American Cancer Society - The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has state divisions and more than 3,400 local offices.
American Institute for Cancer Research - With AICR's new CancerResource, you can give your patients up-to-date, evidence-based advice on managing diet and activity during treatment, and after.
Anne Scandalios Cancer Ends Now Directive - The Anne Scandalios Cancer Ends Now Directive ~ ASCEND ~ was formed in February, 2001 as the result of Anne's battle against breast cancer. ASCEND's mission is to make ending cancer a national priority by the 2008 election.
Asbestos & Mesothelioma Cancer Resource Center - An organization solely concentrated on the knowledge of, and the issues stemming from, exposure to asbestos.
CancerCare Connect Education Workshops - Leading experts in oncology provide up-to-date information in one-hour workshops over the telephone or online.
Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network - The Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN) provides an infrastructure for applying relevant research to local cancer prevention and control needs. Its members conduct community-based participatory cancer research across its eight network centers, crossing academic affiliations and geographic boundaries. The CPCRN forms a subgroup of Prevention Research Centers (PRCs), which are CDC’s flagship program for preventing and controlling chronic diseases.
CDC - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans and for providing essential human services, especially for those people who are least able to help themselves.
Center for Native Health Partnerships - The central practical purpose of the Center is to grow and change the way that research has historically been conducted with tribal nations by bringing together researchers and communities to establish trust, share power, foster co-learning, enhance strengths and resources, build capacity, and examine and address community-identified needs and health problems.
Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation - Chris4Life Colorectal Cancer Resource Guide. Made possible through the Erica Paul Memorial Fund, the unscripted resource guide presents recently diagnosed patients with one-on-one information from other patients, survivors, doctors, nurses, and social workers. This one of a kind guide provides newly diagnosed patients with information from what to expect physically, medically and emotionally to personal day-to-day issues that the patient may experience. All this information comes from caregivers and others who have had personal experiences with colorectal cancer.
Coastal Cancer Center - Coastal Cancer Center’s Mission is to provide the highest quality of comprehensive care for patients with cancer and blood disorders throughout Horry, Georgetown, and Brunswick Counties through state-of-the-art treatment and caring support in a community atmosphere close to home, family and friends.
Department of Health and Environmental Control - South Carolina DHEC - Promoting and protecting the health of the public and the environment.
Department of Health and Human Services - US DHHS - Leading America to better health, safety, and well-being.
Georgetown Hospital System - Our mission is to provide high quality healthcare to the citizens of Georgetown County and surrounding areas and to continuously improve the care to exceed the expectations of our patients and customers.
Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center - Welcome to the world of academic medicine.
Fruits and Veggies Matter - (formerly the 5 A Day program) The goal of National Fruit & Vegetable Program is to increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables for improved public health. Eating 5 to 9 servings of fruits and vegetables a day will promote good health and reduce the risk of many cancers, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and other chronic diseases.
Health Access America - is a non-profit organization concerned about the rising number of uninsured Americans. HAA is working with partner organizations in Columbia to create community awareness regarding the number of uninsured, and help those without health insurance find the right plan, and get the coverage they need.
Healthy People 2010 - Healthy People 2010 challenges individuals, communities, and professionals—indeed, all of us— to take specific steps to ensure that good health, as well as long life, are enjoyed by all.
Hollings Cancer Center - The MUSC Hollings Cancer Center fosters prevention and healing of cancer through discovery and understanding.
Lexington Medical Center - Ours is a simple mission statement with powerful undertones: To meet the needs of our community. This means that we will always be a work-in-progress, growing as the community grows to serve it in the best way possible. From the most advanced procedures and technologies to the finest working conditions, we are and will remain the kind of medical center that Lexington County deserves.
McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence - Founded in 1906, McLeod Health is a not-for-profit organization. Totally self-supporting, without need for local tax support, all revenues generated provide for overhead costs including employee expenses, debt service, purchase of technology, renovation, expansion, creation of new services, and, most importantly, maintaining the low-cost structure for which McLeod, is well known.
Mesothelioma Symptoms - Mesothelioma is diagnosed to over 3,000 people each year and it is considered one of the most deadliest forms of lung cancer in the world. Mesothelioma, in most cases, is caused by exposure to asbestos and it takes over 30 years to develop once exposed. The mesothelioma symptoms site covers an extensive range of topics from the different types of Mesothelioma, to the different methods of treatment.
MUSC - The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is a public institution of higher learning the purpose of which is to preserve and optimize human life in South Carolina and beyond. The university provides an environment for learning and discovery through education of health care professionals and biomedical scientists, research in the health sciences and provision of comprehensive health care.
National Cancer Institute - The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of eight agencies that compose the Public Health Service (PHS) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The NCI, established under the National Cancer Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer - The establishment of the National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer (NBLIC) was a groundbreaking attempt to mobilize scientists, community leaders, community-based organizations, government officials, academicians, and other stakeholders throughout the U.S. in an effort to address the disproportionate cancer burden facing African Americans.
NIH - NIH (National Institute of Health) is the nation's medical research agency – making important medical discoveries that improve health and save lives.
Office of Minority Health - The mission of the Office of Minority Health (OMH) is to improve and protect the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will eliminate health disparities.
Oncolink - The Web's first cancer resource.
Palmetto Health - Palmetto Health is a South Carolina nonprofit public benefit corporation consisting of Palmetto Health Richland and Palmetto Health Baptist in Columbia and Easley. All three of our hospitals are highly respected, long-time members of the community dedicated to providing the best health care possible.
Pediatric Cancer Foundations - Founded with a passion and courage to fight for a cure for Childhood Cancer.
Rich's-Macy's Department Stores - As America's department store, Macy's is a national brand delivering fashion and affordable luxury to customers coast to coast.
SC Cancer Center - The Palmetto Health South Carolina Cancer Center, located in Columbia is one of the most comprehensive cancer programs in the Southeast. The Cancer program is composed of physicians, researchers and health care professionals from Palmetto Health Richland, Palmetto Health Baptist and The University of South Carolina working together with the single goal of helping people live life to the fullest.
SC Central Cancer Registry - The SCCCR is a population-based data system that collects cancer incidence (newly diagnosed cases) in South Carolina. Data in a central cancer registry are used to study trends in how often cancers occur in a defined area, changes in diagnosis and treatment patterns, and patients' survival rates. Information on cancer mortality (deaths) is collected by the Division of Vital Records and published by the Division of Biostatistics within DHEC.
SC DHEC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control - The goal of the South Carolina Division of Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) is to reduce the number of cancer cases and cancer deaths among our citizens in South Carolina. Staff collaborate with individuals, organizations and communities to encourage and facilitate cancer prevention, early detection and appropriate care for those diagnosed with cancer.
SC Minority Affairs Commission - The South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs was created to provide the citizenry with a single point of contact for information regarding the State's minority population.
Social Security Administration
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System - Health care is more than healing. It's wellness of the body, mind and spirit. Our mission at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is delivering quality care for life.
Us TOO - Us TOO is a grassroots organization started in 1990 by prostate cancer survivors to serve prostate cancer survivors, their spouses/partners and families. Ultimately, Us TOO strives to enhance the quality of life for all those affected by prostate cancer.
USC-School of Medicine - The University of South Carolina School of Medicine is dedicated to the goals of preparing students in the art and science of medicine and providing them with a background for further post-graduate training in a variety of fields of medicine. The four-year curriculum consists of basic science courses and clerkships in applied clinical medicine.
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