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Diseases & Illnesses

Looking for expert resources on disease-specific topics? Below are links to links to many nationally recognized disease support sites and educational resources.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

http://www.alsa.org/about-als/what-is-als.html

Bladder Cancer

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bladdercancer/

Breast Cancer

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/index

Cardiomyopathy

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/Cardiomyopathy_UCM_444459_SubHomePage.jsp

Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000726.htm

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

http://www.lung.org/lung-disease/copd/

Colon Cancer

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/index

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HeartFailure/Heart-Failure_UCM_002019_SubHomePage.jsp

Coronary Artery Disease

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNews/Coronary-Artery-Disease---The-ABCs-of-CAD_UCM_436416_Article.jsp

Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000573.htm

Emphysema

http://www.lung.org/lung-disease/emphysema/

Esophageal Cancer

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/esophaguscancer/index

Glioblastoma

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinadults/detailedguide/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumors-in-adults-types-of-brain-tumors

HIV/AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)

http://www.ihv.org/education/AIDS.html

Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000535.htm

Kidney Cancer

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/index

Leukemia

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia/index

Liver Cancer

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/livercancer/index

Lung Cancer

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer/index

Lymphoma

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lymphoma/index

Malignant Melanoma

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-melanoma/index

Mesothelioma

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/index

Multiple Myeloma

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/multiplemyeloma/index

Myelodysplastic Syndrome

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/myelodysplasticsyndrome/index

Neoblastoma

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/neuroblastoma/index

Pancreatic Cancer

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreaticcancer/index

Parkinson’s Disease

http://www.pdf.org/about_pd

Pneumonia

http://www.lung.org/lung-disease/pneumonia/

Prostate Cancer

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/index

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000552.htm