Description of services provided: The American Cancer Society has created a robust website with detailed information for patients, families, and professionals. The information is provided in both English and Spanish. They provide numerous ways to get involved in your community and message boards where you can share your feelings, ideas, or questions about cervical cancer.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Address: NCI Public Inquiries Office Bldg.31, Room 10A31 31 Center Drive, MSC 2580 Bethesda, MD 20892-2580
Description of services provided: The National Cancer Institute’s web site provides comprehensive information, and in an easy-to-understand format. In addition, because the NCI is the government’s principal agency for cancer research and training, you can find a lot of information about clinical trails, research programs, and research funding.
National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC)
Address: 16501 Sherman Way, Suite 110 Van Nuys, CA 91406
Description of services provided: This site provides plenty of information but its main focus is providing support to women facing cervical cancer and their families. The NCCC states on its website, “The NCCC places a very special and personal focus on providing outreach support to women and family members going through the battle against cancer.”
Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care
provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a
substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER
IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the
advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to
starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a