s interactive database generates treatment advice based on patients’ responses to the programmed questions. Interactive blogs and a clinical trial matching service are also available.