The goal of the Cancer Cachexia Society (CCS) is to bring an awareness of cachexia to the oncology field, so as to accelerate research to improve diagnosis and treatment strategies. The CCS also seeks to perform community outreach to inform patients about this syndrome and current treatment options.  The CCS mission is to empower patients with cachexia to live their lives to the fullest through awareness, education, and community. 

The Society on Sarcopenia, Cachexia and Wasting Disorders (SCWD) is a non-profit scientific organization comprised of an international and multidisciplinary group of health-care professionals primarily active in these fields. The SCWD mission is to increase awareness, education and research. The SCWD seeks to further research on cachexia and sarcopenia and wasting disorders and bring practical solutions to health-care teams worldwide grappling with treatment. SCWD was founded to improve patient health worldwide and to encourage prevention and treatment of these conditions. 

The American Cancer Society is the leading cancer-fighting organization with a vision of ending cancer as we know it, for everyone. We are the only organization working to improve the lives of people with cancer and their families through advocacy, research, and patient support, to ensure everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer. 

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is the first and largest cancer research organization dedicated to accelerating the conquest of cancer. The mission of the American Association for Cancer Research is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, collaboration, science policy and advocacy, funding for cancer research. Through its programs and services, the AACR fosters research in cancer and related biomedical science; accelerates the dissemination of new research findings among scientists and others dedicated to the conquest of cancer; promotes science education and training; and advances the understanding of cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment throughout the world.

The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded by ESPN and legendary basketball coach Jim Valvano with one goal in mind: to achieve Victory Over Cancer. Since its formation in 1993, the V Foundation has awarded nearly $290 million in cancer research grants nationwide and has grown to become one of the premier supporters of cutting-edge cancer research. Due to generous donors, the Foundation has an endowment that covers administrative expenses.

The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) is a professional, scientific and medical society established to bring together clinical and experimental scientists who are involved in the study of bone and mineral metabolism. The ASBMR membership comprises basic research scientists, and clinical investigators in bone and mineral metabolism and related fields along with physicians and other healthcare practitioners. Current worldwide membership numbers approximately 3,000 with interests in biomechanics, cell biology, molecular biology, dentistry, developmental biology, endocrinology, epidemiology, internal medicine, metabolism, molecular genetics, nephrology, obstetrics-gynecology, orthopaedics, pathology, pharmacology, physiology, rheumatology and other research/clinical areas.