Thursday, September 4, 2014

Resources, links and other information available for you.




Periodical-on-line journals
Journal of the American Medical Association
www.jama.com
Oncology Issues
www.accc-cancer.org/

Other Journal Information
Journal of Fluency Disorders
http://www.elsevier.com/

Advocacy Sites
Tobacco Free - Education for people of all ages on smoking and tobacco use
www.tobaccofree.org

Cancer (General) Sites
American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org
Cancer Care. Source for information, resources, and services available to cancer patients.
www.cancercare.org
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS). Grassroots network of individuals and organizations working on behalf of people with all types of cancer.
www.canceradvocacy.org

Caregiver Sites 
National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) Addresses common needs of all family caregivers.
www.nfcacares.org
Well Spouse Foundation. A site for well spouses who face the same problems of anger, guilt, fear, isolation, grief and financial threat, whether they are full-time caregivers or whether their partners have only moderately disabling illnesses.
www.wellspouse.org
Partnership for Caring: America's Voices for the Dying is a coalition of individual consumers, consumer organizations, health care professionals and health care organizations advocating for needed changes in professional and public policy and health care systems to improve care for dying persons and their families.
http://www.partnershipforcaring.org


Disability
Social Security. The official website of the social security administration. Information on disability, Medicare and how to apply for services.
http://ftp.ssa.gov


Head and Neck Cancer Related Sites 
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
www.entnet.org
American Brain Tumor Association: Learn about the latest treatments, research, support resources as well as ABTA events
www.abta.org
Cancer of the Larynx. Information, support and assistance for cancer of the larynx patients.
http://www.webwhispers.org
Cancer of the Larynx Information. This center provides information from the International Association of Laryngectomees (IAL). Includes resources for obtaining assistance and support from local organizations, where to find qualified speech pathologists and other events of interest. Has information on the association's listserv "web whispers".
http://www.theial.com/ial/
Thyroid Cancer. An excellent site for information on types of thyroid cancer and treatment.
www.endocrineweb.com/thyroidca.html
National Oral Cancer Awareness Program (NOCAP). A resource for professionals and the public.
www.oralcancer.org

Legislation
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/nidrr/index.html?src=mr

Speech and Swallowing
The American Speech-Language Hearing
www.asha.org
Electronic Speech Enhancement. Information on the ESE device for individuals with neuromuscular impairment and other voice/speech disorders.
www.speechenhancer.com

Support Sites
WebWhispers Nu Voice Club - An active international Email-based online laryngectomee support group with a Newsletter and a Loaner Closet.
www.webwhispers.org
Support for People with Head and Neck Cancer. A patient directed self-help organization dedicated to meeting the needs of Oral and Head and Neck Cancer patients.
www.spohnc.org

Cancer Care - Source for information, resources, and services, online support groups.
www.cancercare.org

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