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Camps for Kids with Cancer
Scams and Quacks
Pediatric Brain Tumor Programs
Doctors & Hospitals
Ombudsman Programs
Positron Emission Tomography Centers
Soup Recipes
Transportation Help
Wish-granting organizations


Camps for Kids with Cancer
Camping Association
http://www.coca-intl.org/
Children's Oncology Camping Association, International

Cancer Kids Camp
http://www.acor.org/

Life Beyond Childhood Cancer
http://www.outlook-life.org/

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Scams and Quacks
Quackwatch
http://www.quackwatch.com/
Your Guide to Health Fraud, Quackery, and Intelligent Decisions

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Doctors and Hospitals
Physician Select
http://www.ama-assn.org/aps/amahg.htm
The Physician Select service of the American Medical Association (AMA) provides basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States and its possessions.

American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
http://www.abms.org/newsearch.asp
A site where health care consumers can verify the board certification of a physician verify FREE OF CHARGE the board certification status, location by city and state and specialty of any physician certified by one or more of the 24 Member Boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). Please have the correct spelling of the physician's name.

Carecounsel
http://www.carecounsel.com/html/facing_cancer.html
No matter where you receive your care, members of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering medical staff will review your medical records and will prepare a comprehensive written report for you to use in evaluating your care and treatment options.

Find a second opinion
http://www.findcancerexperts.com/
Refers patients for expert second opinions to nationally recognized doctors, pathologists, specializing in all types of cancer diagnosis. A rapid, confidential & FREE service using a large national network of prominent pathology experts.

The U.S. News hospital rankings
http://www.usnews.com/

Find a neurosurgeon
http://www.neurosurgery.org/
The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)).

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Ombudsman Programs
A Project of The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation
http://www.mn.ssi.com/cbtf/ombuds.html
Provides complaint investigation and resolution for families of children with cancer and adult survivors of childhood cancer. Provides information and research options to families so that they may better exercise their rights in making decisions in the areas of medical treatment, schooling, rehabilitation, employment, and insurance coverage.

Medical Care Ombudsman Program
http://www.mcman.com/400mcop.htm

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Positrom Emission Tomography Centers
Positron Emission Tomography Centers
http://www.aapm.org/PET/

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Soup Recipes
Bessie's Best Jewish Penicilin
http://www.techsoup.org/souprecipe.cfm
Bessie's Best Jewish Penicilin is just the beginning of the soup recipies here.

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Transportation Help
Corporate Angel Network
http://www.corpangelnetwork.org/
Corporate Angel Network provides FREE air transportation for cancer patients traveling to and from recognized treatment centers in the US without regard to their financial resources. CAN arranges for patients to use empty seats on corporate aircraft operating on business flights.

AirLifeLine
http://www.airlifeline.org/
AirLifeLine is a national non-profit charitable organization of over 1,500 private pilots who fly ambulatory patients who cannot afford the cost of travel to medical facilities for diagnosis and treatment. Pilots donate their time, aircraft and fuel.

DreamLine
http://www.bobiverson.com/dreamline/
DreamLine´┐Żs mission is to provide free airline / vacation travel for children currently undergoing and/or recovering from a brain tumor, cancer, or leukemia.

More Listings
http://www.angel-flight.org/

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Wish-Granting Organizations
Wish Organizations
http://www.acor.org/
A list of organizations. Eligibility varies somewhat at each organization.

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Disclaimer
In this section of our web site we provide links that offer a variety of resources for children with cancer and their parents. Our intent in providing these links is simply to make information available. The inclusion of any website link does not imply endorsement by The Emily Dorfman Foundation for Children of the link or resource accessed through the link. You are strongly advised to thoroughly investigate all information presented and claims made of a medical or spiritual nature, and judge with common sense the validity of the information and the claims. Perhaps this goes without saying, but you should seek the advice of your (or your child's) health care provider before acting upon or relying upon any information from these links and resources.

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