Health Facts Plus: Cancer

Health Facts Plus: Cancer

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Cancer-Related Seizure Responds to Treatment (01/01/2007, Reuters Health)

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Researchers Find That a ‘Silent’ Gene Mutation Can Change the Function of an Anticancer Drug Pump (12/21/2006, National Cancer Institute)

Gleevec: New Uses, New Warning (11/08/2006, American Cancer Society)

From the National Institutes of Health

Cancer Information Service: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute) Cancer Information Sources (National Cancer Institute) Cancer: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute)Also available in Spanish Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer (National Cancer Institute) What You Need to Know about Cancer: An Overview (National Cancer Institute)

All about Cancer (General Information) (American Cancer Society) Also available in Spanish Cancer Overview (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Many Still Buy Into Common Cancer Myths (American Cancer Society)

Cancer Imaging (National Cancer Institute) Computed Tomography (CT): Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute) Interpreting Laboratory Test Results (National Cancer Institute) JAMA Patient Page: Frozen Section Biopsy (American Medical Association) Also available in Spanish Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute) Staging: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute) Also available in Spanish Testing Biopsy and Cytology Specimens for Cancer (American Cancer Society) Tumor Grade: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute) Also available in Spanish Tumor Markers: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute)

Biological Therapies for Cancer: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute) Also available in Spanish Cancer: Choosing a Treatment Program (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Drug Information Summaries (National Cancer Institute) Extracranial Radiosurgery: New Hope for Cancer Patients (slp 3D) - Requires media player - One hour program Gene Therapy for Cancer: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute) Hyperthermia in Cancer Treatment: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute) Lasers in Cancer Treatment: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute) Nonspecific Immunotherapies and Adjuvants (American Cancer Society) Percutaneous Cryoablation (slp 3D) - Requires media player - One hour program Photodynamic Therapy for Cancer: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute) Radiation Therapy for Cancer: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute) Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation (RFA) (Society of Interventional Radiology) Treating and Preventing Cancer with Vaccines (National Cancer Institute) What Drug Is Used to Treat a Disease? (Food and Drug Administration)

7 Steps to Cancer Prevention (Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation) Cancer Prevention Overview (PDQ) (National Cancer Institute) Cancer Screening Overview (PDQ) (National Cancer Institute) Cancer: Early Detection (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Eliminate Disparities in Cancer Screening & Management (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Minority Health) Everything Doesn''t Cause Cancer: Facts on Preventing Cancer (American Institute for Cancer Research) Watch Your Waistline to Ward Off Cancer (American Cancer Society)

Cancer Risk Questionnaire (Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention) Also available in Spanish

MedlinePlus: Cancer Alternative Therapies (National Library of Medicine)Also available in Spanish

Nutrition in Cancer Care (PDQ) (National Cancer Institute) Also available in Spanish

Cancer: Managing Your Symptoms (for Men and Women) (Oncology Nursing Society) Follow-up Care: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute)

Cancer: Common Cancers in Adults (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Carcinoma of Unknown Primary (PDQ): Treatment (National Cancer Institute) Also available in Spanish Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumors (PDQ): Treatment (National Cancer Institute) Also available in Spanish Heart Tumors (InteliHealth) Metastatic Cancer: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute) Also available in Spanish Occupational Cancer (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)

Acrylamide in Foods (National Cancer Institute) Cancer 101 (Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health) Cancer Clusters (National Cancer Institute) Cancer Recurrence: What It Means and How to Cope (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Cancer Risk: Understanding the Puzzle (National Cancer Institute) Cancer Risk: What the Numbers Mean (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Cancer: After Treatment (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Coping with Cancer in the Hurricane Aftermath (American Cancer Society) How to Find a Doctor or Treatment Facility If You Have Cancer (National Cancer Institute) Also available in Spanish Infections in People with Cancer (American Cancer Society) List of Cancer-Causing Agents Grows (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Toxicology Program) NCI''s Patient Navigator Research Program (National Cancer Institute) Obesity and Cancer (National Cancer Institute) Paraneoplastic Syndromes (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Physical Activity and Cancer (National Cancer Institute) Psychological Stress and Cancer (National Cancer Institute) Second Cancers Caused by Cancer Treatment (American Cancer Society) Smoking Cessation and Continued Risk in Cancer Patients (PDQ) (National Cancer Institute) Also available in Spanish Three Good Reasons to See a Dentist Before Cancer Treatment (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research) Also available in Spanish Three Good Reasons to See a Dentist Before Cancer Treatment (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research) Understanding Cancer Series: Angiogenesis (National Cancer Institute) Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer and the Environment (National Cancer Institute) Understanding Prognosis and Cancer Statistics (National Cancer Institute) Also available in Spanish When Cancer Returns (National Cancer Institute)

