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Resources

The following websites provide a variety of resources and information about all types of cancer. Most of the sites offer Spanish as well as English versions, large-type versions and toll-free phone numbers.

  • American Cancer Society site includes a matching service for clinical trials, a database of treatment centers, and tools to help you make treatment decisions. Also available in Asian or Pacific Islander languages.
  • Cancer.Net, an American Society of Clinical Oncology site, includes a database of oncologists, as well as toolkits for recently diagnosed patients and cancer survivors. Spanish-language section available.
  • CancerCare offers free, professional support, including financial assistance programs and information to help children understand cancer. Spanish-language version available.
  • Chemocare.com is figure skater Scott Hamilton's site focused on chemotherapy. Includes information on complementary therapies.
  • Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups features a user-friendly clinical trials search.
  • LIVESTRONG is the Lance Armstrong Foundation education site. Includes information about physical, emotional and practical concerns, as well as stories of survivorship.
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center is the site for one of the nation's top cancer care hospitals. Includes information about clinical trials, support and research.
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center site includes details about clinical trials, research and integrative medicine (over-the-counter products and treatments).
  • OncoLink includes a program called OncoLife, which patients can use to build a survivorship care plan.
  • K-State's Terry C. Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research site presents information on local research, education and outreach efforts.