Pediatric Oncology Scholarship Information:
American Cancer Society Cancer Survivors Network
This network allows cancer survivors to find and communicate with others who share their interests and experiences.
Americans with Disabilities Act
This organization provides up-to-date information on new laws, acts and resources to address the needs of those living with a disability. For Questions and Answers About Cancer in the Workplace see: http://www.eeoc.gov/facts/cancer.html
Beyond the Cure
Beyond the Cure was established to help childhood cancer survivors integrate the cancer experience into their lives. This includes educating survivors on the challenges that lie ahead and most importantly, to celebrate survivorship.
Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC)
http://www.disabilityrightslegalcenter.org/cancer-legal-resource-center. The CLRC provides free information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to cancer survivors, caregivers, health care professionals, employers, and others coping with cancer.
Cancer and Careers
Cancer and Careers empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events. Through a comprehensive website, free publications, career coaching, and a series of support groups and educational seminars for employees with cancer and their healthcare providers and coworkers, Cancer and Careers strives to eliminate fear and uncertainty for working people with cancer. Cancerandcareers.org informs more than 250,000 visitors per year, providing essential tools and information for employees with cancer.
CureSearch for Children's Cancer funds the Children's Oncology Group, the world's largest children's cancer research collaborative. With more than 210 member hospitals and 6,500 medical professionals, the Children's Oncology Group provides global expertise and resources for families.
Fertile Hope is a national nonprofit organization that provides reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.
Imerman Angels is a federally registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that provides one-on-one cancer support, connecting cancer fighters, survivors, and caregivers. Imerman Angels partners a person fighting cancer with someone who has beaten the same type of cancer and offers the fighter a unique chance to ask person questions and get support from someone familiar with their experience.
Fighting to improve the lives of people with cancer, Livestrong has worked to identify the issues faced by cancer survivors in order to comprehensively improve quality of life for members of the global cancer community.
National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS): Free Web Conferences
Event dates provided by DC Candlelighter’s website.
National Cancer Institute: Office of Cancer Survivorship
Office of Cancer Survivorship: http://dccps.nci.nih.gov/ocs/office-survivorship.html
Cancer Survivorship Research: http://dccps.nci.nih.gov/ocs/
“The mission of the Office of Cancer Survivorship (OCS) is to enhance the quality and length of survival of all persons diagnosed with cancer and to minimize or stabilize adverse effects experienced during cancer survivorship. The Office of Cancer Survivorship conducts and supports research that both examines and addresses the long- and short-term physical, psychological, social, and economic effects of cancer and its treatment among pediatric and adult survivors of cancer and their families.”
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
"The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship is the oldest survivor-led cancer advocacy organization in the country, advocating for quality cancer care for all Americans and empowering cancer survivors. NCCS believes in evidence-based advocacy for systemic changes at the federal level in how the nation researches, regulates, finances, and delivers quality cancer care."
St. Jude Childhood Cancer Survivor Resources
“St. Jude aims to improve qualityoflife among adults who survived all types of pediatric cancer. By ‘quality of life,’ we mean the ability to live long and healthy lives—physically and emotionally. To carry out our mission, Cancer Survivorship conducts clinical research to learn more about the late effects of cancer and its treatment and provides follow-up and supportive care after active treatment ends.”
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