This section provides information on the following topics:
A list of general cancer resources and organizations that may be helpful in finding additional information, services, and support.
Links to NCI-designated cancer centers and cooperative groups.
Government agencies that oversee the approval of drugs and treatments and license hospitals and medical professionals to practice. Use this section to research treatments, health-care guidelines, and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for medications.
Once diagnosed with cancer, one of the last things you want to worry about is how you are going to pay for treatment and other expenses. This section provides helpful organizations, websites, and contact information.
Links to cancer information websites from other countries. Many provide information in languages other than English.
Support groups can help many people cope with the emotional aspects of cancer by providing a place to share experiences and learn from others who are living with cancer.
Through ongoing research, the medications used to treat cancer are constantly being evaluated in different combinations and to treat different cancers. Talking with your doctor is often the best way to learn about the medications you've been prescribed, their purpose, and their potential side effects or interactions.
This section provides definitions of common terms used in cancer care and links to online medical dictionaries.
Information on cancer research and treatment from leading oncology and general medicine scientific journals.
Links to consumer magazines that offer current information on detecting, treating, and coping with cancer.
A service of the National Library of Medicine, PubMed provides access to more than 12 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960s and additional life science journals.
Patient-friendly versions of National Comprehensive Cancer Network's guidelines for treating different types of cancer.