General Resource Support:
American Cancer Society (ACS): 800.ACS.2345
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a voluntary organization with a national office in Atlanta Georgia, and local facilities across the country. It supports research, patient education programs, and other services for family members, as well as free booklets on bladder cancer and home care.
Center for Disease Control (CDC): 800.311.3435
The CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services. CDC´s top organizational components include the Office of the Director, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and six Coordinating Centers/Office.
National Cancer Institute: 800.4.CANCER
The Cancer Information Service (CIS) and Cancernet are National Cancer Institute programs which provide a nationwide telephone service and web site for cancer patients and their families and friends.
National Institutes of Health (NIH): 301.496.4000
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research.
GI Resource Support:
American College of Gastroenterology: 301.263.9000
American Gastroenterological Association, Digestive Health Foundation: 301.654.2055
Access to expert panels, support groups and detailed diagnostic and treatment information.
Center for Disease Control: 1.888.MY.ULCER (1.888.698.5237)
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America: 800.932.2423
Oncology/Hematopathology Resource Support:
American Childhood Cancer Organization (formerly Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation): 800.366.2223
The mission of the American Childhood Cancer Organization is to provide information and awareness for children and adolescents with cancer and their families, to advocate for their needs, and to support research so every child survives and leads a long and healthy life.
American Society of Hematology: 202.776.0544
The mission of the American Society of Hematology is to further the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood, bone marrow, and the immunologic, hemostatic, and vascular systems, by promoting research, clinical care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology.
Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation, Inc.: 800.747.2820
The Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation is the oldest and largest patient advocate and support organization for aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), and other bone marrow failure diseases.
Association of Cancer Online Resources (ACOR): 212.226.5525
ACOR is a unique collection of online communities designed to provide timely and accurate information in a supportive environment to everyone affected by cancer and related disorders.
Cancer Care, Inc.: 800.813.4673
CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: people with cancer, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved.
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.
Group Loop: 202.659.9709
Group Loop is an innovative program of The Wellness Community to provide online support for teens with cancer and their parents.
International Myeloma Foundation: 800.452.2873
The International Myeloma Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life of myeloma patients while working toward prevention and a cure.
International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation:
The International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation provides information, resources, a communications network, and experience on how to live with Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia, plus encouragement to those affected by this disease.
Kids Konnected: 800.899.2866
Kids Konnected's mission is to provide friendship, understanding, education, and support for the children who have a parent with cancer, or have lost a parent to cancer.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: 800.955.4572
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The mission of LLS is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Lymphoma Research Foundation: 800.500.9976
The Lymphoma Research Foundation is the nation's largest lymphoma-focused voluntary health organization devoted exclusively to funding lymphoma research and providing patients and health care professionals with critical information on the disease.
MPD-Net is an online resource for information on myeloproliferative disorders - agnogenic myeloid metaplasia (primary myelofibrosis), chronic myelogenous leukemia, essential thrombocythemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, myelofibrosis and polycythemia vera - for patients, family, friends, researchers, and physicians.
Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation: 800.637.0839
The Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation is a multi-disciplinary, international organization devoted to the prevention, treatment, and study of the myelodysplastic syndromes.
Mesothelioma Guide 888.572.9011
The Mesothelioma Guide is a trusted ally for patients and families who have been affected by mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos particles. This cancer affects the lining of the lungs and the lining of the abdomen. Mesothelioma Guide teaches patients about treatment options and prognosis outlooks.
Mesothelioma Help 888-359-4219
Mesothelioma is an aggressive disease that requires an equally aggressive treatment strategy. Mesothelioma is resistant to many standard cacer treatments, making it a difficult disease to manage.
Mesothelioma Veterans Center 877.404.9992
Mesothelioma Veterans Center offers free support to veterans diagnosed with mesothelioma.
National Awareness Coordination for Leiomyosarcoma
Our mission is to provide an accurate and up to date resource on Leiomyosarcoma and the many aspects of getting this diagnosis. We strive to provide a comprehensive free resource for the public to learn more about the causes and treatment options.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship: 301.650.9127
The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship is the oldest survivor-led cancer advocacy organization in the country, advocating for quality cancer care for al Americans and empowering cancer survivors.
Urology Resource Support:
Malecare is a nonprofit group of experienced patients and doctors, many of whom are diagnosed with prostate cancer or testicular cancer, writing weekly updates on treatment choice strategies and how to live with the consequences of those choices.
