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Nutrition and Cancer Internet Resources

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Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa supports you in seeking out the best cancer resources. The organization’s websites below have been reviewed by our staff. We believe that these sites offer reputable nutrition and cancer-related information for the general public.

American Cancer Society
Description: The site offers information on types of cancer, ways to stay healthy, support and treatment, research efforts, and ways to get involved. Unique feature allows customizing information by setting up personal page via MyACS. Website is available in Spanish.

American Institute for Cancer Research
American Institute for Cancer Research: Nutrition and Cancer Information
Description: Robust information on prevention, reducing cancer risk, evidence-based expert reports, research and science behind the disease, and links to how lifestyle choice impacts certain cancers. More abundant resources include healthy diet quiz, The New American Plate, how to read a Nutrition Facts label, and subscription to a weekly recipe.

Dana-Farber: Nutrition and Cancer Information
Description: This highly ranked cancer treatment center is dedicated to their adult and pediatric patient population. Clinical research efforts are also a large part of their strategic plan to improve the knowledge on genomics, immunology, health disparities, and DNA repair.  Survivorship resources include podcasts, healthy recipes, meal planning and managing nutritional side effects of cancer.  Website is available in Spanish.

MD Anderson Cancer Center
MD Anderson: Nutrition and Cancer Information
Description: MD Anderson is both a treatment facility and research center and their website offers detailed information for all cancer patients on prevention and screening, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment methods and survivorship.  Links to a list of all clinical trials by cancer type performed by MD Anderson research staff.  Website is available in Spanish.

National Cancer Institute
National Cancer Institute: Nutrition and Cancer Information
Description: The Federal government’s principal agency for cancer research and training. This site is mostly data-driven with a focus on cancer topics, clinical trials, cancer statistics, research and funding, and news. Free downloadable booklets, fact sheets, newsletters and reports. Written in five languages (English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, Vietnamese) and culturally specific for American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.  Website is available in Spanish.

OncoLink: Nutrition and Cancer Information
Description: Established by the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania. This website has information on risk and prevention, treatment methods, chemotherapy drugs, and support for survivors. Survivorship library includes reviews of 20 books, music and videos. Links to LGBT resources. Website is available in Spanish.