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Helpful Resources

The recources referenced below are intended to provide general information. We encourage you to contact your healthcare provider for individual information regarding your specific condition.

American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org

National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov

Extensive information on types of cancer, treatments, coping with cancer, a dictionary of cancer terms, the NCI drug dictionary, cancer statistics, clinical trials, cancer prevention, genetics, and full text of NCI fact sheets form this important website.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Cancer Prevention and Control
http://www.cdc.gov/cancer

The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) 
http://www.canceradvocacy.org

Information for cancer survivors on topics such as palliative care and symptom management, the "Cancer Survivor Toolbox" audio programs, links to related information about cancer types and treatment, and more.

People Living With Cancer
http://www.plwc.org

This "patient information website of the 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 85 types of cancer.

OncoLink    
http://www.oncolink.com

The site's mission is "to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge." Features current cancer news; descriptions of various cancers (many in Spanish ...)

National Cancer Institute: Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)     http://seer.cancer.gov

SEER is "an authoritative source of information on cancer incidence and survival in the United States ... [and] the only comprehensive source of population-based information ... that includes stage of cancer at the time of diagnosis and survival ...

MedlinePlus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/cancers.html