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finding health care services if you have cancer

From National Cancer Institute

Topics include "Choosing a Doctor," "Getting a Second Opinion," and "Choosing a Treatment Facility."
Above information is also available in Spanish.

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."

Global Resources [Outside of U.S.]:

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


In Loving Honor of My Sister Paula

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):

>>  A Cure in Sight

"List of doctors that specialize in ocular 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.)

​>>  Eye Cancer Foundation
"Search for eye cancer specialists in more than 50 countries."

​>>  Melanoma Research Foundation's CURE OM
"Physicians treating primary ocular melanoma."

​"Physicians treating systemic [metastatic] ocular melanoma."

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


Oncologists (Includes a variety of specialties):

​>>  American Society of Clinical Oncology
"Find an Oncologist" search tool.

Radiation Oncologists:

​​>>  American Society for Radiation Oncology

"Find a Radiation Oncologist" search tool in middle of webpage.

Surgical Oncologists:

​>>  Society of Surgical Oncology
"Find a Surgical Oncologist" search tool.