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  • Resource Guide for Cervical Cancer

    RESOURCES

    Phone:1-866-228-4327

    Internet address: http://www.cancer.org

    Description of services provided:The American Cancer Society has created a robust web site with detailed information for patients, families, and professionals. The information is provided in both English and Spanish. They provide numerous ways to get involved in your community and message boards where you can share your feelings, ideas, or questions about cervical cancer.

    RESOURCES

    Address:409 12th Street, SWPO Box 96920Washington, DC 20090-6920

    Phone:1-202-638-5577

    Internet Address http://www.acog.org/

    RESOURCES

    Address:NCI Public Inquiries Office6116 Executive Blvd., Room 3036ABethesda, MD 20892-2580

    Phone:1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)

    Internet address: http://www.cancer.gov/

    Description of services provided:The National Cancer Institute’s web site provides comprehensive information and in an easy-to-understand format. In addition, because the NCI is the government’s principal agency for cancer research and training, you can find a lot of information about clinical trails, research programs, and research funding.

    RESOURCES

    Address:7247 Hayvenhurst Ave., Suite A-7Van Nuys, CA 91406

    Phone:1-800-685-5531 (for patients and families)1-818-909-3849 (office)

    Internet address: http://www.nccc-online.org

    Description of services provided:This site provides plenty of information, but its main focus is providing support to women facing cervical cancer and their families. The organization states on its website, “The NCCC places a very special and personal focus on providing outreach support to women and family members going through the battle against cancer.”

    Revision Information

    • Reviewer: Brian Randall
    • Review Date: 09/2012
    • Update Date: 00/91/2012
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