Cancer Sites in Cyberspace



These cancer sites may not be news to you but they are to me and I like to share when I find something new and different.

Cancer . com, has a great interactive site. Almost eerily interactive as three speakers chat it up with you and follow you around the site.

You can personalize your homepage according to whether you are recently diagnosed, undergoing treatment or are a caregiver. Each of the hosts will give you their personal story as well.

It’s a very cool and VERY informative site. My only complaint is it took me eight tries to create a password and my own homepage.

Check this out….

My Biopsy. org-information about cancer diagnosis from the College of American Pathologists.

“Each page includes answers to questions about what the disease is, what treatment options are available, questions you should ask your doctors, a definition of key terms, and pictures of a normal tissue as well as one that is diseased.”

Cancer . Net

An ASCO website, Making a Difference in Cancer Care.

In addition to disease-specific content, the site features a find an oncologist database and information on clinical trials, managing side effects, coping and survivorship, news and podcasts. Information is also available in Spanish. Sign up for the free newsletter. Be sure to check out the ASCO Resource Portal for more patient information resources.

UICC, The International Union Against Cancer

The International Union Against Cancer (UICC) is the leading international non-governmental organization dedicated exclusively to the global control of cancer.

Its vision is of a world where cancer is eliminated as a major life-threatening disease for future generations.

UICC’s mission is to build and lead the global cancer control community engaged in

  • sharing and exchanging knowledge and competence
  • transferring scientific findings to clinical, patient and public settings
  • systematically reducing and eliminating disparities in prevention, early detection and treatment and
  • delivering the best possible care to people living with cancer in every part of the world

Have you found any new and interesting sites in your travels across the internet?

Share them with us here at Battling Cancer!!

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