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Health & Wellness Resource Center

This database provides a fully integrated, ever-growing electronic resource center for all levels of consumer health research with access to carefully compiled medical reference and periodical materials.



Recommended Websites

Merck Manual Consumer Version

Merck's mission is to make the best current medial information to consumers and HCP's.

Consumer Reports: Best Buy Drugs

The goals of this website are: to provide consumers with objective information on the effectiveness of prescription drugs, to help consumers with communicating with their doctors about drug costs, and to help consumers to better afford their prescription medications.

MEDLINEplus

A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health, this comprehensive health site includes general health topics, drug information, medical encyclopedias & dictionaries, and much more.


Recommended Cancer Resources from Upper Chesapeake Health Cancer Center


General Cancer Clinical Information and Guidelines

  1. American Cancer Society
  2. American Institute for Cancer Research (research organization on nutrition and cancer)
  3. American Society of Clinical Oncology (patient information from most national society for oncology)
  4. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  5. Memorial Sloan Kettering Website on Herbal Medicines
  6. National Cancer Institute
  7. National Comprehensive Cancer Network (US guidelines for care)
  8. Red Cross
  9. University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center Website
  10. United States Preventive Task Force (national recommendations on prevention)

Psychosocial and Financial Support for Cancer Patients

  1. CancerCare (website for support and financial information for patients undergoing cancer care)
  2. Cancer and Careers
  3. Cancer Disability Legal Center
  4. FORCE, Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
  5. Hopewell Cancer Support
  6. Maryland Health Connection
  7. Maryland Insurance Administration
  8. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
  9. National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
  10. Oley Foundation
  11. Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief 
  12. Red Devils, Supporting Breast Cancer Families
  13. Rx Assistance, Patient Assistance Program Center
  14. Social Security Administration
  15. Society for Integrative Oncology
  16. Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer

Breast Cancer

  1. BreastCancer.org (information for breast cancer patients)
  2. Living Beyond Breast Cancer
  3. Susan Komen (national breast cancer site)
  4. Young Survival Coalition (site for young women facing breast cancer)

Head and Neck

  1. Support for Head and Neck Cancer
  2. Courage Unmasked (Help for Head and Neck Cancer)

Kidney

  1. Kidney Cancer Association

Lung

  1. Lung Cancer Alliance

Prostate

  1. Prostate Cancer Foundation

Palliative Care/End of Life Care/Advanced Directives

  1. American Society for Hospice and Palliative Care
  2. National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
  3. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  4. Maryland MOLST (Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment )

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