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cancereducation.com: Lung Cancer
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.

Cancer.gov (National Cancer Institute)
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, CANCERLIT abstracts and citations, and directories of healthcare providers and organizations. Cancer.gov's Lung Cancer page includes information on lung cancer; its treatment; statistics; causes, risk factors and prevention; testing for lung cancer; and coping with lung cancer.

Cancer.net (ASCO)
Patient information website developed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Offers comprehensive oncologist-reviewed cancer information.

Doctor's 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 bookstore.

Lung Cancer Resources Index
(cancerindex.org)
Over 50 links to lung cancer information resources and organizations, including sites on lung cancer causes and prevention.

Lungcancer.org
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.

MEDLINEplus: Lung Cancer
National Library of Medicine website designed to link users to NLM, NIH, federal government and other sources of lung cancer information.

Medscape Oncology
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.

OncoLink (University 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: Lung Cancer.

 


 

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