Links That You May Find Usefull
Here you will find links to other web sites of interest. However, you should note that we do not have any control over any other web sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the web site in question, with regard to controlling your personal information.
Smart Patients - Smart Patients is an online community where cancer patients and caregivers learn from each other about treatments, clinical trials, the latest science, and how it all fits into the context of their experience.
Association of Cancer Online Resourses - ACOR is a peer to peer group, covering all cancers. This link will take you directly to the Kidney-Onc list, that has nearly 1900 members, who between them have a wealth of information. When joining, we suggest that you sign up to the Digest, which will bring you 1 or 2 eamils/day, containing all the days posts, as against individual email's which could inundate your inbox.
Kidney Cancer Care Canada - This is a patient-oriented portal providing information and links regarding the cutting edge management of kidney cancer.
Kidney Cancer Association - Information and Video's + free booklets on Kidney cancer
Navigating Cancer - Empowering Your Journey- We understand how overwhelming a cancer diagnosis can be. * Learn from other patients like you * Organize & manage all of your health and treatment records * Track your health and partner effectively with your doctor * Update your supporters and get the help you need. Navigating Cancer is here to help.
Kidney Cancer Canada - Kidney Cancer Canada is a charitable patient-led support organization established to improve the quality of life for patients and their families living with kidney cancer.
Action to Cure Kidney Cancer - Visit to order your free copy of Incidental Finding by Cynthia Chauhan - a great resource packed with essays on kidney cancer from patients and doctors alike.
International Kidney Cancer Coalition - IKCC will be an international network of independent Kidney Cancer Patient Support Groups from around the world. The organization was born from a strong desire among various national patient groups to network, cooperate and share experiences.
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Defective Drugs - Drug Dangers is committed to providing information on a range of medications and medical devices that have serious complications.
Cancer Wars MAARS Journey - An Upbeat Program of Mind/Body Medicine that has enabled many cancer patients to take charge and achieve the goal of remission. The stories involve actual patients who have done this very thing.
The Gawler Foundation - The Gawler Foundation was established in 1983 as a non-profit, non-denominational organisation to provide innovative and integrated support and lifestyle programs for people affected by cancer and other illnesses.
The Cancer Schmancer Movement - Although not specific to RCC a great site for helping women with cancer.
Kidney Klimb - Finding The Cure One Summit at a Time - Jesse Godzala has taken the idea of raising money for both people with kidney cancer and their families and created the Kidney Klimb Association.
Patient Access Network - Every day Patient Access Network helps thousands of underinsured patients afford the copayments for their cancer or chronic disease medications.
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Clinical Trials Worldwide - Great page to find out what clinical trials are happening. Scroll down the page and choose your country.
Imerman Angels - Imerman Angels provides personalized connections that enable 1-on-1 support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.
Kidney Cancer UK - Kidney Cancer UK was founded in January 2000 by Keith Taylor and Dick Williams, two RCC patients. It aims to provide UK kidney cancer patients and their carers with improved access to reliable information about kidney cancer and its treatment, and to establish a network of individuals and groups capable of offering mutual support.
RX Assist - Patient assistance programs are run by pharmaceutical companies to provide free medications to people who cannot afford to buy their medicine.
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Cancer Help UK- Kidney Cancer - This section of CancerHelp UK tells you about kidney cancer (renal cancer).
HealthWell Foundation - Our vision is to ensure that no patient goes without health care because they cannot afford it.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - Every year, thousands of people with cancer from around the world come to Dana-Farber for their care.
Medicine Net - Kidney Cancer - There are several types of kidney cancer, including renal cell cancer (renal adenocarcinoma or hypernephroma), transitional cell carcinoma, and Wilms tumor.
MacMillan Cancer Support UK - Information on kidney cancer, including how it is diagnosed, treatments you might have, possible side effects and how to get further support.
American Cancer Fund - To educate, support and empower all whose lives have been impacted by Cancer.
National Cancer Institute - The U.S. National Cancer Institute's Web site provides accurate, up-to-date information about many types of cancer, information about clinical trials, resources for people dealing with cancer, and information for researchers and health professionals.
Kens' Life - A good resource for all things RCC!
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American Cancer Society - Visit their website for online information - or you can call them at (800) ACS-2345 to order a personalised information packet about kidney cancer.
CancerCare - Visit the Reading Room where you can view and order booklets about kidney cancer and coping with cancer.
Cancer Compass - CancerCompass is home to over 250,000 cancer patients & caregivers.
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Lance Armstrong Foundation - The Lance Armstrong Foundation offers the LiveStrong Guidebook and downloadable worksheets to help you organize your cancer journey
Kidney Cancer Support Network - A fantastic site! A forum based in the UK, where you will find plenty of infromation. Well worth the visit.
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Uro Today - UroToday's Renal Cancer section is a repository of the clinical publications, clinical trials and investigative science pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of renal cancer.
Kidney Cancer ~~ A Hidden Killer - My husband had been feeling tired and run down, so he'd had a physical. Nothing turned up. A few months later, driving, he shifted uncomfortably in his seat.
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Welcome To Steve Dunn's Kidney Cancer Page - Although we have lost Steve Dunn, his forthought has brought us an intensive guide to the best and the latest for kidney cancer patients, although treatments have not been updated.
Cancer Index - Kidney Cancer - Welcome to the Guide to Internet Resources for Cancer - gateway to cancer information on the Net since 1996. This non-profit guide contains over 100 pages and more than 4,000 links to cancer related information. It is regularly updated and links are periodically verified using a link-checker.
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Mesothelioma Cancer - A possible link between asbestos exposure and kidney cancer.
Pleural Mesothelioma Centre - We provide free information, resources and support to help you understand, fight and overcome mesothelioma.
Blood Centre - Stem cells in your baby's
umbilical cord blood can replace damaged cells inside the body. These new cells
repair wounds, restore lost brain functions and increase healthy blood count.
Medical experts discover new treatments every year, which means stored cord
blood will become more valuable over time.
Mesothelioma Veterans Center - United States Military veterans make up over 30% of all patients with malignant mesothelioma, caused by exposure to asbestos. Learn more about your benefits options with our VA-accredited claims agents, all free of charge.
THE POWER OF YOUR BABY’S UMBILICAL CORD COULD ONE DAY SAVE HIS OR HER LIFE, OR YOURS. Your baby’s umbilical cord is a magical thing. It is chocked full of valuable, non-controversial stem cells that are the building blocks of the human body—organs, tissues, blood and immune system. These powerful stem cells are giving medical researchers a powerful tool in the fight against degenerative diseases.
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