Helpful links and information on radiation therapy

There are many organizations that can help patients and their families understand a cancer diagnosis. Here are a few.

General Cancer Resources

American Cancer Society
1-800-ACS-2345
www.cancer.org
Advanced Urology Institute
(855) 977-4888
www.advancedurologyinstitute.com
Cancer Hope Network
1-877-HOPENET
www.cancerhopenetwork.org
American Society for
Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
1-800-962-7876
www.astro.org
Gilda’s Club Worldwide
1-888-GILDA-4-U (445-3248)
www.gildasclub.org
Fertile Hope
1-888-994-HOPE (4673)
www.fertilehope.org
National Cancer Institute
1-800-422-6237
https://www.cancer.gov
Lance Armstrong Foundation
1-877-WEARYELLOW (932-7935)
www.livestrong.org
National Lymphedema Network
1-800-541-3529
www.lymphnet.org
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
301-650-9127
www.canceradvocacy.org
People Living with Cancer
703-797-1914
www.peoplelivingwithcancer.org
Patient Advocate Foundation
1-800-532-5274
www.patientadvocate.org
RadiologyInfo
1-800-381-6660
www.radiologyinfo.org
Radiation Therapy Answers
1-800-962-7876
www.rtanswers.org
Wellness Community
www.thewellnesscommunity.org
Vital Options International
1-800-477-7666
www.vitaloptions.org

Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
1-888-901-BCAN
www.bcan.org

Breast Cancer

Imaginis: The Breast Cancer Resource
www.imaginis.com
Living Beyond Breast Cancer
1-888-753-LBBC (5222)
www.lbbc.org
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer
972-855-1600
www.komen.org
Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization
312-986-8338
www.y-me.org

Brain Tumors

Brain Tumor Foundation
212-265-2401
www.braintumorfoundation.org
Brain Tumor Society
1-800-770-TBTS
www.tbts.org

Childhood Cancers

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation
1-800-366-2223
www.candlelighters.org

Colon and Rectal Cancer

Colon Cancer Alliance
1-877-422-2030
www.ccalliance.org
Colorectal Cancer Coalition (C3)
202-244-2906
www.fightcolorectalcancer.org
Stennis Foundation
1-866-965-2220
www.stennis.org

Head and Neck Cancer

Oral Cancer Foundation
949-646-8000
www.oralcancerfoundation.org
Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer
1-800-377-0328
www.spohnc.org
Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association
1-877-588-7904
www.thyca.org

Gynecologic Cancer

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
202-331-1332
www.ovariancancer.org

Lung Cancer

American Lung Association
1-800-LUNG-USA
www.lungusa.org
Lung Cancer Alliance
1-800-298-2436
www.lungcanceralliance.org

Lymphoma – Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
1-800-955-4572
www.lls.org
Lymphoma Research Foundation
1-800-500-9976
www.lymphoma.org

Prostate Cancer

 Malecare
212-844-8369
www.malecare.org
National Prostate Cancer Coalition
202-463-9455
www.pcacoalition.org
Prostate Cancer Foundation
1-800-757-CURE
www.prostatecancerfoundation.org
Us TOO! Prostate Cancer Education and Support
630-795-1002
www.ustoo.com

Skin Cancer

Melanoma Research Foundation
1-800-673-1290
www.melanoma.org

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