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Cancer Information Service:
Since 1976, the Cancer Information Service has been the foremost source for the latest, most accurate cancer information for patients, their families, the general public, and health professionals.

The Cancer Information Service operates a toll-free telephone service that provides the most recent scientific information to callers in understandable language in both English and Spanish and shares resources on cancer programs and services in communities across the country.

Through its Partnership Program, the Cancer Information Service assists organizations interested in developing education efforts to reach minority audiences and people with limited access to health care information or services.

The Cancer Information Service also plays a valuable role in bringing people into the research process by promoting participation in research studies and testing ways to help people adopt healthier behavior and make informed decisions.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention:
To plan, direct, and support cancer control efforts through collaborations with prevention partners in state health agencies, federal agencies, academic institutions, and national, voluntary, and private sector organizations.

National Cancer Institute:
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

National Institutes of Health:
The National Institutes of Health is the steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation. Its mission is science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.

 

 
   

 

 
 
 

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