Resources for More Information: General Cancer Information

OncoLink Team
Last Modified: June 14, 2018

The Internet can be a valuable resource for a patient who wants to find out more information about their disease. However, remember that not every website contains accurate and reliable information. The websites listed below offer helpful information and resources. Learn more about using the Internet to learn about your cancer.

 

OncoLink

Offers comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, cancer treatments, support, coping and survivorship information. We update information regularly and provide information at various levels, from introductory to in-depth.

www.oncolink.org

The American Cancer Society

The ACS supports research, patient services, early detection, treatment and education. The webiste has tons of helpful, reliable information. The ACS also maintains a national database of patient support services, support groups and resources.

www.cancer.org

Imerman’s Angels

Provides one-on-one peer support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.

http://www.imermanangels.org/

Cancer Hope Network

Provides one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families through training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience

http://www.cancerhopenetwork.org/

Cancer and Careers

Empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.

www.cancerandcareers.org

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Provides timely, comprehensive, oncologist-approved information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

http://www.cancer.net

Joe’s House

Lists various types of lodging throughout the United States that are near hospitals and treatment centers. Details on each lodging facility are available with information on amenities, rates, and reservation methods and requirements.

http://joeshouse.org/

Cancer Support Community

An international non-profit dedicated to providing support and education programs for people affected by cancer.

www.cancersupportcommunity.org

CancerCare

Provides free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer.

http://www.cancercare.org/

National Cancer Institute – Support Services

NCI information specialists are available to help answer your cancer-related questions. http://www.cancer.gov/aboutnci/cis

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