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Women’s Health Links

American Medical Women’s Association: This site represents the National medical organization of women physicians and medical students. This site is sponsored by The American Medical Women’s Association.

Atlanta Reproductive Health Centre: This site provides information and links to internet resources on infertility, contraception, pregnancy and other women’s health topics. This site is sponsored by Mark Perloe, MD.

Breast Cancer Answers: This site provides clinical trial information, personal stories of cancer survivors and links.  This site is sponsored by Public Health Institute.

Breast Cancer Home Page: This site provides a breast cancer fact sheet, clinical trial information, and web resources.  This site is sponsored by the Feminist Majority Foundation.

Breast Cancer Information Clearinghouse: This site provides cancer-related patient education materials, statistics, lists of support groups and legislation.  This site is sponsored by the New York State Education and Research Network.

Breast Cancer Net: This site provides news and events related to breast cancer, a large list of articles on educational information on breast cancer, risk factors, treatment options, and local support groups. This site is sponsored by WebFeats, Inc.

Breast Health and Breast Cancer Network: This site provides information on breast cancer, support groups, specialists, articles, training and consulting services and patient resources.  This site is sponsored by EduCare, Inc.

Femina-Health and Wellbeing: This site provides a searchable directory of links to women’s health sites. This site is sponsored by Cybergirl, Inc.

Home Arts Breast Health Center: This site provides news articles on breast cancer events, legislation and drug development along with articles on prevention and detection methods.  This site is sponsored by Hearst Corporation.

iVillage.com: This site provides a Women’s health network serving as a central hub to fitness and beauty, healthy living, parenting, relationships, health news and online shopping web sites. This site is sponsored by iVillage, Inc.

LifeTime Online-Your Health Section: This site is oriented towards women’s health including nutritional tips, merchandise, fitness, and health items. This site is sponsored by Lifetime Entertainment Services.

MomsOnline: This site provides a comprehensive site for women’s health including information on health and wellness, finances, balancing work and family, and support groups. This site is sponsored by Oxygen Media.

National Action Plan on Breast Cancer: This site provides news items, information on clinical trials, and events related to breast cancer.  This site is sponsored by PHS Office on Women’s Health, Dept of Health and Human Services.

National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations: This site provides fact sheets, cancer information, news, web resources and clinical trials listings.  This site is sponsored by the National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations.

National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC): This site provides lists of advocacy organizations, legislative news and activities along with web resources.  This site is sponsored by The National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC).

National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF): This site provides information about osteoporosis, risk factors, bone health, prevention and treatment, clinical guidelines and news reports. This site is sponsored by The National Osteoporosis Foundation.

National Women’s Health Organization: This site provides information on abortion and abortion clinic listings. This site is sponsored by The National Women’s Health Organization.

North American Menopause Society: This site offers information, advice and more for women in menopause. This site is sponsored by The North American Menopause Society.

Online Birth Center: This site provides guidance on midwifery, parenting, nutrition and pregnancy, high-risk situations and breast feeding along with links to relevant Web sites. This site is sponsored by Donna Dolezal Zelzer.

Planned Parenthood: This site provides articles and links on contraception, PMS, stress, breast cancer detection, nutrition, health issues and news. This site is sponsored by Planned Parenthood.

Thrive Online: This site provides medical, fitness, serenity, nutrition and other content along with support groups, products, recipes and women in the news. This sites is sponsored by Oxygen Media.

Women’s Cancer Network: This site provides information about gynecologic cancer, support programs, web resources, books, news and the ability to find a gynecologic specialist by region. This site is sponsored by Women’s Cancer Network.

A Women’s Way to Health: This site provides informative articles on health topics ranging from pregnancy, babies, parenting, fitness, nutritional guides and diseases and conditions. This site is sponsored by Bayfront Medical Center.

Women.com: This site provides comprehensive news and information on women including links to various women’s magazines, article search, and health and wellness info. This site is sponsored by Women.com Networks.

Women’s Connection Online: This site provides information on women’s health issues. This site has unknown sponsor.

