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Cancer Information and Resources for Patients and Families

   Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center

   National Cancer Institute (NCI) - Comprehensive Cancer Information

  • NCI Designated Cancer Centers - NCI-designated cancer centers are characterized by scientific excellence and the capability to integrate a diversity of research approaches to focus on the problem of cancer. They play a vital role in advancing towards our goal of reducing morbidity and mortality from cancer.

   American Cancer Society - The American Cancer Society Web site contains a lot of useful information for patients and families. Learn about clinical trials, treatment tools, access to health care, and much more on this comprehensive site.

   American Childhood Cancer Society - The ACCO provides information and resources specifically for children with cancer, along with resources for their families. They provide unique services and programs for this population, including for those who are dealing with the long-term effects of a childhood cancer diagnosis.

   CancerNet - Doctor approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology

   ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. The Clinical trials for neoplasms and other cancers section of the Web site contains clinical trials related to cancer.

   MedlinePlus is a comprehensive Web site from the National Library of Medicine. Use the search box on the site to look up specific types of cancer, or view the Cancer page in the Health Topics section of MedlinePlus for a general overview.  

   The State of Wisconsin's Prescription Drug Assistance Programs Web site provides information about how citizens can find more affordable prescription medications. The Cancer Repository is one of several links on the site. The Cancer Repository is a program created to help those with cancer who are uninsured or underinsured obtain cancer medications free of charge.

 

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