- General Cancer Resources

General Cancer Resources

View extensive cancer resources from trusted organizations like the American Cancer Society, Cancer Support Community, National Cancer Institute, Imerman Angels, and more. Each group covers a broad variety of topics ranging across the cancer continuum.

American Cancer Society

American Cancer Society

For over 100 years, the American Cancer Society has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer. ACS helps people stay well and get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer. American Cancer Society Resources include topics like cancer basics, causes of cancer, cancer terms, informative books and videos, tips on finding and paying for treatment, side effects, survivorship, caregiving, insurance, clinical trial matching, research updates, and more.


Cancer Support Community

Cancer Support Community (CSC) is dedicated to ensuring that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. CSC achieves its mission through three areas: direct service delivery, research and advocacy. Cancer Support Community Resources include support for those who are newly diagnosed, in treatment, and beyond treatment. They address support needs, clinical trials, free education tools, communication tips, and more.


National Cancer Institute

National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training. NCI is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is one of 11 agencies that comprise the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NCI provides in depth information about causes and prevention, screening, staging, treatment, coping, advanced cancer, managing cancer care, and more. Cancer Foundation connects cancer patients and caregivers to their community of family and friends for social, emotional, and practical support. We provide unique communication and stress reducing tools that allow patients and caregivers to share their journey and focus on caregiving. Get started by setting up you free, personalized website today.



BAG IT: Information for Newly Diagnosed

BAG IT reaches out to cancer patients, of any gender, age, or cancer type, at a critical time – right after their diagnosis. The information is designed to help them cope with their diagnosis, move more competently through the treatment process, empower them to become an active member of the treatment team, and transition to follow up care. BAG IT provides information to people with any cancer and their families to help them cope with their diagnosis and treatment.


Imerman Angels


Imerman Angels

Imerman Angels (IA) provides personalized connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers. Through a unique matching process, IA partners anyone seeking cancer support with a “Mentor Angel” who is a cancer survivor or caregiver who is of similar age, gender, and cancer type. This is a free service for anyone touched by any type of cancer, at any cancer stage level, at any age, living anywhere in the world.



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