OncoLink: A University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Resource
Sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center and is capable of advanced searches, provides the latest cancer news, clinical trials, information on links regarding financial issues for patients, chemotherapy information, specific cancer diseases information, pain management and more.
American Cancer Society
General information about cancer, prevention/detection and nutrition. Excellent links to cancer resources.
NCI's CancerNet Cancer Information
Sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. Excellent site for general cancer information (treatment, screening, prevention, genetics). Provides glossary of relevant cancer terms, PDQ patient treatment documents and a link to other cancer sites. Also provides translation for Spanish-speaking participants.
NCCS (National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship)
The National Coalition is the oldest survivor-led cancer advocacy organization in the country and a highly respected authentic voice at the federal level, advocating for quality cancer care for all Americans and empowering cancer survivors.
People Living With Cancer
A patient information Web site supported by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the world's leading organization representing medical professionals who care for people with cancer.
Local Cancer Treatment Programs
Northshore University Health System
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Rush North Shore Medical Center
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
Condell Breast Center
Lake Forest Hospital Breast Center
Rush University Medical Center
University of Chicago Hospitals
University of Illinois Medical Center
Other Cancer Support Organizations
Cancer Health Alliance of Metropolitan Chicago
The Centers of the Cancer Health Alliance work with health care providers to design and offer services that complement medical treatment. Through increased information, skill building and the benefits of the support of a caring community, participants in our programs improve their health and lives.
Cancer Support Center
Provides support, teleconferences and educational programs for anyone affected by cancer in the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut area.
Gilda's Club Worldwide
A free cancer support community for men, women and children with any type or stage of cancer, and their families and friends, in 21 locations across the U.S. and Canada providing groups, lectures, workshops, social events, and children's activities so no one has to face cancer alone.
Living in the Future (LIFE) Survivorship Program
NorthShore University HealthSystem's Living in the Future (LIFE) Cancer Survivorship Program provides continued care for post treatment cancer survivors. The program assist survivors in the transition from the oncology specialty care environment back to their communities, families and primary care settings.
Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter
Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter is a nonprofit, community-based healthcare organization that provides home-based care, hospice services, grief support, symptom management and assistance with care planning. With a central office in Glenview, Illinois, four regional offices in the Chicago area, a dedicated inpatient unit for hospice patients when medically necessary, and programs for various age groups, we serve approximately 1,500 individuals each day. Palliative care is the framework for all of the services we provide for those who face serious or complex illnesses, chronic or age-related health conditions, or the end of life. We focus on enhancing quality of life for the patient and his or her family, no matter the diagnosis or prognosis.
Cancer Support Community
An international nonprofit organization dedicated to providing emotional support, education, and hope for people affected by cancer.