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Internet Resources for Cancer

Recommended websites for more information on cancer are listed below.

National Cancer Centre Singapore
As a national and regional centre of excellence, the NCCS offers a onestop, holistic range of clinical services to patients. It also conducts clinical and basic research, and develops public cancer education programmes wholly directed at the prevention and treatment of cancer.

www.nccs.com.sg

Singapore Cancer Society
Singapore Cancer Society is a self funding voluntary welfare organisation with a mission to prevent and control cancer. It also seeks to enhance health and quality of life in the community through education, research and patient care services.

www.singaporecancersociety.org.sg

American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a community-based voluntary health organisation dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service.

www.cancer.org

MEDLINE plus: Cancer Topics

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health, USA is the world’s largest medical library and the creator of MEDLINE. It contains over 12 million references to journal articles. MEDLINEplus off ers high-quality, current and totally private consumer health information. www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/cancers.html

Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of cancer patients and their families by providing up-to-date information, practical advice and support which can reduce the fear and uncertainty of cancer.

www.macmillan.org.uk

The Harvard Centre for Cancer Prevention

This interactive tool estimates your risk of cancer and provides personalised tips for prevention. Anyone can use it, but it is most accurate for people aged 40 and over, who have never had any type of cancer.

www.diseaseriskindex.harvard.edu

World Cancer Research Fund

World Cancer Research Fund (WCRFUK) is dedicated to saving lives by funding cancer research and providing education that expands our understanding on the importance of food and lifestyle choices in the cancer process.

www.wcrf.org

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