Cancer-Pain-ReliefIn this information age, we know that when you are first diagnosed with cancer it can be difficult to wade through the vast amount of resources available. To make your research easier, we are providing a list of websites that have been reviewed by the Peninsula Cancer Center and they find helpful. We hope this is a valuable resource to you.

ACS.org
American Cancer Society provides a wealth of general information about cancer including specific types of cancer and links to other helpful cancer care organizations.

Cancer.gov
The National Cancer Institute provides both general and specific information about cancer. This is also the place to look for clinical trials. All clinical trials that are available to patients are listed on this site.

Cancerlifeline.org
Cancer Life Line’s goal is to optimize the quality of life for all people living with cancer. This organization provides 24-hour support to patients and families through a hotline.  They also offer many other cancer support services.

Cancer Pathways
Cancer Pathways was formerly Gilda’s Club Seattle – named in honor of Gilda Radner, who, when describing the emotional and social support she received when she had cancer, called for such places of participation, education, hope and friendship to be made available for people with cancer and their families and friends everywhere.

Caring.com 
Provides useful information for caregivers.  The site is particularly helpful for adult children caring for elderly or ill parents.

Komen.org
The Susan J. Komen Foundation dedicated this website to education and research about causes, treatment, and the search for a cure for breast cancer.

Malecare.com 
Provides helpful information about treating and living with prostate cancer, and is available in multiple languages.

Resource Hub
A Library of Cancer Support Resources provided by Cancer Pathways.

RTanswers.org
Sponsored by the American Society of Radiation Oncology, this information-based site was created by physicians and members of radiation oncology teams to explain how radiation therapy is used to safely and effectively treat cancer.

Uptodate.com
A great, user-friendly site with information on medical conditions of all kinds.  Requires a membership fee, but is non-commercial.