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RESOURCES

We often get calls from people with questions about going through cancer or family members in treatment. There are a few sites that we find particularly helpful. Hope these can help you in your battle against cancer.

Information and Hotline Resources for patients:

National Cancer Institute
Home Page – http://www.cancer.gov/
Find information on specific cancer types, clinical trials, cancer statistics and much more.

NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center listed by state:
https://cancercenters.cancer.gov/cancer_centers/cancer-centers-list.html
Information on all NCI designated major cancer centers in the US.

University of Wisconsin Cancer Connect – Patient & Physician Resource
Home Page – http://www.cancer.wisc.edu
Contact oncology professionals directly.
Tel: (800) 622-8922
Email: uwccc@uwccc.wisc.edu
Web: http://www.uwhealth.org/comprehensivecancercenter/cancerconnect/10310

Recommended Books:

Medical Terminology: A Short Course
The Language of Medicine
Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner

Gifts for those diagnosed or coping with loss:

BFFL.co – http://bfflco.com
Thoughtful care bags for patients battling various forms of cancer.
HealingBaskets.com
Gifts for people going through cancer treatments, books to help coping and other pertinent items.