|American Cancer Society (ACS)|
|Phone: ||1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)|
|TDD: ||1-866-228-4327 toll-free|
|Web Address: ||www.cancer.org |
The American Cancer Society (ACS) conducts educational programs and offers many services to people with cancer and to their families. Staff at the toll-free numbers have information about services and activities in local areas and can provide referrals to local ACS divisions.
|American Dental Association|
|211 East Chicago Avenue|
|Chicago, IL 60611-2678|
|Phone: ||(312) 440-2500|
|Web Address: ||www.ada.org|
The American Dental Association (ADA), the professional membership organization of practicing dentists, provides information about oral health care for children and adults. The ADA can also help you find a dentist in your area.
|National Cancer Institute (NCI) |
|6116 Executive Boulevard|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-8322|
|Phone: ||1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)|
|Web Address: ||www.cancer.gov (or https://cissecure.nci.nih.gov/livehelp/welcome.asp# for live help online)|
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a U.S. government agency that provides up-to-date information about the prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer. NCI also offers supportive care to people who have cancer and to their families. NCI information is also available to doctors, nurses, and other health professionals. NCI provides the latest information about clinical trials. The Cancer Information Service, a service of NCI, has trained staff members available to answer questions and send free publications. Spanish-speaking staff members are also available.
|National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)|
|National Institutes of Health|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-2190|
|Phone: ||1-866-232-4528 toll-free|
|Fax: ||(301) 480-4098|
|Web Address: ||www.nidcr.nih.gov|
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) is a governmental agency that provides information about oral, dental, and craniofacial health. By conducting and supporting research, the NIDCR aims to promote health, prevent diseases and conditions, and develop new diagnostics and therapeutics.
|Oral Cancer Foundation|
|3419 Via Lido|
|Newport Beach, CA 92663|
|Phone: ||(949) 646-8000|
|Web Address: ||www.oralcancerfoundation.org|
The Oral Cancer Foundation is dedicated to educating the public and professionals about oral cancer. The foundation works to spread awareness of prevention through lifestyle changes and promotes early detection. It also sponsors research to find better ways to treat oral cancer.