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American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS):
The AAO-HNS Foundation works to advance the art, science and ethical practice of otolaryngology--head and neck surgery through education, research, and lifelong learning.

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Organization International:
Web site contains information about Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma, a relatively rare form of cancer that is usually slow-growing, but its growth tends to be relentless. It may reoccur at the primary site, or metastasize to other parts of the body.

American Cancer Society:
A nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting cancer through research, education, advocacy, patient service and rehabilitation.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO):
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is dedicated to helping patients and their families find accurate, reliable, and oncologist-approved information about cancer.

Cancer Care:
Cancer Care is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to provide free professional help to people with all cancers through counseling, education, information and referral and direct financial assistance.

Head and Neck Cancer Community (AHNS):
The purpose of the American Head and Neck Society is to promote and advance the knowledge of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients with diseases of the head and neck.

MedicineNet, Inc. is an online, healthcare media publishing company. It provides easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers via a network of interactive Web sites.

MEDLINEplus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 500 diseases and conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.

National Cancer Institute (NCI):, the National Cancer Institute's Web site, provides accurate, up-to-date information on many types of cancer, information on clinical trials, resources for people dealing with cancer, and information for researchers and health professionals.

The following publications are also available, in PDF format, on the NCI's web site,

Oral Cancer Foundation:
The Oral Cancer Foundation is a national public service, non-profit entity designed to reduce suffering and save lives through prevention, education, research, advocacy, and support.

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC):
SPOHNC is a patient-directed, self-help organization dedicated to meeting the needs of oral and head and neck cancer patients.