Cancer Treatment

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 on cancer treatments, 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.

Chemotherapy

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.

Clinical Trials

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.

Use our clinical trial matching program to find a trial that matches your needs, anywhere in the United States:

OncoLink/EmergingMed Clinical Trials Matching Program

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.

Hormone Therapy

Support and information about the various hormonal therapies used to treat several types of cancer, including breast and prostate cancer.

Hospital Helpers

Find tips for coping with hospitalization and situations that arise when in the hospital.

Interventional Radiology

Interventional Radiology (IR) is a specialty that performs minimally-invasive procedures to treat cancer and manage certain side effects of cancer.

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

Proton therapy is an advanced form of radiation therapy currently in use at a limited number of centers worldwide.

Surgery

Support and information about the various surgical procedures used to treat many types of cancer.

Targeted Therapies

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.

Keywords

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Blogs

Fare thee well my bright star
by Christina Bach, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C
October 11, 2017

Passion and Privilege
by Marisa Healy, BSN RN
October 10, 2017

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