Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology
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Government Agencies

Government agencies that oversee the approval of drugs and treatments and license hospitals and medical professionals to practice. Use this section to research treatments, health-care guidelines, and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for medications.

CDC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA   30333 
Phone: 800-232-4636

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD   21244  
Phone: 877-267-2323

Federal Trade Commission
“Cure-ious? Ask.” Campaign to Avoid Cancer Scams
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20580
Phone: (202) 326-2222

National Academies
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC   20001  
Phone: 202-334-2000

National Cancer Institute
31 Center Drive
MSC 2580
Bethesda, MD   20892-2580  
Phone: 800-4-CANCER

National Health Information Center (NHIC)
P.O. Box 1133
Washington, DC   20013-1133  
Phone: 800-336-4797
Fax: 301-984-4256

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
111 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC   27709  
Phone: 919-541-3345

National Institutes of Health
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD   20892  
Phone: 301-496-1776

Office of Cancer Complementary & Alternative Medicine
National Cancer Institute, NIH
6116 Executive Plaza North, Suite 600
MSC 8339
Bethesda, MD   20852  
Phone: 800-4CANCER

State Cancer Legislative Database Program
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, Room 10A48
31 Center Drive, MSC 2580
Bethesda, MD   20892-2580  
Phone: 301-496-5217
Fax: 301-402-1225

US Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD   20993  
Phone: 888-463-6332

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