Information about cancer treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, clinical trials, proton therapy, complementary medicine, and cutting edge technologies.
Getting Cancer Treatment? Start Here !
Getting Cancer Treatment? Start Here!
While being treated for cancer you may be searching for different information than when you were first diagnosed. This list includes some of the commonly searched information, but you can always use the search feature to find what you need!
Bone Marrow Transplants
Support and information for bone marrow, peripheral blood stem cell, and cord blood transplants.
Information about chemotherapy treatment, drugs and side effects. Includes an overview of the treatment process and OncoLink Rx, a list of teaching sheets about chemotherapy drugs.
Information about anti-cancer and supportive care medications. These can be used as teaching handouts for patients.
The first step to participating in a clinical trial is understanding what that is all about. These articles explain the basics of a cancer clinical trial, dispel common myths, and provide resources to learn more.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
A guide to help you navigate the realm of complementary and alternative medicine with tips and warnings on treatments such as herbals, vitamins, chemicals, diet, meditation, massage, acupuncture, and body-mind therapy.
Support and information about the various hormonal therapies used to treat several types of cancer, including breast and prostate cancer.
Find tips for coping with hospitalization and situations that arise when in the hospital.
Immunotherapy is a method of treating cancer that uses the body’s own capabilities to identify and kill cancer cells.
Interventional specialties include Interventional Radiology (IR) and Interventional Pulmonary (IP). These specialists performs minimally-invasive procedures to treat cancer and manage certain side effects of cancer and it's treatments.
Procedures & Diagnostic Tests
Articles explaining the many tests used to diagnose and monitor cancer, including radiology tests, various types of biopsies, tests to evaluate the gastrointestinal track, tumor markers and more.
Proton therapy is an advanced form of radiation therapy currently in use at a limited number of centers worldwide.
Information about radiation therapy, the treatment process, and side effects.
Support and information about the various surgical procedures used to treat many types of cancer.
This multi-part educational section describes the science behind targeted therapies and reviews the major classes of targeted therapies. This section will only discuss approved therapies.