Helpful websites

• National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM): Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)

• Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine (OCCAM): Coordinates activities of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) related to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)

• National Cancer Institute (NCI): Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training

• Riordan Clinic: Nutrition-based health facility in Wichita, Kansas integrating lifestyle and nutrition to help find the underlying causes of illness.

• Osher Center: Multidisciplinary program supports integrative medicine education, research and clinical care

• Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC): World's oldest and largest private cancer center, devoted to patient care and innovative research

• Stiles Program in Integrative Oncology: Provides comprehensive information on the efficacy and safety of unconventional and preventive medical practices

• Commonweal Cancer Help Program (CCHP): Provides balanced information on choices in healing, mainstream and complementary therapies, and emotional and spiritual dimensions of cancer

• Center for Mind-Body Medicine: Nonprofit educational organization dedicated to more effective, comprehensive and compassionate model of healthcare

• Annie Appleseed Project: Propose new directions in Integrative Oncology and bring complementary, alternative therapies to the mainstream

• Moss Reports: Created by Ralph W. Moss, PhD and provides detailed, understandable explanation of your particular cancer diagnosis

• Nonprofit organization provides reliable and up-to-date information on breast cancer

• Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins: Dedicated to better understanding of human cancers and more effective treatments

• Seattle Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center: Oncologists work with natural medicine practitioners in fight against cancer

• Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA): Combines Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Medicine, and Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center

• Integrative Medicine Program of Virginia Cancer Center Integrative Medicine Program: Promotes healing and improved quality of life for cancer patients

• UPMC Cancer Centers Integrative Medicine Program: Research on complementary and alternative therapies and cancer

• University of Michigan Integrative Medicine: Integration of complementary therapies and conventional medicine through the activities of research, education, clinical services, and community partnerships

• Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center: Scientific investigation to evaluate the effectiveness, safety, and mechanisms of action of alternative and complementary practices

• Bastyr University: One of the world's leading academic centers for advancing knowledge in the natural health sciences

• The Gateway for Cancer Research: Nonprofit organization seeks to fund most innovative cancer research

• The American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM): Nonprofit medical society dedicated to educating physicians and other health care professionals on emerging procedures in preventive/nutritional medicine

• The Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine's: Transform healthcare through scientific studies, new models of clinical care, and innovative educational programs

• American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP): National professional society of naturopathic physicians licensed or eligible for licensing as primary care providers

• American College of Nutrition (ACN): Promotes scientific endeavor in the field of nutritional sciences

• The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM): Nonprofit organization to improve patient outcomes through prevention, early assessment and comprehensive management of chronic disease

• Kansas Biological Survey (KBS): Agency of the state of Kansas, and nationally recognized leader in environmental research

• Department of Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources at Kansas State University: Prairies and other habitats, ethnobotany, and conservation of Midwest/Great Plains ecosystems

• M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Complementary/Integrative Medicine Education Resources (CIMER): Educational resources regarding complementary medicine and assistance in integration of these medicines and therapies with conventional treatments

• Turning Point The Center For Hope and Healing: Support services and innovative education to enhance lives of individuals, families and friends living with cancer or other serious or chronic illnesses

Last modified: Mar 25, 2013