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Questions and Answers About Cancer
Also available in: Spanish
Answers to general questions about cancer: what it is, what the common signs and symptoms are, how it is treated, and whether it can be prevented.... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
714-X (PDQ®)
An overview of the use of 714-X as a treatment for cancer. The summary includes a brief history of 714-X research; a review of laboratory, animal, and human studies; and possible side effects of 714-X... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
A National Action Plan for Cancer Survivorship
A National Action Plan for Cancer Survivorship from the CDC.... Details >
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AANCART Recommendations on Cancer Prevention and Early Cancer Detection
These are recommendations to physicians taking care of Asian American patients to incorporate early cancer detection and cancer prevention strategies that have a high likelihood of producing benefit. ... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Access to Investigational Drugs:
A fact sheet that defines investigational drugs (drugs under study, but not yet FDA approved) and describes how patients and doctors cn obtain them.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Advanced Cancer: Living Each Day
This National Cancer Institute booklet was written to help persons who have gone through the struggles of diagnosis, treatment, and, perhaps, recurrence of cancer, persons for whom a cure or long-term... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
American Indian and Alaska Native Women's Health: Cancer
Links on this page lead to information on breast, cervical, ovarian, and colorectal cancer.... Details >
Indian Health Service
American Indians/Alaska Natives and Cancer
Facts about American Indians and Alaska Natives and cancer.... Details >
Intercultural Cancer Council
Angiogenesis Inhibitors in the Treatment of Cancer
This cancer factsheet briefly describes angiogenesis inhibitors.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Antineoplastons
Brief overview of antineoplastons, a complementary and alternative therapy for cancer.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training
The Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training (AANCART) seeks to build partnerships to increase cancer awareness, to promote greater accrual of Asian Americans in clinical stu... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Asian Americans & Cancer
This document has statistical cancer facts for Asian Americans.... Details >
Intercultural Cancer Council
Cancell/Entelev (PDQ®)
An overview of the use of Cancell/Entelev as a cancer treatment. The summary includes a review of Cancell/Entelev history and research. Cancell/Entelev, also known by the names Sheridan's Formula, Ji... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Cancer and American Indian/Alaska Native Women
This brief fact sheet describes how cancer affects minority women.... Details >
National Women's Health Information Center, U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health
Cancer Care Helping Hand Resource Guide
The Helping Hand Resource Guide is designed to show you what types of help are available to people with cancer, and where you can find them.... Details >
Cancer Care
Cancer Clusters
This page provides basic information about cancer clusters and links to more information.... Details >
National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cancer Control PLANET
This site provides evidence-based research to help communities develop and implement cancer prevention and management programs. Cancer researchers can use the site to access information on cancer risk... Details >
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Cancer Facts for People Over 50
Also available in: Spanish
Cancer strikes people of all ages, but you are more likely to get cancer as they get older, even if no one in the family has had it. You can help safeguard your health by learning the warning signs of... Details >
National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health
Cancer Facts: Cancer Clusters
This factsheet provides basic information about cancer clusters.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Cancer Genetics
Links to patient and health professionals information about genetics and gene testing related to cancer. These include a list of genetic cancer types; policies that regulate genetic testing; a search ... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Cancer Genetics Services Directoy
This directory lists professionals who provide services related to cancer genetics (cancer risk assessment, genetic counseling, genetic susceptibility testing, and others).... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Cancer Health Disparties
Cancer affects people of all racial and ethnic groups. An estimated 555,500 Americans are expected to die of the disease in 2002. While American Indian/Alaska Natives experience some of the lowest ra... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Cancer in Women of Color Monograph
Statistics are presented for both American Indian and Alaska Native women. A PDF containing more information is available.... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Cancer Information and Counseling Line
Established in 1981 by AMC Cancer Research Center, the Cancer Information and Counseling Line is a national toll-free telephone information line designed to help people with cancer and their families.... Details >
AMC Cancer Research Center & Foundation
Cancer Information Service: Questions and Answers
Also available in: Spanish
A fact sheet about NCI's Cancer Information Service, a resource that provides the latest and most accurate cancer information to patients and facilies, the public, and health professionals.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Cancer Information Sources
