Fact Sheet:

How to Find a Doctor or Treatment Facility If You Have Cancer


From National Cancer Institute

"Although the health care system is complex, resources are available to guide you in finding a doctor, getting a second opinion, and choosing a treatment facility."

www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/managing-care/services/doctor-facility-fact-sheet
Above information is also available in Spanish.

www.cancer.gov/espanol/cancer/manejo-del-cancer/servicios/hoja-informativa-recursos-encontrar-tratamiento

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Cancer Centers


From Melanoma International Foundation

U.S. Cancer Centers:

"List of National Cancer Institute's approved comprehensive cancer centers and other centers of excellence for melanoma."

http://melanomainternational.org/web-resources/cancer-centers

Global Resources [Outside of U.S.]:

"When possible we list support agencies and highly recommended specialists."

http://melanomainternational.org/web-resources/global-resources

search for doctors


Resources are listed in alphabetical order. Resource descriptions in quotes are taken directly from each Website.


Note: Any organization's list or database should NOT be considered a comprehensive directory. Also, medical associations only list their members.


Ocular Oncologists (Doctors Treating Eye Melanoma):


​​>>  American Academy of Ophthalmology

"Find an Ophthalmologist" search tool. (Select 'Ocular Oncology' in 'Subspecialty' drop-down menu. Then search by city, state, or country.)
https://secure.aao.org/aao/find-ophthalmologist

​>>  Eye Cancer Foundation
"Search for eye cancer specialists in more than 50 countries."
www.eyecancercure.com/find-a-doctor

​>>  Melanoma Research Foundation's CURE OM
"Physicians treating primary ocular melanoma."
www.melanoma.org/sites/default/files/u13882/PrimaryOMPhysicianList_0.pdf

​"Physicians treating systemic [metastatic] ocular melanoma."
www.melanoma.org/sites/default/files/u13882/SystemicOMPhysicianList.pdf


​>>  Ocular Melanoma Foundation
"List offers assistance in identifying an eye cancer doctor ... [with separate sections for] primary tumor treatment and systemic ocular melanoma treatment."
www.ocularmelanoma.org/doctorfinder.htm


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Oncologists (Includes a variety of specialties):


​>>  American Society of Clinical Oncology
"Find an Oncologist" search tool.
www.cancer.net/find-cancer-doctor



Radiation Oncologists:


​​>>  American Society for Radiation Oncology

"Find a Radiation Oncologist" search tool in left column of webpage.

www.rtanswers.org/aboutus/index.aspx



Surgical Oncologists:


​>>  Society of Surgical Oncology
"Find a Surgical Oncologist" search tool.
https://apps.surgonc.org/directory/findadoc.aspx