Related Websites

CANCER and HIV ORGANIZATION SITES:

American Cancer Society (ACS) The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization which provides information about the symptoms and treatment of cancer, supports cancer research, and is an advocate for issues surrounding cancer.

Cancer.net This website is sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) to provide comprehensive cancer information to help patients and families make informed health care decisions.

Community Programs for Clinical Research on AIDS (CPCRA) is an experienced community-based clinical trials network whose main goal is to obtain evidence to properly inform healthcare providers and people living with HIV on the most appropriate use of available HIV therapies in diverse populations across the spectrum of HIV diseases. 

National and AIDS Training Advocacy Project (NATAP) NATAP’s mission is to educate individuals about HIV and Hepatitis treatments and to advocate on the behalf of all people living with HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Virus. Their website has current reports from HIV & HCV conferences as they happen—written by doctors and/or community editors.

The Body Pro The Body Pro has several educational resources for health care professionals and knowledgeable consumers on issues of HIV/AIDS epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, policy, prevention, treatment and patient care to improve their quality of life.

The HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation This is a national public service organization dedicated to reducing suffering of and ensuring quality care for those affected by anal cancer and the virus that causes the majority of cases HPV.

Vital Options Vital Options International is a not-for-profit cancer communications, support, and advocacy organization with a mission, to facilitate a global cancer dialogue by enabling patients and their loved ones to interact directly with leading worldwide oncology opinion leaders regarding the latest advances in cancer treatment, research, advocacy, and public policy issues.

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EDUCATIONAL SITES:

AIDSmeds AIDSmeds’ mission is to provide people living with HIV, along with their health care providers, the information they need to make empowered treatment decisions.

Anal Cancer Information Website This link is designed to provide patients and their doctors with some of the latest information on anal cancer, its likely precursor, anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN), and the virus most commonly responsible for AIN and anal cancer, human papillomavirus (HPV).  It also has a link to a list of trained high resolution anoscopy providers.

HIV and Hepatitis Disseminates online information about the treatment, management, and prevention of HIV, hepatitis B and C, HIV/HBV and HIV/HCV co-infection, and related infectious diseases.

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GOVERNMENT FUNDED SITES:

Office of HIV and AIDS Malignancy (OHAM) OHAM facilitates HIV and AIDS malignancy research by coordinating and overseeing research programs throughout the NCI, as well as directly initiating and managing programs that are driving important advances towards more effective prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of HIV/AIDS and HIV-associated malignancies within the United States and abroad.

National Cancer Institute (NCI) The National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institute of Health, 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 (NIH) The National Institute of Health, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. Information pertaining to general health, grant(s) and funding opportunities, news, research, training and scientific resources can be obtained from this multi-media site.

AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource (ACSR) The ACSR is a biorepository for HIV-infected human biospecimens from a wide spectrum of HIV-related or associated diseases established by the National Cancer Institute to provide specimens to the scientific community for research into AIDS-related cancers.

East Coast AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resources (EC ACSR) The EC ACSB, part of the ACSR, collects, preserves, and maintains a comprehensive, confidential, state-of-the-art bank of malignant and other specimens and clinical data from HIV-infected individuals for national research.

AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) The ACTG, established in 1987, supports the largest network of expert clinical and translational investigators and therapeutic clinical trials units in the world. The studies performed by the ACTG have helped establish the paradigm for the management of HIV disease and form the basis of current treatment guidelines which has resulted in dramatic reductions in AIDS mortality in the U.S. and other countries of the developed world.

AIDS.gov AIDS.gov provides access to Federal HIV/AIDS information through a variety of new media channels, and supports the use of new media tools by Federal and community partners to improve domestic HIV programs serving minority and other communities most at-risk for, or living with, HIV.

AIDSinfo AIDSinfo is a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) project that offers the latest federally approved information on HIV/AIDS clinical research, treatment and prevention, and medical practice guidelines for people living with HIV/AIDS, their families and friends, health care providers, scientists, and researchers.

ClinicalTrials.gov ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry which provides detailed information about clinical trials, both privately and federally funded, being conducted in the US and abroad. This site also provides general information to answer basic questions about clinical trials.

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SUPPORT GROUP SITES:

Anal Cancer Support Group The Anal Cancer support group is a support eGroup for persons affected by anal or rectal squamous cell carcinoma, families, medical professionals, and any interested individuals wishing to share information and/or support for affected persons.

HIV/AIDS-Chat An interactive site that connects people living with AIDS.

POZ Health This is a support eGroup for those living with HIV/AIDS to share information & experiences with various treatments.

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