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Resource Guide for Kidney Cancer

RESOURCES

Address:
1234 Sherman Ave., Suite 203
Evanston, IL 60202-1375
Phone
1-800-850-9132
Internet address:
http://curekidneycancer.org
Description of services provided:
The Kidney Cancer Association is a membership organization comprised of patients, family members, and health professionals. The organization provides information about ongoing research into the treatment of the disease and advocates on behalf of patients with the government and insurance companies. Meetings are held in different parts of the country and there is an online chat room.

RESOURCES

Address:
NCI Public Inquiries Office
Bldg. 31, Rm. 10A31
31 Center Drive, MSC 2580
Bethesda, MD 20892-2580
Phone:
1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Internet address:
http://www.cancer.gov
Description of services provided:
The National Cancer Institute provides information about kidney and other cancers. The Institute funds research related to cancer, and the site includes information about clinical trials.

RESOURCES

Address:
1599 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone:
1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)
Internet address:
http://www.cancer.org
Description of services provided:
The American Cancer Society provides information and support to patients with kidney cancer and their families through a network of local chapters. The society supports cancer-related research, and takes an active approach to teaching people ways to reduce the risk of developing cancer.

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