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(viewing 1 - 5 of 22)Home Care Guide for Advanced Cancer
This online book is for family, friends, and hospice workers caring for those patients with advanced cancer who are living at home. It provides the information they need to deal with caregiving problems while working cooperatively with a team of health professionals, such as nurses, physicians, and social workers who are members of a hospice, home health, or oncology care team. The book is written for use in palliative care, in which the primary goal of treatment has shifted from extending the patient's life to ensuring the best possible quality of life.This guide was written and edited by nurses, physicians, social workers, and psychologists who work in palliative care with help from family caregivers and hospice volunteers. Visitors can download the entire book or individual chapters.
Doctor's Guide to Breast Cancer Information & Resources
The latest medical news and information for patients or friends/parents of patients diagnosed with breast cancer and breast cancer-related disorders. Topics include treatment, research, medical news, and newsgroups. A very comprehensive site!
A multimedia oncology information resource providing information to both professionals and patients. Topics include types of cancer, psychosocial support and personal experiences, causes and prevention, conferences, and financial issues. A well-designed site. Content is both informative and easy-to-understand.
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
The Coalition's mission is to raise awareness about ovarian cancer and to promote education about this disease. This site includes a searchable database of over 600 gynecologic oncologists, support groups, and other resources organized by state; expert advice, chat, discussion lists, and more. A very informative site that is easy to navigate.
Lung Cancer Alliance
This organization provides advocacy, support and education around lung cancer. Extensive collection of articles and resources available. Also operates a national "phone buddies" program, comprehensive helpline and many other additional services for persons with lung cancer and their families.