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American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization. The ACS has state divisions and more than 3,400 local offices.

American Prostate Society

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC is a government agency committed to programs that reduce the health and economic consequences of the leading causes of death and disability.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service

Conquer Prostate Cancer Now
This is a website founded and maintained by Rabbi Ed Weinsberg, prostate cancer survivor and ordained rabbi. The site is a physical, emotional and spiritual guide for fellow prostate cancer patients and survivors and those who love them.

Health Communities

Health Insurance in Alabama

Health Well

Health Well is a thriving community and information resource for patients, caregivers, and families coping with diseases, disorders and chronic illness. HealingWell.com features health articles, medical news, video webcasts, community message boards and chat rooms, clinical healthcare resources, email, newsletters, books and reviews, and resource link directories on a wide range of diseases, disorders and chronic illness.

Kidney Cancer Association
The Kidney Cancer Association (KCA) is a charitable organization made up of patients, family members, physicians, researchers, and other health professionals globally. KCA educates families and physicians, and serve as an advocate on behalf of renal cancer patients at the state and federal levels.

Men’s Health Network
A national non-profit organization whose mission is to reach men and their families where they live, work, play, and pray with health prevention messages and tools, screening programs, educational materials, advocacy opportunities, and patient navigation.

National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute website includes significant information about cancer and the research being done at the Institute. The National Cancer Institute’s research programs are extensive and contain many innovative initiatives. You will also find valuable cancer-related information of all kinds. For the general public, patients, and health professionals, NCI offers consumer-oriented information on a wide range of topics as well as comprehensive descriptions of its research programs and clinical trials.

Prostate Cancer Education Council
The PCEC is comprised of a consortium of leading physicians, health educators, scientists and prostate cancer advocates. The Council’s mission is to raise awareness and education on prostate cancer and get men screened early for the disease.

Prostate Cancer Foundation
Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world’s largest philanthropic source of funding and support for prostate cancer research.

Prostate Cancer Research Institute
The objective of PCRI is to educate patients and their families about prostate cancer. This includes new advances in diagnosis, staging, treatments and available resources.

Prostate Conditions Education Council

Urology Health
The American Urological Association Foundation was established to support and promote research, patient/public education and advocacy to improve the prevention, detection, treatment and cure of urologic disease.

UsTOO
Us TOO is a grassroots organization started by prostate cancer survivors to serve prostate cancer survivors, their spouses/partners and families. It is a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to communicating timely and reliable information enabling informed choices regarding detection and treatment of prostate cancer.

Urology Care Foundation

Urology Search Engine

Women’s Health

WebMD

ZERO
ZERO (former the National Prostate Cancer Coalition) provides comprehensive treatment information to patients, educating and conducting free screenings to those at risk. The agency strives to increase research funds from the federal government to find new treatments in the pursuit of a better test for the disease.

RADIATION ONCOLOGY LINKS

American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service.. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has state divisions and more than 3,400 local offices.

American Institute for Cancer Research
The American Institute for Cancer Research fosters cutting-edge research on diet, nutrition and cancer, and educates the public about the results.  Through this dual mission of research and education, the Institute has helped usher in a new era of hope in the fight against cancer.

American Association for Cancer Research
The mission of the AACR is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. Through its programs and services, the AACR fosters research in cancer and related biomedical science; accelerates the dissemination of new research findings among scientists and others dedicated to the conquest of cancer; promotes science education and training; and advances the understanding of cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment throughout the world.

National Cancer InstituteAccurate, up-to-date, comprehensive cancer information from the US government’s principal agency for cancerresearch.

Varian Medical Systems — RapidArc
RapidArc™ radiotherapy technology is a major advance from Varian Medical Systems that improves dose conformity while significantly shortening treatment times. RapidArc delivers treatments two to eight times faster than our fastest dynamic treatments today and increase precision “a winning combination that enables physicians to improve the standard of care and treat more patients.
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