Information about cancer is available in libraries, on the Internet, and from many Government and private sector organizations. This fact sheet offers tips about where to begin.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Cancer Legislative Database
State and Congressional legislation relating to cancer prevention and control -- CDC's searchable database of pending bills and enacted laws. This database does not contain a complete list of cancer-r... Details >
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cancer Liaison Program
This office is part of the Office of Special Health Issues, which was established to answer questions directed to FDA by patients, their friends and family members and patient advocates about therapie... Details >
Office of Special Health Issues, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Cancer Mortality Maps and Graphs
The Cancer Mortality Maps & Graph Web site provides interactive maps, graphs (which are accessible to the blind and visually impaired), text, tables and figures showing geographic patterns and time tr... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Cancer of Unknown Primary Origin
When doctors cannot determine the location of the primary cancer site, they call the disease cancer of unknown primary origin (CUP). About 2 to 4 percent of all cancer patients have CUP. ... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Cancer Pain
Cancer-pain.org has been developed by ACOR (Association of Cancer Online Resources) with input and advice from patients, caregivers and an Advisory Board of health care professionals dedicated to prov... Details >
Association of Cancer Online Resources
Cancer Prevention and Control Page - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Also available in: Spanish
Prevention control resources that focus on the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, the National Program of Cancer Registries, the National Skin Cancer Prevention Education Pro... Details >
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Cancer Registries: The Foundation for Cancer Prevention and Control Fact Sheet
A summary of the operation of the national network of cancer registries, a surveillance tool that serves as the foundation for the national strategy to reduce illness and death from cancer. The inform... Details >
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cancer Studies at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center: Questions and Answers
A fact sheet about clinical trials at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, MD.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Cancer Support Groups: Questions and Answers
A fact sheet that discusses the significance of mututal support for patients and family members and explains how to find a support group suited to individual needs.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Cancer survivorship: How to cope and thrive after treatment
The end of cancer treatment means facing new concerns. Recovery may require a different way of thinking about yourself and relating to others. ... Details >
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Cancer Topics
Common cancers, all cancers, treatment, coping, and support and resources are all links on this main cancer topics page.... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Cancer Vaccines: Training the Immune System to Fight Cancer
The idea is to inject a preparation of inactivated cancer cells or proteins that are unique to cancer cells into a person who has cancer. The goal: to train the person's immune system to recognize the... Details >
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
cancer.gov: Cancer Information from the National Cancer Institute
Also available in: Spanish
Accurate and up-to-date information on cancer prevention, cause, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation designed for the use of cancer patients and their families health professionals and... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
cancer.gov: Clinical Trials
Information designed for use by cancer patients and their families, the general public, and health professionals who help people make decisions about cancer care. It includes news updates, a history ... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
cancer.gov--Complementary and Alternative Medicine Cancer Treatment
Healing philosophies, approaches, and therapies used in addition to, or instead of, traditional treatments. These summaries generally include an overview, reviews of preclinical and human/clinical stu... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
CancerCare Telephone Education Workshops
CancerCare Telephone Education Workshops are and easy ways for people all over the country to get up to date information about cancer and cancer related topics from the experts over the phone. ... Details >
Cancer Care
CancerCare's Online Support Groups
CancerCare Online™ provides free, professional counseling services to anyone affected by cancer. ... Details >
Cancer Care
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation: Just for Kids
These are links to medical sites that can be used to explain cancer to children.... Details >
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation
Cartilage (Bovine and Shark) (PDQ®)
An overview of the uses of cartilage products in the United States. The summary includes a brief history of cartilage research, results of clinical trials, and possible side effects of cartilage use.... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
CDC's Cancer Links
This web site links users to Federal and non-federal cancer agencies and organizations, and cancer support services; cancer databases, clinical guidelines for various cancers and other related cancer ... Details >
