Description: OncoLink is the web site of the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania and was founded in 1994 to help cancer patients, families, health care workers and the general public get accurate cancer-related information. It has several corporate sponsors, including Lilly Oncology, Elsevier Science, Bristol Myers Squibb, Amgen, and Astrazeneca. Information at this site includes: types of cancer; treatment options; coping clinical trials; Ask the Experts; Cancer News; Search Box; OncoTip of the Day; OncoLink Library.
Description: The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community- based voluntary health organization. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has state divisions and more than 3,400 local offices. One of the primary goals of the ACS site is to provide the most accurate, up- to- date information on cancer. Information on the latest research, community programs and services and advocacy opportunities can also be found on this site.
Author: American Cancer Society
Description: The National Cancer Institute is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and was established in 1937 as the federal governments principal agency for cancer research and training. Informaiton at this site includes: types of cancer; treatment; prevention, genetics, and causes; screening and testing; coping; support groups and resources; clinical trials; statistics; recent major news releases; dictionary of cancer related terms; LiveHelp service; and information in Spanish.
Author: National Cancer Institute