The following links may provide valuable information for you and your family. This is a partial listing of reliable online sources of general cancer information relating to prevention, early detection, treatments, symptom management, and support options. Our team of physicians and nurses are an excellent resource for local community information. While we provide these links as a convenience to you, we do not screen them for content and do not approve, support or attest to the accuracy or completeness of these sites.
American Cancer Society (ACS)
This comprehensive site includes a broad range of general cancer information, news stories, lists of community resources by state, and information about the ACS-sponsored Cancer Survivors Network (CSN), a telephone and Web-based support service. There is also a section reviewing ACS research on alternative and complementary therapies such as herbal products used by cancer patients.
This site helps in obtaining copay assistance for chemotherapy drugs.
This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), which provides oncologist-approved information on more than 50 types of cancers and their treatments, clinical trials, coping, and side effects.
Information on support groups and networks.
Funds research grants for lymphoma; provides educational materials, support group and networking information; newsletter
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Information and publications regarding hospice care. Online list of local hospices, reimbursements and basic hospice information.
St. Joseph’s provides advanced cancer support, screening and treatments.
NCCN is a not-for-profit alliance of 21 of the world’s leading cancer centers that is dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer.
Breast Cancer Resources
Nutrition and Cancer
Nutrition plays a critical role in both the prevention and recovery of cancer as well as in the management of treatment related side effects. There’s a lot of conflicting information about what an optimal anti-cancer diet is. Dionne Detraz, RDN, CSO is an Integrative Dietitian Nutritionist with a Specialty in Oncology Nutrition. She has worked for both Kaiser Permanente and UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and is the founder of The Rustic Dietitian, Inc. She offers clear and user-friendly information on her website related to Cancer & Nutrition and is available for individual counseling and nutrition plans.
If you would like to contact Dionne, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org , she offers a FREE discovery call where you can “meet” and you can decide if you would like to move forward with the appointment.