Hamilton Health Sciences
Patient & Family Resource Centre


Canadian Cancer Society 
The Canadian Cancer Society's website allows you to search for information about specific cancers, prevention and screening, statistics, cancer research, nutrition and more.  Brochures and publications on a wide variety of topics can be downloaded from the website in many languages. 

Cancer Care Ontario's Pathway Maps
Cancer Care Ontario is the provincial agency responsible for improving cancer care.  The site includes information for patients, healthcare providers and the general public.  

Cancer Chat
Free and professional-led online support groups for Canadians affected by cancer, including patients, survivors and family members. connects Canadians to online services, information and resources for cancer control.  It provides resources for cancer prevention, screening, and treatment as well as supportive, palliative and end-of-life care.

Clinical Trials is a database of privately and publicly funded clinical studies conducted around the world.

Published by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, Medline Plus offers cancer information and interactive tutorials that help explain treatments, tests and screening methods.

National Cancer Institute
This U.S. site is one of the most detailed on the web.  It includes information about cancer drugs and treatments, complementary and alternative therapies, coping and supportive care, as well as cancer dictionaries.

This community-based, non-profit organization in Hamilton, Ontario provides information, supportive care programs and peer support to people with cancer and for their families and caregivers.  All programs and services are free of charge.


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