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:
UMGCC Patient Handbook
The UMGCC Patient Handbook (PDF) provides an overview of the patient experience at UMGCC and answers many of the questions you will have as a new patient. To request a copy by mail, please call 1-800-888-8823.
Cancer Audio and Video Programs
Visit our Audio/Video Resource Library to learn more about cancer prevention, treatment and research. Watch and listen to:
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.
Patient-Friendly Oncology Web Sites
A list of oncology-related web sites has been compiled by the UMGCC patient education committee.
Dictionary of Cancer Terms
Common cancer terms and their meanings.