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC's Cancer Publications
Cancer related publications available online and for download in PDF format. Icludes general and specific information -- breast, cervical, prostate skin and colorectal cancers included -- cancer regis... Details >
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cellular Telephone Use and Cancer
This fact sheet addresses concerns about cellular telephone use and cancer.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Chemobrain: When cancer treatment disrupts your thinking and memory skills
In general, researchers have found that chemotherapy can affect your cognitive abilities.... Details >
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Chemotherapy and Your Mouth
Also available in: Spanish
This booklet will tell you ways to help prevent mouth problems so you'll get the most from your cancer treatment. ... Details >
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health
Clinical Trials: Understanding Clinical Trials
Also available in: Spanish
This web page describes clinical trials, why they are important, where they take place and who is eligible. The pros and cons associated with trials, informed consent, and the protection of patients ... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Coenzyme Q10 (PDQ®)
An overview of the use of coenzyme Q10 in cancer therapy. The summary includes a history of coenzyme Q10 research, a review of laboratory studies, and data from investigations involving humans. Includ... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Cancer Treatment: Questions and Answers
Also available in: Spanish
Answers your questions online about the use of alternative medicine as a treatment option for cancer. Includes a list of referrals for additional information.... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Depression and Cancer
Research has enabled many men, women, and young people with cancer to survive and to lead fuller, more productive lives, both while they are undergoing treatment, and afterwards. As with other serious... Details >
National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health
Diet: Food Choice Recommendations for Reducing Risk of Cancer
This fact sheet provides a general overview on food groups you should choose and the ones you should avoid to reduce cancer risk.... Details >
American Academy of Family Physicians
Eating Hints for Cancer Patients: Before, During, and After Treatment
Your diet is an important part of your treatment for cancer. This is a guide for patients who are still receiving cancer treatment but may also be useful as a diet guide after treatment.... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Elements of Cancer Genetics Risk Assessment and Counseling (PDQ®)
A description of current approaches to assessing and counseling people about their chance of having an inherited susceptibility to cancer. This information is intended mainly for use by doctors and ot... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Facing Forward: A Guide for Cancer Survivors
A concise overview of some of the most important survivor issues and practical ideas to help cancer survivors look ahead. If you are just finishing cancer treatment, the information may prepare you fo... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Fertility and cancer: What to know before you begin treatment
Infertility after cancer is a concern for both men and women. Whether your treatment will render you unable to have children in the future depends on your type and stage of cancer and the type and dos... Details >
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Financial Assistance for Cancer Care
Also available in: Spanish
This fact sheet lists organizations that can help patients and their families with financial assistance during treatment.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Followup Care: Questions and Answers
A fact sheet that provides information about followup medical care for patients who have completed cancer treatment.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Formaldehyde and Cancer: Questions and Answers
Formaldehyde is a colorless, flammable, strong-smelling gas that is used to manufacture building materials and produce many household products .... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Garlic: Effects on Cardiovascular Risks and Disease, Protective Effects Against Cancer, and Clinical Adverse Effects
This evidence report summarizes clinical studies of garlic in humans. It addresses the effects on cardiovascular-related disease and factors such as lipids, blood pressure, glucose, atherosclerosis, a... Details >
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Gerson Therapy
A brief overview of Gerson therapy, a dietary approach that has been used by some to treat cancer and other diseases and that focuses on the role of minerals, enzymes, hormones, and other dietary fact... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Guide to National Cancer Institute Information Resources
This fact sheet describes the National Cancer Institute's PDQ and CANCERLIT databases and explains how to obtain information from them.... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Have a Personal or Family History of Cancer? Consider Joining the Cancer Genetics Network
This fact sheet describes the Cancer Genetics Network and provides contact information for Network Centers.... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Home Care for Cancer Patients
Also available in: Spanish
This fact sheet provides information about the various services provided by home care agencies and financial assistance available from government, public, and private agencies.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
How To Find a Doctor or Treatment Facility If You Have Cancer
This fact sheet offers suggestions for choosing a physician and facility for cancer treatment.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Hydrazine Sulfate (PDQ®)
