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Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center

Houston, Texas

BCM has 25 departments and more than 90 research and patient-care centers.
Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center
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Cancer Web Sites

Texas Cancer Links

General Cancer Resources for Patients

American Cancer Society

  • Cancer information for patients, family, friends, and survivors
  • Facts and figures, treatment decision tools, clinical trials, personal stories

Cancer Care

  • Professional support services for anyone affected by cancer
  • Counseling, education, financial assistance, and practical help provided free of charge by trained oncology social workers

Intercultural Cancer Council

  • Policies, programs, partnerships, and research to eliminate the unequal burden of cancer among racial and ethnic minorities
  • Pocket guide entitled Cultural Competence in Cancer Care

Lance Armstrong Foundation

  • Advocacy and support in the fight against cancer
  • Information on what to expect, what questions to ask, and one-on-one support

Mayo Clinic

  • Information on types of cancer, treatments, symptoms, and research
  • Cancer resources, Health information via cell phone, podcasts

MD Anderson Cancer Center

  • Integrated programs in cancer treatment, clinical trials, education programs, and cancer prevention
  • Information on all types of cancer, as well as clinical trials

National Cancer Institute

  • Coordination of research projects conducted by universities, hospitals, research foundations, and businesses throughout the world
  • Information on all types of cancer, as well as clinical trials

National Latino Cancer Research Network

  • Network of community-based organizations, research institutions, government health agencies and the public
  • Cancer awareness activities within the Latino community

Texas Cancer Information

  • Internet portal to cancer-related information, resources, and publications
  • Links organized by cancer topic and cancer type

Site-Specific Cancer Resources for Patients

Colon

Hope Through Grace

  • Advocacy through education to promote wellness and healthy living
  • Assistance for low-income, uninsured, or underinsured individuals for colonoscopies

Breast

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

  • Advocacy to save lives and end breast cancer by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all, and energizing science to find the cure
  • Breast facts, risk factors and detection, screening, diagnosis and treatment, support

Prostate

Prostate Cancer Foundation

  • Risk factors, symptoms, screening, diagnosis and treatment, personal stories
  • Booklets entitled An Introduction to Prostate Cancer, Report to the Nation: A Guide for Men and Their Families, and Nutrition and Cancer

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