|**Please be aware that
additional resources relevant to this topic may be provided
in the Federal Agencies, Hotlines, Holistic/Multi-Topic Web
Resources, and/or Recursos en Español (Spanish Resources)
sections of the website. Further, links to specific documents,
fact sheets, etc. are provided within the relevant topical sections
of the Alliance website.
American Cancer Society - www.cancer.org
- ACS is a national health organization with state and local offices nationwide
to battle cancer concerns through research, education, patient service,
advocacy, and rehabilitation.
CureSearch - www.curesearch.org
- CureSearch represents the combined efforts of the Children’s Oncology
Group (COG) and the National Childhood Cancer Foundation (NCCF) to find
a cure for childhood cancer. As partners in this search, each arm of CureSearch
has vital responsibilities covering research, care, advocacy, and fundraising.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry - www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxfaq.html
- ATSDR produces a series of fact sheets—ToxFAQs—which answer
frequently asked questions and summarize basic information on various
environmental contaminants, including cancer-related materials such as
specific pesticides, radon, and asbestos.
The National Cancer Institute - http://cancer.gov
- The National Cancer Institute is the federal government’s main
agency for cancer-related research, education, and training. It also operates
the Cancer Information Service, http://cis.nci.nih.gov,
to assist the public in interpreting the results and status of scientific
cancer research studies.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Several areas
and documents within the EPA website contain information related to cancer
risks in the home. Specifically, some of these include EPA’s: