Cancer Websites

American Cancer Society - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.  There are separate areas of the Web site for survivors, and caregivers.
Also in Spanish.

American Cancer Society: Global Facts and Figures - The American Cancer Society provides this data on cancer from around the world. This document is in PDF format and will require an Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing.

CancerCare - CancerCare offers free case management, counseling, support groups, educational resources and financial assistance to anyone affected by cancer. 
Also in Spanish.

Cancer.Net - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.  Make sure you view some of their helpful videos.
Also in Spanish.

Cancer Support Community - This is organization is dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer.

CancerQuest - CancerQuest is a cancer education and outreach program at Emory University.  The site provides reliable information about cancer biology and treatment. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Cancer Data and Statistics Tools -  The CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.  You will find various tools you can use to generate cancer statistics at this site.

Cleveland Clinic: Health Library - Search this site to find health articles and videos that may help you take care of yourself and your family.

Cure Resource Guides - Guides on various cancer types are available here.

FDA: U.S. Food and Drug Administration - The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.

Livestrong - Livestong provides the practical information and tools people living with cancer need.

Macmillan Cancer Support - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. Here you will find information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

MayoClinic: Cancer - This site provides access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of Mayo Clinic.

Medical Library Association: Recommended Websites for Cancer Information - The sites listed here provide general information for patients, caregivers, and librarians.

MedlinePlus - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

National Cancer Institute - The NCI, established under the National Cancer Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
Also in Spanish.

National Cancer Institute: Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer - This portal offers links to resources for questions about cancer, its treatment, clinical trials, and issues that may be faced after treatment.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN): Patient and Caregiver Resources - NCCN resources aim to assist patients and their caregivers with overcoming the challenges related to cancer.

Navigating Cancer - At Navigating Cancer, patients can create and manage a secure patient health record, keep a daily record of their well being and side effects, and create summary reports that can be shared with their healthcare team.  Navigating Cancer also provides a forum for patients to connect with other cancer patients and information on different cancer types.

OncoLink - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information.

PACT: Parenting At a Challenging Time - Offers information to help guide a child when you're parenting with a serious illness.

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey - Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, is dedicated to improving the prevention, detection, treatment and care of patients with cancer, through the transformation of laboratory discoveries into clinical practice.

State Cancer Profiles - This government site provides quick and easy access to descriptive cancer statistics.

Siteman Cancer Center: Your Disease Risk - This interactive tool estimates your risk of cancer and provides personalized tips for prevention.  Simply choose a cancer type from the menu and answer some questions to find out your risk.


Interactive Tutorials / Videos

Learn how to evaluate cancer websites by watching this video created by the Resource and Learning Center.

American Institute for Cancer Research: Cancer Health Check - This tool will help you learn how to reduce your cancer risk.

Cancer.Net Podcasts - Cancer.Net offers podcasts that cover a wide range of cancer related topics.

CDC Podcasts - The Center for Disease Control produces podcasts that cover a wide range of health topics.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer:  Internet Radio Show - The Cancer Support Community hosts a weekly radio broadcast empowering listeners to live well with cancer.  If you can't listen to to the live show, you will have access to the taped version.

YouTube Channel: American Cancer Society - The official YouTube channel for ACS offers a wealth of videos across a wide range of cancer related topics.

YouTube Channel: Cancer.Net - Cancer.Net provides numerous videos at this site.

YouTube Channel: Livestrong - Livestrong offers a wide array of inspirational stories on their offical YouTube channel.

YouTube Channel: National Cancer Institute - The National Cancer Institute's official YouTube channel has videos focusing on new advancements in cancer research and treatment, statistics and prognosis.

YouTube Channel:  Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey - This site provides high quality information on cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and advances in cancer research.

June 2022