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Alpha Cancer Information Resource:  The Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups is proud to offer a unique opportunity for individuals to access cancer-related health information on the internet. Our Focus Areas deal with a specific type of cancer and allow visitors to interact directly with leading specialists in the field. This site is sponsored by The Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups.

American Association of Cancer Research: This site provides organization info, events, along with informational audio programs. This site is sponsored by the American Association of Cancer Research

American Cancer Society: This site provides cancer information, publications, programs and events plus links to other resources.  This site is sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

The Association for the Cure of Cancer of the Prostate: This site provides information and links concerning prostate cancer. This site is sponsored by Cap Care the world’s largest private source of prostate cancer research funding.

The Brain Tumor Society Home Page: This site provides basic information about brain tumors along with numerous resources. This site is sponsored by the Brain Tumor Society.

Cancer Care, Inc: This site provides information on various cancers, treatments, patient and family support group information along with political advocacy information.  This site is sponsored by Cancer Care, Inc.

Cancer Facts: This site provides information and FAQ’s for cancer patients, an on-line database and lists of local support groups.   This site has unknown sponsorship.

Cancer Group Institute: This site provides brief informational articles on different kinds of cancer.  This site is sponsored by The Cancer Group Institute.

Cancer Net: This site provides information on cancer research, treatments, statistics, patient care and more.   This site is sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Cancer News: This site contains links to cancer related organizations, news, books and prevention strategies, support group information and news items.  This site is sponsored by Net Ventures, Inc.

Cancer Search-A Guide to Cancer Information: This site provides resources on specific cancers including how to find cancer related mailing lists and support groups.  This site is sponsored by the National Coalition of Cancer Survivorship.

Cancer Trials: This site explains clinical trials and their role in cancer care including information to help users locate open trials and a description of trial accomplishments and educational material about participating in cancer trials. This site is sponsored by National Cancer Institute.

CANCERLIT: This site provides unbiased information on all major cancer topics along with a search engine that lets you perform your own literature searches on various cancer-related topics. This site is sponsored by the National Cancer Institute.

Childhood Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia: This site provides up-to-date information on Childhood Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia cancer and treatment. This site is sponsored by The National Cancer Institute.

Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia: This site provides up-to-date information on Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia cancer and treatment.  This site is sponsored by The National Cancer Institute.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: This site provides up-to-date information on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. This site is sponsored by The National Cancer Institute.

Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia: This site provides up-to-date information on Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia. This site is sponsored by The National Cancer Institute.

Cure2000: What is Leukemia?: This site provides information on leukemia and information on the National Marrow Donor Program. This site is sponsored by The Cancer Information Service (CIS) (1-800-422-6237).

Diagnosis of Melanoma: This site provides information on diagnosis of melanoma. This site is sponsored by Art Huntley MD University of California Davis.

HelpCureKids-National Childhood Cancer Foundation: This site provides personal stories, consumer oriented fact sheets and links to cancer information sites.  This site is sponsored by the National Childhood Cancer Foundation.

Introduction to Gynecologic Oncology: This site provides  information about gynecologic cancers, Pap tests and ovarian cysts. This information is intended to be a beginning in your learning about these conditions. This site is sponsored by William M. Rich, M.D. Gynecologic Oncology Associates (Fresno, California).

An Introduction to Skin Cancer: This site provides a general introduction to Skin Cancer, with links to specific information available around the Net. This site is sponsored by unknown.

The Lung Cancer and Cigarette Smoking Web Page: This site provides information on the dangers of cigarette smoking with related links. This site is sponsored by Frederic Winslow Grannis Jr. MD.

Medicine On-Line Cancer Information Center: This site is a well-organized site featuring a broad range of cancer-related educational resources, plus discussion groups and links to other cancer resource sites.

Melanoma of the Head and Neck: This site provides information for doctors about the staging of melanoma and related information. This site is sponsored by Baylor College of Medicine and Phillip A. Matorin, M.D.

Melanoma Patient’s Information Page: This site provides information on melanoma. The Melanoma Patients’ Information Page (MPIP) is a noncommercial site founded to provide support and information to melanoma patients and those who care for them.It is our desire to provide patients with the latest high-quality information from reputable sources and the tools to decipher and organize that information. The MPIP is founded on the belief that proactive patients who educate themselves to take an active role in decisions regarding their therapy can effect their outcome in a positive way. In addition, the MPIP provides various forums to allow patients to interact with other patients to provide support and share experiences and resources.

National Breast Cancer Coalition Web Site: This site is designed to help you join us in this fight. Here you can find all sorts of information including how to become an advocate for change, our legislative priorities for the 106th Congress, which Members of Congress have been supportive of our agenda and how NBCC-trained advocates have helped change the world of breast cancer research.. This site is sponsored by The National Breast Cancer Coalition is a grassroots advocacy organization dedicated to fighting breast cancer. NBCC was formed in 1991 with one mission: to eradicate breast cancer through action and advocacy.

OncoLink-Pennsylvania Cancer Resources: This site is the best source for news, statistics, informative articles and innovative internet pedagogical techniques.  This site is sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania.

Project Safety (Sun Awareness for Educating Today’s Youth): This site provides information for students concerning the dealing with skin cancer (in particular melanomas). This site is sponsored by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Special Love: This site provides camp and weekend programs for children with cancer and links to resources. This site is sponsored by Special Love, Inc.

State-of-the-Art Oncology in Europe (START): START is a project launched by the European School of Oncology. It involves approximately 170 leading European oncologists. The objective is to maintain a concise database on state-of-the-art treatment of human malignant tumors. Therefore, START will contain as many chapters as there are human tumors. Other clinical topics, important for oncological practice, (e.g. pain therapy, nutritional support, practical pharmacology, cancer screening, etc.) will also be included.. This site is sponsored by The European School of Oncology.

Steve Dunn’s Cancer Guide: This site provides support information for cancer patients from a cancer survivor including  how-to’s on the medical system and resources including clinical trial information.  This site is sponsored by Steve Dunn.

The Testicular Cancer Resource Center: This site provides information about testicular cancer. This site is sponsored by The Testicular Cancer Resource Center is a non-profit organization devoted to providing accurate and timely information regarding testicular and extragonadal germ cell tumors to anyone and everyone interested.

The University of Michigan Prostate Cancer Home Page: This site is a resource for prostate cancer related information pertaining to diagnosis, staging, treatment options, specialists, investigational studies and current research. It is intended for patients and health professionals, alike. This site is sponsored by The University of Michigan.

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization: This site provides information on breast self-examinations, counseling, education (including information on staging/diagnosis of breast cancer) and related links. This site is sponsored by The Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization.