Hospice Education Institute
An independent, not-for-profit organization, serving members of the public and health care professionals with information and education about the facets of caring for the dying and the bereaved.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
A national nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals. The organization is committed to improving end-of-life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of enhancing quality of life for people dying and their loved ones.
A website that provides drug and disease information. Provides a Manufacturer Information page to link to pharmaceutical company pages.
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
A directory of patient-assistance programs offered by pharmaceutical companies.
From the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine. Many authoritative links on treatments, coping, nutrition, and the organizations and more.
An on-line organization that provides information on patient-assistance programs designed to help with the cost of medicine and health care.
National Council on the Aging — BenefitsCheckUp
The National Council on the Aging developed BenefitsCheckUp — a comprehensive Web-based service to screen for benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources. Benefits include health care, energy/utility assistance, tax relief, prescription drug benefits, food, housing, transportation, and more.
Helps cancer patients, families, health care professional and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Has comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and news about research advances.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
A non-profit alliance of the world’s leading cancer centers. The primary goal of all NCCN initiatives is to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of oncology practice. To order patient guidelines call 888-909-NCCN (6226).
Cancer Hope Network
Provides individual support to cancer patients and their families by matching them with trained volunteers who have undergone and recovered from a similar cancer experience.