- General Cancer Information
- CancerNet. The cancer
information resource maintained by the National Cancer Institute. A wealth
of online cancer information is provided with separate resources aimed
at patients/public, basic researchers, and health professionals. Get information
on treatment, supportive care, screening, prevention, and investigational
or newly approved drugs. Access fact sheets on over 100 cancer-related
information resource with lots of cancer information and links to cancer
information elsewhere on the web. A good starting point for online cancer
research. Sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center and
National Cancer Institute.
The NCI is the U.S. government's principal agency for cancer research and
training. Among their roles is the collection and communication of information
about cancer, much of which can be found at CancerNet
(see above). Additional information such as yearly statistics
on cancer incidence, mortality, and the cost of cancer also can be found
American Cancer Society.
The American Cancer Society is a community-based health organization dedicated
to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. The ACS site contains general
information about specific cancers, treatment and detection guidelines,
alternative therapies, clinical trials, and other cancer-related topics.
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