Cancer Resources

Goals

I am looking to understand what resources, communities, and tools exist for cancer patients and care givers in various Spanish speaking countries: Mexico, Argentina, and Spain.

Early Findings

Argentine Cancer Resources

  • ACIAPO — INCA provides emotional support as well as defend the rights of patients with the government and other groups. They also create awareness programs ad resources to address patients' needs.
  • Asociación Argentina de Oncología provides institutional news, conduct research and various scientific activities, as well as offer courses in oncology.

Mexico

  • Institute for Breast Disease FUCAM AC is a not for profit organization that provides support to persons with breast cancer.
  • Unidad De Cancerologia is a company that provides for the needs of persons in Mexico living with the cancer disease.

Spain — Cancer Resources

  • Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC) fight against cancer in order to educe the impact of the disease.
  • The Cancer Consortium is a non-profit organization that is involved in the development of support programs for persons with cancer.
  • Closer Leukemia is a non-profit organization that helps children and families to get treatment for cancer.

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