Before You Google ...
www.cancer.gov National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health has up-to-date
information on cancer types, treatments, clinical trials, downloadable
resources and more. For Spanish visit
www.cancer.org American Cancer Society is a nationwide organization dedicated to eliminating
cancer as a major health problem. Find information on treatment, support,
and current research. For Spanish visit
www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerbasics/cancer-information-on-the-internet American Cancer Society provides tips on finding reliable and trustworthy
cancer information on the internet.
www.cancerGRACE.org Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education provides educational materials
to members. In addition to blog-format interactive software for online
information and discussion, GRACE offers audio interviews and web-based
www.cdc.gov Centers for Disease Control information on diseases, healthy living, traveler's
health and much more. English/Spanish
www.eatright.org The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides nutrition information
on eating healthy for those with a cancer diagnosis.
www.familydoctor.org For clear and concise patient hand-outs on common health conditions from
the American Academy of Family Physicians. English/Spanish
www.healthfinder.gov Health Finder's "Health A-Z" provides information on over
1,600 different health topics. English/Spanish
www.healthychildren.org American Academy of Pediatrics information on child & teen health
www.kidshealth.org Kid's Health has information on child and teen health, behavior and
development written for parents, teens, and kids. English/Spanish
www.mayoclinic.com From the Mayo Clinic with easy-to-understand health information, including
health tools, blogs and pod casts.
www.medlineplus.gov Medline Plus from the National Library of Medicine offers health and drug
information as well as videos and interactive tools on many conditions.
www.nccn.org/patients National Comprehensive Cancer Network provides guidelines for patients
as well as resources for caregivers and patients dealing with a cancer
www.nia.nih.gov National Institute on Aging offers information about healthy aging and
topics important to seniors and their families. Topics include nutrition,
diseases and conditions, and fitness. English/Spanish
www.nichd.nih.gov National Institute of Child Health & Human Development has information
on all types of child development issues and downloadable publications
including some information in Spanish.
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/canceralternativetherapies.html Alternative & Complementary Therapy information from MedlinePlus of
the National Library of Medicine. Information about alternative cancer
treatments, scams, dietary supplements, clinical trials, etc. from NCI,
ACS, FDA, and other reputable organizations. For Spanish visit
www.pathology.jhu.edu/department/patients/diseases.cfm Information from the Johns Hopkins Medicine Pathology website.
www.rtanswers.org Radiation Answers to help you and your family better understand how radiation
therapy works and what to expect.
www.skincancer.org Skin Cancer Foundaton offering information for the public and medical
professionals on skin cancer prevention, detection, and treatment. For
These websites are intended to provide general health information. You
should discuss with your health care provider questions about your specific
symptoms and personal health.