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MORE OVERVIEWS OF CANCER - KidsHealth.org
- Cancer Center
Direct your attention to...
- Cancer Basics
- Treatment & Prevention
- Dealing with Feelings (tips on handling emotional issues)
- Personal Stories
- Q&As (Questions & Answers)
OVERVIEWS OF CANCER - American Cancer Society
- Cancer Basics
Direct your attention to the links within "Understanding Cancer" and "Cancer in the United States."
- What causes Cancer
Direct your attention to the links within "General Information about Carcinogens," "Genetics and Cancer," and "Common Causes of Cancer."
- Find a Cancer Type
Alphabetical list of different kinds of cancers
HELPFUL GOOGLE SEARCHES
In Google, try the following searches:
LIBRARY DATABASE - Student Resources in Context
- Student Resources in Context
Type "cancer" and then click the blue "Read More" button for a general overview. Below the "Read More" button, you can click "RESOURCES" to be taken to a variety of articles at different reading levels. An article with a green circle is easiest, yellow square is intermediate, and red triangle is hardest.
You can also try typing the name of a specific type of cancer (e.g. "breast cancer," "testicular cancer," etc.).
PASSWORDS FOR HOME ACCESS TO EAST'S DATABASES - Available in Library and in Library's online Schoology Resources folder (on the off-chance that you don't already belong, use Access Code CRZWF-Z8DD2 to join Library's Schoology Group)