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Resource Guide for Pancreatic Cancer

  • Address:

    250 Williams Street NW

    Atlanta, GA 30303

  • Phone:

    1-800-227-2345

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.cancer.org

  • Description of Services Provided:

    The American Cancer Society provides educational information about all types of cancer, and news and research resources for patients, their families, and caregivers. Live chat via Internet is available to get information and support. The site also provides access to clinical trial information and treatment centers. Volunteer, donation, and fundraising information are also available.

  • Address:

    2318 Mill Road

    Suite 800

    Alexandria, VA 22314

  • Phone:

    1-571-483-1300

  • Internet address:

    http://www.asco.org

  • Description of services provided:

    With the goals to improve care and prevent cancer, this nonprofit, professional organization has about 25,000 members. Features of the site available to the public include "Find an Oncologist", up-to-date news, a bookstore, and information on 12 cancer topics.

  • Address:

    BG 9609 MSC 9760

    9609 Medical Center Drive

    Bethesda, MD 20892-9760

  • Phone:

    1-800-422-6237

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.cancer.gov

  • Description of Services Provided:

    This site provides information on all types of cancer, including statistics, information on clinical trials, and research news.

  • Address:

    1731 King Street

    Alexandria, VA 22314

  • Phone:

    1-800-837-1500

  • Internet address:

    http://www.nhpco.org

  • Description of services provided:

    NHPCO is an organization dedicated to end-of-life care and easing symptoms of terminal illnesses. Here you can find information and links to such topics as caregiving, pain, grief, workplace issues, among others. The website also provides a telephone helpline and guides to selecting a hospice, dealing with Medicare, and learning about end-of-life issues.

  • Address:

    1500 Rosecrans Avenue

    Suite 200

    Manhattan Beach, CA 90245

  • Phone:

    877-272-6226

  • Internet address:

    http://www.pancan.org

  • Description of services provided:

    The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is dedicated to finding a cure for pancreatic cancer. The site provides links to every aspect of pancreatic cancer: risks, diagnosis, prognosis, treatments, and research. Also highlighted is practical information to help pancreatic cancer patients improve their diet, gain weight, control pain, create a strategy for job-related and insurance-related issues, and learn about end-of-life planning.