Cancer Basics

Cancer Basics


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OncoLink provides patients and professionals with cancer information, support, and resources.

American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service. Call:(800) ACS-2345

The Skin Cancer Foundation
The Skin Cancer Foundation educates people about skin cancer and ways to prevent it.

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer
A unique foundation that evolved from a young cancer patient's front-yard lemonade stand to a nationwide fundraising movement to find a cure for pediatric cancer.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
NCI provides detailed information about cancer research, various kinds of cancer, and living with cancer. Call: (800) 4-CANCER

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is dedicated to funding blood-cancer research, education, and patient services. The Society's mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Call: (914) 949-5213