Cancer: Cancer

Tig Notaro on Going Live About Her Life

Comedian Tig Notaro, interviewed on NPR"s Fresh Air, talks about using humor to cope with her cancer diagnosis.

Books
Web Sites

American Cancer Society
Includes cancer facts & figures, treatment decision tools, stories of hope, discussion boards, etc.

Cancer.gov
Provides extensive information for patients and health professionals from the National Cancer Institute.

CDC-Cancer Prevention and Control
Includes information on prevention, cancer types, and living with and beyond cancer.

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Includes basic and detailed information about cancer, multimedia resources, and expert answers and blog.

Oncolink
Provides information on types of cancer, treatment options, and coping strategies from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania.

Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center: About Herbs, Botanicals, & Other Products
Provides information on alternative therapies for cancer patients.

DVDs
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Databases

Cancerlit
Enter your own words or phrases to search cancer-related literature indexed in PubMed, a major biomedical database, or select from over 100 prepared searches on cancer topics.

Consumer Health Complete
Includes evidence-based reports, encyclopedias and other reference books, pamphlets, news, drug and herb information, images and diagrams, and videos and animations on diseases, conditions, and procedures. 
Off-campus access restricted to individuals with current MU ids.

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Includes the full-text of almost 80 consumer health magazines, over 1000 pamphlets, and over 130 health reference books.  Also includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide and Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary.  Off-campus access restricted to individuals with current MU ids.

Other Health Sciences Databases