American Society for Radiation Oncology
8280 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Suite 500
Fairfax, VA 22031
Receiving a diagnosis of cancer can be frightening, stressful and confusing. To help you and your family better understand the treatment options, members of ASTRO, the American Society for Radiation Oncology, created this Web site to explain to patients, their families and the public how doctors called radiation oncologists use radiation therapy to treat cancer safely and effectively.
The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health is a world-class gastrointestinal cancer and wellness center. The Monahan Center was founded in March 2004 in memory of attorney Jay Monahan, in large part, through the efforts of his wife, Katie Couric, and the organization she co-founded, the Entertainment Industry Foundation's National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance. The Monahan Center serves as a unique model of coordinated and compassionate care, dedicated to prevention, treatment, research, and public education in gastrointestinal cancers, including colorectal cancer. The Monahan Center provides a comprehensive, educational website as well as ongoing seminars and events for patients and families, the general public, and health professionals.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America's pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that's right for them. The Partnership for Prescription Assistance offers a single point of access for over 475 public and private patient assistance programs.
Cancersymptoms.org is a site maintained by the Oncology Nursing Society. This site offers information about ten cancer treatment-related symptoms. Visitors to the site can access information as well as submit their questions to an oncology nurse.
Provides patients and their families with information on various medical technologies.
American College of Radiology
1891 Preston White Drive
Reston, VA 20191
E-mail (publications): firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides publications and educational material with information about current developments in diagnostic radiation and radiation oncology. ACR also sponsors the free online resource, RadiologyInfo.org. This website contains information on over 115 radiologic tests and therapies. It is prepared and reviewed by several experts in the field of radiology and radiation oncology.
American Society of Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology
8280 Willow Oaks Corporate
Fairfax, VA 22031
ASTRO provides oncology and radiation oncology information to promote better care for patients.
Provides information on treatment choices
The Chemotherapy Foundation
183 Madison Avenue, Suite 403
New York, NY 10016
Provides patient information booklets on clinical research into the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
Provides information on pharmaceutical company programs that help patients obtain the medicines they need.