Description of services provided: The Kidney Cancer Association is a membership organization comprised of patients, family members, and health professionals. The organization provides information about ongoing research into the treatment of the disease and advocates on behalf of patients with the government and insurance companies. Meetings are held in different parts of the country and there is an online chat room.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Address: NCI Public Inquiries Office Bldg. 31, Rm. 10A31 31 Center Drive, MSC 2580 Bethesda, MD 20892-2580
Description of services provided: The National Cancer Institute provides information about kidney and other cancers. The Institute funds research related to cancer, and the site includes information about clinical trials.
Description of services provided: The American Cancer Society provides information and support to patients with kidney cancer and their families through a network of local chapters. The society supports cancer-related research, and takes an active approach to teaching people ways to reduce the risk of developing 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