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We are providing these links to related resources as a service to our users. We are not responsible for the information at the linked sites and do not endorse any products or services found there.

American Cancer Society:
A nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting cancer through research, education, advocacy, patient service and rehabilitation.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO):
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is dedicated to helping patients and their families find accurate, reliable, and oncologist-approved information about cancer.

Association of Cancer Online Resources (acor.org):
ACOR is a collection of online communities designed to provide timely and accurate information in a supportive environment.

Bone and Cancer Foundation:
An information resource for patients and health professionals concerned with the care and treatment of cancer involving bone

Cancer Care:
Cancer Care is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to provide free professional help to people with all cancers through counseling, education, information and referral and direct financial assistance.

Cancer Information Network:
The Cancer Information Network is a noncommercial site founded to provide support and information to cancer patients and their caregivers.

Cancerpage.com:
Created for cancer patients and their loved ones, Cancerpage.com provides news, research and information on cancer prevention, detection and treatment.

Colon Cancer Alliance:
The Colon Cancer Alliance is an organization of colon and rectal cancer survivors, caregivers, people with a genetic predisposition to the disease, and other individuals touched by colorectal cancer.

Colorectal Cancer Network:
Web site intended to assist people with cancer, their families, friends and caregivers find the information to help them make decisions regarding treatment and management of their disease.

HipecTreatment.org:
Provides resources and information about Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC/IPHC) treatment for peritoneal surface malignancies

MedicineNet:
MedicineNet, Inc. is an online, healthcare media publishing company. It provides easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers via a network of interactive Web sites.

Medline Plus:
MEDLINEplus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 500 diseases and conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.

National Cancer Institute (NCI):
Cancer.gov, the National Cancer Institute's Web site, provides accurate, up-to-date information on many types of cancer, information on clinical trials, resources for people dealing with cancer, and information for researchers and health professionals.

The following publications are also available, in PDF format, on the NCI's web site, www.cancer.gov:

National Pancreas Foundation:
The mission of the National Pancreas Foundation is to support the research of diseases of the pancreas and to provide information and humanitarian services to those people who are suffering from such illnesses.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network:
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) works to focus national attention on the need to find the cure for pancreatic cancer. They provide public and professional education that embraces the urgent need for more research, effective treatments, prevention programs, and early detection methods.

Pancreatica:
The purpose of pancreatica.org is to serve as a worldwide focal and gathering point on the Internet for the latest news and disinterested information in regard to clinical trials and other responsible medical care in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.


This page was last updated on: October 19, 2009.


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