Referrals / Research / Clinical Trials


*Indicates a NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center

American Association for Cancer Research
615 E. Chestnut St., 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19106
215.440.9300
215.440.9213 (fax)
866.423.3965 (toll free)
www.aacr.org
Email: aacr@aacr.org

The mission of the organization is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration.

American Cancer Society
250 Williams St., NW, Suite 600
Atlanta, GA  30303
800.227.2345
www.cancer.org
(Also listed under General Information)

American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR)
1759 R. Street N.W.
Washington, D.C.  20009
202.328.7744
http://www.aicr.org/
Email: aicrweb@aicr.org

AICR is a national organization focusing on the relationship between nutrition, cancer prevention and treatment.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
2318 Mill Road, Suite 800
Alexandria, VA  22314
571.483.1300
www.asco.org and cancer.net
Email: asco@asco.org

ASCO represents more than 18,000 oncology professionals worldwide, and offers scientific and educational programs and other initiatives intended to foster the exchange of information about cancer.  There is extensive information on its ‘patient’ page (www.cancer.net), with a search index that can help to easily locate topics, such as clinical trials, local resources, etc.

CancerCare, Inc.
275 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY  10001
212.712.8400
800.813.HOPE (4673)
www.cancercare.org
Email: info@cancercare.org

CancerCare is a national non-profit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer.

Cancer Hope Network
2 North Road, Suite A
Chester, NJ  07930
908.879.4039
908.879.6518 (fax)
800.552.4366
www.cancerhopenetwork.org
Email: info@cancerhopenetwork.org

Volunteer training programs, peer and 1:1 support for individuals and families.

Cancer Information Service (CIS)
NCI Office of Communications and Education
Public Inquiries Office
9609 Medical Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-9760
800 4CANCER (422.6237)
www.cancer.gov/

CIS is a program of the National Cancer Institute, a U.S. government agency.  It has excellent, up-to-date and easy-to-understand information about cancer and cancer research, in English and Spanish.

Cancer Liaison Program
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002

301.827.4460
www.fda.gov
Email: pdelaney@oc.fda.gov

They provide information and education on the FDA drug approval process, clinical cancer trials, and access to investigational therapies.

Cancer Research Institute (CRI)
One Exchange Plaza
55 Broadway, Suite 1802
New York, NY 10006

800.99-CANCER
212.688.7515
www.cancerresearch.org
Email: info@cancerresearch.org

They fund both cancer and immunological research.

Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups, Inc.
1818 Market Street, #1100
Philadelphia, PA  19103
877.520.4457
http://www.cancertrialshelp.org/

This is the nation’s premier network of cancer clinical trials specialists.

Hereditary Cancer Center
Creighton University, Department of Preventive Medicine
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE  68178
800.648.8133
402.280.2942
www.creighton.edu/
Email: tinley@crreighton.edu

They conduct comprehensive research projects dealing with cancer of all anatomic sites and do counseling and inform about clinical trials involving hereditary cancer.

Hospice Education Institute
3 Unity Square
Machiasport, ME 04655-0098
800.331.1620 (HOSPICELINK)
207.255.8800
207.255.8008 (fax)
www.hospiceworld.org
Email: info@hospiceworld.org

The Hospice Education Institute provides information and education about hospice and palliative care, and referrals to local hospices nationwide.

International Cancer Alliance for Research and Education
4853 Cordell Avenue, Suite 11
Bethesda, MD  20814
301.656.3461
http://www.icare.org
Email: contact@icare.org

ICARE is devoted to creating an effective partnership for new research and dialogue among patients, physicians and cancer researchers.

The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions* - Pancreas Cancer Home Page
www.pathology.jhu.edu/pancreas

Information is available regarding pancreas cancer including a section of frequently-asked questions, research findings and details about genetic testing for pancreatic cancer.

Let's Win
http://www.letswinpc.org/

Let's Win is an online community for those affected by ‎Pancreatic Cancer‬ to share experiences with innovative science driven treatments and learn about the newest research, breakthroughs and clinical trials.

The National Familial Pancreas Tumor Registry
http://pathology.jhu.edu/pancreas/nfptr/

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center*
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY  10021
212.639.2000
800.525.2225
www.mskcc.org

Conducts research, clinical trials and treatment of pancreatic cancer.  Pancreatic Cancer Registry

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Office of Cancer Communication
Building 31, Room 10A24
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD  20892
301.496.5583
800.4-CANCER (422.6237)
www.cancer.gov

The NCI is the federal government’s principal agency for cancer research.

Prevent Cancer Foundation
1600 Duke Street, Suite 500
Alexandria, VA  22314
703.836.4412
703.836.4413 (fax)
800.227.2732
www.preventcancer.org
Email: info@preventcancer.org

They fund peer-reviewed research grants and fellowships, and develop educational programs that focus on prevention and early detection.

R. A. Bloch Cancer Foundation, Inc.
4400 Main Street
Kansas City, MO  64111
800.433.0464 (Hotline)
816.932.8453
www.blochcancer.org
Email: hotline@hrblock.com

RABCF runs and funds a variety of programs for people with cancer and their families with the intent that there is always something that can assist individuals in an on-going fight with their cancer diagnosis.

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center*
Northwestern University
710 N. Fairbanks Court, Olson Pavilion #8250
Chicago, IL  60611
312.908.5250
www.cancer.northwestern.edu
Email: cancer@northwestern.edu

University of Chicago Cancer Research Center*
5841 South Maryland Ave.
Chicago, IL  60637-1470
773.702.9200
888.824.0200 (new patients)
http://cancer.uchicago.edu/

University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center*
1515 Holcomb Boulevard
Houston, TX  77030
713.392.6161
800.392.1611
www.mdanderson.org

Information is disseminated regarding the Tumor Study Group, and included are survivors of pancreatic cancer.