Helpful Links

There are many valuable sources of cancer information on the World Wide Web. The following links will provide you with information outside our Department website where you can find more information about cancer.

What You Need To Know About...â„¢ Cancer publication series

The "What You Need To Know Aboutâ„¢..." Cancer publication series covers a number of specific cancer diseases and provides information on symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, emotional issues, and questions to ask your doctor. Each guide has helpful illustrations and provides a glossary of terms specific to each specific cancer.


A service of the National Cancer Institute, CancerNet is a comprehensive source of information on cancer and includes information on types of cancers, detection, diagnosis, clinical trials, treatment, and much more.

National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute Website provides information for both patients and medical professionals about cancer. Information regarding clinical trials, and cancer news and information.

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Website has a wealth of information on cancer including topics related to children with cancer, prevention, treatment options, and the latest news on cancer.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network encompasses the 17 comprehensive cancer centers across the country including the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center.


The University of Pennsylvania OncoLink is a website where patients, families, and health care professionals can get accurate cancer-related information.

People Living With Cancer

People Living With Cancer, the patient information website of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), provides oncologist-approved information on more than 50 types of cancer and their treatments, clinical trials, coping, and side effects. Additional resources include a Find an Oncologist database, live chats, message boards, a drug database, and links to patient support organizations. The site is designed to help people with cancer make informed health-care decisions.