Web Resources

American Cancer Society (ACS)
ACS is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. Read kidney cancer information from ACS.

Formerly People Living With Cancer (PLWC), Cancer.Net brings the expertise and resources of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the voice of the world’s cancer physicians, to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them. All the information and content on Cancer.Net was developed and approved by the cancer doctors who are members of ASCO. Visit Cancer.Net to learn more about kidney cancer.

Kidney Cancer Association
Made up of patients, family members, physicians, researchers, and other health professionals, the Kidney Cancer Association funds, promotes, and collaborates with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Urologic Association (AUA), and other institutions on research projects. They also educate families and physicians, and serve as an advocate on behalf of patients at the state and federal levels.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
A component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is one of eight agencies that compose the Public Health Service (PHS) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The NCI is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. Learn more about kidney cancer on the NCI website.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
An alliance of 21 of the world’s leading cancer centers, the NCCN works together to develop treatment guidelines for most cancers, and is dedicated to research that improves the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care. NCCN offers a number of programs to help you and your family make informed decisions about your health. View the NCCN Guidelines for kidney cancer.