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healthfinder.govis a free and reliable guide to selected consumer
health information—online publications, clearinghouses, databases, Web sites, and support
and self-help groups, as well as the government agencies and not-for-profit
organizations that produce information for the public. Our Google search of selected
links and our health library of hand-picked links are intended to help you find dependable health information more easily than you can by searching the entire Internet.
Two Kinds of Searches
There are two kinds of searches on healthfinder.gov:
the Consumer Health Information Search powered by and topic searches.
To use the Consumer Health Information Search powered by ,
type in a few descriptive words and press Enter (or select the Search button) for a list of relevant Web pages. Since
Google only returns Web pages that contain all of the words in your query, refining your search is as simple as
adding or removing words to the search term(s) you have already entered. Search Tips.
Topic searches use healthfinder.gov's list of topics,
presented in A-Z lists, to search the database of reviewed Web pages or sites.
Each section of the site uses topic searches. Search results are listed
Both of these searches work in English and Spanish. (Organization information is available only in English at this time; we continue to work with our partners to increase the amount of information available in other languages.)
Search Result Screens
Consumer Health Information Search powered by
To use the Google search, simply type one or more search terms (the words or phrase that
best describe the information you want to find) into the search box and hit the "Enter" key or click on
the Google "Search" button.
| Cancer - Cancer Survivorship
... National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Cancer Prevention
and Control - Monitoring - Research - Public Health Programs - Education, ...
www.cdc.gov/cancer/survivorship/ - 38k - 2005-08-15 - Cached
The first line of any Google search result item is the title of the Web page found. If
you see a URL instead of a title, then either the page has no title or Google has not indexed that page's
full content, but its place in your search results indicates that it is a good match for your query.
The text below the title is an excerpt from the result page with your query terms bolded.
Listed after the text is the URL or Web address of the returned result, followed by the size of the text
portion of the Web page, which gives you an idea of how quickly it might display.
The cached link will show you the contents of the Web page when Google last indexed it.
If for some reason the site link doesn't connect you to the current page, you might still find the information
you need on the cached version. When Google finds multiple results from the same Web site, the most relevant
result is listed first, with other relevant pages from that site indented below it.