Major Cancer & Non-Cancer based Organization Sites

The following sections contain links to websites deemed authoritative and credible on cancer and related topics:

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Australia

The Cancer Council - WA

Cancer Council Western Australia is the leading cancer charity in WA and has a proud history of advocacy and action on cancer issues.

The Cancer Council - Australia

Cancer Council Australia is Australia's peak national non-government cancer control organisation, where control refers to reducing the impact of cancer, by reducing cancer risk and incidence; improving early detection and treatment; and improving care and support for people affected by cancer.

Cancer Support Association of WA

Welcome to the Cancer Support Association of Western Australia Inc's (CSA) unique cancer information website, designed to give you access to all the online cancer support services you require including both complementary and mainstream cancer information, treatment decision tools and cancer profilers, Wellness publications, articles, online library, resources guide, Gateway to other cancer sites, free online live counselling, cancer chatroom, interactive cancer profilers and treatment decision tools, online wellness shop, and much more!

Cancer Support Foundation - Links

The Cancer Support Foundations' list of links to other cancer support organisations in Australia.

CanTeen.org.au - Welcome!

CanTeen - The Australian Organisation for Young People Living with Cancer, is the national support organisation for young people (aged 12-24) living with cancer. The touchstone of CanTeen is the belief that young people, through meeting and talking with one another, are better able to cope with the uncertainties of a cancer diagnosis.

Carers Australia (National)

Carers Australia and the network of carers associations in each state and territory's purpose is to improve the lives of carers. Together we provide important services like counselling, advice, advocacy, education and training. We also promote the recognition of carers to governments, businesses and the wider public.

Carers Australia (WA) - Your Carers Association

This section of the site provides information on the Carers Australia Associations.

Cure Cancer Australia

Cure Cancer Australia supports young post-doctoral researchers with an innovative approach to solving the complexitites in cancer research. We aim to be Australia's leading independent Foundation for cancer research.

Cure For Life Foundation

The Cure For Life Foundation (CFLF or Foundation) has been established for the advancement of the research and treatment of brain tumours within Australia.

GAIN Home

GAIN Inc is a non-government, not-for-profit organisation, driving awareness of, and education about, gynaecological health matters. GAIN aims to assist women to find the information they need to make the right health choices, and to provide support; encourage healthcare professionals to be more sensitive and responsive, to the needs of women with gynaecological conditions; provide community education to promote awareness of gynaecological health, and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of all resources available.

Leukaemia Foundation - Vision to cure. Mission to care.

The Leukaemia Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the care and cure of patients and families living with leukaemias, lymphomas, myeloma and related blood disorders.

Lifeforce International - Ross Taylor

Lifeforce International was founded by Mr. Ross Taylor, author and also the past president of Australia's largest cancer support and self-help group, the Cancer Support Association of Western Australia Inc.

Look Good...Feel Better

Look Good...Feel Better is a free community service program dedicated to helping women undergoing treatment for cancer. The purpose of the program is to help them manage the appearance related side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, thereby helping to restore their appearance and self image.

Lung Foundation

The role of The Australian Lung Foundation is to promote lung health; elevate public awareness of the symptoms of lung disease; promote early diagnosis; provide support for all those affected by lung disease; advocate for further research and screening into lung disease; and sponsor medical and scientific research into lung disease.

MELANOMAWA - Choose to Live

This site has been created to give the people of West Australia the information and knowledge to detect melanoma. It is also our intention to provide melanoma patients and their families with information and the melanomaWA Support Group to enable them to take control of their melanoma journey and CHOOSE TO LIVE.

National Breast Cancer Foundation

The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) is the leading community-funded organisation in Australia raising money for research into the prevention, detection and treatment of breast cancer.

Palliative Care WA

This is the website of Palliative Care WA Inc, the non-government, not-for-profit peak body for palliative and end of life care in Western Australia. The website is designed to provide detailed, accurate and easy to use information about palliative care and end of life care in Western Australia for the public, for healthcare providers, for policy makers and the media.

Psycho-Oncology Co-operative Research Group

The Psycho-Oncology Co-operative Research Group (PoCoG) was established in 2005, in response to a recognised need to develop the capacity and co-ordinated collaboration to conduct large-scale, multi-centre psycho-oncology and supportive care research.

SOLACE Association Inc.

SOLACE Association is an Australian organisation aiming to provide grief support for those grieving over the death of their partner.

The Gawler Foundation

Based on the healing experience of Dr Ian Gawler (one of Australia's best known cancer survivors), and the experiences and feedback of thousands of patients and their families, our support programs offer a combination of self help techniques and holistic approaches to healing. Our philosophy is that regaining balance in one's life leads to healing. On this website you may like to browse through our specialist Resource Centre where we have a large and diverse collection of books, CDs and other items aimed to help you.

The Jean Hailes Foundation for Women`s Health

The Jean Hailes Foundation for Women's Health provides a unique response to the needs of women through excellence in research, community and professional education and clinical care. We translate the latest research findings into practical health and lifestyle approaches for women and their health professionals.