National Cancer Institute News Center (National Cancer Institute)

ClinicalTrials.gov: Carcinoma (National Institutes of Health) ClinicalTrials.gov: Neoplasms (National Institutes of Health) Clinical Trials and Insurance Coverage - A Resource Guide (National Cancer Institute) How to Find a Cancer Treatment Trial (National Cancer Institute) If You Want to Find Ways to Prevent Cancer...Learn about Prevention Clinical Trials (National Cancer Institute) Also available in Spanish Learning about Clinical Trials (National Cancer Institute) More Choices in Cancer Care: Information for Beneficiaries on Medicare Coverage of Cancer Clinical Trials (National Cancer Institute) Study Identifies Cancer Patients'' Concerns about Joining a Trial (National Cancer Institute)

Cancer Genetics Overview (PDQ) (National Cancer Institute) Genetic Testing for Cancer: Pros and Cons (National Cancer Institute) Genetics Home Reference: Bloom syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Costello syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Cowden syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Werner syndrome (National Library of Medicine)

100 Years of Advances Against Cancer (11/30/2006, National Cancer Institute) Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer 1975-2002, with a Special Feature on Treatment Trends (10/04/2005, National Cancer Institute) Aspartame and Cancer: Questions and Answers (09/12/2006, National Cancer Institute) Cancer Survivors: Watch Weight, Eat Right, Exercise (11/30/2006, American Cancer Society) Cancer Vaccine (06/08/2006, National Cancer Institute) COX-2 Inhibitors and Cancer: Questions and Answers (08/30/2006, National Cancer Institute) Diet High in Omega-3 Fatty Acids Unlikely to Reduce Risk of Cancer (01/24/2006, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) For Cancer-Related Appetite Loss, Cannabis Is No Better Than Placebo (08/09/2006, National Cancer Institute) Gene Therapy: Cancer Research Topic Proves Challenging, but Promising (12/01/2006, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Questions and Answers: Proteomics and Cancer (09/29/2005, National Cancer Institute) Statins and Cancer Prevention (06/02/2005, National Cancer Institute) Statistical Study Fails to Find Evidence That Statins Protect against Cancer (01/18/2006, National Cancer Institute) Targeted Therapies Aim for Cancer''s ''Achilles Heel'' (06/15/2006, American Cancer Society) Understanding Cancer Series: Nanodevices (01/28/2005, National Cancer Institute)

Cancer: Medical Vocabulary (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Cancersymptoms.org Glossary (Oncology Nursing Society) Dictionary of Cancer Terms (National Cancer Institute)

Cancer Genetics Services Directory (National Cancer Institute) Find a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist (American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology) Find a Radiation Oncologist (American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology) Find Treatment Centers (American Cancer Society) National Cancer Institute Cancer Centers Program (National Cancer Institute) Also available in Spanish National Organizations That Offer Services to People with Cancer and Their Families (National Cancer Institute) Also available in Spanish

American Cancer Society National Cancer Institute National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Advance Directives (National Cancer Institute) States That Require Health Plans to Cover Patient Care Costs in Clinical Trials (National Cancer Institute) Understanding the Approval Process for New Cancer Treatments (National Cancer Institute)

Cancer Data (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion) Cancer Stat Fact Sheets (National Cancer Institute) Cancer Statistics (National Cancer Institute) Cancer Statistics for 2006 (American Cancer Society) - Large PDF file Cancer Trends Progress Report -- 2005 Update (National Cancer Institute) FASTATS: Cancer (National Center for Health Statistics) Screening to Prevent Cancer Deaths (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion) Society Report Describes Historic Drop in Cancer Deaths (American Cancer Society) United States Cancer Statistics (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion)

MedlinePlus: Cancer in Children (National Library of Medicine)Also available in Spanish

Cancer in Men (National Women''s Health Information Center)

Cancer Facts for People over 50 (National Institute on Aging) Also available in Spanish

Asian Language Materials (American Cancer Society) - Multi-language site Asian Pacific Islander Cancer Education Materials Tool (American Cancer Society) - Includes several Asian Pacific Islander languages

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