Y-ME: This site provides resources and links to a variety of sites related to breast cancer, lists of local support groups and online support groups.  This site is sponsored by Y-ME Organization.

Stroke Links

American College of Cardiology: This site contains information about this organization including medical society information and teaching institutions.  This site is sponsored by the American College of Cardiology.

American Heart Association: This site provides a wealth of information about heart disease and stroke including an online risk assessment test for heart disease, an enormous A to Z heart and stroke guide. This site is sponsored by The American Heart Association.

Glossary of Cardiovascular Terms: This site provides a glossary of useful cardiovascular terms. This site is sponsored by The Center for Cardiovascular Education, Inc.

Hardin Meta Directory: Cardiology: This site provides links to the most frequently visited sites for cardiology information. This site is sponsored by Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, University of Iowa.

Heart Home Page: This site poses heart-related questions to physicians.  This site is sponsored by Galichia Medical Group.

Heart Information Network: This site provides heart disease information, hypertension information, heart news and web resources. This site is sponsored by Cardiovascular Education, Inc.

The Heart Link Home Page: This site provides information and support for all heart pages. This site is sponsored by The UK and Overseas Heart Society and Heartlink.

Heart Surgery Forum: This site provides a cardiovascular online journal, case of the month, articles and links. This site is sponsored by The Heart Surgery Forum.

Heart-A Virtual Exploration: This site is a multimedia educational tour of the heart from the Franklin Institute. This site is sponsored by the Franklin Institute.

The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association: This site provides information on Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathies and related links. This site is sponsored by a newly formed grass roots organization The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Stroke Information Guide: This site provides information on emergency treatment of stroke, warning signs and risk factors. This site is sponsored by The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Stroke Association Home Page: This site provides information on stroke prevention, treatment and related research information. This site is sponsored by The National Stroke Association.

Men’s Health Links

Cancer Information and Treatment-Prostate: This site provides a good, solid source of information about prostate cancer (diagnosis, treatment, prevention, clinical trials, support). This site is sponsored by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Cap Cure: This site provides well designed “Living with Hope” feature for candid discussions with famous prostate cancer survivors, nutrition tips and recipes, drug research, along with information on different treatments and therapies.  This site is sponsored by the Association of the Cure of Cancer of the Prostate.

Hair Loss & Hair Care Library: This site provides eight chapters from a book entitled “Fighting Hair Loss”.  This site is sponsored by USA Library Publishing.

Impotence Resource Center-Geddings Osbon, Sr Foundation: This site provides a brief discussion on causes and treatments for impotence. This site is sponsored by The Geddings Osbon, Sr. Foundation.

Kimmel Cancer Center: This site is sponsored by Thomas Jefferson University.

Mediconsult.com-Prostate Cancer Medical Information: This site provides educational materials on the causes and treatment options for prostate cancer, relevant news items, support groups, survivor success stories and clinical trials.  This site is sponsored b Mediconsult.com, Limited.

National Prostate Cancer Coalition: This site is an advocacy site for legislative initiatives on prostate cancer.  This site is sponsored by the National Prostate Cancer Coalition.

Online Guide to Impotence: This site provides information on impotence, drug treatment, along with listings of urologists. This site is sponsored by Pharmacia & Upjohn, Inc.

Our Lab Home Page: This site provides information on screening, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of prostate disease along with web resources.  This site is sponsored by Prost-Data, Inc.

Prostate Cancer Dot Com: This site provides information on prostate cancer medical information and news on research.  This site is sponsored by the Prostate Cancer Education and Research (PC-REF).

Prostate Cancer InfoLink: This site provides an extensive resource of news about prostate cancer, clinical trial information, and how to contact support groups.  This site is sponsored by CoMed Communications.

Prostate Health: This site provides an overview of prostate with medical and anatomical explanations and information on alternative Prostate Treatment therapies. This site is sponsored by Prostate Health Council of American Foundation for Urologic Disease.

