Health Information and Resources


The American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org) is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service.

CancerCare

Cancer Care (www.cancercare.org) is a national non-profit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer.

National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute (www.cancer.gov) coordinates the Nation's research program on cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and control.

The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (www.canceradvocacy.org) is a network of groups and individuals that offer support to cancer survivors and their loved ones. It provides information and resources on cancer support, advocacy, and quality of life issues.

OncoLink

Oncolink (www.oncolink.org) helps cancer patients, families, healthcare professionals, and the general public get comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments, and news about research advances at no charge.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (www.nccn.com) is a nationwide organization dedicated to communicate scientific and evaluative information to enhance the decision-making process between patients and physicians with the goal of improving cancer care outcomes.

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Understanding Breast Cancer

Facts of Life: Overview and Introduction to Breast Cancer
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Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know
Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know (En Español)
Find Clinical Trials
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Survivorship

Topics on Survivorship
Cancer Survivors Network An online community of cancer survivors, families, and friends providing support.
Life After Treatment
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Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy

Chemotherapy Patient Perspectives
Radiation Therapy Patient Perspectives
Chemotherapy Patient Perspectives (En  Español)
Radiation Therapy Patient Perspectives (En Español)
Educational Programs for Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy or Radiation Therapy from Emmi Solutions
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Nutrition

American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention
American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention (En  Español)
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Risk Assessment and Genetic Counseling

Heredity and Cancer
Genetic Testing: What You Need to Know
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