Bilingual information English/Portuguese in alternating pages.
Targeted Radiation for Early Breast Cancer a Good Option: Study. 6/6/2010
These sites allow you to adjust the text size and
contrast (black or white background). There is also an option to listen, rather
than read, what is on the screen.
SUPPORT GROUPS -- Everyone
Breast Cancer Support (American Association for Cancer Research)
(National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship)
SUPPORT GROUPS -- Local
Cancer Support Groups On the Cape
Monthly Calendar - Cape Cod Cancer Support Groups
SUPPORT GROUPS -- Online
Cancer Survivors Network
(American Cancer Society)
Cancer Support in
Spanish (National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship)
SUPPORT FOR MEN
Good ... Feel Better for Men gives practical information to help men
deal with some of the side-effects of cancer treatment including skin
changes, hair loss, stress, and other issues.
SUPPORT FOR TEENS
Good ... Feel Better for Teens is a hospital-based public service
program created by the Personal Care Products Council Foundation and its
Collaborators to help girls and guys aged 13-17 deal with the appearance,
health and social side effects of cancer treatment.
2bMe is "a site for
teens with cancer. Get the scoop on the non-medical stuff you're wondering
about -- from skin and hair to fitness and friends. Now you can deal."
SUPPORT FOR WOMEN
Look Good ...
Feel Better is a free, non-medical, brand-neutral, national public
service program created to help individuals with cancer look good, improve
their self-esteem, and manage their treatment and recovery with greater
Treatment Overview (American Cancer Society)
Society Drug Guide
Cancer Treatment and Drugs Information (Mayo Clinic)
MedlinePlus on Cancer Chemotherapy
(A portal to many sources of information.)
Drug Information (National Cancer Institute)
Overview in English and Portuguese (Brazilian)
Radiation Therapy Overview in English and Portuguese (Brazilian)
TREATMENT -- Complementary and Alternative
and Alternative Health Services Directory (Cape Cod Healthcare)
Provides a list of contact information for Cape Cod providers of many
different types of therapies.
Cancer Prevention and
Treatment (National Center for Complementary and Alternative
Information on alternative cancer treatments.
Drugs, Herbs, and Supplements (MedlinePlus)
Complementary and Alternative Therapies (American Cancer Society)
Complementary Therapies (Susan G. Komen for the Cure)
TREATMENT -- Research
Cancer Concept Sheets (American Association for Cancer Research)
Uses medical terminology.
TREATMENT -- Side Effects
Chemotherapy Side Effects Fact Sheets (National Cancer Institute)
What's New in Breast Cancer and Treatment (with Julie Gralow, M.D.)
If I Had A New Lump in My Breast (Dr. Sarah A. McLaughlin, M.D., Mayo Clinic
When the Doctor Says Cancer (Maurie Markman, M.D.)
An Overview of Breast Cancer
Four Methods of Treating Breast Cancer
Managing Side Effects of Chemotherapy (Lynn Schuchter, M.D.)
Finishing Treatment: What Comes Next? (Lidia Schapira, M.D.)
Cáncer de acuerdo al Tipo
(Emory University's CancerQuest)
(Note: This video is in Spanish.)
The websites and links listed on this page are for informational purposes
only. You should not use them to diagnose, treat, or make a decision regarding a
medical condition. Please consult your doctor about any health matters that
concern you. Falmouth Public Library does not assume any legal liability for
anything you may find on these websites or links.