KIDNEY CANCER SUPPORT RESOURCES
Kidney Cancer Links:
Kidney Cancer Association
[Off-site link to: http://www.kidneycancer.org/ ]
American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)
[Off-site link to: https://www.aakp.org/ ]
National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information
[Off-site link to: http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/ ]
National Kidney Foundation
[Off-site link to: http://www.kidney.org/ ]
GENERAL CANCER SUPPORT RESOURCES
The links below will help you find further information on urologic cancers, treatments, research and support. Of course you may always contact Dr. Scherr [links to 1.8] with any questions or concerns.
The Official Website for the Department of Urology at the Weill Cornell MedicalCenter on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
James Buchanan Brady Foundation, Department of Urology
[Off-site link to: https://www.cornellurology.com ]
The National Cancer Institute
[Off-site link to: http://www.cancer.gov/ ]
The National Cancer Institute was established under the National Cancer Institute Act of 1937. It is the Federal Government’s principal agency for cancer research and training. The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which 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.
Click on the following for more information by topic:
The National Cancer Institute: Bladder Cancer
[Off-site link to: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/bladder]
The National Cancer Institute: Kidney Cancer
[Off-site link to: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/kidney]
The National Cancer Institute: Prostate Cancer
[Off-site link to: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/prostate]
The National Cancer Institute: Adrenal Cancer
[Off-site link to: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/adrenocortical]
The National Cancer Institute: Cancer of the Ureter
[Off-site link to: The National Cancer Institute: Cancer of the Ureter]
The National Cancer Institute: Urologic Sarcoma
[Off-site link to: The National Cancer Institute: Urologic Sarcoma]
The Urology Channel
[Off-site link to: http://www.healthcommunities.com/health-topics/urological-kidney-concerns.shtml]
Comprehensive information and discussion about urologic conditions including bladder cancer, kidney cancer, prostate cancer, and testicular cancer.
Urology at Nature.com
[Off-site link to: http://www.nature.com/urology/index.html
Provides links to Nature Publishing Group’s Journals in Urology, including Kidney International and Nature Clinical Practice Urology.
Cancer Support Sites:
The Wellness Community: An international non-profit organization dedicated to providing free support, education and hope to people with cancer and their families.
[Off-site link to: http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org/ ]
Cancer Care: Based in New York City, Cancer Care is a national nonprofit organization that provides free and professional support services to anyone affected by cancer.
[Off-site link to: http://www.cancercare.org/ ]
CancerSurvivors.org: Offers cancer information, resources, and support, designed for cancer patients, families, and friends. The site is created and maintained by cancer survivors willing to share their knowledge and experiences.
[Off-site link to: http://www.cancersurvivors.org/ ]
A Single Light: A non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the access to information for those affected with cancer, to lessen their suffering through education and service. [Off-site link to: http://www.asinglelight.com/ ]
HealingWell.com: Community, Information, Resources on Diseases, Disorders & Chronic Illness
[Off-site link to: http://www.healingwell.com/ ]
Ostomy Care: Catheters, Urinary Bags, Foam Dressings:
[Off-site link to: http://hollisterwoundcare.com/ ]