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Cancer (cont.)

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Where can people find more information about cancer?

There are many ways a person can find more information about cancer, but if they have any immediate concerns about having cancer, their first source of information should be their doctor. In addition to the references listed at the end of this article, the following is a list of information sources that are well recognized as authorities for cancer information by most clinicians:

Jay B. Zatzkin, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Medical Oncology


Switzerland. World Health Organization. "Cancer." Feb. 2011. <>.

United States. Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry. "Cancer Fact Sheet." Aug. 30, 2002. <>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control. "Human Papillomavirus (HPV)." Sept. 22, 2010. <>.

United States. National Cancer Institute. "Cancer Genetics." <>.

United States. National Cancer Institute. "Cancer Vaccines." Aug. 4, 2010. <>.

United States. National Cancer Institute. "Common Cancer Types." Nov. 4, 2010. <>.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/21/2014

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