Hyundai Cancer Institute :: Resources for Caregivers: Cancer-specific Resources
The National Melanoma Awareness Project
The National Melanoma Awareness Project began as an expansion of the Joel Myres Melanoma Awareness Project, which was initiated in 2003 by a group of medical students at the University of California, Irvine. Students involved with the project teach local teens about skin and melanoma prevention.
The Childhood Leukemia Foundation (CLF)
CLF's mission is to lift the spirit and enhance the quality of life of children suffering with cancer. It is a national non-profit organization that offers a wide range of services at no charge to the child and family.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The Society's mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Histiocytosis Association of America
The Histiocytosis Association of America is dedicated to raising awareness about histiocytic disorders, providing educational and emotional support and funding research leading to better treatments and a cure.
CureSearch for Children’s Cancer offers one of the most comprehensive pediatric cancer libraries on the internet with information on specific cancers, what to expect at the different stages of treatments and much more. Go to the “For Parents/Families” section to access CureSearch’s easy-to-navigate library.
The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
This nonprofit foundation is dedicated to finding the cause of and cure for childhood brain tumors by supporting medical research, increasing public awareness about the severity and prevalence of childhood brain tumors, and aiding in the early detection and treatment of childhood brain tumors. The foundation also supports a national database on all primary brain tumors and provides educational and emotional support for children and families affected by this life-threatening disease.
Be The Match
The National Marrow Donor Program and the Be The Match Foundation are nonprofit organizations dedicated to creating an opportunity for all patients to receive the bone marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant they need, when they need it.