International Head and Neck Cancer Organizations

American Cancer Society (USA)

The American Cancer Society is dedicated to fund and conduct research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. Their main objectives are to encourage prevention, foster innovation, provide support and access to care, fight for what’s right and support multicultural communities.

211 East Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611-2678


Head and Neck Cancer Alliance (USA)

Their mission is to advance prevention, detection, treatment and rehabilitation of oral, head and neck cancers through public awareness, research, advocacy and survivorship. HNCA provides support to head and neck cancer patients, supports ongoing research and educates children and adults about the disease, treatment and prevention of oral, head and neck cancers.

1.866.792.HNCA (4622)


Cancer Care (USA)

Cancer Care is a national American organization dedicated to providing free, professional support services, including counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications and financial assistance to anyone affected by cancer. All CancerCare services are provided by oncology social workers and world-leading cancer experts.

275 Seventh Avenue (between  25th & 26th Streets)
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10001
Services:  800?813?HOPE (4673)
Administrative:  212?712?8400


American Academy of Otolaryngolgy-head and neck surgery (USA)

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-head and neck surgery funds research opportunities, humanitarian and international programs, and works at improving quality and patient care outcomes.

1650 Diagonal Rd
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 836-4444


The Oral Cancer Foundation (USA)

The Oral Cancer Foundation’s core mission is to reduce the incidence of oral and oropharyngeal cancers and support those who have been or are currently impacted by the disease.

3419 Via Lido # 205
Newport Beach Ca. 92663
(949) 723-4400


American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) (USA)

The American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) works to  advance research and education in head and neck oncology.

AHNS, 11300 W. Olympic Blvd, Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 437-0559


American Dental Association (USA)

The American Dental Association provides information and research on oral cancer for dentists and their patients.

211 East Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611-2678


National Foundation for Cancer Research (USA)

The Foundation funds scientists and laboratories worldwide to study cancer at its most fundamental level. Their current projects include improving cancer prevention strategies, developing early-detection tools and advancing targeted cancer therapies. They present statistics and the latest research on cancers of the head and neck

4600 East West Highway Suite 525
Bethesda MD 20814
1-800-321-CURE (2873)


International Association of Laringectomees IAL (USA)

The IAL is a non-profit organization composed of approximately 55 member organizations. These clubs are generally known as “Lost Chord” or ” New Voice” and are composed of from 10 to more than 300 members. They provide information, support and resources. The purpose of the IAL is to assist these local clubs in their efforts towards the total rehabilitation of the laryngectomee.

925B Peachtree Street NE, Suite 316
Atlanta, Georgia 30309


WebWhispers (USA)

Web Whispers is an international internet support group. While laryngectomees or those with cancers of the larynx were the original members, they have since been joined by others who have had cancer in different areas that have caused a loss of voice or become a neck breather. This includes those who are struggling with radiation or chemo or who are facing or recovering from head and neck surgery or have metastases to this area.

P O Box 1275
Powder Springs, GA 30127


Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC) (USA)

SPOHNC is a non-profit organization that helps to meet the psychosocial needs of patients as well as preserving, restoring, and promoting physical and emotional health.

PO Box 53
Locust Valley, NY 11560-0053, USA

Phone: 1-800-377-0928


Throat Cancer Foundation (TCF) (USA)

The mission of the TCF is to raise awareness, provide information, support and a sense of community to those patients and caregivers affected by cancers of the throat.   They also work to prevent future cases of cancer by funding research into prevention and cure, advocating for healthier lifestyles, and campaigning for universal HPV vaccination.


Cancer Hope Network – Support For Head & Neck Cancer? (USA)

This site’s mission is to provide free one-on-one confidential support to patients, caregivers, family and friends impacted by cancer, along the entire continuum from diagnosis through survivorship. They provide support by training volunteers who have faced similar experiences and matching them to those needing the services. Their aim is to instill hope and make a positive difference in the lives of people touched by cancer.

2 North Rd Ste A
Chester, NJ 07930
(908) 879-6518


Thyroid Head and Neck Cancer Foundation (THANC) (USA)

THANC provides information and education for patients and their caregivers as well as outreach and support initiatives. THANC has also developed a Head and Neck cancer guide to help patients understand and prepare for the cancer journey.

PO Box 1021,
New York, NY 10276
(646) 685-3982


Head and Neck Cancer Guide (USA)

10 Union Square East, Suite 5B
New York, NY 10003


Mouth Cancer Foundation (UK)

The Mouth Cancer Foundation (MCF) is a charity dedicated to the relief of sickness and the promotion and protection of good health among those suffering or at risk of mouth, throat and other head and neck cancers. This site provides information for both patients and healthcare professionals as well as online support for survivors.

Top Floor, 1 Victoria Parade, Sandycombe Road, Kew,
Richmond, Surrey TW9 3NB
01924 950 950


Gromada Head & Neck Cancer Foundation (USA)

This site was launched in 2012 by Dr. Joseph & Karen Gromada, in the memory of their son Brandon. The goal of the Foundation is to generate research funds for the development of innovative and more effective treatments leading to cures for head and neck cancers.

201 E. Fifth Street #2500
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202


Throat Cancer Foundation (UK)

This site is dedicated to reducing the impact of throat cancers on individuals and on. It provides information on throat cancer and  treatment options.


Oncolink (USA)

Oncolink is maintained by a group of oncology professionals to provide information for newly diagnosed patients as well as treatment options and guidance for survivors. Their primary goal is to support patients, caregivers and practitioners through education and empower them to make educated treatment decisions and be active participants in the process of dealing with cancer.

The Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Suite 2338
Philadelphia, PA 19104