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Oncology Resources: Patient Information

Guide to variety of oncology resources for patients and health care professionals


Patient Advocacy Groups

Financial Matters

Dealing with financial issues at the same time you are diagnosed with cancer can be overwhelming. The following listings can provide information and assistance:

Bristol-Myers Squibb Patient Assistance




Cancer Care



Patient Advocate Foundation's Co-Pay Relief



RxAssist and Rx Outreach

Patient Assistance Programs


The Language of Cancer

That sounds like "Greek" to me!  

Learning the language of cancer is similar to learning any foreign language.  It is important to start at the beginning.  Here is an excellent resource to help you understand the terms spoken by your medical team.  This resource was created by The University of Texas MD Anderson Center.  Click here to access unique and commonly spoken terms: 



Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups

The Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life and survival of cancer patients by increasig participation in cancer clinical trials.

This site includes resources for cancer patients, healthcare providers, and patient advocates plus news, events, and publications.





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