The Society for Clinical Trials is a unique group of representatives from government, academia, industry, for-profit and non-profit sectors that share is a common desire to learn, while advancing the field of clinical research. Contact Elizabeth Franks.
Cancer Patients Alliance is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization led by a Medical Director and a five-member scientific board of highly regarded specialists in oncology from around the world. Their mission is to promote awareness, increase education and further pancreatic cancer research.
The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship advocates for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer and provides tools that empower people to advocate for themselves
Compassion & Choices helps people plan for and achieve a good death, working to change attitudes, practices and policies so that everyone can access the information and options they need to have more control and comfort at the end of life. It is the organization that is assisting Brittany Maynard through her end-of-life issues and […]
The Abigail Alliance is committed to helping create wider access to developmental cancer drugs and other drugs for serious life-threatening illnesses. It was founded in memory of Abigail Burroughs who died on June 9, 2001, after trying unsuccessfully to gain access to an experimental drug. The Abigail Alliance was the plaintiff in an unsuccessful law […]
The U.S. Census Bureau provides data on the uninsured, including breakdowns by age, race, sex and state.
The State Health Access Data Assistance Center at the University of Minnesota provides information and analysis about health insurance coverage with state-by-state profiles.
The Universal Health Care Action Network is an education and advocacy group working to provide comprehensive health care for all Americans. Its comprehensive Web site links to other health care reform campaigns, including Faithful Reform in Health Care. Rachel DeGolia is executive director.
PICO National Network is a network of faith-based community organizations. It was one of the leaders of the 40 Days for Health Reform campaign. Gordon Whitman is director of public policy and communications. Contact 866-550-7426 ext. 713.