Resources on cancer information and support:
American Cancer Society, 1-800-227-2345, www.cancer.org
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization.
National Institute of Health-Cancer Center, 1-800-422-6237, www.nci.nih.gov
The flagship of federally funded research, this site offers authoritative information about conventional cancer diagnosis and treatment. Information on a wide variety of cancer types, information on how to obtain treatment, news on cancer development, as well as information on clinical trials.
National Breast Cancer Coalition, 1-202-296-7477, www.natlbcc.org
The National Breast Cancer Coalition is the nation’s largest breast cancer advocacy group, with more than 600 member organizations and 70,000 individual members and supporters.
Cancer Research Foundation of America, 1-800-227-GRFA (4732), www.preventcancer.org
The Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation is a national, non-profit health foundation whose mission is the prevention and early detection of cancer through scientific research and education.
IMPATH-The Cancer Information Company, 1-800-447-8881, www.impath.com
IMPATH’s mission is to develop and offer innovative products and services that lead to more accurate diagnoses and more effective treatments for cancer patients.
Angiogenesis Foundation, 1-617-576-5708, www.angio.org
Non-profit foundation devoted to angiogenic research and cancer specific treatment information including up to date clinical trials, and natural medicines.
Cancer Protocol, www.cancerprotocol.com
We will focus on two separate protocols, both employing an anti-angiogenic approach to control cancer while maintaining good quality of life.
National Institute of Health, www.nih.gov
The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability, from the rarest genetic disorder to the common cold.
National Cancer Institute, www.cancer.gov
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.
Annie Appleseed Project, www.annieappleseedproject.org
A clearinghouse for information and useful links includes smart and lively summaries of scientific conferences on alternative and complementary approaches to treating cancer.
Association of Cancer Online Resources, www.acor.org
This site offers information about treatment options, links for online support groups, and lists of clinical trials.
Breast Cancer Action, www.bcaction.org
This site provides free access to the group’s newsletter, as well as a comprehensive series of frequently asked questions about breast cancer. An annual membership of $50 is required for full access to the site.
Cancer Links, www.cancerlinks.com
This site has a comprehensive list on online resources with easy-to-use links. The site also includes a section devoted to alternative, complementary, and integrative medicine.
Cancer Research Portfolio, www.researchportfolio.cancer.gov
This site is maintained by the National Cancer Institute, this site includes lists of research projects divided by type of cancer and type of cancer research (treatment, prevention, early diagnosis).
M.D. Anderson Complementary & Alternative Medicine, www.mdanderon.org/departments/cimer
One of the country’s largest treatment centers, M.D. Anderson has been a pioneer among integrative cancer programs. The site includes a wide range of useful and frequently updated information.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, www.nccam.nih.gov
Part of the National Institute of Health, the NCCAM site includes a useful alphabetical listing of information about treatments and therapies.
Office of Cancer Complementary & Alternative Medicine, www.cancer.gov/occam
Established in 1998, OCCAM coordinates complementary and alternative medicine research at the National Cancer Institute. Site includes best case studies of unconventional treatments.
Savvy Patients, www.savvypatients.com
This site contains useful information about conventional and alternative options, with a focus on patient activism.
International Academy of Clinical Thermology
Dr. Amalu DC, DABCT, DIACT, FIACT, 650-361-8908
Board Certified Clinical Thermologist
Diplomate International Academy of Clinical Thermology
Diplomate American Board of Clinical Thermography
Diplomate American Board of Medical Infrared Imaging