CancerEducation.com seeks to partner with leading charitable organizations, medical centers, industry leaders and resource and news partners to provide its Members with the most comprehensive and updated information about their disease. The following is a list of our current partners. If you have cancer related information and programs that you would like to make available over the Internet, contact us to obtain more information about our products and services.
Adelphi New York Statewide Breast Cancer HOTLINE and Support Program
The Adelphi New York Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline Support Program (“Adelphi”) is a non-profit organization with a goal to educate, support, empower and advocate for breast cancer patients, professionals and the community. Adelphi is the only New York statewide toll-free breast cancer hotline, answering more than 3,000 calls per year and staffed with over 75 specially trained professionals and supervised volunteers, most of whom are breast cancer survivors. The staff and volunteers at Adelphi provide a Breast Cancer Forum series, programs on early detection techniques, speakers at no charge to professional and community groups, a quarterly newsletter, support group training videos and customized on-site or off-site services for business, industry and community groups. Contact Adelphi at 800-877-8077 (from within New York state) or 516-877-4444 (outside New York state).
Cancer Care, Inc.
Cancer Care, Inc. is a non-profit organization
providing professional counseling, education, financial assistance, and
help with practical problems to people with cancer and their families. The
staff at Cancer Care, which includes more than 45 professional oncology
social workers, has extensive information about cancer, diagnosis and
treatment right at their fingertips, and can teach you what questions to
ask, what answers to listen for, and where to turn for more help,
including where to find community resources -- such as home care, child
care, transportation to and from treatment, pain management, or
entitlements you may not know about. Cancer Care's services, including
their educational seminars, are free and are available in Cancer Care's 11
offices, through the Cancer Care Counseling Line (1-800-813-HOPE), and via
International Myeloma Foundation
International Myeloma Foundation is a private
non-profit organization dedicated to dedicated to improving the quality of
life for multiple myeloma patients. The IMF research grant program, led by
the world's foremost myeloma experts, is committed to finding better
treatment approaches and to preventing and curing myeloma. To promote
education regarding myeloma treatment and management, the IMF holds
educational seminars for patients and their families, and conducts
clinical and scientific conferences for physicians. For more information
on the IMF and its broad spectrum of services aimed at helping patients,
their families, their physicians and other concerned individuals, please
visit their website.
Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown University Medical Center
Center at Georgetown University Medical Center is a National Cancer
Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The NCI-designated
comprehensive cancer centers were established to be national leaders in
cancer treatment, research, and education. To gain a "comprehensive"
designation, the highest ranking given by the NCI, a center must meet
strict criteria. There are only 26 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer
centers in the United States and the Lombardi Cancer Center is the only
one in the Washington area.
WAR (Women At Risk) is Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center's high risk breast cancer program which was founded in 1991 by a grass-roots partnership of physicians and patient/volunteers who recognized that high-risk women would stand to benefit most from interventions aimed at early diagnosis.. The program sponsors research, education and support services for women at high risk for the development of breast cancer, as well as those women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer or ovarian cancer and are undergoing treatment. Patients who are eligible for participation in WAR include women who have a family history of breast cancer, a history of breast cysts which have required aspiration, or a history of lobular neoplasia or atypical ductal hyperplasia. For more information on the Women At Risk program and the services they provide, please call (212) 305-9525
The Brain Tumor Society Committed to finding a cure for brain tumors through education, research and support, the Brain Tumor Society's mission includes helping to educate the medical community and patients and families about brain tumors, raising public awareness and facilitating early diagnosis and treatment. Additionally, The Brain Tumor Society provides access to psychosocial support resources to help patients and families better deal with the catastrophic problem of a brain tumor. The Brain Tumor Society aggressively raises and grants funds to stimulate and support carefully selected basic scientific research projects.
The Kidney Cancer Association The Kidney Cancer Association is a non-profit membership organization comprised of patients, family members, physicians, researchers, and other health professionals. Founded in 1990 by a small group of patients and doctors, the Kidney Cancer Association provides information to patients and physicians, sponsors research, and acts as an advocate on behalf of the nation's kidney cancer patients
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The Society's mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Since its founding in 1949, the Society has provided more than $320 million for research specifically targeting blood-related cancers.
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF)
is a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the search for a cure for multiple myeloma. The MMRF raises awareness of the disease, funds promising research and educates patients and family members through its newsletter, Website and symposia. Visit their website at www.multiplemyeloma.org or at (203) 972-1250.
Medical Economics Company
Medical Economics Company provides
high-quality healthcare information publishing and communications products
and services, including magazines, directories, references, newsletters,
databases, and new media. Medical Economics' extensive portfolio of
healthcare information publishing and communications products and services
are used by professionals, institutions, and others who use, deliver,
administer, market, develop, or evaluate healthcare products and services.
Its customers span the healthcare spectrum, including physicians, nurses,
pharmacists, pharmaceutical manufacturers, hospitals, laboratory
personnel, and managed care organizations.
Merriam-Webster is America's foremost publisher of
language-related reference works. In 1831, brothers George and Charles
Merriam opened a printing and bookselling operation in Springfield,
Massachusetts which they named G. & C. Merriam Co. The company, which
was renamed Merriam-Webster, Incorporated, in 1982, has been in continuous
operation since that time.
Distribution and Commerce Partners:
Oncology Therapeutics Network
Oncology Therapeutics Network is a healthcare services and distribution firm focused on the
needs of office based oncology practices. Through the development of innovative programs,
products and services to help oncology practices achieve bottom line savings, OTN provides
tools to help oncology practices prosper in a changing healthcare environment. In addition
to their competitive pricing on more than 700 oncology drugs and supplies (on their website)
and reliable on-time delivery, OTN offers choice of payment terms, customized fax order forms,
extended ordering hours, reimbursement support, non-biased clinical information and legislative
updates as essential services. The OTN Lynx"! system is an integrated point-of-care drug
dispensing and tracking system that manages inventory, enhances revenue, and provides powerful
information management tools.
Today, Amazon.com is the place to find and discover any book you may want to buy online. 10 million people in more than 160 countries have made Amazon.com the leading
online shopping site. In addition to books, Amazon.com offers free electronic greeting cards, online auctions, and millions of CDs, videos, DVDs, toys and games, and electronics.
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