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Helpful Resources

A cancer diagnosis can be a frightening and stressful time for both the patient and the family. The more you know about the diagnosis, treatment, side effects and coping strategies, the better you can deal with the disease. Following are some resources to help you.


American Cancer Society (ACS)

www.cancer.org  1-800ACS-2345
Information on early detection, treatment, prevention, as well as a variety of services available to cancer patients and their families.

Cancer Care Inc.

www.cancercare.org
Information on support and educational programs for cancer patients and family members. 

Clinical Trials

www.clinicaltrials.gov
A program in the U. S. Food and Drug Administration that brings the patient advocate's perspective into the review of new drugs to treat cancer, and provides information about cancer clinical trials and/or cancer drug development.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

www.cdc.gov/cancer
Information on CDC's Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, and its work with national cancer organizations, state health agencies, and other key groups to develop, implement and promote effective strategies for preventing and controlling cancer. Includes links to programs and types of cancer.

CenterWatch

www.centerwatch.com
Listings, search tools and links to current clinical research trials.

Doctor's Guide

www.docguide.com
Physician-oriented access to current and recent literature and research.

Drug Infonet

www.druginfonet.com
Broad listing of currently approved and used pharmaceuticals with additional medical and information links.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

www.leukemia-lymphoma.org/hm_lls 1-800- 955-4572
Information on the disease and treatment, as well a links to resources for both patients and families.

Medscape

www.medscape.com
Health and medicine news service primarily targeted to medical professionals.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

www.cancer.gov
Extensive oncology resource including access to complete guidelines, cancer literature and NCI-sponsored clinical research projects.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

www.canceradvocacy.org
Resources for patient education including the Cancer Survival Toolbox.

National Library of Medicine (NLM)

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed
Free search engine of the holdings of NLM. Search can produce abstracts.

The National Lymphedema Network (NLN)

www.lymphnet.org
Education and guidance for lymphedema patients, health care professional and the general public on the prevention and management of primary and secondary lymphedema.

OncoLink

www.oncolink.upenn.edu
Comprehensive, well organized source of cancer information for patients and health professionals, offered through the University of Pennsylvania.
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