National Organizations - Oral Health and Cancer
1. Dental Organizations  
2. Cancer Organizations  
3. Cancer Organizations - Head & Neck and Oral Cancer  
4. Cancer Organizations - Ethnic-Specific Support Resources  
5. Cancer Organizations- Professional  
 
Dental Organizations
 
The American Dental Association
The ADA is the professional association of dentists committed to the public's oral health, ethics, science and professional advancement; leading a unified profession through initiatives in advocacy, education, research and the development of standards.
 
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
The mission of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) is to improve oral, dental and craniofacial health through research, research training and the dissemination of oral health information.
 
Cancer Organizations
 
The American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society has local offices around the country. They provide educational information on all types of cancer, resource information, transportation assistance, and support groups. Their website also provides cancer specific discussion groups.
 
AMC Cancer Research Center
AMC Cancer Fund is dedicated to raising awareness and funds for the University of Colorado Cancer Center to support its outstanding programs in cancer care, education, research and service to the nation.
 
Associates of Cancer Online Resources
The Associates of Cancer Online Resources (ACOR) website is a collection of online communities designed to provide timely and accurate information in a supportive environment.
 
BC Cancer Agency (Canada)
The BC Cancer Foundation is an independent charitable organization that raises and stewards resources to support breakthrough research and compassionate care through the BC Cancer Agency.
 
Cancer.Net
The website Cancer.Net, formerly People Living With Cancer (PLWC), provides timely, oncologist-approved information to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions. Also available in Spanish.
 
CancerCare
Cancer care provides services to anyone affected by cancer. Their services include financial assistance, educational programs, counseling and support groups, resources and strategies for finding help.
 
Cancer Support Community
Website offers professional programs of emotional support, education and hope for people affected by cancer at no charge so that no one faces cancer alone; houses online support available 24/7 and online support groups. Also available in Spanish.
 
Coping with Cancer
Website provides information by specific cancer type, general knowledge about living with cancer, and wellness and inspirational topics, gives relevant articles and trustworthy resources. Magazine not online; fee for subscription to paper-based magazine.
 
Healthwell Foundation
The Healthwell Foundation provides financial assistance to cancer patients who are unable to meet their insurance premiums or afford co-pays.
 
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Provides information and support on Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Myelodysplastic syndromes, and myeloproliferative disorders.
 
LIVESTRONG: The Lance Armstrong Foundation
The mission of the Lance Armstrong Foundation is to inspire and empower people affected by cancer.
 
MedlinePlus: Cancer Chemotherapy
This website provide by the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health offers extensive information including overviews, latest news, directories, research, information about nutrition, financial issues and coping. Available in numerous languages including Spanish.
 
The National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute provides information on cancer specific topics, clinical trials, and research relating to cancer.
 
National Cancer Survivors Day
Website includes information about National Cancer Survivors Day and related events.
 
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
A network of independent organizations working in the area of cancer survivorship and support. 
 
National Family Caregivers Association
A national organization that focuses on family caregivers. It offers information and education, support, public awareness, and advocacy.
 
OncoLink
Website of the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center.  The mission of OncoLink is to disseminate information relevant to the field of oncology, educate health care personnel, educate patients, families, and other interested parties, and to rapidly collect information pertinent to the specialty.
Patient Advocates for Advanced Cancer Treatments
Website offers up-to-date information on prostate cancer.
 
R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation / Cancer Survivors Parks
Supplies information and resources to cancer patients.
 
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
The world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists, working together to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures.
 
Cancer Organizations - Head and Neck and Oral Cancers
 
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is the world's largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. On the website, patients and the general public can browse featured health information created by member physicians and learn about the history of caring for ailments of the ears, nose, throat, head, and neck. Also available in Spanish.
 
American Head and Neck Society
The American Head and Neck Society is an organization that supports the advancement of research in head and neck oncology.
 
Head and Neck Cancer Alliance
Formerly known as the Yul Brynner Head and Neck Cancer Foundation, this website includes resource information, provides support, and promotes the research of head and neck cancer.
 
International Association of Laryngectomees
The purposes of the International Association of Laryngectomees (IAL) is to promote and support the total rehabilitation of the laryngectomee by the exchange of ideas and dissemination of information to member clubs and to the public as well as to facilitate the formation of new clubs, to foster improvement in laryngectomee programs, and to improve the minimum standards for teachers of post-laryngectomy speech.
 
The Oral Cancer Foundation
Information on oral cancer, treatment, coping and living with this disease. The site also features survivors' stories and a message board.
 
Support for People with Oral Head and Neck Cancer
Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC) is a patient-directed self-help nonprofit organization involved in the development of programs of support focusing on the psychosocial needs of persons with cancer. Website provides information on supportive care and recent cancer updates.
 
Cancer Organizations - Ethnic-Specific Cancer Support Resources
 
The Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training
A national network of sites serving the diverse Asian American population.
 
Breast Cancer Resource Committee
Organization provides information and support for African American breast cancer survivors.
 
National Asian American and Pacific Islander Cancer Survivors Network
A network devoted to reducing the burden of cancer and improving the quality of life for diverse Asian American and Pacific Islander patients and survivors.
 
National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer
Focuses on outreach to the black community through public education; works collaboratively to address the disproportionate cancer burden facing African Americans.
 
The Native American Cancer Education for Survivors
Organization provides online resources for cancer survivors, their caregivers, and educators for the eduction of cancer incidence and mortality.
 
Native WED and Native CIRCLE
Program provides outreach training for nurses and culturally appropriate cancer education materials for American Indians and Alaska Natives, respectively.
 
Redes en Accion
Program of the National Latino Cancer Research Network, a network of community-based organizations, research institutions, government health agencies, and public members that focus on combating cancer in the Latino community.
 
Witness Project
A national breast cancer education and screening intervention program for African American women.
 
Cancer Organizations - Professional
 
American Psychosocial Oncology Society
The American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS) is a multidisciplinary professional organization dedicated to the psychosocial aspects of cancer that seeks to both advance the science and practice of psychosocial care as well as ensure that all people with cancer have access to psychosocial care as a requisite part of treatment.
 
International Academy of Oral Oncology
Draws together for the first time formally, clinicians and scientists worldwide, working on issues relating to the etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, prevention and management of oral and perioral tumors and of oral disease in patients with malignancies.
 
Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
The Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) is an international, multidisciplinary organization with members representing over sixty countries and five continents. MASCC seeks to provide a platform and resources for addressing comprehensive, appropriate care to prevent, minimize, and treat side effects of cancer and its treatments.
 
Society of Otolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses
Website for nurses in the Otolaryngology/Head and Neck nurses, including information about local chapters, meetings, awards, scholarships, grants, and guidelines.