The Internet contains a wealth of information on cancer and cancer organizations. The following are a few of the best-known. Oncology Specialists assumes no responsibility for the content of any of these sites, which are referenced only as a service to interested parties.
Patient Advocate Foundation: http://www.patientadvocate.org/
This site can be very helpful to patients and families struggling with the impact of cancer on their daily lives and with the need for financial and case management support, as well as community-based resources.
American Cancer Society: http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp
The American Cancer Society is the largest and most extensive network of cancer information and support services in the country. Its website provides a great deal of information and resources on every aspect of cancer and its impact on patients.
Cancer Care: http://www.cancercare.org
This non-profit organization provides education, information, support, counseling, and related services to those affected by cancer.
The National Cancer Institute: http://www.cancer.gov/
This is the website of the principal U.S. government’s cancer programs within the National Institutes of Health. Particularly good on clinical trial information.
Information on Specific Cancers
Clinical Trials Information