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Community Network for Cancer Prevention

Houston, Texas

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Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, Office of Outreach and Health Disparities
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Web Site Resources

To learn more about colorectal and cervical cancer, here is a listing of useful web sites.

American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org)

  • Cancer information for patients, family, friends, and survivors
  • Facts and figures, treatment decision tools, clinical trials, personal stories

National Cancer Institute (www.cancer.gov/cancertopics)

  • Coordination of research projects conducted by universities, hospitals, research foundations, and businesses throughout the world
  • Information on all types of cancer, as well as clinical trials

Cancer Care (www.cancercare.org)

  • Professional support services for anyone affected by cancer
  • Counseling, education, financial assistance, and practical help provided free of charge by trained oncology social workers

Cancer Nutrition Network for Texans (www.ttuhsc.edu/cnnt/)

  • Information on the nutritional support needs of cancer patients and their caregivers
  • Nutrition bar information, symptom management, cancer risk reduction strategies

Houston Veterans’ Administration Medical Center (www.houston.va.gov/PatientEd/CancerPERC.asp)

  • Information about all aspects of cancer that affect patients, including booklets on different types of cancer, cancer treatments, nutrition, and what the family can do.
  • Cancer Registry to track cancers diagnosed and treated in the VA hospital

MD Anderson Cancer Center (www.mdanderson.org)

  • Integrated programs in cancer treatment, clinical trials, education programs, and cancer prevention
  • Information on all types of cancer, as well as clinical trials

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