Here is a list of helpful websites, links and resources recommended by Let Every Woman Know – Alaska:
http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/knowledge/pdf/CDC_GYN_Comprehensive_Brochure.pdf The CDC published a wonderful and informational handbook discussing the signs and symptoms of gynecologic cancers.
http://www.alaskawomenscancercare.com/ Alaska Women’s Cancer Care is the only Gynecologic Oncology practice in the state of Alaska.
http://www.womenlisten.org/ Women Listen is a group of women cancer survivors in Alaska that offer weekly support meetings and annual retreats.
http://www.alaskacancercarealliance.org/ The Alaska Cancer Care Alliance is a network of patients, providers, agencies and programs helping patients and their families find the resources, support, and strength to manage their medical challenges.
http://www.foundationforwomenscancer.org/ The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is a non-profit organization dedicated to funding research and training, and ensuring education and public awareness of gynecologic cancer prevention, early detection and optimal treatment.
www.alyeskaclimbathon.com A local gynecologic cancer awareness event where participants challenge their vertical capacity while climbing for a cause.
http://www.foundationforwomenscancer.org/wp-content/uploads/learn-listen-act-to-maintain-your-gynecologic-health.pdf The Foundation for Women’s Cancer Learn, Listen, Act to maintain gynecologic health brochure.
http://www.cdc.gov/hpv/cancer.html The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention HPV and cancer information page.
http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/gynecologic/index.htm The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gynecologic cancer information page.
http://www.ovariancancer.org/ Ovarian Cancer National Alliance educates health care professionals and raises public awareness of the risks and symptoms of ovarian cancer.
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/ovarian The National Cancer Institute on ovarian cancer.
http://www.cancer.org/cancer/index American Cancer Society provides information on cancer, research, advocacy, and community programs and services.
http://eyesontheprize.org/ A web community created to provide you with information, shared experience, resources, support and company as you run your race with gynecologic cancer.
http://www.endwomenscancer.org/ The Foundation for Women’s Cancer’s National Race to End Women’s Cancer is a movement to shine a bright light on gynecologic cancers and provide crucial grant funding to researchers, and to share educational information and resources women need to prevent, detect, treat and defeat women’s cancer.
http://globeathon.com/ The first ever international relay for gynecologic cancers happening in September 2013 in over 80 countries worldwide.
http://clinicaltrials.gov/ A registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.
http://www.nccn.org/index.asp The National Comprehensive Cancer Network is a not-for-profit alliance of 23 of the world’s leading cancer centers dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer.
https://www.cancercare.on.ca/toolbox/drugs/patientdruginfo/?WT.mc_id=/druginfo Cancer Care Ontario has some good handouts with information about chemotherapy.
https://www.sgo.org/ The Society of Gynecologic Oncology is the premier medical specialty society for health care professionals trained in the comprehensive management of gynecologic cancers.
https://alaska.providence.org/locations/pamc/services/cancer/Pages/default.aspx The Providence Cancer Center is the champion of cancer care for you and your family, warm and welcoming, right here at home.
http://www.caringbridge.org/ This is a site where you can create a health social network or support planner to keep family and friends informed and coordinate care.