Here you can find information on a range of topics including cancertypes, tests, treatments and side-effects. You’ll be able to find out about all support services available including night nursing services, support in your area, survivor support, counselling, annual patient conference, financial support for children with cancer and transport services. You can also find about common cancer symptoms and how to reduce your risk of cancer.
This site provides access to all of Cancer Care’s education and counselling programmes as well as online support groups, website links, and “briefs” that offers tips in coping with cancer.
CancerGuide is dedicated to helping you find the answers to your questions about cancer, and especially to helping you find the questions you need to ask. The guide provides interesting information from the patient perspective. The information in Cancer Guide represents a significant amount of research on the part of Steve Dunn, who is not a medical or health professional, and who recommends that you share the information you get here with your physicians to check for accuracy and relevance to your situation.
Provides a comprehensive list of cancer related web sites, bulletin boards and chat groups.
CancerNet is the patient and public section of the Web page of the National Cancer Institute that contains information on cancer, treatment options, detection, prevention, genetics, supportive care, clinical trials, and a ‘kid’s page’. There is also a Spanish-language button.
Cancer News on the Net is dedicated to bringing patients and their families the latest information on cancer diagnosis and treatment. They are constantly searching for cancer information sources that are available on the Net.
The site offers abstracts and “news update” summaries of the latest JAMA reports. The journal also has created special-topic sections to consolidate information on *asthma*, migraines and other specific conditions.
The Journal of the National Cancer Institute is geared towards professionals in the field of cancer research. However, there are informational pieces and articles that are understandable to the lay person, especially if you are doing your own research on some specific form of cancer or treatment. Issues from the last four years are available on-line; for further back, you can contact NCI through the numbers provided.
Provides access to the National Library of Medicine for literature searches for clinical practice, education and research free of charge. Free access to MedLine, allows you to search for journal articles according to your area of interest.
MesotheliomaSymptoms.com is an extensive database of information and resources for patients and their families to better understand the symptoms of mesothelioma and the various aspects of diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and many other factors of survival.
Mesothelioma Guide is your trusted ally in the fight against asbestos-related cancer. Their mission is to guide mesothelioma patients to better health care options and to find a cure. For more information on recruiting mesothelioma trials, please click here.