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Types of Cancer: AIDS-Related Cancers | Bone Cancers | Brain and Spinal Tumors | Breast Cancers | Endocrine Cancers | Gastrointestinal Cancers | Gynecologic Cancers | Head and Neck Cancers | Lung Cancers | Male Genital Cancers | Skin Cancers | Soft Tissue Sarcoma | Urologic Cancers | Other Cancers

Other Topics: General Cancer Information | Cancer Genetics | Cancer Treatment | Childhood Cancer | Coping With Cancer and Its Treatment

General Cancer Information

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
American Cancer Society (ACS)
Oncolink:University of Pennsylvania
American Society of Clinical Oncology, Cancer.Net (ASCO)
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
Stanford Comprehensive Cancer Center

What You Need To Know About™ Cancer - An Overview:NCI
Cancer Overview:Stanford Cancer Center
Cancer Basics:ACS
Cancer as a Disease:NCI Training Module
Understanding Cancer (series of tutorials):NCI
Cancer Topics:NCI

Cancer Prevention
General Information
Preventing Cancer: 7 Steps to Reduce Your Risk:Mayo Clinic
Risk Factors and Prevention:ASCO
Cancer Prevention Overview (PDQ®):NCI
Chemoprevention: Cancer.Net
Nutrition to Reduce Cancer Risk:Stanford Cancer Center
Garlic and Cancer Prevention:NCI
Red Wine and Cancer Prevention:NCI
Statins and Cancer Prevention:NCI
Tea and Cancer Prevention:NCI
Index to Prevention of Specific Cancers
Breast Cancer Lung Cancer
Cervical Cancer Ovarian Cancer
Colorectal Cancer Pancreatic Cancer
Endometrial Cancer Prostate Cancer
Esophageal Cancer Skin Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer Stomach Cancer

Cancer Risk Factors
General Information
Cancer Causes and Risk Factors:NCI
Report on Carcinogens:Department of Health and Human Services
Index to Risk Factors for Specific Cancers
Brain Tumor Ovarian Cancer
Breast Cancer Thyroid Cancer
Oral Cancer

Cancer Screening and Testing
General Information
Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cancer:ACS
Cancer Screening Overview (PDQ®):NCI
Types of Tests to Detect Cancer:NCI
Cancer Diagnosis:Stanford Cancer Center
Tumor Markers: Q & A:NCI
Understanding Tumor Markers:Cancer.Net
Index to Screening and Testing for Specific Cancers
Bladder Cancer Neuroblastoma
Breast Cancer Oral Cancer
Cervical Cancer Ovarian Cancer
Colorectal Cancer Prostate Cancer
Endometrial Cancer Skin Cancer
Esophageal Cancer Stomach Cancer
Liver Cancer Testicular Cancer
Lung Cancer

Paraneoplastic Syndromes
Paraneoplastic Syndromes of the Nervous System:Mayo Clinic

Other General Cancer Information
The National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service: Q & A:NCI
Cancer Clusters:NCI
Cancer Clusters:CDC
Cancer Myths:ASCO
Cancer Survival Rate: A Tool to Understand Your Prognosis:Mayo Clinic
Cancer Statistics:NCI

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