by Raquel Hunter
Cancer Society is a national, community-based, voluntary health organization that
works to eliminate cancer through prevention, life-saving treatment, and research,
education, and direct service.
Foundation for Cancer Research
4600 East West Highway Suite 525 Bethesda, MD
800-321-CURE (2873) http://www.NFCR.org
in 1973, the National Foundation for Cancer Research is a 501(c)(3) non-profit
organization. Supporting innovative cancer research at both the cellular and molecular
levels, NFCR is leading to better prevention, earlier diagnosis, new treatments
and eventually a cure of cancer.
(877) 333-HOPE Telephone and web-based services for cancer survivors, their families,
caregivers, and friends.
Good. . . Feel Better
This program focuses on techniques that can help people undergoing cancer treatment
improve their appearance.
Institute for Cancer Research (AICR)
1759 R Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
The AICR provides information on
diet, nutrition, and cancer.
Breast Cancer Fund (TBCF)
2107 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
The Breast Cancer Fund aims
to end breast cancer through public education, advocacy, patient support initiatives,
and research that promotes elimination of the preventable causes of the disease,
including those in the environment; replacement of mammography with safer, more
reliable screening methods; development of nontoxic treatments; and access to
the best available medical care and information for everyone.
Cancer Resource Committee
2005 Belmont Street NW Washington, DC 20009
The Breast Cancer Resource Committee
has conducted more than 800 local and national breast cancer awareness programs
targeting minority women and others who have little or no access to health care
275 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10001
Cancer Care is a national, nonprofit
agency that offers free support, information, financial assistance, and practical
help to people with cancer and their loved ones. Cancer Care also offers on-site
support groups, telephone conference and on-site education, and cancer care briefs.
Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations (NAB CO) www.nabco.org
9 E. 37th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10016
NABCO is a nonprofit organization
that provides information about breast cancer and acts as an advocate for the
legislative concerns of breast cancer patients and survivors.
National Breast Cancer Foundation www.nationalbreastcancer.org
One Hanover Park
16633 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 600 Addison, TX 75001
The National Breast Cancer Foundation is a nonprofit charitable foundation whose
primary purpose is to provide continuing public education on the early detection
of breast cancer and free or low-cost mammography screenings to individuals and
organizations, most particularly minority, low-income, homeless, and working poor
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program,
which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination,
and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment
of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients
and the families of cancer patients.
Cancer Information Service (CIS)
The CIS, a public hotline
to interpret and explain cancer research findings in clear and understandable
CancerNet provides comprehensive information for anyone with a question about
cancer, for particular patients, caregivers, health care professionals, researchers,