Cancer is the common term for tumors (neoplasms) characterized by uncontrolled growth at the cell level. The branch of medicine concerned with diagnosis, treatment, and research into the causes of cancer is oncology. Cancer medical specialists are termed oncologist.
Latest articles from the Cancer GuideSite.
Presents general overview information on many of the main kinds of tumors. Includes news, doctor search, glossary and access to support hotlines.
American Cancer Society presents an array of related statistics.
Directory of cancer experts volunteering to answer both general and disease-specific questions.
Features information, treatments, links, and provides online community support for a wide range of different types of cancer.
A guide to several types of tumors and their treatments including audio from experts, survivors' stories and news archives.
Links to articles about skin and breast tumors.
Advice and information about diagnosis and treatment issues. Includes leaflets, book suggestions, links and support groups.
A patient-centered forum of national advocacy organizations addressing public policy issues.
An online 'zine for patients and professionals.
Gives general information including a discussion of treatment options on a range of tumors. Provides links and a directory of resources.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer provides access to reports and databases on occurrence and characteristics.
Patient information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Includes cancer types, treatments, survivorship, advocacy, resources, podcasts, and news.
Press releases and news articles about research findings and treatments.
Disseminates educational programming in a multimedia electronic clips format. Requires registration for complete access.
Provides an orientation to help motivated patients begin to actively engage their disease and their health care team.
Scott Hamilton’s chemotherapy site offers general treatment information for cancer patients.
Provides educational information on therapy for cancer patients, including chemo side-effects. Sponsored by the Amgen firm.
Blog by Kok Siong, a researcher in the field of cancer cytogenetics.
Consumer health resource center providing information on common symptoms.
Consumer health resource center providing general information on cancer prevention, symptoms and treatment.
Includes forum, audio and video interviews of patient experiences.
Presents a country-specific annotated list of resources that chronicle patients' personal experiences.
Multimedia guide on the biology of cancer. Offers interviews with researchers, and animations on the underlying science.
Information and support from this UK organization which addresses many of the types of tumors. Includes access to online booklets and other resources.
Presents information such as prevention and treatment side-effects. Also gives resources including links, articles and support groups.
Research and education in all measures of care for patients with these diseases.
Credible, current cancer information from the U.S. National Cancer Institute.
NCCN is a not-for-profit alliance of centers that develops practice guidelines to help in making informed treatment decisions.
Service which provides access to news articles and reports about recent research activity. Registration required.
U.S. government resource which provides access to information for researchers and about collaborations. Aimed at the professional level.
Links-based guide to Internet resource.
Includes information including news, prevention, clinical trials, conferences and psychosocial support from the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center.
Commercial audio-visual educational resources for patients.
Web-based resource that presents information on a number of the less common cancers.
Periodical which supplies news and current information about the state of research and treatment.
Book excerpts covering such topics as psychosocial issues, support, nutrition, pain control and spirituality.
Headline news and content on related issues.
Provides access to disability resources including those needed for cancer care support.
Ranking by the magazine of the fifty top cancer hospitals in the United States.
Consumer health site which includes information for the newly diagnosed, as well as for those coping with chemotherapy.
An open-publishing wiki portal for those interested in this topic. Available for viewing or editing.
Directory of cancer specialists and hematologists.
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