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IMPORTANT:
The information contained in our website and in the links below does not constitute medical advice. Its purpose is to help educate and inform you and to help you develop an understanding of your condition or treatment so that you can ask questions and discuss what you learn with your physician. This is NOT intended to take the place of evaluation and discussion with your doctor. Use this simply to help further the discussion with your healthcare professionals.

 

This page includes links and news about cancer in general.
For info on specific cancers links click on the following:
Bone   Brain    Breast   Colon/Rectal    Hematological   Lung    Prostate   Skin
Come of the links below also go to comprehensive sites with info on specific cancers.

CANCER- GENERAL

The Survivor Movie A short inspiring online video -- "I have cancer, but cancer does not have me. " Created by The Cancer Crusade. Site has other resources as well

Commitment for Cancer Patient and Physician

National Cancer Institute
American Cancer Society. Info on various types of cancer, cancer prevention, treatment options, and more.
CancerNet The National Cancer Institute's database of cancer information
Oncolink Extensive information about various types of cancer from University of Pennsylvania
Medline Plus Section on various types of cancers
ACOR online cancer resources

MyCancerCompass Has news on cancer in general, specific types of cancer and other resources.
Cancer News on the Net
CancerWEB: CancerNET main index

Onconurse.com -- Help for oncology nurses to better serve their patients
Chromosomal Abnormalities in Cancer
PLWC Features
are weekly articles that provide practical information, suggestions, and additional resources on cancer care and treatment
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions. The site provides information on more than 50 types of cancer, clinical trials, coping, side effects, and more ...

National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet on Tumor Markers


TREATMENT GUIDELINES & OTHER TREATMENT RELATED LINKS
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Patient Guidelines
Can read on-line or download complete chapters in a PDF file.
NCCN Guidelines for Various Types of Cancer
Treatment Guidelines for Various Cancers 2
Treatment Decision Tool

Angiogenesis and Angiogenesis Inhibitors to Treat Cancer


A FEW JOURNALS (there are many more available on the web. We will continue adding here)
Journal of Clinical Oncology
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center - Cancer Control Journal


COPING WITH CANCER
National Cancer Institute Guide to Coping with Cancer I
ncludes information on emotional aspects, chemotherapy helps, side effects of cancer treatment, nutrition, pain and more.

How Can I Help Myself Cope with Cancer


NAUSEA & VOMITING and Other Side Effects of Chemotherapy
NCCN Guide to Coping with Nausea & Vomiting

Fatigue and Anemia (NCCN)

Neutropenia due to chemotherapy (Neutropenia is when parts of your immune system are destroyed with chemotherapy. This results in signficant susceptibility to infections.

General Cancer News:

 

Top Stories in Media:

 
Breast Cancer News
 


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