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Cancer Staging: Q&A
This fact sheet explains the process of grouping cancer cases in categories (stages) based on the size of the tumor and the extent of the cancer in the body. National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet 5.32

Tumor Grade: Q&A
A fact sheet that discusses tumor grade and its role in prognosis. Explains concepts like normal cell biology and cell differentiation. National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet 5.9

Tumor Markers: Q&A
A fact sheet that defines tumor markers and describes how they can be used to aid diagnosis and treatment. National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet 5.18
Treatment for Specific Cancers
PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Adult Treatment
Treatment options for adult cancers.

PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Pediatric Treatment
Treatment options for childhood cancers.

A to Z List of Cancers
An alphabetical list of all cancers, with links to disease-specific and general information about treatment, supportive care, screening, prevention, clinical trials, and other topics.
Drug Information
Drug Information Summaries
NCI's drug information summaries provide consumer-friendly information about certain drugs that are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat cancer or conditions related to cancer.

Drug Development and Approval
Information about specific drugs and about drug development and approval.
Treatment Methods
Types of Treatment
Information on chemotherapy, radiation therapy, surgery, and other cancer treatment methods.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Healing philosophies, approaches, and therapies used in addition to, or instead of, conventional cancer treatments.

Cure-ious? Ask
A Web site from the Federal Trade Commission with information for cancer patients about how to spot and report false health claims and the importance of talking with their physicians about treatments they are considering.

How to Find a Cancer Treatment Trial: A 10-Step Guide
This guide will help you to learn about cancer treatment trials that are of potential benefit to you and to decide whether to participate in a particular trial.
Cancer Treatment Facilities
How To Find a Doctor or Treatment Facility If You Have Cancer
This fact sheet offers suggestions for choosing a physician and facility for cancer treatment. National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet 7.47

National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Centers
National Cancer Institute-supported cancer centers may be found by searching this database.

Cancer Clinical Trials at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center: Questions and Answers
A fact sheet about clinical trials at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet 1.22
Clinical Trials
What Is a Clinical Trial?
A basic description of the reason for, and the kinds of, clinical trials.

Clinical Trial Results by Type of Cancer or Topic
A collection of links to summaries of recently announced results from cancer clinical trials, sorted by type of cancer.

Search for Clinical Trials
NCI's PDQ® registry of cancer clinical trials.
Care After Treatment
Facing Forward: Life After Cancer Treatment
This publication covers post-treatment issues such as follow-up medical care, physical and emotional changes, changes in social relationships, and workplace issues.
Treatment-Related Research
Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis
The Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis improves the lives of the American public by discovering and conducting better ways to diagnose, assess, treat, and cure cancer through stimulating, coordinating, and funding a national program of cancer research.

A collection of material about proteomics, the study of proteins inside cells, and how such study is shedding new light on cancer.

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