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Indian Health Service The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Division of Epidemiology and Disease Prevention
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Health Issues - Cancer

Resources


General Information

  • ACS - American Cancer Society Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
    This is a comprehensive site for all kinds of cancer information from a non-profit organization. Includes information on prevention, early detection, and treatment information as well as links to support groups and local organizations and resources.
  • CDC The Cancer Prevention and Control website contains information on monitoring, research, public health programs, and education.
  • Association of Cancer Online Sources Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
    A free online lifeline for everyone affected by cancer & related disorders
  • NCI - National Cancer Institute Is a comprehensive online resource that enables users to quickly find accurate and up-to-date information on all types of cancer, clinical trials (research studies), research programs, funding opportunities, cancer statistics, and the Institute itself.
    § Cancer Information Service, 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237), is a free public service that provides information/education about cancer to patients, their families, health professionals and the general public.

Native American Resources

  • Native People's Circle of Hope Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
    The Native People's Circle of Hope is a coalition of cancer survivors of American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native and other Indigenous Peoples descent.
  • Native American Cancer Research Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
    This is a community-based, American Indian, non-profit resource that is dedicated to helping improve the lives of Native American cancer patients and survivors.
  • Mayo Clinic Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
    The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center sponsors initiatives to address the high incidence of cancer in AI/AN populations. Native Circle is a resource center providing cancer-related materials to health care professionals and lay people involved in education, care and treatment. Spirit of Eagles Native Leadership on Cancer takes a comprehensive approach to cancer control through partnerships with the Network for Cancer Control Research. Native WEB provides on-site training to nurses for the early detection of breast and cervix cancer.
  • Alaskan Native Resources Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
    Recent publications on topics related to cancer and mortality data.

Public Health Resources

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