Cancer Center

Education Resources

American Cancer Society
Address:

250 Williams Street NW

Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:

1-800-227-2345

Internet Address:

http://www.cancer.org

Description of Services Provided:

The American Cancer Society provides educational information about all types of cancer, and news and research resources for patients, their families, and caregivers. Live chat via Internet is available to get information and support. The site also provides access to clinical trial information and treatment centers. Volunteer, donation, and fundraising information are also available.

American Thyroid Association
Address:

6066 Leesburg Pike

Suite 550

Falls Church, VA 22041

Internet Address:

http://www.thyroid.org

Description of services provided:

The American Thyroid Association has information on its site about many types of thyroid diseases and conditions, including thyroid cancer. Helpful information is available about clinical trials and research conferences, as well as locating a thyroid specialist and finding support groups.

National Cancer Institute
Address:

BG 9609 MSC 9760

9609 Medical Center Drive

Bethesda, MD 20892-9760

Phone:

1-800-422-6237

Internet Address:

http://www.cancer.gov

Description of Services Provided:

This site provides information on all types of cancer, including statistics, information on clinical trials, and research news.

Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association
Address:

PO Box 1545

New York, NY 10159-1545

Phone:

1-877-588-7904

Internet Address:

http://www.thyca.org

Description of services provided:

One of the goals of this association is to educate the public about thyroid cancer. You can find up-to-date information on all stages of the disease, as well as resources for caregivers. Some of the topics you can read about include "Support Services," "About Thyroid Cancer" (which covers facts, diets, and clinical trials), and upcoming events.

Last reviewed September 2016 by Mohei Abouzied, MD, FACP

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