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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


Cancer Treatment

(Jump to: General Information | Cancer Clinical Trials | Follow-Up Care | Making Treatment Decisions | Selecting a Treatment Facility & Doctor | Treatment of Specific Cancers

Treatment Methods: Antiangiogenesis | Cancer Drugs | Chemotherapy | Complementary & Alternative Therapy | Gene Therapy | Hormone Therapy | Hyperthermia | Immunotherapy | Laser Therapy | Photodynamic Therapy | Radiation Therapy | Surgery | Targeted Therapy )

General Information
Types of Treatment:ASCO
Staging: Q & A:NCI
Tumor Grade: Q & A:NCI
Choices in Healing : Integrating the Best of Conventional and Complementary Approaches to Cancer:netLibrary


Treatment of Specific Cancers
See specific cancer types in this section of Stanford Health Library website.


Making Treatment Decisions
Making Treatment Decisions:ACS
Guide to Making Decisions About Cancer Therapy:Oncolink
Making Decisions About Cancer Treatment:ASCO
Cancer: Choosing a Treatment Program:American Academy of Family Physicians
Second Opinions, see Diagnosis, Second Opinions


Selecting a Treatment Facility and Doctor
General Information
How To Find a Doctor or Treatment Facility If You Have Cancer:NCI
Choosing a Specialist or Treatment Center:Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Care for Children and Adolescents with Cancer: Q & A:NCI
Find an Oncologist
Find a Physician:Stanford Cancer Center
Oncology Clinic:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital [Pediatric]
Radiation-Oncology:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital [Pediatric]
Find an Oncologist:ASCO
Find a Gynecologic Oncologist:Women's Cancer Network


Cancer Clinical Trials
General Information
Clinical Trials: Improving the Care of People Living With Cancer:CancerCare [PDF]
Cancer Clinical Trials at the NIH Clinical Center: Q & A:NCI
Complementary & Alternative Medicine Cancer Clinical Trials:OCCAM
General clinical trial information, see Treatment, Clinical Trials
Find Cancer Clinical Trials
Search for Clinical Trials:NCI
TrialCheck®:Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups
Adult Cancer Clinical Trials at Stanford:Stanford School of Medicine [index, by condition]
Pediatric Cancer Clinical Trials at Stanford:Stanford School of Medicine [index, by condition]
Cancer Clinical Trial Results
Clinical Trial Results:NCI


Surgery
Surgery for Cancer Treatment:Stanford Cancer Center
Cancer Treatment: Surgery:NCI
Surgery:ACS
Cancer Surgery: Physically Removing Cancer:Mayo Clinic
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy: Q & A:NCI
Cryosurgery in Cancer Treatment: Q & A:NCI


Chemotherapy
Cancer Treatment: Chemotherapy:NCI
Understanding Chemotherapy:A Guide for Patients and Families:ACS
Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer:NCI
Chemotherapy Principles:ACS
Cancer Chemotherapy:MedlinePlus


Cancer Drugs
General Information
Chemotherapy Drugs and Side Effects:Stanford Cancer Center
Access to Investigational Drugs: Q & A:NCI
Drug Directories
NCI Drug Dictionary
What's New from the Office of Oncology Drug Products:FDA


Radiation Therapy
Understanding Radiation Therapy:A Guide for Patients and Families:ACS
Radiation Therapy and You: Support for People With Cancer:NCI
Radiation Therapy for Cancer: Q & A:NCI
Radiation Therapy (for Blood-Related Cancers):Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Radiation Therapy:Stanford Cancer Center
Brachytherapy:Radiological Society of North America
Radiation Therapy Principles:ACS
Radiation Therapy:MedlinePlus


Immunotherapy (Biological Therapy)
Overviews
Cancer Treatment: Biological Therapy:NCI
Immunotherapy:ACS
Biological Therapies for Cancer Q & A :NCI
Immunotherapy (for Blood-Related Cancers):Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Radioimmunotherapy as a Treatment for Lymphoma:Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Biological Therapy for Cancer Treatment:Stanford Cancer Center
Immunotherapy for Cancer:Albert Einstein College of Medicine [for Health Professionals]
Cancer Vaccines
Cancer Vaccines:ACS
Cancer Vaccine Fact Sheet:NCI
The Future Role of Cancer Vaccines:CancerCare [PDF]
Facts on Lymphoma Vaccines:Lymphoma Research Foundation [PDF]
Monoclonal Antibodies
Monoclonal Antibody Therapy:Lymphoma Information Network


Hormone Therapy
Cancer Treatment: Hormonal Therapy:NCI
Hormone Therapy for Cancer Treatment:Stanford Cancer Center
Aromatase Inhibitors:NCI
Tamoxifen: Q & A:NCI
Tamoxifen:breastcancer.org

Antiangiogenesis
Angiogenesis:Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Understanding Cancer Series: Angiogenesis:NCI
Angiogenesis Inhibitors for Cancer Treatment:Stanford Cancer Center


Gene Therapy
Gene Therapy for Cancer: Q & A:NCI
Gene Therapy: Cancer Research Proves Challenging, but Promising:Mayo Clinic


Hyperthermia
Hyperthermia in Cancer Treatment: Q & A:NCI
Hyperthermia for Cancer Treatment:Stanford Cancer Center


Laser Therapy
Lasers in Cancer Treatment: Q & A:NCI
Laser Therapy for Cancer Treatment:Stanford Cancer Center


Photodynamic Therapy
Photodynamic Therapy for Cancer: Q & A:NCI
Photodynamic Therapy:ACS


Targeted Therapy
Targeted Cancer Therapies: Q & A:NCI
Understanding Targeted Treatments:ASCO
Targeted Therapies: A New Generation of Cancer Treatments:American Academy of Family Physicians


Follow-Up Care
Follow-Up Care After Cancer Treatment: Q & A:NCI
Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines for Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancers:Children's Oncology Group
Patient Guide: Follow-Up Care for Breast Cancer:ASCO
Patient Guide: Follow-Up Care for Colorectal Cancer:ASCO
Care of Cancer Survivors:American Academy of Family Physicians


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