India now has a Bone marrow registry in which you can search donors for
unrelated bone marrow/peripheral stem cell transplants.
Pleural mesothelioma is the most common type
of mesothelioma, a rare cancer that develops in the lungs. It is almost
solely caused by exposure to asbestos, which was used in everything in
children’s toys, house-hold insulation, and naval carriers before being
banned in most parts of the world. Unfortunately it is still widely used
in India. The website has up to date and comprehensive information about
Pleural Mesothelioma, with information ranging from a complete list of
symptoms, to treatment options, and steps to take after a diagnosis.
The Current Oncology website is a portal through which health
professionals of all levels gain access to articles and information
covering the broad field of oncology. Established in 1994, Current
Oncology is a Canadian based and internationally distributed journal which
represents a multidisciplinary medium, encompassing health care workers in
the field of cancer therapy and whose aim is to report upon and to review
progress in the management of all areas of this disease.
Distributor for books published by American Cancer Society.
International Union Against Cancer, Switzerland.
Statistics from all over the world.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre,
USA. Prevention and Detection, treatment information, research. How to
make an appointment.
Up to date information on cancer
American Cancer Society, USA. Covers information
on common cancers in a drop down menu.
Tata Memorial Hospital information, departments,
research, Indian statistics.
New cancer treatments, cures, research breakthroughs
- reported daily. Financial aid for cancer patients, recovery aids, USA
doctor and hospital finder, more.
Created by Lorraine
Kember, covering her experiences in nursing her husband who suffered from
pleural mesothelioma, sharing her knowledge and experience regarding
Anticipatory Grief, Pain Management and Symptom Control, Chemotherapy,
Palliative Care and Dying at home, excerpts and poems from her personal
diary, in the hope of bringing inspiration and strength to others.
Detailed information, Doctor's recommendations, Book excerpts and Reviews,
plus reader's letters.
The website of a
group dedicated to support, outreach and education for Gastrointestinal
Stromal Tumor patients, their families and friends as well as ongoing
research for a cure.
Website created by
C.D. Mohatta and his two sons with the intention of helping to build a
cancer-free world using the medium of ecards.
Website created by
Mahesh Bhavsar in memory of his son a case of plueropulmonary blastoma.
Website for voluntary
blood donors worldwide to provide contact information of eligible donors
to seekers online.
Free worldwide health
resource incorporating all illnesses where both sufferers and carers can
communicate and support each other.
A network of organisations,
cancer centres, professionals, NGOS, volunteers and public dedicated to
the patients who fought with courage, doctors who treated with compassion,
families who shared the joy and sorrow, the community who supported wholeheartedly
in this unending crusade against cancer.
Cancer information and Support International,
With the collaboration of international
partners, Matchpia launched 'Project India' to creating India's
largest bone marrow registry. The site helps patients to
find genetic matches for patients in need of a bone marrow (blood
stem cell) transplant in India, while allowing other South Asians all
around the world a greater chance at finding a life saving donor match.
For the case of South Asians, the best chances of getting a donor match
are with the same community, and South Asians are severely under
represented in all donor registries around the world.
The Diet Channel provides a wealth of professionally written,
unbiased, authoritative information and support for people interested in
managing their diets for a wide variety of medical reasons, including
those looking to reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases.