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.gov/espanol
  • 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/espanol/index
  • 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 lecture materials.
  • 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 and wellbeing.
  • 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. English/Spanish
  • www.nccn.org/patients National Comprehensive Cancer Network provides guidelines for patients as well as resources for caregivers and patients dealing with a cancer diagnosis.
  • 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.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/cancers.html
  • 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 Spanish visit www.cancerdepiel.org

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.