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Northeast Regional Cancer Institute (NRCI)
A community-based coalition of cancer survivors, health care professionals and hospitals, NRCI works to ease the burden of cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania through education, research and survivorship programs.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Our nation’s principal agency for cancer research and training, NCI is a component of the National Institutes of Health, providing comprehensive information about all types of cancer and about national cancer clinical research trials.

Cancer Information Service (CIS)
A free public service sponsored by NCI, the CIS provides the latest and most accurate cancer information for patients, families, health care professionals and the general public.

American Cancer Society (ACS)
A nation-wide, regionally-based health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, and advocacy.

National Coalition For Cancer Survivorship (NCSS)
The oldest survivor-led advocacy organization in the nation, advocating for quality cancer care for all Americans and empowering cancer survivors.

Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups (CNCCG):
A nation-wide network of cancer care professionals dedicated to improving the quality of life and survival of cancer patients by increasing participation in cancer clinical trials.