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Medical Organizations and Sites

American Cancer Society
Cancer information and referrals
http://www.cancer.org

American Society of Clinical Oncology
http://www.asco.org

American Medical Association
Articles from JAMA and online doctor finder
http://www.ama-assn.org

Beverly Oncology Centers
Treatment and research information
http://beverlyoncology.com

Bone Marrow Transplant Support Group
An online support group including information, links, and support.
http://www.bmtsupport.ie/ambrose.html

British Columbia Cancer Agency website
for those interested in the objective assessment of "unconventional" therapies. The sections include a good listing of the peer-reviewed literature, and approximate costs of each therapy.
www.bccancer.bc.ca

Cancer Links
http://www.cancerlinks.org

Cancer Treatment Guidelines
http://www.guideline.gov
enter the type of cancer you are interested in and go to the section called "[type of cancer] surveillance guidelines"

Clinical Trials Center Watch
Listing service for patients and researcher professionals
http://www.centerwatch.com

Colon Cancer Alliance
Colon cancer information and e-mail discussion list.
http://www.ccalliance.org

Eyes On The Prize
Provides information and emotional support by and for women with gynecologic cancers. Personal stories, suggestions, annotated links, and a caring, moderated environment.
http://www.eyesontheprize.org

Healing Well
Provides numerous links to sites relating to all aspects of health care. Several good collections of cancer links.
http://www.healingwell.com

Healthfinder
Over 500 links about medical care
http://www.healthfinder.gov

Johns Hopkins Pathology Home Page
Cancer information
http://www.path.jhu.edu

Mayo Health O@sis
Mayo Clinic's great interactive site
http://www.mayohealth.org/

Medline
Free access to National Library of Medicine's database
http://www.nlm.nih.gov

Medscape
Free database of articles, medical dictionaries, drug databases
http://www.medscape.com

National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations - NABCO
http://nabco.org

National Cancer Institute
http://www.nih.nci.gov

New England Journal of Medicine
Online version of the Journal
http://www.nejm.org

Oncolink
Extensive links and information regarding cancer
http://www.oncolink.com

Oral Cancer Page
This site includes photos of self exam and info on new Brush Biopsy Technique(Oral Scan) and links to other oral cancer sites
http://www.stevedds.com/oral.htm 

Trials Central
Information about clinical trials and links to databases of ongoing and completed clinical trials.
http://www.TrialsCentral.org

Vulvar Cancer Website
http://www.geocities.com/Wellesley/8571/
There is a "semi" new cancer that many women are not aware exists. It is called Vulvar Cancer, and it's a devastating disease. Many women who have aquired this disease have suffered complete radical vulvectomies. This is when the outer female genitals are surgically removed. This site contains links to other vulvar cancer sites as well as a message board where patients and others can ask questions and share information anonymously.

Web Whispers
Larynx cancer survivor site including a mail list service which includes laryngectomees, caregivers, and speech-language pathologists and related medical professionals.
http://www.webwhispers.org

World Ostomy Resource
http://www.powerup.com.au/~takkenb/OstomySites.htm

Y-ME
Support and counseling for breast cancer patients
http://www.y-me.org

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Other Organizations and Sites

AARP's Webplace
Information, links, and resources
http://www.aarp.org

ADA Homepage
Homepage to the Americans with Disability Act with links to questions and answers and highlights of Title II where cancer is specifically mentioned.
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm

The Aid in Dying Communication Project
Helping to improve communication between health professionals and patients near the end of their lives.
http://www.aidindying.com/home.html

Alternative Medicine Links of Interest:
Alternative Medicine, Future Medicine
Alternative Medicine Homepage
Alternative Medicine Resource Guide
Alternative Medicine Holistic and Wellness Sites
Explore Alternative Avenues
Healing
Healing Crow
Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine on the Web
Holistic Health
Wellness for Body and Soul

Between Us
sponsored by Affinityfilms, Inc, a non-profit organization. Services include a First Aid Kit for women who are newly diagnosed with breast cancer, including video of 12 long-term breast cancer survivors.
http://www.betweenus.org

Breast Cancer Reconstruction Sites
Two sites which include personal journals of reconstruction as well as photographs
One Woman's [Tram] Reconstruction
http://www.idsi.net/~delaney/owr.htm
Pat's Reconstruction
http://www.acor.org/diseases/breast/recon/pmurray/

The Crusade for Lung Cancer Site
a non-profit organization founded to foster better awareness of lung cancer research and funding.

Colonoscopy alternative - The Video Pill
Two sites: one an article from BBC and the second from the engineers.
BBC News - http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_762000/762415.stm
Optical Engineering -
http://www.spie.org/web/oer/august/aug00/cover2.html

FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
Provides support for women at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer, support for families with increased risk of these cancers, and helps women find resources to determine if they are high risk for breast and ovarian cancer.
http://www.facingourrisk.org

HerbMed
An evidence-based herbal database.
http://www.amfoundation.org/herbmed.htm

RX List
A database of most prescription drugs. You can search for either brand or generic names and spelling doesn't have to be exact.
http://www.rxlist.com

Seasons of Survival
Created by a cancer survivor and therapist specializing in counseling cancer patients.
http://www.seasonsofsurvival.com

Social Security
Benefit information, including disability, forms online
http://www.ssa.gov

US News Best Hospital Rankings
A Searchable database by specialty, or an alphabetical ranking by name of facility.
http://www.usnews.com/usnews/nycu/health/hosptl/tophosp.htm

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Environment and Cancer

Scorecard
http://www.scorecard.org
This is a good source for free and easily accessible local environmental information on the Internet. Type in a zip code to find out about local air pollution and explore state-of-the-art interactive maps.

