The Johns Hopkins Colon Cancer Center
The Johns Hopkins Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Registry
A listing of all federally and privately supported clinical research trials. ClinicalTrials.gov provides information about a trial's purpose, eligibility criteria, locations, and phone numbers for more details. ClinicalTrials is easily searchable by disease, location, and phase.
An excellent series, both audio and downloadable pdf versions of conversations and interviews with leading oncology investigators about current treatments and surgical techniques for colorectal cancer care.
The American Institute for Cancer Research fund research on diet and cancer prevention and has great information.
Dr. Ralph Moss has been writing about cancer treatments since 1974 and he provides excellent insight and perspective into the current state and future of cancer therapies. His newsletters make for an excellent analysis the latest therapies both alternative and conventional. Make sure you visit the "Archives Center" for the searchable newsletters podcasts.
The National Cancer Institute's review of specific complementary and alternative therapies
ConsumerLab.com provides independent laboratory testing results and researched based reviews of several vitamins, herbs, and supplements. This site makes it easy to identify supplements and supplement companies that accurately represent the information on their labels.
Quackwatch: A supposed guide to quackery and health fraud. This site is useful, though it should be analyzed with as much skepticism as you would exercise when you first read about a "quack" therapy. The authors of the material on this site are heavily biased toward conventional medicine and do give any credence to any type of alternative or complementary therapy. It is a good read to gain perspective of both sides .
Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez practices medicine in New York City, treating primarily cancer patients with a nutritional approach known as the "Kelley Therapy." He has apparently had good success treating terminally ill pancreatic patients as well as other stage IV cancers. His approach is being evaluated by the National Cancer Institute
Dr. William Kelley's One Answer to Cancer
Herbmed is an interactive electronic herbal database, excellent for researching the scientific evidence underlying the use of herbs for health.
Medicinal Mushrooms and Cancer. An excellent scientific review of the beneficial properties mushrooms as an adjunct in cancer therapy.
Nutritional Solutions by Dr. Jeanne Wallace provides individuals with a personalized integrative treatment plan maximizing the benefits of both conventional and complementary medicine. Highly recommended.
Avemar is a medical nutriment for complementing cancer treatment during and after surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. Avemar has been shown in research studies to impede mestastases and inhibit the cellular metabolism of cancer cells. It is derived from wheat germ, and should be strongly considered as part of an integrative approach.
AHCC is a supplement developed from several species of medicinal mushrooms. AHCC has been shown ameliorate the side-effects of chemotherapy and increase the defensive mechanisms of the immune system to combat cancer.
The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Useful for locating a Naturopathic Physician in your area.
An abundance of useful information for coping with and alleviating chemotherapy induced nausea