The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the federal government’s principal agency for cancer research and training. NCI leads, conducts, and supports cancer research across the nation to advance scientific knowledge and help all people live longer, healthier lives.
The people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are united by a singular mission: ending cancer for life. Our specialized care teams provide personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. Informed by basic research done at our Sloan Kettering Institute, scientists across MSK collaborate to conduct innovative translational and clinical research that is driving a revolution in our understanding of cancer as a disease and improving the ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. MSK is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and clinicians, who go on to pursue our mission at MSK and around the globe. One of the world’s most respected comprehensive centers devoted exclusively to cancer, we have been recognized as one of the top two cancer hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report for more than 30 years.
ASCO’s mission is Conquering cancer through research, education, and promotion of the highest quality, equitable patient care.
The mission of City of Hope is to transform the future of cancer care. Each day, we work to turn science into a practical benefit, hope into reality. We accomplish that by unifying the branches of biomedical research, treatment and academia. Having scientists, treatment staff and manufacturing facilities in convenient proximity, our treatment advances can travel from laboratory to patient with life-saving speed.
The mission of the American Cancer Society is to improve the lives of people with cancer and their families through advocacy, research, and patient support, to ensure everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer.
Watch videos of cancer research participants, patient loved ones, doctors, staff, and more. The Stanford Cancer Institute advances the understanding and treatment of cancer through a multidisciplinary, integrated and collaborative community of physicians and scientists.
Explore stories of patients with cancer who found hope at the Lazarex Cancer Foundation. At Lazarex Cancer Foundation we improve the outcome of cancer care, giving hope, dignity and life to advanced stage cancer patients and the medically underserved by providing assistance with costs for FDA clinical trial participation, identification of clinical trial options, community outreach and engagement. We provide resources for cancer patients who have been told they have no other options, but who are not yet done with their journey in life and refuse to give up.
Read stories of children, teens, and adults with cancer, along with those of their parents, siblings, family, and friends. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts has been committed to providing adults and children with cancer with the best treatment available today while developing tomorrow’s cures through cutting-edge research.
Read first-hand accounts of patients with a similar cancer diagnosis to yours. The Patient Story collects in-depth interviews, FAQs, and timelines from recent cancer survivors – people who not long ago had the same questions that you do. Whether you’re a cancer survivor, patient, caregiver, or advocate, your story can help someone else.
Read stories of patients who’ve participated in or been impacted by cancer research. The James is one of the top cancer hospitals in the nation. The OSUCCC – James strives to create a cancer-free world by integrating scientific research with excellence in education and patient-centered care — a strategy that leads to better methods of prevention, detection and treatment.