Prostate Pointers: This site provides a large collection of support groups, abstracts, published articles, book reviews, and information on diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. This site is sponsored by Gary Huckabay.

Real Men Cook To Fight Prostate Cancer: This site is sponsored by Real Men Cook Foundation.

Safer Sex Page: This site provides informative articles, multimedia aids, and a forum on safer sex along with prevention methods. This site is sponsored by John Troyer.

University of Michigan Prostate Cancer Home Page: This site provides resources for prostate cancer treatment information on diagnosis, staging, treatment options, specialists, investigational studies and current research.  This site is sponsored b the University of Michigan.

Urology at Hopkins: This site is sponsored by Johns Hopkins University.

US TOO International, Inc: This site provides articles on treatment options, a glossary of terms, clinical trials information and a newsletter. This site is sponsored by US TOO International, Inc.

Virgil’s Prostate-Online: This site provides basic tips and resources on healthcare providers, a basic consultation form to assist you with your doctor along with internet resources. This site is sponsored by V .H. Simmons & Associates.

Mental Health Links

Anxiety Panic Internet Resources: This site provides a grass roots self-help network that is kept alive by thousands of people interested in anxiety disorders such as panic attacks, phobias, shyness, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive behavior and post traumatic stress disorder. This site has unknown sponsor.

Car Accident (Stress Press): This site provides information and support for car accident victims. This site is sponsored by Stress Press, Inc.

Cognitive and Psycholological Sciences on the Internet: This site provides an index to Internet resources relevant to research in cognitive science and psychology.  This site is sponsored by Stanford University Psychology Department.

Crisis, Grief and Healing: This site provides articles on grieving and coping along with reader suggestions and related links.

David Baldwin’s Trauma Info Pages: This site provides articles and links focusing on Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. This site is sponsored by David V. Baldwin, PhD.

Facts for Families: This site provides review fact sheets on a wide variety of psychiatric disorders affecting children, adolescents and their families. This site is sponsored by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP).

Gold Coast Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: This site provides support groups  for people who have depression or bipolar disorder (manic-depression) and their family members to discuss topics related to living with these illnesses. We provide free literature at our support group meetings.

Internet Mental Health: This site provides information on 50 of the more common mood disorders, including descriptions, treatments, research and bibliographical information, an online mental health magazine with original articles and more then 300 links. This site is sponsored by Philip W. Long, MD.

Mental Health Net: This site provides a comprehensive guide to mental health issues with links to more than 6,300 individual resources, links to journals, associations, mailing lists, books, discussion groups, mental health products, administration issues and job opportunities. This site is sponsored by CMHC Systems.

Psych Central: This site provides articles for consumers and professionals, lists of psychology newsgroups, and summaries of recommended psychology books along with a review of mental health web sites. This site is sponsored by Dr. John Grohol.

Psych NET: This site provides a searchable database, articles, journals and lists of upcoming events. This site is sponsored by The American Psychological Association.

Psychiatry On-Line: This site provides an online medical journal with original articles, announcements of conferences and events, reviews of books and multi-media materials, and a substantial collection of links. This site is sponsored by Priory Lodge Education, Ltd.

SA/VE (Suicide Awareness/Voices of Education): This site provides articles on suicide prevention, recognizing warning signs and practical tips. This site is sponsored by Suicide Awareness/Voices of Education (SA/VE).

Self-Help Psychology Magazine: This site contains the online monthly psychology magazine with topics ranging from relationships, sexuality, and men and women, to bereavement, depression and drug abuse. This site is sponsored by Self-Help and Psychology Magazine (Behavioral Media Technology).

Cardiology/Heart Links

American College of Cardiology: This site contains information about this organization including medical society information and teaching institutions.  This site is sponsored by the American College of Cardiology.

American Heart Association: This site provides a wealth of information about heart disease and stroke including an online risk assessment test for heart disease, an enormous A to Z heart and stroke guide. This site is sponsored by The American Heart Association.

