Credible online sources for factual cancer articles include the official websites of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and American Cancer Society. NCI functions as the primary cancer research agency of the United States federal government, notes NCI.
The American Cancer Society's website provides comprehensive information related to cancer, including cancer fundamentals, cancer diagnosis and prevention, signs and symptoms, side effects and treatment options for people diagnosed with cancer. The site also provides recent news concerning cancer research, including up-to-date cancer statistics.
A network of various organizations, academic institutions and publications bring the expertise and resources of ASCO to cancer patients, caregivers, researchers, charitable programs and the cancer industry. These include the Journal of Clinical Oncology, ASCO Connection, ASCO University, Institutes for Quality and Conquer Cancer Foundation, states ASCO.