The summary includes a brief history of hydrazine sulfate research, results of clinical trials, and possible side effects of hydrazine sulfate use. Hydrazine sulfate is a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhib... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
If You Have Cancer and Have Medicare...You Should Know About Clinical Trials
Resource for Medicare recipients who have cancer. It provides general information about cancer clinical trials, Medicare coverage, and questions to ask before joining a clinical trial. ... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
If You Have Cancer...What You Should Know About Clinical Trials
Also available in: Spanish
Designed for patients considering participation in a clinical trial, this easy to read resource is designed to be used with a health care professional. ... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Imi Hale Native Hawaiian Cancer Awareness, Research and Training Network
Imi Hale is a 5-year project funded by the National Cancer Institute aimed at reducing the burden of cancer among Native Hawaiians. ... Details >
Imi Hale: Native Hawaiian Cancer Awareness, Research and Training Network
Insurance Coverage of Clinical Trials
For people interested in enrolling in a clinical trial, one of the primary concerns is covering the trial’s costs. This section will help you understand the different costs associated with clinical tr... Details >
Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation
Laetrile/Amygdalin (PDQ®)
An overview of the use of laetrile as an anticancer treatment. The summary includes a history of laetrile research, a review of laboratory studies, the results of clinical trials, and possible side ef... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Lymphoma Focus
Lymphoma Focus delivers information that represents the most current body of knowledge on lymphoma, enabling patients to make informed treatment and quality of life decisions and also assisting physic... Details >
Lymphoma Research Foundation of America
Managing Your Cancer
The information contained in these sections will provide you with helpful ways to manage different aspects of your cancer diagnosis. ... Details >
Cancer Care
Marijuana Use in Supportive Care for Cancer Patients
A fact sheet about marijuana use to treat chemotherapy-induced nausea, vomiting, anorexia and cachexia in cancer patients... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Mesothelioma: Questions and Answers
A fact sheet about the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mesothelioma.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Nanotechnology In Cancer: Tools To Relieve Human Suffering
Nanotechnology is the development and engineering of devices so small that they are measured on a molecular scale.... Details >
NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer
National Cancer Data
This page links to national cancer data about cancer registries, special populations, and breast, cervical, colorectal, ovarian, prostate, and skin cancer.... Details >
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Cancer Institute Research on Childhood Cancers
A fact sheet about trends in childhood cancers in the United States and NCI's current research on childhood cancers.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
National Cancer Institute's Clinical Trials Cooperative Group Program
A fact sheet about NCI program for academic institutions and treament centers that work with NCI to design and conduct clinical trials... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
National Organizations that Offer Services to People with Cancer and Their Families
A fact sheet that lists organizations which provide cancer patients and their families with finacial and emotional support, advocacy, and information.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
National Program of Cancer Registries
Since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has administered the National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR). The NPCR currently helps states and territories to improve cancer re... Details >
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Native American Outreach
Huntsman Cancer Institute has launched this special program designed to meet the needs of Native Americans. This program is built on respect for Native American culture and tradition and on heart-felt... Details >
Educational Institution--Follow the Resource URL for More Information
Native Americans and Cancer
This brief fact sheet outlines the cultural implications for Native Americans with cancer.... Details >
Native American Cancer Research
Native Hawaiian Cancer Awareness, Research and Training Network: Bibliography
This bibliography focuses on cancer and Native Hawaiians.... Details >
Imi Hale: Native Hawaiian Cancer Awareness, Research and Training Network
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders and Cancer
This document details cancer statistics for Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.... Details >
Intercultural Cancer Council
NCI Cancer Facts
Also available in: Spanish
A wide range of accurate, credible cancer information from peer-reviewed PDQ® summaries on state-of-the-art care, cancer fact sheets and other publications. Information is based on the results of curr... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
NCI Fact Sheet: Garlic and Cancer Prevention
This document introduces the benefits of garlic and its organic allyl sulfur components as effective inhibitors of the cancer process. ... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
NCI Fact Sheet: Tea and Cancer Prevention
This document provides a general overview on research of antioxidants found in tea--called catechins--for the prevention and treatment of a variety of cancers. ... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Obesity and Cancer
