This page list websites that can help you research, understand and cope with your illness. While the web is a wonderful resource, it includes both information and misinformation. This page lists resources that we believe are more reliable. Websites change and we do not unconditionally endorse everything on these websites. We encourage you to discuss anything that you do not understand with your physician. Included with some of the links is a brief overview of the site. We welcome your feedback on the sites you find most helpful.
This site contains comprehensive information about the most common types of cancer. Included is detailed information about cancer staging and treatment options. This is an excellent place to start for anyone who would like to understand his or her cancer better. For information on specific cancers, go under “Cancer Information” then “Types of Cancer”. Also included is information about support groups, hospice and most other issues that touch cancer patients.
This is the patient information site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. This website contains comprehensive cancer information similar to the National Cancer Institute but is slightly easier to use.
Another comprehensive website containing information on cancer staging and treatment, as well as support groups and related information.
This site has an emphasis on support groups and mailing lists.
Other recommended websites include:
- American Cancer Society
- Cancer Hope Network
- National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
- National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
- American Brain Tumor Association
- National Brain Tumor Foundation
- Breast Cancer.Net
- Living Beyond Breast Cancer
- National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations
- The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
- Colon Cancer Alliance
- Colorectal Cancer Network
- Mesothelioma Guide