AMWA is an organization of women physicians, medical students, and other persons dedicated to serving as the unique voice for women’s health and the advancement of women in medicine. The organization was founded by Dr. Bertha VanHoosen in 1915 in Chicago, at a time when women physicians were an under-represented minority. As women in medicine… Read More
Health Information Resources
The following web links discuss various health issues and provide awareness and education.
ASCO is the world’s leading professional organization representing physicians who care for people with cancer. With more than 30,000 members, ASCO is committed to improving cancer care through scientific meetings, educational programs and peer-reviewed journals. Cancer.Net brings the expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and care… Read More
American College of Radiology (ACR) is a major national medical specialty association comprised of radiologists, radiation oncologists, and medical physicists. The College has grown from a group of 20 physicians meeting for the first time in 1923 to a 32,000 member service organization. The key objectives are to advance the science of radiology, improve the… Read More
Founded in 1951, ACOG is the nation’s leading group of professionals providing health care for women. With a membership of over 51,000 physicians, ACOG serves as a strong advocate for quality health care for women. It is a private, voluntary, nonprofit organization.
ACG is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service.
Established in 1993, AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation is a Delaware not-for-profit corporation and a 501(c)(3) entity organized for charitable purposes, including to promote public awareness of health care issues, to promote public education of medical knowledge, and to support or contribute to charitable and qualified exempt organizations consistent with its charitable purpose. Since its inception, the… Read More
CancerCare helps individuals and families better cope with and manage the emotional and practical challenges arising from cancer. Our services — for patients, survivors, loved ones, caregivers, and the bereaved — include counseling and support groups, educational publications and workshops, and financial assistance. All of our services are provided by professional oncology social workers and are… Read More
Men Against Breast Cancer, founded in 1999, is the first national non-profit to provide national support services to educate and empower men to be effective care givers, help men cope with the impact of a loved one’s breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, and target and mobilize men to be active participants in the fight to… Read More
The NMA, established in 1895, is the largest and oldest professional, educational and scientific organization representing the interests of African American physicians and their patients. Through its membership, professional development, community health education, advocacy, research, and its collaborative efforts with federal and private agencies and entities, the NMA is committed to improving the health status… Read More
The Oncology Nursing Society is a professional organization of more than 35,000 registered nurses and other health care professionals committed to excellence in oncology nursing and to leading the transformation of cancer care by initiating and actively supporting educational, legislative, and public awareness efforts to improve the care of people with cancer. ONS provides nurses… Read More