The National Kidney Foundation, Inc.: 800.622.9010
The National Kidney Foundation provides a nationwide telephone service and website for patients with kidney stone disease and their families and friends. Numerous state chapters also have web sites available to provide regional information and reference materials.
Prostate Cancer Foundation: 800.757.CURE
The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world's largest philanthropic source of support for prostate cancer research. The PCF has a single goal: To find better treatments and a cure for recurrent prostate cancer.
The Urology Channel
US TOO! International: 800.808.7866
This nonprofit support group organization offers descriptions of treatments, an online newsletter, a glossary of medical terms and information on local support groups.
Women’s Health Resource Support:
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG): 202.638.5577
Founded in 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, ACOG has over 52,000 members and is the nation's leading group of professionals providing health care for women. Now based in Washington, DC, it is a private, voluntary, nonprofit membership organization.
American Society for Colposcopy & Cervical Pathology (ASCCP): 800.787.7227
The educational mission of the ASCCP is to improve clinician competence and performance and patient outcomes through educational activities focused around the study, prevention, diagnosis, and management of lower genital tract disorders.
National Cervical Cancer Coalition/National HPV Cancer Coalition: 800.685.5531
The National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) founded in 1996, is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to serving women with, or at risk for, cervical cancer and HPV disease.
Women’s Health Resource Support
Florida Obstetric & Gynecologic Society (FOGS): 904.674.0751
FOGS’s vision is to be the recognized leader and advocate for women's reproductive and healthcare issues and the mission is the advancement of the art, science and practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the state of Florida.
Dermatopathology & Podiatry Resources:
American Academy of Dermatology (AAD): 866.503.SKIN
The AAD is the largest, most influential and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of over 16,000, it represents virtually all practicing dermatologists in the United States.
The American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine's (AACPM): 301.948.9760
The AACPM's mission is to enhance academic podiatric medicine. AACPM’s membership consists of nine colleges and more than 200 hospitals and institutions that offer postdoctoral training in podiatric medicine. The Association serves as a national forum for the exchange of ideas, issues formation and concerns relating to podiatric medical education.
The American Board of Dermatology, Inc.: 313.874.1088
The mission of the American Board of Dermatology is to serve the public interest by promoting excellence in the practice of dermatology through lifelong certification.
American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA): 301.581.9200
The APMA is the leading resource for foot and ankle health information and is dedicated to advancing the growth and stability of podiatric medicine by increasing nationwide awareness of foot and ankle health through public education and legislative advocacy.
The American Society of Dermatopathology (ASDP): 847.400.5820
The American Society for Dermatopathology was founded in 1962 to improve the quality of dermatopathology and the treatment of skin diseases.
Dermatology Foundation: 847.328.2256
Dermatology Foundations mission is to provide research support that helps develop and retain tomorrow's teachers and researchers in dermatology, and enables advancements in patient care.
Derm101.com is the most comprehensive online library of resources for the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases.
Florida Podiatric Medical Association (FPMA): 800.277.3338
The APMA's mission is the advancement of the science and art of Podiatric Medicine, promoting the benefits of scientific advancement in the treatment, prevention, and alleviation of podiatric ailments, and enhancing relationships within the Podiatric Medical profession and other groups dedicated to improve healthcare.
Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery (FSDDS): 904.880.0023
The FSDDS serves as an advocate for Florida dermatologists and their patients to promote excellence in dermatologic care, ensure the highest standards for dermatologic practice and medical education, and to enhance the quality and availability of dermatologic health care to all Floridians.
The International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS): firstname.lastname@example.org
(ILDS) is a non-governmental organization in official relations with the World Health Organization. It was formed to stimulate the cooperation of societies of dermatology and societies interested in all fields of cutaneous medicine and biology throughout the world.
The National Podiatric Medical Association (NPMA): 773.374.5300
THe NPMA is unique among professional medical associations in its function and purpose. The NPMA exists to foster the philosophy of disadvantaged/minority recruitment, retention, achievement and professional development, to provide continuing education for the professional growth of the podiatric medical physician. To affect positive relationships within the profession and the other medical groups and to educate the community concerning podiatric medical care.
The Skin Cancer Foundation: 212.725.5176
The Skin Cancer Foundation is dedicated to reducing the incidence of skin cancer through a combination of research, public education and awareness.
The Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID): 216.579.9300
The SID’s mission is to advance and promote the sciences relevant to skin health and disease through education, advocacy and scholarly exchange of scientific information.
Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants: 800.380.3992
A non-profit organization composed of members who provide dermatologic care or have an interest in the medical specialty of dermatology and provide medical services under the supervision of a Board Certified Dermatologist.