Gynecologic Cancer Resources
Foundation for Women's Cancer
Their mission is to ensure public awareness of gynecologic cancer prevention,
early diagnosis, and proper treatment, as well as to support research
and training related to gynecologic cancers.
Women's Cancer Network
The WCN is an interactive Web site dedicated to informing women about gynecologic
cancers. Its goal is to assist women who have developed cancer, as well
as their families, to understand more about the disease, learn about treatment
options, and gain access to new or experimental therapies.
National Cervical Cancer Coalition
The National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) is a coalition of women
and family members/caregivers battling cervical cancer issues. Involved
groups include: women's groups, cytotechnologists, pathologists, laboratories,
technology companies, cancer researchers, hospitals, organizations providing
cervical cancer screening programs and other related associations.
National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a component of the National Institutes
of Health, one of eight agencies that compose the Public Health Service
in the Department of Health and Human Services. The NCI, established under
the National Cancer Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal
agency for cancer research and training.
Cancer Support Community
Uniting The Wellness Community and Gilda's Club Worldwide, the Cancer
Support Community is an international non-profit dedicated to providing
support, education and hope to people affected by cancer.
Ovarian Cancer Orange County Alliance
The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance is the foremost advocate for women
with ovarian cancer in the United States. To advance the interests of
women with ovarian cancer, the Alliance advocates at a national level
for increases in research funding for the development of an early detection
test, improved health care practices, and life-saving treatment protocols.
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
Toll-free number: 1-888-682-7426 (1-888-OVARIAN)
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Toll-free number: 1-877-NCCS-YES (1-877-622-7937)