Welcome to Silver Chain - SilverChain

Silver Chain offers a diverse range of services across metropolitan, country and remote areas of Western Australia. We assist people to maintain or regain their independence, care for people at home or simply enhance their life. Our mission 'to assist people in need to live in their community' is the foundation of all that we do.

Cancer Support and Service Providers Directory

Hello, and welcome to Cancer Support and Service Providers.com, World Wide Business Directory of Cancer Related Websites. The Cancer Support and Service Providers Directory has been specifically designed to assist families dealing with cancer, by providing access to a wealth of reliable cancer related websites in one convenient location.

INTERNATIONAL

CAM-Cancer

"CAM-Cancer" is an international project entitled "Concerted Action for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Assessment in the Cancer Field".

Health On the Net Foundation

The Health On the Net Foundation (HON) promotes and guides the deployment of useful and reliable online health information, and its appropriate and efficient use. Created in 1995, HON is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, accredited to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

Cancer Research UK CancerHelp UK

CancerHelp UK is the patient information website of Cancer Research UK. We provide a free information service about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families. We believe that information about cancer should be freely available to all and written in a way that people can easily understand.

Cancer Research UK the UK's leading cancer charity

Welcome to Cancer Research UK, the UK's leading charity dedicated to cancer research. Our websites have a wealth of information about cancer, our research, how to donate and more ways to support us.

Caring4Cancer - Comprehensive Information and Resources

Caring4Cancer's mission is to provide a complete source of knowledge and support for people with cancer, empowering them with the expertise, strength and hope they need to live their lives to the fullest. Caring4Cancer combines a virtual encyclopedia of cancer information with a collection of powerful tools that help patients take an active role in managing their disease. Our world-renowned Oncology Advisory Board reviews our content for accuracy and timeliness.

CLAN Cancer Support - Home

CLAN is an independent charity for anyone affected by any type of cancer at any time from diagnosis onwards. Whether affected personally, as a carer, family member or close friend, our services are available to you.

Community Cancer Chat - Cancer Research - UK Forum

Cancer Chat is a discussion forum run by Cancer Research UK. This is your space to talk to others affected by cancer, share experiences and find information.

Complementary and Integrative Medicine and Its Use in Cancer Care - M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

The M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Complementary/Integrative Medicine Education Resources (CIMER) website is dedicated to providing educational resources to health care professionals and patients regarding the current understanding of complementary medicine and, where appropriate, to assist in the integration of these medicines and therapies with conventional treatments.

Lance Armstrong Foundation Home

At the Lance Armstrong Foundation, we believe that unity is strength, knowledge is power and attitude is everything. We provide the practical information and tools people with cancer need to live life on their own terms. We take aim at the gaps between what is known and what is done to prevent suffering and death due to cancer.

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support provides practical, medical, emotional and financial support, while pushing for better cancer care. People who live with cancer are experts by experience, and together we use this knowledge to make a positive difference to the lives of people affected by cancer. This could be anything from getting a coffee machine installed in a waiting room, to bringing about changes in the law. We are also a source of support, helping with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need.

Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres

A Maggie's Centre is a place to turn to for help with any of the problems, small or large, associated with cancer. Under one roof you can access help with information, benefits advice, psychological support both individually and in groups, courses and stress reducing strategies. You don't have to make an appointment, or be referred and everything we offer is free of charge.

Penny Brohn Cancer Care - Home Page

Welcome to Penny Brohn Cancer Care. We offer specialist support including complementary therapies, nutritional advice & counselling for people living with cancer & their loved ones. We are the pioneers in complementary cancer care, using the Bristol Approach.

Prevent Cancer Foundation

The mission of the Prevent Cancer Foundation (formerly the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation) is the prevention and early detection of cancer through research, education and community outreach to all populations, including children and the underserved. The Foundation focuses its energies and resources on the cancers that can be prevented through lifestyle changes or detection and treatment in their early stages.

Sloan-Kettering - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future.

International Union Against Cancer

The International Union Against Cancer (UICC) is the leading international non-governmental organisation dedicated exclusively to the global control of cancer. The UICC aims to establish a dynamic global community of connected cancer control organisations, professionals and volunteers working together to eliminate cancer as a major life-threatening disease for future generations.

UICC - World Cancer Campaign

This is a five-year programme, launched on World Cancer Day 2007. It aims to raise awareness about the ways we can prevent cancer through the choices we make. The theme of "Today's children, tomorrow's world" focuses on kids. The World Cancer Campaign calls on all those with a say in how children live their lives and for parents, teachers, health workers and decision-makers to help children make healthy choices that can mean a cancer-free future.

Bristol Natural Health Service - U.K.

Bristol Natural Health Service offers a wide range of therapies and help in selecting the natural therapy which may best suit you, whether you are in pain with an acute or chronic condition, want to feel better in yourself or simply feel you deserve a treat.

Aftercare Research Counselling

Founded in 1994, ARC is a registered charity in Ireland offering professional support to people affected by cancer and those who care for them. The support is holistic and complements primary medical treatment with education and psychological care.