Cancer & Medical Websites
Offers audio/video educational programs that cover lung cancer topics:
examples include ALCASE's "Lung Cancer: A Revolution in Care" workshop
tours from 1998-1999, and the Wellness Community's "There is Hope: A Symposium
for People with Lung Cancer" of June 2000. Registration required for free
access to cancereducation.com.
NCI website offering cancer information, including PDQ
database (cancer database containing peer-reviewed summaries on treatment,
screening, prevention, and supportive care), NCI fact sheets, clinical trials information,
free NCI publications,
and citations, and directories of healthcare providers and organizations.
Cancer page includes information on lung cancer; its treatment; statistics;
causes, risk factors and prevention; testing for lung cancer; and coping
with lung cancer.
Patient information website developed by the American Society of Clinical
Oncology (ASCO). Offers comprehensive oncologist-reviewed cancer information.
Guide to the Internet
Commercial website primarily aimed at health care providers with topical
information for patients. Features include : medical alerts and news,
links to Internet medical resources, medical conference database, medical
Lung Cancer Resources Index
Over 50 links to lung cancer information resources and organizations,
including sites on lung cancer causes and prevention.
Comprehensive lung cancer site co-sponsored by Cancer Care and the
Oncology Nursing Society. Intended for patients, caregivers, health professionals
and the media. Of particular interest to patients is an "Ask the Experts"
service which provides an opportunity, via e-mail, to ask questions of
certified oncology nurses.
National Library of Medicine website designed to link users to NLM, NIH,
federal government and other sources of lung cancer information.
Extensive medical website aimed at healthcare professionals. Oncology
resources include: practice guidelines, conference summaries, journal
room, exam room, library, patient resources, current articles, among others.
Offers a Lung
Cancer Resource Center,
featuring the latest lung cancer news and resources. Registration required
for free access to Medscape.
of Pennsylvania Cancer Center)
Comprehensive cancer website offering information on specific types of
cancer, psychosocial support services, clinical trials, global resources,
cancer causes/prevention/screening, medical supportive care, conferences,
and financial issues for patients. Excellent lung cancer resources - OncoLink: