Patients and loved ones have access to a coordinated team of social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, patient navigators, pain management specialists and spiritual care providers at the center. In addition, they can participate in a wide array of programs including educational classes designed to better prepare them and their caregivers for treatment, healing arts workshops, peer support groups and much more.
Patients may be invited to participate in City of Hope clinical trials when an investigational drug or therapy is appropriate for them.
Part of the National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute, established under the National Cancer Act of 1937, is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
The NCCN, an alliance of 19 of the world's leading cancer centers, including City of Hope, is an authoritative source of information to help patients and health professionals make informed decisions about cancer care.
866-788-NCCN (6226) or send an email
The American Cancer Society has many national and local programs, as well as a 24-hour support line, to help cancer patients and survivors with challenges such as travel, lodging and emotional issues.
866-228-4327 for TYY
American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
The AAD represents virtually all practicing dermatologists in the United States and promotes excellence in education and research, clinical practice and surgical standards, and patient care and public interest.
Melanoma International Foundation
The Melanoma International Foundation provides information for melanoma patients and their families on patient support, early detection, education and advocacy.
SkinCarePhysicians.com was developed by the American Academy of Dermatology specifically for patients and health professionals to use as a resource for up-to-date information on the treatment and management of skin diseases.