PMCCPMCCPMCC

Search tips
Search criteria 

Advanced

 
Logo of jopHomeThis ArticleASCO JOPSearchSubmitASCO JOP Homepage
 
J Oncol Pract. 2008 November; 4(6): 313.
PMCID: PMC2793912

View and Order Updated Patient Materials From Cancer.Net, ASCO's Patient Information Website

Cancer.Net Guides to Cancer

These booklets on breast, colorectal, lung, and prostate cancer are adapted from Cancer.Net's online Guides to Cancer. Each printed guide contains an overview; anatomic staging illustrations; and information on risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, clinical trials, adverse effects, post-treatment considerations, current research, and questions to ask the doctor. Cancer.Net has additional information on more than 120 types of cancer and cancer-related syndromes at www.cancer.net/cancer.

Cancer in Older Adults

Cancer.Net's publication for older adults is adapted from the ASCO curriculum, Cancer Care in the Older Population. This booklet provides information on the physical and emotional changes that are associated with aging and cancer, and includes recommendations for coping with daily life, cancer treatment, and coexisting conditions. Cancer in Older Adults is also available online at www.cancer.net/olderadults.

ASCO Answers Fact Sheets

ASCO's fact sheet series gives patients and their family and friends a basic introduction to 20 types of cancer. Each fact sheet includes an overview of the cancer type, an illustration of where the cancer starts, information on its treatment, terms to know, and questions to ask the doctor. Information about each of the following cancer types is also available online as a PDF at www.cancer.net/ascoanswers: bladder, brain, breast, cervical, colorectal, espophageal, kidney, liver, lung, melanoma, multiple melanoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, oral and oropharyngeal, ovarian, pancreatic, prostate, stomach, testicular, thyroid, and uterine.

To order Cancer.Net's patient materials or promotional items (referral cards, leaflets, posters, cancer information prescription pads), please call 888-651-3038, or send an e-mail to ten.recnac@sutcatnoc.

Cancer.Net's Weekly Feature Articles

Cancer.Net feature articles provide practical, timely information for patients, family members, and friends to use in their daily lives. Each article highlights a specific topic, such as treatment, coping strategies, and the basics of cancer care. Recent feature articles include:

  • Understanding Pharmacogenomics
  • What is Proton Therapy
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration—What to Expect
  • Dental Health During Cancer Treatment

View these and more than 180 feature articles listed on www.cancer.net/features.


Articles from Journal of Oncology Practice are provided here courtesy of American Society of Clinical Oncology