Last Updated: May 29, 2014
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.
- 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.
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 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 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.
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.