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View Resource Information Resource: About Herbs, Botanicals, and Other Products

This Web site from the Integrative Medicine Service of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) provides oncologists and other healthcare professionals with objective information on medicinal herbs and other botanicals. Users may search for a particular plant name or browse the entire catalog by letter of the alphabet. Searches yield a clinical summary for each plant, a description of...

https://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/diagnosis-treatment/sympto...
View Resource Cell Biology and Cancer

The National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, has recently released this curriculum supplement as part of a series designed to "deepen students' awareness of the importance of basic research to advances in medicine and health," as well as foster critical thinking and an understanding of how scientific discoveries affect their own lives. The Web site offers five...

https://www.cancer.gov/research/areas/biology
View Resource CancerQuest

This Emory University Web site offers an extensive set of illustrated tutorials designed to teach the biology of cancer. Developed for cancer patients, friends and families of cancer patients, and health professionals, CancerQuest aims to "inform the curious and empower current cancer patients and survivors of cancer with a better understanding of the disease process and the approaches currently...

https://www.cancerquest.org
View Resource Colon Cancer: Virtual Detection

Colon cancer is both the second most pervasive cancer to attack humans and one of the most preventable. One of the sad reasons for its prevalence has little to do with genes, diet, or overall health. Instead, it is the social stigma of the colon and rectum and the associated test --the colonoscopy -- which drives this cancer to the top of the list of killers. As with many cancer types, colon and...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2004/0227
View Resource National Cancer Institute: Office of Cancer Complementary & Alternative Medicine

The Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine (OCCAM) was set up in 1998 "to coordinate and enhance the activities of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in the arena of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)." In service of this goal, OCCAM works to promote and support "research within CAM disciplines and modalities as they relate to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of...

https://cam.cancer.gov/
View Resource American Cancer Society: Cancer Survivors Network

Supported by the American Cancer Society, the Cancer Survivors Network (CSN) is a non-commercial website providing cancer survivors, as well as their friends and families, with a secure, private place to communicate and share experiences. The CSN site offers a variety of online discussion groups; a resource library; a place for personal web pages; and a gallery featuring poems, images, and...

https://csn.cancer.org/
View Resource National Cancer Institute

Established under the terms of the National Cancer Act of 1937, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a component of the National Institutes of Health. The scope of the NCI is extremely broad, and its work includes conducting and supporting research; training; health information dissemination; and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer,...

https://www.cancer.gov