Cancer Resources

The Weil Foundation

Source: The WEIL Foundation
Date: March 22, 2011
The Weil Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that receives tax-deductible donations which it uses to make grants to advance integrative medicine. Since its inception in 2005, the Weil Foundation has given out more than $2 million in grants and gifts to medical centers and other non-profit organizations nationwide. Our shared goal is nothing less than to transform health care.
Categories: Integrative Specific

Cogmed Working Memory Training

Source: Cogmed Working Memory Training
Date: February 25, 2011
Cogmed Working Memory Training

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Source: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Date: January 5, 2011
Contact: Sharon Cohan, LCSW 561-775-9954 www.lls.org/pb

Cancer Alliance of Help & Hope

Source: Cancer Alliance of Help & Hope
Date: January 5, 2011
561-748-7227 www.cahh.org

South Florida Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Source: Komen South Florida
Date: December 1, 2010
The South Florida Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure has a service area of Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie counties. We partner with many local nonprofit organizations to help raise breast cancer awareness and provide much needed funds.
South Florida Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Cancer Net

Source: Cancer Net
Date: December 1, 2010
Cancer.Net brings the expertise and resources of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the voice of the world’s cancer physicians, to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them. ASCO is composed of more than 28,000 oncologists globally who are the leaders in advancing cancer care. All the information and content on Cancer.Net was developed and approved by the cancer doctors who are members of ASCO, making Cancer.Net an up-to date and trusted resource for cancer information. Cancer.Net is supported by The ASCO Cancer Foundation, which provides funding for cutting-edge cancer research, professional education, and patient and family support.

Livestrong

Source: Livestrong
Date: December 1, 2010
We believe that unity is strength, knowledge is power and attitude is everything. Our programs, awareness events and advocacy work are the heart of what we do and our leaders and donors provide both the vision and the support for LIVESTRONG to carry out our mission. Explore our survivorship programs to understand the ways in which LIVESTRONG is working to improve the cancer experience.
Livestrong

National Cancer Institute

Source: National Cancer Institute
Date: December 1, 2010
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is one of 11 agencies that compose the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The NCI, established under the National Cancer Institute Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. The National Cancer Act of 1971 broadened the scope and responsibilities of the NCI and created the National Cancer Program. Over the years, legislative amendments have maintained the NCI authorities and responsibilities and added new information dissemination mandates as well as a requirement to assess the incorporation of state-of-the-art cancer treatments into clinical practice.

Oncolink

Source: Oncolink
Date: December 1, 2010
OncoLink is designed to make it easy for the general public to navigate through the pages to obtain the information that they want. The home page has buttons and hypertext links. If you click on the buttons or the underlined text with your mouse, you will go directly to your area of interest. Through OncoLink you can get comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and news about research advances. We update the information everyday and provide information at various levels, from introductory to in-depth. If you are interested in learning about cancer, you will benefit from visiting OncoLink.

National Institute of Health

Source: National Institute of Health
Date: December 1, 2010
NIH is the largest source of funding for medical research in the world, creating hundreds of thousands of high-quality jobs by funding thousands of scientists in universities and research institutions in every state across America and around the globe. NIH is made up of 27 Institutes and Centers, each with a specific research agenda, often focusing on particular diseases or body systems. NIH leadership plays an active role in shaping the agency's activities and outlook.