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American Cancer Society

Information for patients and families on diagnosis and treatment, cancer prevention, alternative treatments, links to other cancer resources.

American Institute for Cancer Research

Learn how to make simple changes in your diet to reduce your cancer risk. Recipes, information on free publications, and links to cancer and nutrition sites are included.

Cancer.gov

From the National Cancer Institute, information on cancer for the patient and the health professional. Includes information on cancer prevention, causes, genetics, and support resources. Has summaries of cancer treatment protocols from the Physician Data Query database with statements for the patient and for the physician.

Cancer Trials

From the National Cancer Institute, search for information on 1,500 current research studies on cancer. Includes information defining clinical trials, how to search for studies, how to participate.

Complementary/Integrative Medicine Educational Resources

From the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas, Houston, this site has evidence-based reviews of complementary or alternative cancer therapies, as well as links to other authoritative resources. These reviews evaluate the designs and the results of published research on herbal, mind-body, energy, nutrition, and other biological / organic / pharmacologic (e.g., cartilage) substances.

OncoLink

The best cancer resource on the Internet. Information for physicians and patients on causes, diagnosis, current treatment protocols, screening, emotional support, clinical trials, complementary therapies, and more.  Entire site is searchable.

    

South Shore Hospital's MyHealth Patient Portal

Check test results, review diagnostic imaging reports and more.

 
   
 
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