"Missouri Cancer Patient Financial Assistance"
Selected Cancer Information Resources* CURE – cancer www.curetoday.com 800-210- Quarterly magazine. Free subscription for updates, CURE cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. research and $20 annually for others. Quarterly on-line education newsletter. Web site includes: Toolbox: Resources to use – comprehensive list of resources HEAL – Living www.healtoday.com 800-210- Quarterly magazine. One-year subscription well after cancer 2873 - $14.95. Living Beyond www.lbbc.org A national education and support Breast Cancer organization founded by a radiation (LBBC) oncologist in 1991. Assists women at all stages of diagnosis, treatment and recovery. Free teleconferences available by telephone or over the Internet (also recordings). Quarterly newsletter available through web site. Many publications including free materials for healthcare providers. Sponsored conferences. Survivors’ helpline – 888-753-5222. Women&Cancer www.womenandcancermag.com Quarterly Magazine: “covers prevention, management and wellness relating to cancer, while fostering community and inspiring hope”. $24.95 MAMM www.mamm.com 877-668- Ten issue yearly magazine devoted to 1800 meeting the needs of women diagnosed with breast and reproductive cancer. $39.50 (Look for discount offers.) Coping with www.copingmag.com Bi-monthly magazine, $19.00 Cancer CA Online http://CAonline.AMCancerSoc.org A peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of cancer management, providing oncologists and primary care physicians with up-to-date information on all aspects of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Free to US physicians and health care professionals involved in the management of cancer patients. Print subscriptions are for 3 years or read FREE, full-text articles online. Cancercare http://www.cancercare.org 800-813- CancerCare is a national nonprofit HOPE organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer. 1-800-813-HOPE for patients; on-line support groups; free telephone education workshops, publications; talk to an oncology social worker; financial assistance. Cancer & http://www.cancerandcareers.org An online resource for working women with Careers cancer; includes information for employers, co-workers and caregivers. Founding sponsors: Avon & Roche. National Cancer http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/cancerdatabase 800-4- PDQ (Physician Data Query) is NCI's Institute CANCER comprehensive cancer database. It contains peer-reviewed summaries on cancer treatment, screening, prevention, genetics, and supportive care, and complementary and alternative medicine. Contains treatment summaries for various cancers – including treatment by stage of disease. Patient and health professional versions. Also various fact sheets. Publications. Telephone counseling for patient, family members and health professionals. Steve Dunn’s http://cancerguide.org/ Web site devoted to providing cancer CancerGuide information for patients. Created by a cancer survivor, Steve Dunn. Although he is now deceased (not from cancer), the web site is still available. *This list is by no means complete, but provides a few resources that may be of interest. Nancy Cole, Missouri Cancer Registry, March 2008