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Fact Sheets: Information Sources

Asian and Pacific Islander Cancer Education Materials Web Tool: Questions and Answers
(Posted: 03/24/2006, Reviewed: 05/12/2008) - The APICEM Web tool offers health-care providers a place to search for Asian-language cancer education materials for patients by specific Asian language, by cancer site, or by screening topic. This effort is supported by NCI.

Cancer Fund-Raising Organizations
(Reviewed: 12/22/2003) - A fact sheet that offers suggestions on how to evaluate charities and provides names of organizations that monitor charity fund-raising practices. National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet 2.8

Cancer Information Sources
(Reviewed: 05/24/2005) - A fact sheet about sources of cancer information on the Internet, in libraries, and from government and private sector organizations. National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet 2.1

Clinical Trials: Questions and Answers
(Reviewed: 05/19/2006) - This fact sheet covers types of clinical trials, who sponsors them, how they are conducted, how participants are protected, and who pays for the patient care costs associated with a clinical trial. Includes some questions to ask a health care provider before entering a clinical trial. National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet 2.11

How To Evaluate Health Information on the Internet: Questions and Answers
(Reviewed: 09/01/2005) - This fact sheet contains information to help people decide whether the health information they find on the Internet or receive via e-mail from a Web site is likely to be reliable. National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet 2.10

PDQ®: Questions and Answers
(Reviewed: 06/20/2005) - A fact sheet about the NCI's PDQ cancer information database. National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet 2.2

The National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service: Questions and Answers
(Reviewed: 05/11/2006) - A fact sheet about NCI's Cancer Information Service, a resource that provides the latest and most accurate cancer information to patients and families, the public, and health professionals. National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet 2.5

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