Please utilize our partner resources on varied Cancer Types. Below are some handy links to informational sites and information from our welcome partners.
Manta Cares was born from their founder Samira's personal experience as a cancer patient. Samira was diagnosed with breast cancer a week after turning 30. An AYA cancer survivor, she is on a mission to help patients, survivors and caregivers thrive during their cancer journeys.
NCCN is a not-for-profit alliance of 32 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education. NCCN is dedicated to improving and facilitating quality, effective, equitable, and accessible cancer care so all patients can live better lives.
Triage Cancer is a national, nonprofit organization that provides education on the practical and legal issues that may impact individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers, through free events, materials, and resources. Triage Cancer offers free educational resources including our Quick Guides and Checklists, animated videos, charts of state laws, and an educational blog that provides actionable information on topics such as health insurance, employment issues, finances, and more. Cancer Finances, hosted by Triage Cancer, offers a toolkit for individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers to understand how cancer impacts their finances and connects them to financial assistance resources. https://triagecancer.org/
Side Effect Support is a comprehensive resource for cancer patients, family caregivers, and healthcare providers to reduce harmful oral side effects of cancer-related treatments. Reducing oral side effects provides greater comfort, optimal treatment outcomes, and improved quality of life throughout survivorship.
Resources include free information, affordable over-the-counter oral health products, free downloads of adult and pediatric Cancer Treatments and Oral Health informational brochures, teledentistry consultations 24/7, 365 days a year.
EmergingMed is a leading innovator in clinical trial enrollment optimization. Their company was founded in 2000 to accelerate the discovery of new and better treatments for people with serious and life threatening medical conditions. They provide services for patients that raise awareness and facilitate access to clinical trials. Their patient-focused services are part of the broader solution EmergingMed hosts for clinical trial sponsors and investigators to overcome barriers in the “last mile” of enrolling patients in clinical trials.
EmergingMed received a patent on its System and Method for Matching Patients to Clinical Trials (US Patent No. 7,711,580 B2) in May of 2010. This matching system shortens the clinical trial search process from weeks to minutes, helping users identify clinical trials with eligibility criteria that match a patient’s specific diagnosis, stage, symptoms, and treatment history.
EmergingMed has facilitated clinical trial searches for nearly 500,000 patients with cancer and other serious and life threatening conditions.
While Imerman recognizes that each cancer and life situation is unique, their goal is to connect cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers with "Mentor Angels" – a cancer survivor or caregiver who is as similar as possible in age, gender, and most importantly, cancer experience. Mentor Angels give cancer fighters and caregivers the chance to ask personal questions and receive support from a peer who has been down the same road before.
GET SUPPORT- Talk to someone that has been there
GIVE SUPPORT- Become a Mentor for someone else
Cancer Related Fatigue (CRF) impacts millions of cancer patients and cancer survivors around the globe. The Untire app provides an easy-to-use program with education, physical exercises, stress reduction activities, and motivational tips to help users regain energy. The app is free and available in App Stores and Google Play.
Elephants and Tea is the only magazine written for and by adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers telling their story in their own words. Cancer is the Elephant in the room. Tea is the relief conversation provides. What is your elephant? Be heard...#JoinTheHerd
National Institutes of Health Cancer.gov
General information about cancer, including how it develops, general treatment options, some information on complementary medicines, and links to information about specific cancers.
ASCO - American Society for Clinical Oncology
Cancer.Net provides timely, comprehensive, oncologist-approved information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), with support from the Conquer Cancer Foundation. Cancer.Net brings the expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and about them to help patients and families make informed healthcare decisions.
MD Anderson - Get detailed information about specific types of cancer, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and more. Offered by MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX.
The Cancer Network at Modern Medicine Network brings together news, content, tools, and learning programs from credited trusted information sources. Curated by a leading group of advisors, consultants, key opinion leaders, and content affiliates, ModernMedicine is a news hub for health industry professionals.
American Cancer Society The American Cancer Society website offers some general information, cancer news, information about clinical trials, and other educational contributions.
A service offered by the folks at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in NYC, nomograms.org is a website with several specific calculation applications based on large databases of clinical outcomes, in which odds can be predicted for developing lung cancer, remaining disease-free from prostate cancer after surgery, and several other cancer-specific issues. Developed for use by health care professionals.
CCO - Clinical Care Options Oncology
CCO believes the way to optimize clinicians’ competence in providing the highest standards of evidence-based medicine is through effective education and the availability of the latest clinical information, whenever and wherever it is needed. CCO is dedicated to improving patient care by providing superior-quality, relevant educational content and clinical knowledge as delivered through its innovative and integrated online and mobile platforms, which provide comprehensive and personalized information solutions.
PeerView The PeerView Institute is dedicated to improving clinical competence and performance, patient outcomes, and ultimately public health, through the provision of continuing medical education (CME) and professional development activities targeted at local, regional, national, and international levels.
Antidote is a digital health company on a mission to accelerate the breakthroughs of new treatments by bridging the gap between medical research and the people who need it. Antidote uses cutting-edge technology to match the right patients with the right trials, helping medical researchers make faster progress, and offering new treatment options to patients. Antidote MatchTM, the company’s unique trial matching tool, currently powers the clinical trial search for more than 250 patient communities and health portals — bringing clinical trial awareness, matching to trials listed on clinicaltrials.gov, and access to medical research to more than 15 million patients a month.
Medscape is the leading online global destination for physicians and healthcare professionals worldwide, offering the latest medical news and expert perspectives; essential point-of-care drug and disease information; and relevant professional education and CME. Their mission is to improve patient care with comprehensive clinical information and resources essential to physicians and healthcare professionals.