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Information for Patients

Patient and Family Education

The University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center (UMGCC) offers a variety of resources to help patients and their families cope with a diagnosis of cancer -- before, during and after treatment.

To find information about a particular type of cancer, please select a specialty:


Other Patient Education Resources:

 

Cancer Center Virtual Tour

Click to take a virtual tour
 

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Cancer Audio and Video Programs
Visit our Audio/Video Resource Library to learn more about cancer prevention, treatment and research. Watch and listen to:

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About Your Chemotherapy

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Managing Symptoms and Side Effects of Treatment
Depending on the type of cancer you have and the treatment you are receiving, cancer center staff will provide you with booklets on any side effects you may experience. Some of these publications are provided here in PDF format.

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Clinical Trials for Cancer

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Patient Drug Information

(Source: UptoDate)

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Patient-Friendly Oncology Web Sites
A list of oncology-related web sites has been compiled by the UMGCC patient education committee.

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Dictionary of Cancer Terms
Common cancer terms and their meanings.

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This page was last updated on: August 8, 2013.