Links and Resources

 

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer.

American Society of Clinical Oncology

American Society of Clinical Oncology provides information about navigating all aspects of cancer care. 

CancerCare.org

Cancer Care provides telephone, online and face-to-face counseling, support groups, education, publications and financial and co-payment assistance. Professional oncology social workers offer personalized care, and all of our services are free of charge.

Cancer Information Network

Cancer Network offers oncology and hematology news, conference coverage, and review articles from the journal ONCOLOGY on cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment.

Cancer Navigators

Through education, counseling and access to valuable resources, Cancer Navigators is available to help ease some of the difficult emotions you may experience and help you keep a sense of control over your diagnosis and treatment.

GeorgiaCORE

GeorgiaCORE is focused on accelerating the exchange of new knowledge and best practices among healthcare professionals, expanding access to cutting-edge therapies in Georgia, promoting cancer awareness, prevention and screening in communities throughout Georgia, and supporting patients, caregivers and survivors in their cancer care journey.

LiveStrong

Livestrong provides survivorship tools and information; knowledge, support, and hope. 

Medline National Library of Medicine’s Search Service

PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

National Breast Cancer Coalition

The National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) is a grassroots advocacy organization that seeks to improve public policies surrounding breast cancer research, diagnosis and treatment. Coalition members include breast cancer support, information and service groups, as well as women’s health and provider organizations.

National Cancer Institute

The NCI coordinates the U.S. National Cancer Program and conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other activities related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer; the supportive care of cancer patients and their families; and cancer survivorship.

Northwest Georgia Regional Cancer Coalition

Northwest Georgia Regional Cancer Coalition leads the fight against cancer in Northwest Georgia by coordinating cancer prevention and early detection/screening for the public; educating healthcare professionals on current screening practices and pertinent cancer topics surrounding specific cancers, palliation, hospice care, tobacco counseling techniques, and the availability of patient resources; encouraging participation in clinical cancer trials, cancer and lifestyle studies, tobacco cessation and prevention activities, healthy lifestyles and fitness. 

Radiology Info

RadiologyInfo.org tells you how various x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, radiation therapy and other procedures are performed. It also addresses what you may experience and how to prepare for the exams. The website contains over 100 radiologic procedures and is updated frequently with new information. All material on the RadiologyInfo.org website is reviewed and approved by experts in the field of radiology from the American College of Radiology and Radiologic Society of North America, as well as other professional radiology organizations.

​Summit Quest

Summit Quest provides strength through outdoor adventures and activities that promote the confidence needed when having a loved one face cancer, hope through sharing stories of encouragement from the cancer community, and service through innovative programs designed to offer support and education to children with loved ones facing cancer.

​Sustainable Wellness 

Whether you’re looking for improved physical health, better ways to manage stress, or just a greater sense of inner peace and wellness, Sustainable Wellness offers a simple but powerfully effective plan for transformation. 

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization

ABCD (or After Breast Cancer Diagnosis) provides free, personalized information and one-to-one support to people affected by breast cancer – patients, families and friends. While science searches for a cure, ABCD complements the work of healthcare providers by serving as a reliable, accessible and highly personalized breast cancer support resource for patients and their loved ones.