American Cancer Society (ACS). ACS is a nationwide voluntary health organization that provides cancer resources for patients, families, and professionals on-line and in the community.
Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW). The AOSW is a non-profit, international organization dedicated to the enhancement of psychosocial services to people with cancer and their families. Created in 1984 by social workers interested in oncology and by existing national cancer organizations, AOSW is an expanding force of psychosocial oncology professionals. Educational resources for patients, families, and professionals are included in the Web site.
CancerCare. CancerCare is a nonprofit organization that provides free professional education and support services on-line and by telephone for anyone affected by cancer. Their booklets and PowerPoints for patients and families cover a broad range of topics and are instructive to professionals as well. They also provide workshops and educational teleconferences for professionals on different types of cancer, treatment, and a broad range of psychosocial aspects.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Komen, a grassroots network of survivors and activists, provides on-line information and resources for breast cancer survivors.
The Wellness Community (TWC).TWC provides support groups, activities, and other resources on-line and in their many community sites.
Gilda’s Club. This nonprofit organization provides free meeting places nationwide where men, women, and children living with cancer, along with their families and friends, can join with others to build a personal network of social and emotional support as an integral part of cancer treatment. Gilda's Clubs offer support and networking groups, seminars, workshops, specialized children's programs, and social events in a nonresidential and home-like setting.
Nueva Vida.Nueva Vida’s mission is to inform, support, and empower Latinas whose lives are affected by cancer.
National Cancer Institute Office of Cancer Survivorship (OCS). OCS provides current information on survivorship research, resources, and publications.
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