As you begin your search for health information,
it is important that you know what to look for when evaluating
the quality of health information on web sites? For suggestions
go to www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthywebsurfing.html.
Always review health information obtained on the web with your
trusted health provider.
Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Online -
An information and news service for patients, parents of patients,
purchasers of group health care programs and the news media.
American Cancer Society -
Provides information regarding programs, events, meetings, cancer
information, alternative methods, office locations, and information,
guidelines and networks regarding various cancer types.
Cancer Care, Inc. -
Cancer Care is an on-line resource that has general cancer resources,
specific kinds of cancer, treatment or financial assistance.
Oncolink - The University
of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Resource provides information on
specific types of cancer, psychosocial support, causes of cancer,
screening and prevention, cancer FAQs, clinical trials for new
treatments under evaluation, medical supportive care for the cancer
patient, financial issues and international conferences and meetings
about cancer for healthcare professionals and patients.
The National Cancer Institute and Oncolink provide a review of
different cancers in a series of statements which are updated monthly.
National Library of Medicine's search service to access the 9 million
citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE (with links to participating
on-line journals), and other related databases.
GENERAL MEDICAL SITES
MEDICAL SEARCH ENGINES
KidsHealth.org - information on infections,
behavior and emotions, food and fitness, and growing up healthy.
Drug Infonet - provides both information and
links to areas on the web concerning healthcare and pharmaceutical-related
a forum for Women's Health - The forum hosts
a collection of facts, information, advice, and suggestions to
help you deal with your health concerns.