The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,064 terms related to cancer and medicine.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are approximately 500,000 cancer-related deaths each year. However, the organization also notes that many types of cancer can be prevented through healthy behaviors and early screening.
To help increase awareness and aid in early detection, following is a list of 34 cancer risk calculators for common types of cancer.
WCRF Int.'s analysis of global research shows that about a third of the most common cancers are preventable through a nutritious diet, maintaining a healthy weight and regular physical activity.
Includes questions about cancer treatment, surgery, finding specialists, getting second opinions etc.
A cancer diagnosis affects close friends and family too. Find out what to expect if you become a caregiver for a person with cancer, and get tips for making sure that you take care of yourself as well.
Many patients with advanced cancer and their caregivers have questions about what they might expect during the last few months of life. In this section you can find information on what to expect when you or someone you care for are nearing the end of life, as well as information on hospice care and on coping with the loss of a loved one.
The Global Cancer Observatory (GCO) is an interactive web-based platform presenting global cancer statistics to inform cancer control and cancer research. The platform focuses on the visualization of cancer indicators to illustrate the changing scale, epidemiological profile, and impact of the disease worldwide.