- Cancer see also Women's Health and Men's Health
BC Cancer Agency Patient Information
The Canadian-based BC Cancer Agency created this website helps to address the questions and concerns about diagnosis, treatment and recovery.
This national nonprofit organization provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer.
This is the home of the National Cancer Institute where a wide range of cancer information can be found.
Cancer Awareness: Assess Risk & Save Lives "new"
Calculators.org has compiled a list of 34 cancer risk calculators for common types of cancer that are available online to help increase cancer awareness and aid in early detection.
Dictionary of Cancer Terms
This online resource from the NCI: National Cancer Institute contains more than 4,000 terms related to cancer and medicine.
Lung Disease Finder
This resource from the American Lung Association and NexCura, Inc. allow patients and physicians to make better-informed treatment decisions using information from evidence-based, peer-reviewed medical literature.
This site offers extensive information and education on prescription medicines (meds) in oncology, HIV/AIDS and hepatitis
NCCN.com: the consumer website of the NCCN
This new consumer website of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a not-for-profit alliance of 21 of the world’s leading cancer centers with the goal to educate patients with cancer while helping families, friends, and cancer survivors.
Comprehensive detailed information on specific types of cancer from the University of Pennsylvania. Also available in Spanish.
This web site aims to allow active patients, their caregivers and/or their physicians to sort through a large amount of information about pancreatic cancer quickly and efficiently.
- Cardiovascular Diseases
Board-certified physicians develop and monitor the content on Remedy's Heart Health to ensure that you are provided with accurate, trustworthy information that will help you make important health care decisions.
Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia
A comprehensive cross-reference index from the American Heart Association.
Heart & Stroke Hospital Locator "new"
The purpose of this website is to identify hospitals that have received recognition for achievement in American Heart Association / American Stroke Association healthcare quality improvement programs. Look for the
special "heart check" logo that indicates the center has met the standards for fast stroke care (Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center is one!)
The Human Heart: An Online Exploration
Philadelphia's Franklin Institute Science Museum helps you discover the complexities of its development and structure.
The Merck Manual of Medical Information-Second Home Edition - Heart and Blood Vessel Disorders section
Presented in an easy to understand format, this consumer-oriented Merck Manual section presents a comprehensive review of heart and blood disorders.