A fact sheet that summarizes research on the potential link between obesity and cancer risk.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Oncology Tools
For access to such documents as cancer drug labeling, approval summaries, and advisory committee transcripts, consumers, patients, and health care professionals can search Oncology Tools by specific t... Details >
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Oral Care Provider's Reference Guide to Oncology Patients
A pocket guide for oral health professionals that provides guidelines for the prevention and management of oral complications in patients receiving radiation therapy to the head and neck , chemotherap... Details >
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health
Oral Complications of Cancer Treatment: What the Oral Health Team Can Do
This oral health education fact sheet was written for oral health professionals. The fact sheet focuses on preventing and managing oral complications to help support optimal cancer therapy and enhance... Details >
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health
Oral Contraceptives and Cancer Risk
Also available in: Spanish
A fact sheet about research on the risk of developing cancer of the breast, cervix, liver and ovary from the use of oral contraceptives.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Oral Health, Cancer Care and You Campaign
This health awareness campaign is intended to address the oral health complications of cancer patients who are undergoing radiation, chemotherapy or bone marrow treatments. Campaign materials are avai... Details >
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health
Pain (PDQ®)
Help for the cancer patient with issues related to taking care of pain -- why it is important and common worries that may keep a patient from seeking relief. Also offers a guide for talking with a d... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Pain Control: A Guide for People with Cancer and Their Families
A guide from the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute that answers questions about pain control. Written for cancer patients, their families, and their friends, the material in t... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
PDQ® -- NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database
The PDQ® database contains peer-reviewed summaries on cancer treatment, screening, prevention, and supportive care; a registry of approximately 1,800 open and 10,300 closed cancer clinical trials... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Prevention
Answers questions on cancer prevention methods and discusses the results of clinical trials and research on cancer prevention..... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Screening/Detection (Testing for Cancer)
Answers questions about cancer diagnosis, screening and detection. Also discusses various imaging methods and interpretation of laboratory results..... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Supportive Care
Also available in: Spanish
This page links consumers and health care professionals to cancer information summaries related to a variety of common complications of cancer and its treatment. Topics covered include anxiety disorde... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Treatment
Also available in: Spanish
This page links users to over 80 types of adult and childhood cancers and include the well-known as well as the more obscure cancer types. Consumers and health care professionals can select from the a... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
PDQ® Clinical Trials Database: User's Guide
This web site defines the physician data query (PDQ) search mechanism, and presents a step-by-step guide to searching for clinical trials using the PDQ. The guide describes search results and explain... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
PDQ®: Questions and Answers
Also available in: Spanish
A fact sheet about the NCI's PDQ database. ... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
People with Cancer & Caregivers: Financial Needs
This page links to financial assistance programs available from CancerCare.... Details >
Cancer Care
Preventing cancer: 6 steps
Preventing cancer: 6 steps from the Mayo Clinic. ... Details >
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Prevention, Genetics, Causes
General information on this site about prevention, detection and genetic testing for cancer as well as information relating to specific cancers.... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Questions and Answers About Cancell/Entelev
Answers to 10 questions about Cancell/Entelev, a complementary and alternative therapy for cancer and other diseases.... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Questions and Answers About Coenzyme Q10
Answers to frequently asked questions about Coenzyme Q10, a complementary and alternative therapy for cancer and other diseases.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Questions and Answers About Cryosurgery in Cancer Treatment
Answers to questions about the use of cryosurgery to treat internal cancer tumors, including tumors of the prostate.... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Questions and Answers About Laetrile/Amygdalin
Answers to frequently asked questions about laetrile/amydalin as a complementary and alternative therapy for cancer and other diseases.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Questions and Answers about Metastatic Cancer
Also available in: Spanish
A fact sheet about the diagnosis and treatment of cancer that has spread.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Radiation Therapy and You: A Guide to Self-Help During Treatment
