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 topics.

Oncolink. Oncology 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 Rhone-Poulenc.

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 here.

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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