Patient Resources at Medical Diagnostic Associates Hematology & Oncology Overlook Cancer Center
Medical Diagnostic Associates Hematology & Oncology Overlook Cancer Center

Patient Resources

These sites have an abundance of oncology information for patients with cancer and for their families. They include many links to outside information and groups. See also our page on Nutrition for specific links regarding diet for cancer patients. See Hematology below for our patients with blood disorders.

Helpful Cancer Links

» The American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is at work in communities all across the country providing programs aimed at reducing the risk of cancer, detecting cancer as early as possible, ensuring proper treatment, and empowering people facing cancer to cope and maintain the highest possible quality of life.

» American Society of Clinical Oncology
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1964, with overarching goals of improving cancer care and prevention and ensuring that all patients with cancer receive care of the highest quality.

» Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic website's disease index has links to information about all different types of cancer, covering topics including disease information, treatments and coping.

» The National Comprehensive Cancer Network
(NCCN), a not-for-profit alliance of 20 of the world?s leading cancer centers, is dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer.

» The National Cancer Institute (NCI) for patients
The brochures and supportive information available from here are highly recommended. Here you can find general information on individual diseases and their treatments. This site is geared for patients.