Cancer Drugs

Cancer Drug Dictionary

National Cancer Institute’s Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer.

Cannabis and Cannabinoids (PDQ®)

Cannabis, known as marijuana, is a plant grown in many parts of the world which produces a resin containing compounds called cannabinoids. Some cannabinoids are psychoactive (acting on the brain and changing mood or consciousness).

Complementary and Alternative Medicines from the National Cancer Institute

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the term for medical products and practices that are not part of standard medical care. Complementary medicine refers to treatments that are used with standard treatment.

Drugs, Herbs, and Supplements on MedlinePlus

Learn about drugs used in the treatment of cancer and their side effects, dosage, drug interactions, and special precautions. Includes links to drugs for cancer chemotherapy and cancer alternative therapies.

Accurate information on all drugs with special links to drugs used for treating cancer and also for relieving symptpoms of the cancer and common side effects, such as nausea.

National Cancer Institute

If you have a question about cancer, call the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service toll-free number at 1-800-4-CANCER.

Resource and Learning Center at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

The Resource and Learning Center (RLC), located in downtown New Brunswick, NJ and directly across from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, provides a comfortable and friendly atmosphere to find information about cancer.

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