Cancer

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Cancer

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Following organizations serve the condition "Cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Cancer Information & Support Network

Our mission is to provide information and support to all cancer patients and to bridge the gap between all stakeholders. We provide trainings and educational tools to patients, advocates and those that serve them.

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2013

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Center for Jewish Genetics

The Center is dedicated to gathering and disseminating knowledge about Jewish genetic disorders and hereditary cancers. Its mission is to educate and serve health care professionals, clergy and the Jewish community.

Last Updated: 26 Dec 2012

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Free to Breathe

Free to Breathe is a partnership of lung cancer survivors, advocates, researchers, healthcare professionals and industry leaders united in the belief that every person with lung cancer deserves a cure. Free to Breathe is dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2014

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Hope for Two...The Pregnant with Cancer Network

Hope for Two...The Pregnant with Cancer Network is an organization dedicated to providing women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant with information, support and hope. We connect women who are pregnant with cancer with other women who have been pregnant with the same type of cancer.

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2015

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Kommah Seray Inflammatory Breast Cancer Foundation

To raise awareness of Inflammatory Breast Cancer and meet the immediate needs of active cancer patients by providing assistance and support. Additionally, the foundation will work toward educating medical professionals and the community at large on how to detect Inflammatory Breast Cancer.

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2013

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National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

NCCS' mission is to advocate for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer. The organization advocates for changes in how the nation researches, regulates, finances and delivers quality cancer care. NCCS works to advance federal, state and private policy solutions to encourage health care provider acceptance and practice of care planning and care coordination among the benefits they finance. NCCS works to advocate and advance a program for the development of practice guidelines and advice related to patient- physician communication and care planning.

Last Updated: 21 Dec 2012

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Stupid Cancer

Founded by and for young adult survivors, the I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation (i[2]y), is the nation's leading grassroots advocate for the next generation of cancer survivors and their caregivers in their late teens, 20s and 30s. A TIME Magazine Best 50 Website, we have helped bring the cause of 'young adult cancer' to the national spotlight and rallied a brand new generation of activists to give voice to our forgotten population. Our mission is to empower young adults affected by cancer.

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2012

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Vital Options International

"To Facilitate a Global Cancer Dialogue." Dedicated to creating educational content between patients and oncology professionals.

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

http://www.4thangel.org

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

http://www.CancerHopeNetwork.org

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Cancer Information & Support Network

Our mission is to provide information and support to all cancer patients and to bridge the gap between all stakeholders. We provide trainings and educational tools to patients, advocates and those that serve them.

http://cisncancer.org/

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2013

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Center for Jewish Genetics

The Center is dedicated to gathering and disseminating knowledge about Jewish genetic disorders and hereditary cancers. Its mission is to educate and serve health care professionals, clergy and the Jewish community.

http://www.jewishgenetics.org

Last Updated: 26 Dec 2012

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Free to Breathe

Free to Breathe is a partnership of lung cancer survivors, advocates, researchers, healthcare professionals and industry leaders united in the belief that every person with lung cancer deserves a cure. Free to Breathe is dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.

http://www.freetobreathe.org

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2014

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Hope for Two...The Pregnant with Cancer Network

Hope for Two...The Pregnant with Cancer Network is an organization dedicated to providing women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant with information, support and hope. We connect women who are pregnant with cancer with other women who have been pregnant with the same type of cancer.

http://www.hopefortwo.org

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2015

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Kommah Seray Inflammatory Breast Cancer Foundation

To raise awareness of Inflammatory Breast Cancer and meet the immediate needs of active cancer patients by providing assistance and support. Additionally, the foundation will work toward educating medical professionals and the community at large on how to detect Inflammatory Breast Cancer.

http://www.ksibcf.org

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2013

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National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

NCCS' mission is to advocate for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer. The organization advocates for changes in how the nation researches, regulates, finances and delivers quality cancer care. NCCS works to advance federal, state and private policy solutions to encourage health care provider acceptance and practice of care planning and care coordination among the benefits they finance. NCCS works to advocate and advance a program for the development of practice guidelines and advice related to patient- physician communication and care planning.

http://www.canceradvocacy.org/

Last Updated: 21 Dec 2012

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Stupid Cancer

Founded by and for young adult survivors, the I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation (i[2]y), is the nation's leading grassroots advocate for the next generation of cancer survivors and their caregivers in their late teens, 20s and 30s. A TIME Magazine Best 50 Website, we have helped bring the cause of 'young adult cancer' to the national spotlight and rallied a brand new generation of activists to give voice to our forgotten population. Our mission is to empower young adults affected by cancer.

http://stupidcancer.org

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2012

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Vital Options International

"To Facilitate a Global Cancer Dialogue." Dedicated to creating educational content between patients and oncology professionals.

http://www.vitaloptions.org

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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General Resources

The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative

To advance towards the cure of cancer through research and education and to improve the quality of life and support for people affected by cancer.