What to expect and how to care for yourself if you are receiving radiation therapy for cancer. Descriptions of external radiation therapy and brachytherapy using radiation implants; radiation therapy ... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Radiation Treatment and Your Mouth
This booklet was written for patients who are being treated with radiation for cancer of the head or neck. While radiation helps treat cancer it can also cause side effects that will cause problems i... Details >
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health
Search for Clinical Trials
This web page allows users to search the physician data query (PDQ) database for clinical trials in a variety of ways including cancer type, trial type, trial location, trial status and protocol ID nu... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Selenium Lowers Incidence of Lung, Colorectal, and Prostate Cancers
Details of a 10-year cancer prevention trial which suggests that dietary supplements of the trace element selenium may significantly lower the incidence of prostate, colorectal, and lung cancers in pe... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Soft Tissue Sarcomas: Questions and Answers
A fact sheet about cancers that develop in tissues that connect, support or surround othere structures and organs of the body.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Some Kinds of Cancer Kids Get
This web page offers information about the different types of cancer that kids can get. Cancer screening and treatment are also discussed.... Details >
Nemours Foundation
Special Populations Publications Index - National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Also available in: Spanish
List of NCI publications with a focus on cancer prevention information written especially for minorities -- African Americans, Native Americans and Hispanic Americans. Includes information on food cho... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
State/Territory Cancer Data
This page links to State Cancer Burden Data fact sheets, which contain data on lung cancer, colorectal cancer, breast cancer, and prostate cancer, and the National Program of Cancer Registries State/T... Details >
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Synovial Sarcoma
A fact sheet about a rare type of cancer that occurs in tendons, bursae, or the cavity that separates the bones of certain joints.... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Taking Time: Support for People With Cancer and the People Who Care About Them
Written for individuals affected by cancer, the text of this document is based on letters, observations, books, and articles from and by cancer patients, families, friends and caregivers. It is intend... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Three Good Reasons to See a Dentist: Tip Sheet for Cancer Patients
Also available in: Spanish
Your cancer treatment may be easier if you work with your dentist and hygienist. Make sure you have a pretreatment dental checkup. ... Details >
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health
Treatment Decision Tools
These Cancer Profilers can help you make an informed decision about your treatment. Using these tools, you can access the detailed analysis of your specific condition, uncover a statistical breakdown ... Details >
American Cancer Society
Understanding Angiogenesis
An illustrated description of angiogenesis and its importance in cancer research. ... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
Understanding Cancer Pain
Also available in: Spanish
This booklet is designed to give you important information about pain related to cancer. It will help you understand why patients have pain, the different ways pain can be treated, and what you need t... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center: Treatment & Research
This site provides information about ongoing clinical trials and research in non-conventional/alternative medicine cancer treatment options. Information about participation in these trials is availabl... Details >
Educational Institution--Follow the Resource URL for More Information
What Is Cancer and What Happens When Kids Get It?
This article explains to children about cancer. It talks about what cancer is, what the causes people to get cancer, how to test for cancer and how cancer is treated.... Details >
Nemours Foundation
What You Need To Know About™ Cancer Index
Discusses symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, emotional issues, and questions to ask your doctor if your diagnosis is one of the selected cancers listed at this web site.... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
What You Need To Know About™ Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
This booklet discusses symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. It also has information about resources and sources of support for people with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. ... Details >
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
When Someone in Your Family Has Cancer
A booklet written to help you understand more about cancer and how it is treated; and the changes that may occur in your life. It may help also with feelings you have about cancer and about the perso... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Young People With Cancer: A Handbook for Parents
A guide written for parents of a child with cancer. It addresses some of the most common questions about cancer in the young, combining medical information with practical suggestions. Special consider... Details >
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Your Cancer Risk
Your Cancer Risk is a risk assessment tool that offers users a personalized method for estimating and lowering their risk of the 12 of the most common cancers. The web site is maintained by the Harv... Details >
Educational Institution--Follow the Resource URL for More Information

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