Educational Websites

Listed below are helpful links to other healthcare organizations and their websites. Please discuss this information with your provider.

Health Information Sites

Ebola Facts Patient Handout
Ebola Facts PDF

Web Md Health
www.webmd.com

National Institutes of Health
www.nih.gov

The Mayo Clinic
www.mayoclinic.com

Patient Education Center
www.patienteducationcenter.org

Family Doctor
www.familydoctor.org

MedScape
www.medscape.com

Family Doctor.Org
FamilyDoctor.org

American Heart Association
www.americanheart.org

Cancer Information Sites

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org

Center For Disease Control
www.cdc.gov

Physician Oncology Education Program
www.poep.org

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center - Life After Cancer Care
www.mdanderson.org/Departments/LACC

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
www.cprit.state.tx.us

National Cancer Institute - Cancer Survivorship Research
cancercontrol.cancer.gov/ocs/office-survivorship.html

Institute of Medicine - From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor: Lost in Translation
www.iom.edu/?id=31512

American Society of Clinical Oncologists
www.asco.org

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org

Lance Armstrong Foundation
www.laf.org

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
www.canceradvocacy.org

Guidance for end of life decisions:

This link is to an illustrative opinion about end of life decisions
http://zocalopublicsquare.org/thepublicsquare/2011/11/30/how-doctors-die/read/nexus/

This link gives an outline of the different kinds of advance directives patients can use to make their end of life decisions known
http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/healthcare-management/end-of-life-issues/advance-directives-and-do-not-resuscitate-orders.html

This link describes in great detail the legal documents, living will and medical power of attorney
http://www.health.harvard.edu/special_health_reports/the-health-care-power-of-attorney-and-living-will

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