Henry J. Kaufman IV, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Cancer Info Links

Cancer Related Internet Resources

American Cancer Society (ACS)  ACS gives information about cancer, treatment, caregiving, and skills to survive.  It is easy to use and has good links to local offices and more.

http://www.cancer.org

American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) The AICR focuses on how diet and nutrition can prevent and control cancer.  This site has news, education and research programs.

http://www.aicr.org

Arthur James Cancer Hospital and Richard Solove Research Institute You can get information online and links about cancer, about The James, cancer prevention, detections, treatment, support programs, clinical trials and news.  There is a link to all the patient education materials.

http://www.jamesonline.com

Association of Cancer Online Resources (ACOR) ACOR helps people who are dealing with cancer learn and connect with each other online with over 40 listserv (email) groups.

http://www.acor.org

Cancer Care, Inc. Cancer Care helps with counseling, education and links with resources. It is also useful to families and caregivers. Some information in Spanish.

http://www.cancercare.org

CancerGuide A fellow patient, Steve Dunn, organizes this site. There are cancer basics, recommended readings and helpful links to learn "what questions to ask."

http://cancerguide.org

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation Mostly for parents and siblings of those with cancer.

http://www.candlelighters.org/

CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service This site lists the type and location of over a thousand

treatment trials in the U.S. and elsewhere. You may sign up to be notified about studies.

http://www.centerwatch.com

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America This site has education and news about leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, and services and programs for patients and caregivers.

http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org

National Cancer Institute U.S. government's easy to use and comprehensive cancer resource on the web. Much information is also in Spanish. It includes:

http://www.cancer.gov

CancerTrials helps people understand and find clinical trials, treatment news and legislative updates. It also has a risk assessment tool.

CancerNet links you to Physician's Data Query (PDQ), NCI's cancer database, publications, news and more.

CANCERLIT contains up-to-date list of new publications:

Cancer Institute Publications Locator

https://cissecure.nci.nih.gov/ncipubs/

Cancer Information Service answers questions about cancer, treatment, coping and surviving.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Here is information about use of other remedies along with usual cancer treatment. There is helpful information about clinical trials.

http://nccam.nih.gov

National Coalition of Cancer Survivors (NCCS) The NCCS is by and for people with cancer and their caregivers. Focus is on support, advocacy, survival skills and resources. Some in Spanish.

http://www.canceradvocacy.org

National Comprehensive Cancer Center Network (NCCN) The NCCN is an organization of cancer centers, including The James. Here you can find treatment guidelines, links to hospitals and more.

http://www.nccn.org

OncoLink® The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center runs this award-winning site. It has great information, support and resources for patients, family and caregivers. They help link people via electronic support groups.

http://www.oncolink.com

Other Useful Health Web Resources

GriefNet GriefNet provides support for people experiencing loss and grief. This site has over 40 e-mail support groups and helps for parents and kids.

http://www.griefnet.org

GrowthHouse GrowthHouse helps people connect with information and resources for end of life, hospice, grieving, pain management and palliative care.

http://www.growthhouse.org

Health Information Site from U.S. Government -- Healthfinder The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services sponsors this broad health information site. It has many links. Some information in Spanish.

http://www.healthfinder.gov

HealthWeb HealthWeb has links to good information on many health topics. Prior Health Sciences library is one of the centers that review the sites.

http://healthweb.org

MEDLINEplus on PubMed This site of the National Library of Medicine has information on health, wellness and cancer-some in Spanish. It has dictionaries, national and global links and allows searching for higher level information.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus

                                           

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Here is information about Hospice and end-of-life care. Also find Ohio Hospice and Palliative Care Organization at: http://www.hospiceoh.org

http://www.nhpco.org/

National Institute of Health Easy to use, broad, US Government site. It includes most health and wellness topics, including emotional health. There is a drug index and information about complementary and alternative healing methods.

http://health.nih.gov/

Other General Health Sites

These have ease of use and broad information.

Hospice Articles on hospice care, terminal illness, end of life issues, caregiving, grief, bereavement, death and dying.

http://www.hospicenet.org

For an appointment

call Dr. Kaufman:

337-237-5774

Mayo Clinic Oasis

http://www.mayohealth.org

MedWeb

http://www.medweb.emory.edu

NOAH New York Access to Online Health Information

http://www.noah-health.org

Professional Sites with Consumer Information

The American College of Surgeons (ACS)

http://www.facs.org

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

http://www.asco.org

Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW)

http://www.aosw.org

Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)

http://www.ons.org

The Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO)

http://www.surgonc.org

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