For more information about the Pennsylvania Cancer Control Program write to:
Pennsylvania Department of Health
P.O. Box 90
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17108
The National Cancer Institute is the federal government agency responsible for conducting and supporting research on cancer. This national research program focuses its attention on the cause of cancer, prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and cancer control. The National Cancer Institute wants to insure that all people with cancer receive state of the art care, meaning the most current and successful. The National Cancer Institute hopes to achieve this in partnership with its network of cancer centers throughout the country staffed with highly trained cancer physicians and researchers. For help with any questions about cancer, call their toll free number:
or write to:
The National Cancer Institute
Office of Cancer Communications
Building 3 1
Bethesda, Maryland 20982
The American Cancer Society is a local and national health organization fighting cancer through research, education and community programs of prevention, detection, and services to the patient and family. Contributions from the public support the programs of the American Cancer Society in contrast with the National Cancer Institute which is federally funded. Typical patient service programs include Patient & Family Education, Transportation and Patient to Patient Visitation. The American Cancer Society toll free number for questions about cancer is:
or write to:
The American Cancer Society
1599 Clifton Road, N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30329
Jul 1, 2010 - Immunosuppressive treatment with cyclosporine A, rather than tacrolimus, with dose level monitoring two hours post-dosing or in patients age 50 or younger appears to have a significant association with the development of de novo cancer after liver transplantation, according to research published in the July issue of Liver Transplantation.