Updated 7 Dec 2012

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Cancer? You can talk to someone who's been there

Tri-fold brochure explaining Cancer Hope Network's one-on-one patient matching program.

Uploaded By: Cancer Hope Network

Updated 7 Jan 2013

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Talking About Clinical Trials

Tri-fold brochure explaining Cancer Hope Network's T.A.C.T. Program which matches up cancer patients considering participating in a clinical trial with a survivor who has been in a clinical trial.

Uploaded By: Cancer Hope Network

Updated 7 Jan 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Cancer" returned 160546 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Predictive factors to diagnosis undifferentiated early gastric cancer after endoscopic submucosal dissection.
 

Author(s): Dae G Ryu, Cheol W Choi, Dae H Kang, Hyung W Kim, Su B Park, Su J Kim, Hyeong S Nam

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Sep;96(36):e8044.

 

It is difficult to predict precisely whether the lesion corresponds to endoscopic resection indication. Furthermore, discrepancy may occur between endoscopic forceps biopsy (EFB) and finally resected specimen, which may be diagnosed as undifferentiated cancer and additional surgery ...

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2017

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Comparison of laparoscopic-assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy and abdominal radical hysterectomy in patients with early stage cervical cancer: A retrospective study.
 

Author(s): Sichen Zhang, Linlin Ma, Qing Wei Meng, Dan Zhou, Tuerhongayi Moyiding

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Sep;96(36):e8005.

 

The aim of this study was to compare the safety and survival outcomes of early stage cervical cancer patients treated by laparoscopically assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy (LARVH) versus abdominal radical hysterectomy (ARH).

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2017

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The prognostic value and potential drug target of phosphatase and tensin homolog in breast cancer patients: A meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Feng Xu, Chao Zhang, Jianxiu Cui, Jun Liu, Jie Li, Hongchuan Jiang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Sep;96(36):e8000.

 

The prognostic significance of phosphatase and tensin homolog (PTEN) in patients with breast cancer (BC) remains controversial. The aims of our meta-analysis are to evaluate its association with clinicopathological characteristics and prognostic value in patients with breast cancer.

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2017

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Cancer" returned 24344 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Diabetes mellitus carries a risk of esophageal cancer: A meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Bo Xu, Xiufang Zhou, Xiaohong Li, Chaoyang Liu, Caizhe Yang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Sep;96(35):e7944.

 

Many studies have showed that diabetes mellitus (DM) might be a risk factor for certain types of cancers. However, there are still inconsistent results on the effects of DM on the risk of esophageal cancer (EC). The objective of this study is to investigate the association and to ...

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2017

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[Changing Epidemic of Lung Cancer & Tobacco and Situation of Tobacco Control 
in China].
 

Author(s): Xiaonong Zou, Manman Jia, Xin Wang, Xiuyi Zhi

Journal: Zhongguo Fei Ai Za Zhi. 2017 Aug;20(8):505-510.

 

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death and morbidity in China. Smoking and exposure to secondhand smoking closely related to lung cancer. Recently, series policies of tobacco control and lung cancer prevention was carried out. However, burden of lung cancer is still serious, ...

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2017

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C-reactive protein and risk of ovarian cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Jing Li, Xuedan Jiao, Zhongfu Yuan, Haifeng Qiu, Ruixia Guo

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Aug;96(34):e7822.

 

Although several studies have suggested an association between elevated C-reactive protein (CRP) and ovarian cancer risk, others have yielded contradictory results. To address this issue, we conducted a meta-analysis.

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2017

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Prostate Cancer Prospective Cohort
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2017

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Last Updated: 20 Mar 2017

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Rehabilitation After Breast Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Breast Cancer

 

Last Updated: 16 Aug 2017

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