Dictionaries and Glossary (National Cancer Institute)
NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms – More than 8,000 cancer-related terms, includes search tips and definitions in English and Spanish.
NCI Drug Dictionary – The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI’s List of Cancer Clinical Trials.
NCI Glossary of Statistical Terms – defines common statistical terms, NCI terminology, and the five key statistical measures of cancer: incidence, mortality, survival, prevalence, and lifetime risk.
About Dietary and Herbal Supplements (from the American Society of Clinical Oncology).
Eating Hints: Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment – book to read online or download, available in .pdf, Kindle, and ePub formats (from the National Cancer Institute).
Food Safety During and After Cancer Treatment – (from the American Society of Clinical Oncology).
Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects: Appetite Changes – .pdf file to download (from the National Cancer Institute).
More Research Is Needed on What Patients Being Treated for Cancer Should Eat – Includes Mixed Messages, Different Cancers-Different Recommendations, Exploring the Effects of Diet on Cancer Growth (from the National Cancer Institute).
Nutrition and Physical Activity During and After Cancer Treatment: Answers to Common Questions (from the American Cancer Society).
Nutrition for the Person With Cancer During Treatment – (from the American Cancer Society)
Nutrition in Cancer Care – (from the National Cancer Institute).
Nutrition Recommendations During and After Treatment – (from the American Society of Clinical Oncology).
Organizations for Patients, Family and Caregivers
Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance – patient information and support services. Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation is a member organization and represents the IBC patient voice to that group.
Young Survival Coalition – facing breast cancer in young women together. Meet and connect with the YSC cmmunity nationally and locally.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer – news & opinions, programs & events and more.
Cancer Survivors Network – support each other, create a personal space to share stories, participate in discussion board or chatroom (from the American Cancer Society).
Cancer.Net – oncologist approved cancer information for patients, family members, friends, and caregivers to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions (from the American Society of Clinical Oncology).
Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation. Participate in research initiatives and help make breast cancer history.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer – empowers all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life.
Survivor and Patient Advocacy. – Scientist<->Survivor Program, educational materials on cancer research, opportunities for survivor advocates (from the American Association for Cancer Research).
Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation®: Dedicated to supporting TNBC-specific research and to providing meaningful programs and services to the TNBC community.