Clean Air Act Applications to Local Companies
http://www.epa.gov/ttn/ Click the search button and enter the name of the process and you can get all the regulatory documents.

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Fatigue and Cancer

Fatigue FAQ & Links
http://www.stoppain.org/palliative_care/index_
fatigue.html

Oncology Nurses Association Site on Cancer and Fatigue
http://www.cancerfatigue.org

NCI Fatigue site
http://cancernet.nci.nih.gov/clinpdq/supportive_
pat/Fatigue_Patient.html

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Lymphedema

(Watch the spelling on some of these from the British Empire)

http://www.lymphedematherapy.com

http://www.gretmar.com/webdoctor/lymphedema.html

http://www.trinitylc.com/index.html

http://www.jaxlymph.com/

http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/lib_lymphedema.html

http://www.noblemed.com/

http://www.oncolink.upenn.edu/support/lymphedema/
lymph_upper.html

http://www.oncolink.org/support/lymphedema/

http://www.oam-lymphedema.com/

http://www.lymphnet.org/index.shtml

http://www.gift-of-life.com/coping.htm

http://www.acols.com/

http://www.lymphedema-therapy.com

http://www.lymphedemafoundation.org/

http://www.noblemed.com/ldata.htm

http://www.infobreastcancer.cyberus.ca/

http://www.lymphoedema.org.au/index.htm

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Medical Tests

Arterial Blood Gas Analysis
http://www.thriveonline.com/health/Library/medtests/
medtest31.html

Codes for Family Practice
Two ways to find a listing of codes used for CPT and diagnostic codes
http://www.data-files.com
Or, go to any search engine and type in CPT/ICD-9 Codes


Medical Abbreviation Listing - University of Michigan
http://www2.med.umich.edu/mis/medabrvs/Results.CFM

Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Use of Tumor Markers in Breast and Colorectal Cancer
http://www.asco.org/prof/pp/html/guide/tumor/
m_tumor1.htm

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Staging Cancer

http://www.cancerpage.com Select the type of cancer you are interested in and then select Stage Specific Guidelines.

http://www.nejm.org/content/2000/0342/0008/0525.asp

http://www.nejm.org/content/2000/0342/0008/0580.asp

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Tamoxifen

The US Breast Cancer Prevention Trial (BCPT) that evaluated tamoxifen maintains a site on which information on the study is posted
www.nsabp.pitt.edu

The home page of the pharmaceutical company which produces tamoxifen displays several clinical studies done with tamoxifen.
http://www.tamoxifen.com/

Other sites with information regarding tamoxifen:
http://www.breastcancerinfo.com/bhealth/html/tamoxifen.asp

http://www.naftatrial.com/

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Nutrition

The Calorie Control Council
Weight control site
http://www.caloriecontrol.org

Diettalk.com
Losing weight and gaining support
http://www.diettalk.com

Fast Food Facts
Interactive food finder
http://www.olen.com/food

Basal Metabolism
Enter information; get caloric needs
http://www.room42.com/nutrition/basal.shtml

The Cancer Nutrition Pages
Focused on nutrition and recipes
http://www.geocities.com/HotSprings/1952/

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Stress

Hope Publications
Lists more than 30 sure-fire stress reducers
http://www.hithope.com

Lifematters
Behavior modification, forums, stress busters
http://www.lifematters.com

Meditation
Hour long or short course of meditation techniques
http://www.osho.org

God Help Me! A Cancer Survivor's Bookstore
Good resource for a variety of stress-reducing books
http://www.godhelpme.com

Dancing Tree Frog
Cancer news and support. Authored by cancer survivor
http://fp.tesn.net/DianaDeMille/

Caregivers

Inteli Health - Caregivers
http://www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/WSIHW000/9030/
9030.htm?k=menux408x9030

Help for Caregivers on the World Wide Web
http://www.eskimo.com/~jlubin/disabled/caregiver.htm

Caregivers Survival Kit
http://nfcacares.org/

Life-Sustaining Decisions & the Caregivers
http://seniors-site.com/ultimate/decision.html

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Humor

American Association for Therapeutic Humor
Network for humor
http://www.ideanurse.com/aath

Cancer Meds Humor Pages
articles on cancer survivorship, humor, and reflections by cancer patients
http://www.cancer.med.umich.edu/share/humorten.htm

Candystand
On-line games to amuse all ages
http://www.candystand.com

Inconvenience Productions
Inconvenience productions offers a place for cancer survivors to go to get in touch with the human side of the battle -- to laugh, find joy and feel good about themselves. Here you'll find cancer humor, funny pieces, insightful articles on survivorship, quality poetry and good links.
http://www.sburton.com/inconnav.htm


Dilbert
Online version of comics
http://www.unitedmedia.com/comics/dilbert

The Onion
Irreverent, sick, politically incorrect humor
http://www.theonion.com

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