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This is a summary of key cancer resources critical to the work of clinicians and researchers, and vital to the needs of patients and their families.

 

NCI Cancer Information Service

Cancer Topics

National Cancer Websites

  • American Cancer Society
    Find information about prevention, early detection, treatment, support, research, and more.
  • Cancer Care
    One of the leading national organizations providing free professional help to people with all cancers through counseling, education, information & referral, and direct financial assistance. Services provided by professional oncology social workers.
  • Cancer.net
    An information portal produced by the American Society of Clinical Oncology containing various information for patients and families about coping, survivorship, etc.
  • National Cancer Institute
    NIH institute providing information on cancer causes, prevention, screening, treatment, research, clinical trials and support resources.
  • Oncolink
    OncoLink is a comprehensive, well organized site of cancer information for health professionals and the general public. The site includes audio and video clips, book and web site reviews, information written by cancer specialists, and links to external sites with quality information

Hawaii Cancer Websites

  • Hawaii Cancer Facts & Figures 2010
    Hawaii State Department of Health report on the incidence and prevalence of cancer in Hawaii.
  • Imi Hale: Native Hawaiian Cancer Network
    Imi Hale Native Hawaiian Cancer Network is a program of Papa Ola Lōkahi launched in 2000 to reduce cancer incidence and mortality among Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.
  • Hawaii Society of Clinical Oncology
    The Hawaii Society of Clinical Oncology (HSCO) represents the common interests of a majority of the oncologists treating cancer in Hawaii. HSCO is a chapter member of the Association of Community Cancer Centers and an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
  • University of Hawaii Cancer Center
    Founded in 1981 and an NCI-designated cancer center since 1996, the Center’s mission is to reduce the burden of cancer through research, education, and outreach, with an emphasis on the unique ethnic, cultural, and environmental characteristics of Hawaii and the Pacific.

Tools

  • ClinicalTrials.gov
    This National Library of Medicine site provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research on diseases and conditions taking place in the US and around the world.
  • Find a Cancer Program
    Association of Community Cancer Centers membership directory of more than 700 cancer programs features information on the programs' facilities, research, staffing, support services, and more.
  • Find an Oncologist Database
    Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Finding Treatment Centers
    American Cancer Society databases and directories for hospitals, healthcare facilities, and physician information.
  • NCI-Designated Cancer Centers
    NCI-designated cancer centers are characterized by scientific excellence and the capability to integrate a diversity of research approaches to focus on the problem of cancer. They play a vital role in advancing towards our goal of reducing morbidity and mortality from cancer.
 

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