Canadian Cancer Society
The Canadian Cancer Society is the largest charitable funder of cancer research in Canada. Our research dollars are allocated by the National Cancer Institute of Canada.
American Cancer Society
Dedicated to helping persons who face cancer. Supports research, patient services, early detection, treatment and education.
The website provides oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. A highlight of this website for patient education is its Multimedia section. It contains free audio podcasts and videos on cancer, treatment, coping and many other topics. It also provides a gallery of full-color illustration of common sites where cancer occurs, searchable by cancer type.
Fertile Future is a Canadian national non-profit organization that provides fertility preservation information and support services to cancer patients and oncology professionals.
The Lance Armstrong Foundation unites, inspires and empowers people affected by cancer.
A patient education resource provided by the Oncofertility Consortium® which is a national, interdisciplinary initiative designed to explore the reproductive future of cancer survivors.
National Cancer Institute
The US Government's main agency for cancer research and training.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
NCCN is a not-for-profit alliance of 21 of the world's leading cancer centers that is dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer.
National Ovarian Cancer CoalitionNOCC is to raise awareness and promote education about ovarian cancer. The Coalition is committed to improving the survival rate and quality of life for women with ovarian cancer.
SaveMyFertility.org is an authoritative resource for adult cancer patients and the parents of children with cancer who want to learn more about preserving their fertility before and during cancer treatment, and protecting their hormonal health after treatment. The website has its iPhone app for users to install.
Oncolink Cancer Resources
OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge.
Local Fertility Centre Recommended by Us
If you are in fertile age and are considering fertility preservation before treatment starts, the physicians at the Gyn-Onc Clinic of the JGH usually refer you to the following fertility centre:
Books Available in the JGH
Katz, Anne. Woman Cancer Sex. United States: Hygeia MediaO; 2009. Print. (Hope & Cope E 730.1)
Schover, Leslie R. Sexuality and Fertility After Cancer. John Wiley and Sons, Inc.; 1997. Print. (Hope & Cope E 730.1)