More Information On Cancer

Find Out About Clinical Trials

Every year millions of Americans must deal with cancer one way or another, either as patients, or as relatives and friends of patients. If you are one of this group, and want more information on one of the institutions or programs featured on 48 Hours, read on.

The National Cancer Institute : This center, which is part of the National Institute of Health, is where Dr. Steven Rosenberg is working on his "vaccine" to combat cancer. This site has information about treatment trials.

For more general information on cancer in general, head to this NCI page.

To enroll in, or find out about, trials, call the CancerTrials registry number, at 1-888-NCI-1937 (1-888-624-1937).

The main number for the National Cancer Institute is 1-800-4CANCER (1-800-422-6237). If you have general questions, call this number.

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center : Featured in the segment on preventing cancer, this clinic has information about the disease, and ways to stay healthy.

For more information, call the center, at 713-792-3363
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030

St Jude Children's Research Hospital : This is the clinic where 12-year-olds Colby Gilliland and Jacob Williams received treatment for leukemia.

For more information, call St. Jude's at 901-495-3300
St Jude Children's Research Hospital
332 North Lauderdale St, Memphis, TN, 38105

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center : It was at this clinic that adventure racer Louise Cooper Lovelace received treatment for breast cancer.

For more information, call the Center at 310-825-5268
UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
10833 Le Conte Ave
Factor Building, 8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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