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Resource Guide for Cervical Cancer

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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American Cancer Society

Address:
1599 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329-4251

Phone:
1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)

Internet address:
http://www.cancer.org

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

Phone:
1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)

Internet address:
http://www.nci.nih.gov

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

Phone:
1-800-685-5531

Internet address:
http://www.nccc-online.org

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.”



Last reviewed February 2003 by Jondavid Pollock, MD, PhD

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 medical condition.

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