Resource Guide for Cervical Cancer
Internet address: http://www.cancer.org
Description of services provided: The American Cancer Society has created a robust web site with detailed information for patients, families, and professionals. The information is provided in both English and Spanish. They provide numerous ways to get involved in your community and message boards where you can share your feelings, ideas, or questions about cervical cancer.
Address: 409 12th Street, SW PO Box 96920 Washington, DC 20090-6920
Internet Address http://www.acog.org
Address: NCI Public Inquiries Office 6116 Executive Blvd., Room 3036A Bethesda, MD 20892-2580
Phone: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Internet address: http://www.cancer.gov
Description of services provided: The National Cancer Institute’s web site provides comprehensive information and in an easy-to-understand format. In addition, because the NCI is the government’s principal agency for cancer research and training, you can find a lot of information about clinical trails, research programs, and research funding.
Address: 7247 Hayvenhurst Ave., Suite A-7 Van Nuys, CA 91406
Phone: 1-800-685-5531 (for patients and families) 1-818-909-3849 (office)
Internet address: http://www.nccc-online.org
Description of services provided: This site provides plenty of information, but its main focus is providing support to women facing cervical cancer and their families. The organization states on its website, “The NCCC places a very special and personal focus on providing outreach support to women and family members going through the battle against cancer.”
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 12/2014 -
- Update Date: 12/20/2014 -
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