The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has state divisions and more than 3,400 local offices.
The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the only full-service professional organization representing the interests of the nation's 3.1 million registered nurses. The ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the rights of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.
CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: people with cancer, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved. CancerCare programs—including counseling and support groups, education, financial assistance and practical help—are provided by professional oncology social workers and are completely free of charge.
Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
The Michigan Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (MHPCO) serves as a recognized authority on end-of-life issues. MHPCO also strives to advocate for supportive public policies and to provide education to both consumers and professionals which increases.
The MNA, nurses’ voice for 100 years, is the largest nurses union in the state of Michigan. The MNA promotes the economic and general welfare of nurses in the workplace, fosters high standards of nursing practice and lobbies the legislative and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and recipients of nursing services. MNA is a constituent member of National Nurses United, as well as an affiliate of the AFL-CIO.
The MPD Foundation funds innovative accountable research that produces results for patients with polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia and myelofibrosis. Founded by patients, for patients, MPD has strong relationships with researchers, clinicians and biopharmaceutical companies to ensure progress is being made to get us closer to a cure.
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer.
ONCC develops, admnisters and evaluates programs for cerfification in oncology nursing.
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is a professional organization of over 37,000 registered nurses and other healthcare providers dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research, and administration in oncology nursing.