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This is a summary of key cancer resources critical to the work of clinicians and researchers, and vital to the needs of patients and their families.

 

NCI Cancer Information Service

Cancer Topics

National Cancer Websites

  • American Cancer Society
    Find information about prevention, early detection, treatment, support, research, and more.
  • Cancer Care
    One of the leading national organizations providing free professional help to people with all cancers through counseling, education, information & referral, and direct financial assistance. Services provided by professional oncology social workers.
  • Cancer.net
    An information portal produced by the American Society of Clinical Oncology containing various information for patients and families about coping, survivorship, etc.
  • CureSearch for Children's Cancer
    CureSearch funds and supports targeted and innovative children's cancer research.
  • National Cancer Institute
    NIH institute providing information on cancer causes, prevention, screening, treatment, research, clinical trials and support resources.
  • Oncolink
    OncoLink is a comprehensive, well organized site of cancer information for health professionals and the general public. The site includes audio and video clips, book and web site reviews, information written by cancer specialists, and links to external sites with quality information
  • Women's Cancer Network
    A website devoted to gynecologic cancers, developed by the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists. Includes an interactive survey to help determine risk levels for certain types of cancer, a locator service for member physicians, and other useful links.

Hawaii Cancer Websites

Tools

  • ClinicalTrials.gov
  • Find a Cancer Program
    Association of Community Cancer Centers membership directory of more than 700 cancer programs features information on the programs' facilities, research, staffing, support services, and more.
  • Find an Oncologist Database
    Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Finding Treatment Centers
    American Cancer Society databases and directories for hospitals, healthcare facilities, and physician information.
  • NCI-Designated Cancer Centers
    NCI-designated cancer centers are characterized by scientific excellence and the capability to integrate a diversity of research approaches to focus on the problem of cancer. They play a vital role in advancing towards our goal of reducing morbidity and mortality from cancer.
  • Your Disease Risk
    Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine maintain this interactive tool that allows users to estimate risk for 12 different cancer types and offers personalized tips on how to best prevent these cancers.
 

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