Ages 4 to 8
Ages 9 to 12
American Cancer Society, Inc.
1599 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Web site: http://www.cancer.org
Referrals to specialists and local chapters (local units sponsor services for patients and families including transportation programs and some supplies), educational materials.
Association for Research of Childhood Cancer
P.O. Box 251
Buffalo, NY 14225-0251
No web site is available.
As a parent support group AROCC aids parents of young cancer victims by distributing information on treatment, emotional aspects, and patient services.
Cancer Care, Inc.
1180 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10036
Web site: http://www.cancercare.org
Helps people with any type of cancer, at any stage of illness.
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation
3910 Warner Street
Kensington, MD 20895
Web site: http://www.candlelighters.org
Network of peer support groups and contacts for parents of children with cancer; information clearinghouse, a toll-free hotline, publications, referrals for help with problems regarding health insurance, employment and education.
National Cancer Institute Cancer Information Service
31 Center Drive, MSC 2580
Building 31, Rm. 10A-03
Bethesda, MD 20892-2580
Web site: http://www.cancer.gov/cancer_information/
Spanish Web site: http://www.cancer.gov/espanol/
English/Spanish educational materials, printed information, referrals, cancer information specialists.
National Children's Cancer Society
St. Louis, MO 63101
Information and materials.
National Children's Leukemia Foundation
172 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
800-GIVE HOPE (Toll-free, Referral Hotline)
Web site: http://www.leukemiafoundation.org/
Services, support, and referrals to leukemia patients and their families.
Pediatric Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute
Building 10, Room 13N240
Bethesda, MD 20892
Web site: http://www.nci.nih.gov/cancertopics/types/childhoodcancers
The Pediatric Oncology Branch of the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers overviews of the type of treatments available for children with cancer. Bethesda, Maryland.