Prevention and Awareness Information
Welcome to the Racing For Cancer Prevention and Awareness Information section of our site. Below you will find very useful information from major institutions that will help you take responsibility for your cancer prevention.
Physician Data Query (PDQ) is the National Cancer Institute’s comprehensive cancer database. It contains summaries on a wide range of cancer topics; a registry of 8,000+ open and 19,000 closed cancer clinical trials from around the world; and a directory of professionals who provide genetics services. PDQ also contains the NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms with definitions for 6,800+ cancer and medical terms and the NCI Drug Dictionary, which has information on 2,300+ agents used in the treatment of cancer or cancer-related conditions.
Find Free Brochures:
Your American Cancer Society offers free brochures on preventing, diagnosing, and treating different kinds of cancer. You can place an order for them by phone. Please call 1-800-227-2345. The brochures will be mailed to you.
As a leader in nationwide efforts to ease the burden of cancer the CDC works with national cancer organizations, state health agencies, and other key groups to develop, implement, and promote effective strategies for preventing and controlling cancer.