Glossary of Cardiovascular Terms: This site provides a glossary of useful cardiovascular terms. This site is sponsored by The Center for Cardiovascular Education, Inc.

Hardin Meta Directory: Cardiology: This site provides links to the most frequently visited sites for cardiology information. This site is sponsored by Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, University of Iowa.

Heart Home Page: This site poses heart-related questions to physicians.  This site is sponsored by Galichia Medical Group.

Heart Information Network: This site provides heart disease information, hypertension information, heart news and web resources. This site is sponsored by Cardiovascular Education, Inc.

The Heart Link Home Page: This site provides information and support for all heart pages. This site is sponsored by The UK and Overseas Heart Society and Heartlink.

Heart Surgery Forum: This site provides a cardiovascular online journal, case of the month, articles and links. This site is sponsored by The Heart Surgery Forum.

Heart-A Virtual Exploration: This site is a multimedia educational tour of the heart from the Franklin Institute. This site is sponsored by the Franklin Institute.

The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association: This site provides information on Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathies and related links. This site is sponsored by a newly formed grass roots organization The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Stroke Information Guide: This site provides information on emergency treatment of stroke, warning signs and risk factors. This site is sponsored by The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Stroke Association Home Page: This site provides information on stroke prevention, treatment and related research information. This site is sponsored by The National Stroke Association.

Cancer Links

Alpha Cancer Information Resource:  The Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups is proud to offer a unique opportunity for individuals to access cancer-related health information on the internet. Our Focus Areas deal with a specific type of cancer and allow visitors to interact directly with leading specialists in the field. This site is sponsored by The Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups.

American Association of Cancer Research: This site provides organization info, events, along with informational audio programs. This site is sponsored by the American Association of Cancer Research

American Cancer Society: This site provides cancer information, publications, programs and events plus links to other resources.  This site is sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

The Association for the Cure of Cancer of the Prostate: This site provides information and links concerning prostate cancer. This site is sponsored by Cap Care the world’s largest private source of prostate cancer research funding.

The Brain Tumor Society Home Page: This site provides basic information about brain tumors along with numerous resources. This site is sponsored by the Brain Tumor Society.

Cancer Care, Inc: This site provides information on various cancers, treatments, patient and family support group information along with political advocacy information.  This site is sponsored by Cancer Care, Inc.

Cancer Facts: This site provides information and FAQ’s for cancer patients, an on-line database and lists of local support groups.   This site has unknown sponsorship.

Cancer Group Institute: This site provides brief informational articles on different kinds of cancer.  This site is sponsored by The Cancer Group Institute.

Cancer Net: This site provides information on cancer research, treatments, statistics, patient care and more.   This site is sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Cancer News: This site contains links to cancer related organizations, news, books and prevention strategies, support group information and news items.  This site is sponsored by Net Ventures, Inc.

Cancer Search-A Guide to Cancer Information: This site provides resources on specific cancers including how to find cancer related mailing lists and support groups.  This site is sponsored by the National Coalition of Cancer Survivorship.

Cancer Trials: This site explains clinical trials and their role in cancer care including information to help users locate open trials and a description of trial accomplishments and educational material about participating in cancer trials. This site is sponsored by National Cancer Institute.

CANCERLIT: This site provides unbiased information on all major cancer topics along with a search engine that lets you perform your own literature searches on various cancer-related topics. This site is sponsored by the National Cancer Institute.

Childhood Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia: This site provides up-to-date information on Childhood Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia cancer and treatment. This site is sponsored by The National Cancer Institute.

Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia: This site provides up-to-date information on Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia cancer and treatment.  This site is sponsored by The National Cancer Institute.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: This site provides up-to-date information on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. This site is sponsored by The National Cancer Institute.

Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia: This site provides up-to-date information on Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia. This site is sponsored by The National Cancer Institute.

Cure2000: What is Leukemia?: This site provides information on leukemia and information on the National Marrow Donor Program. This site is sponsored by The Cancer Information Service (CIS) (1-800-422-6237).

