Learning About Cancer

Whether it's at diagnosis, during cancer treatment, survivorship or if you're living with advanced cancer, you and your family will need to learn more about your cancer

We are committed to empowering you and your family and caregiver (s) to become active partners in your health care, allowing you to make informed decisions about treatment and recovery options.

Our services include:

  • a multi-media library (the Patient Family Education Resource Center
  • to help answer patients' questions
  • online information guides listing sources relating to specific cancer diagnosis or issue
  • a hand-on skills lab to teach many of the common tasks of home cancer treatment
  • a "toolbox" of resources
  • events for patients and family members which include support groups and educational seminars
  • mCancerTalk
    this blog offers articles about living with cancer, talking to others about your cancer diagnosis, personal stories by cancer survivors and much, much more

University of Michigan Health System Resources

Health Libraray
an extensive library of disease, condition and treatment information.

An Introduction to Clinical Trials