Please see these links that provide additional information
about cancer and treatment options.
Patient Navigators — Anderson Regional Health Center. In this difficult time of your life, you can feel lost, confused, overwhelmed or alone. Anderson Regional Cancer Center’s Patient Navigator can help you through this time and provide the support you need to make sure you get the best care possible. Ginny Ruffin, LCSW, ACSW, OSW-C (Breast Cancer Patient Navigator) is available to answer questions for new and existing patients in radiation and medical oncology.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) aims to provide people with cancer and the general public with state-of-the-art cancer treatment information in easy-to-understand language. Go to patient information once you are on the home page.
Learn more about medical conditions and explore treatment options using UpToDate, the same resource trusted by more than 850,000 clinicians around the world. After you read the information in UpToDate, you will have the tools and the confidence to ask the right questions and have important conversations with your healthcare provider. Go to subscription options for patients.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.
This is the link to the American Cancer Society site. More than one million people in the United States get cancer each year. Whether you have cancer or are close to someone who does, understanding what to expect can help you cope. On this site, you can find basic information about cancer and what causes it, as well as in-depth information about specific types of cancer, their risk factors, early detection, diagnosis and treatment options.