Diagnosis of Melanoma: This site provides information on diagnosis of melanoma. This site is sponsored by Art Huntley MD University of California Davis.

HelpCureKids-National Childhood Cancer Foundation: This site provides personal stories, consumer oriented fact sheets and links to cancer information sites.  This site is sponsored by the National Childhood Cancer Foundation.

Introduction to Gynecologic Oncology: This site provides  information about gynecologic cancers, Pap tests and ovarian cysts. This information is intended to be a beginning in your learning about these conditions. This site is sponsored by William M. Rich, M.D. Gynecologic Oncology Associates (Fresno, California).

An Introduction to Skin Cancer: This site provides a general introduction to Skin Cancer, with links to specific information available around the Net. This site is sponsored by unknown.

The Lung Cancer and Cigarette Smoking Web Page: This site provides information on the dangers of cigarette smoking with related links. This site is sponsored by Frederic Winslow Grannis Jr. MD.

Medicine On-Line Cancer Information Center: This site is a well-organized site featuring a broad range of cancer-related educational resources, plus discussion groups and links to other cancer resource sites.

Melanoma of the Head and Neck: This site provides information for doctors about the staging of melanoma and related information. This site is sponsored by Baylor College of Medicine and Phillip A. Matorin, M.D.

Melanoma Patient’s Information Page: This site provides information on melanoma. The Melanoma Patients’ Information Page (MPIP) is a noncommercial site founded to provide support and information to melanoma patients and those who care for them.It is our desire to provide patients with the latest high-quality information from reputable sources and the tools to decipher and organize that information. The MPIP is founded on the belief that proactive patients who educate themselves to take an active role in decisions regarding their therapy can effect their outcome in a positive way. In addition, the MPIP provides various forums to allow patients to interact with other patients to provide support and share experiences and resources.

National Breast Cancer Coalition Web Site: This site is designed to help you join us in this fight. Here you can find all sorts of information including how to become an advocate for change, our legislative priorities for the 106th Congress, which Members of Congress have been supportive of our agenda and how NBCC-trained advocates have helped change the world of breast cancer research.. This site is sponsored by The National Breast Cancer Coalition is a grassroots advocacy organization dedicated to fighting breast cancer. NBCC was formed in 1991 with one mission: to eradicate breast cancer through action and advocacy.

OncoLink-Pennsylvania Cancer Resources: This site is the best source for news, statistics, informative articles and innovative internet pedagogical techniques.  This site is sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania.

Project Safety (Sun Awareness for Educating Today’s Youth): This site provides information for students concerning the dealing with skin cancer (in particular melanomas). This site is sponsored by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Special Love: This site provides camp and weekend programs for children with cancer and links to resources. This site is sponsored by Special Love, Inc.

State-of-the-Art Oncology in Europe (START): START is a project launched by the European School of Oncology. It involves approximately 170 leading European oncologists. The objective is to maintain a concise database on state-of-the-art treatment of human malignant tumors. Therefore, START will contain as many chapters as there are human tumors. Other clinical topics, important for oncological practice, (e.g. pain therapy, nutritional support, practical pharmacology, cancer screening, etc.) will also be included.. This site is sponsored by The European School of Oncology.

Steve Dunn’s Cancer Guide: This site provides support information for cancer patients from a cancer survivor including  how-to’s on the medical system and resources including clinical trial information.  This site is sponsored by Steve Dunn.

The Testicular Cancer Resource Center: This site provides information about testicular cancer. This site is sponsored by The Testicular Cancer Resource Center is a non-profit organization devoted to providing accurate and timely information regarding testicular and extragonadal germ cell tumors to anyone and everyone interested.

The University of Michigan Prostate Cancer Home Page: This site is a resource for prostate cancer related information pertaining to diagnosis, staging, treatment options, specialists, investigational studies and current research. It is intended for patients and health professionals, alike. This site is sponsored by The University of Michigan.

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization: This site provides information on breast self-examinations, counseling, education (including information on staging/diagnosis of breast cancer) and related links. This site is sponsored by The Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization.

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