Community Resources

Local Resources

For patients in search of supplementary services outside of those offered by Capital Health Cancer Center, we’ve compiled a list of some of the top-rated professional providers.

New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED)

NJCEED is a New Jersey Department of Health program that provides screening services for breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancers screenings for persons at or below 250% of the Federal Poverty Level and uninsured or under-insured.

Learn more here: www.nj.gov/health/ces/public/resources/njceed.shtml

New Jersey Department of Health

This site provides information on prevention and screenings, state and national cancer registry data, the NJ Commission on Cancer Research, and NJCEED.

Learn more here: www.nj.gov/health/ces/public

YWCA Princeton Breast Cancer Resource Center (BCRC)

The YWCA Princeton Breast Cancer Resource Center (BCRC) is dedicated to providing support and information to women and families affected by breast cancer, and to increase understanding of the disease in the community.

Learn more here: www.ywcaprinceton.org/bcrc

59 Paul Robeson Place

Princeton, NJ 08540
609-497-2100 ext. 346/349

Cancer Support Community

This community helps optimize patient care by providing support groups, counseling, education and healthy lifestyle programs.

Learn more here: www.cancersupportcommunity.org

Pennsylvania Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (PA-BCCEDP)

Free breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services for Pennsylvania residents who meet eligibility standards.

Learn more here: www.health.pa.gov/topics/programs/Pages/PABreastandCervicalCancerEarlyDetectionProgram.aspx

Pennsylvania Department of Health

This website provides information on Pennsylvania’s state-wide cancer control planning’s multi-pronged approach with links for: breast, cancer, colorectal, prostate, and testicular cancer. It also provides information on free mammograms and pap test and cancer statistics. 

Learn more here: https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/Cancer/Pages/Cancer.aspx

National Resources

American Cancer Society (ACS)

The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has 12 chartered Divisions, more than 900 local offices nationwide, and a presence in more than 5,100 communities.

Learn more here: www.cancer.org

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

NCI is one of 27 Institutes and Centers that comprise the U.S. National Institutes of Health, which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NCI’s main responsibilities include coordinating the National Cancer Program; conducting and supporting cancer-related research; training physicians and scientists; and disseminating state-of-the-art information about cancer detection, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, control, palliative care, and survivorship.

Learn more here: www.cancer.gov

CancerCare®

CancerCare is a national nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: people with cancer, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved. CancerCare programs—including counseling and support groups, education, financial assistance and practical help—are provided by professional oncology social workers and are completely free of charge.

Learn more here: www.cancercare.org

Center for Disease Control (CDC)

The CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control site provides information on different types of cancer, data and statistics, risk factors, screening guidelines, national programs, and a resource library. Available in English and Spanish.

Learn more here: www.cdc.gov/cancer

National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

NCCN provides more than 50 free booklets to read/download about specific cancers and cancer care as well as patient webinars and resources for caregivers.

Learn more here: www.nccn.org/patientresources/patient-resources