Abstracts, Articles, and Citations
Topic Specific Pubmed Query – Healthy People 2010- Cancer
Cancer Literature in Pubmed
A search interface to retrieve PubMed citations

Community Guidelines Cancer Prevention and Control
National Guideline Clearinghouse ‘Cancer’
US Preventive Taskforce

Aspirin/NSAIDs for Prevention of Colorectal Cancer: Preventive Medication (In Progress)
Bladder Cancer: Screening
Breast Cancer, BRCA Testing (Ovarian Cancer): Screening
Breast Cancer: Screening (In Progress
Breast Cancer: Chemoprevention
Cervical Cancer (Pap Smear): Screening
Gynecologic Cancers: Counseling (Inactive)
Lung Cancer: Screening
Oral Cancer: Screening
Ovarian Cancer: Screening
Pancreatic Cancer: Screening
Prostate Cancer: Screening
Skin Cancer: Screening (In Progress)
Skin Cancer: Counseling
Testicular Cancer: Screening
Thyroid Cancer: Screening ; (In Progress
Tobacco Cessation (Smoking): Counseling (Children and Adolescents)
Tobacco Cessation (Smoking): Counseling and Interventions (Adults) (In Progress)
Vitamin Supplementation to Prevent Cancer and Coronary Heart Disease: Counseling


American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

Exploring Research
Learn about research and funding, research milestones, and cancer facts and figures

Information for Health Professionals
Find fact sheets, cancer presentations, pain management pocket tool, other links (journals and free CMEs), and a WHO report on chronic diseases.

Learn about Cancer
Here you can learn about the causes of cancer and different types of cancer.

Stay Healthy
Find preventive information, early detection information, and health tools such as quizzes, videos, and calculators.

Treatment and Support
Find information for understanding the diagnosis and treatment, paying for treatment, caregivers, children and cancer, finding support, and survivorship.
At, the mission is two-fold: to educate the public about how to avoid the dangers of asbestos and to assist people who have already been diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases. Committed to providing the latest, up-to-date information to its visitors in the hopes of spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos cancer. The website offers a one-stop resource on all asbestos issues ranging from occupational exposure to mesothelioma treatment options.

Association of Cancer Online Resources
Has a mission to provide "varied and credible" information to cancer patients and those who care for them through the "creation and maintenance of cancer-related Internet mailing lists and web-based resources." ACOR currently offers access to nearly 100 public email cancer support groups, as well as ACOR-supported websites. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer.

Find latest research and reflections

Booklets and Brochures
Available in English and Spanish. If ordering more than 6, please pay shipping costs.

Day-to-Day Matters
Find life aspect information: paying for care, having a job, keeping track of treatment and medical records, discussing with family and friends, overall health and pain management information.

Lower Your Risk
Find information on lowering your risk with breast cancer and ovarian cancer and research on risk factors.

Recommended Links
Other excellent resources for information on cancer and breast cancer.

Symptoms and Diagnosis
Find here information on understanding breast cancer, screening and testing, breast cancer types, diagnosis, and how to read a pathology reports.

Treatment and Side effects
Find Clinical trials, side effects, and treatment options- planning treatment, surgery, chemotheraphy, radiation, hormonal, targeted, complementary, and drugs.
CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: people with cancer, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved.

CancerCare co-pay
The CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance addresses the needs of individuals who cannot afford their insurance co-payments to cover the cost of medications for treating cancer

Healthcare Professional
Find free publications, educational opportunities, and the free services CancerCare can provide for your patients

Loved ones/friends
Information to help those who are suffering from cancer

Persons with Cancer
Find counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications, and financial assistance

Publications – Can order free publications for your patients

Reading Room
Provides useful information to help persons cope with cancer

Services by Cancer Types

Families of Children with Cancer
Located in Toronto, Canada, is a support and advocacy group for families living with the effects of childhood cancer. Its web page has a wide variety of links to Internet information sources on pediatric cancer including basic information, treatment and research centers, community organizations, personal web pages, and a chat support line.

Intercultural Cancer Council
Produced at the Texas Medical Center in Houston, this web page has as its goal the elimination of "the unequal burden of cancer among racial and ethnic minorities and medically underserved populations in the United States." It provides news, press releases, links to cancer information sites, and a calendar of upcoming events.

National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NCI, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. Information is available in English and Spanish.

Cancer Health Disparities
Information includes an overview, research, statistics, and training opportunities

Cancer Library
Here you will find NCI publications including fact sheets, treatment options, and other resources related to cancer

Cancer Statistics
Finding and understanding statistics, tools and data, and funding

Cancer Topics
Information includes cancer types, coping, treatment, prevention, genetics, causes, screening, complementary medicine, and terminology

Clinical Trials
Find information on aspects of clinical trials

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
Information includes an overview, alternative medical system, mind-body, nutrition, pharmacology, CAM news and resources

PDQ (Physician Data Query) is NCI's comprehensive cancer database. It contains summaries on a wide range of cancer topics; a registry of 8,000+ open and 19,000+ closed cancer clinical trials from around the world; and a directory of professionals who provide genetics services. PDQ also contains the NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms, with definitions for 6,800+ cancer and medical terms, and the NCI Drug Dictionary, which has information on 2,300+ agents used in the treatment of cancer or cancer-related conditions.

Research and Funding

A collection of Internet resources on the prevention and treatment of cancer maintained by the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center. Includes news, book reviews, disease, and patient support links.

Nurse’s Notes
This section is dedicated to organizing resources for nurses, including new therapies, disease information, drug information and patient handouts.

Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
The vision of the Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (WI CCC Program) was created through a unique partnership model between UW Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Wisconsin Division of Public Health. Resources include preventive, screening, treatment, quality of life, and palliative care.

Women's Cancer Network
The official site of the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation - physicians "dedicated to preventing, detecting and conquering cancer in women." It has information on the organization, the types of cancer that affect women, cancer risks for women, and a search engine to locate gynecologic oncologists. There are also links to related sites, publications, and support groups.

Multiple Languages
Bone Cancer
Brain Cancer
Breast Cancer
Cancer Chemotherapy
Cancer-Living With Cancer
Cervical Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Lung Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Skin Cancer
Testicular Cancer

SPIRAL – Specific Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages- Cancer