Cancer Education Resources

Patient education is of vital importance to Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers (NGOC).  We want to underscore and supplement the education provided in our cancer centers by your physician, physician extenders and nurses.  Online resources can help, including a trusted patient navigation site, Cancer 101, and the below information links about lab values, common chemotherapy and support drugs (see table at bottom of page) and the following commonly treated cancers.

Anal Cancer
Anemia
  • What you need to know about Anemia caused by some types of chemotherapy
Appendix Cancer
Bladder Cancer
Bone Cancer
Breast Cancer
Cervical Cancer
Colon Cancer
Endometrial Cancer
Esophagus Cancer
Extrahepatic Bile Ducts Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Head & Neck Cancer
Hepatocellular Cancer
Hodgkin’s Cancer
Kidney (Renal) Cancer
Lab Values
Laryngeal Cancer
Leukemia
Lip & Oral Cavity Cancer
Liver & Biliary Passages Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymphoma
Melanoma Cancer
Myeloproliferative Syndromes Cancer
Myeloma Cancer
Nasal Cavity Cancer
Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Penile Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Rectal Cancer
Salivary Gland Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma Cancer
Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Vaginal Cancer

 

Common Chemotherapy and Support Drugs

Trade NameGeneric NameLink
Adriamycin
Doxorubicin
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Alimta
Pemetrexed
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Eloxatin
Oxaliplatin
Click here for Information
Gemzar
Gemcitabine
Click here for Information
Herceptin
Trastuzumab
Click here for Information
Paraplatin
Carboplatin
Click here for Information
Platinol
Cisplatin
Click here for Information
Taxol
Paclitaxel
Click here for Information
Taxotere
Docetaxel
Click here for Information
Zometa
Zoledronic acid
Click here for Information
CytoxanCyclosphosphamideClick here for Information
VP-16EtopsideClick here for Information
Fluorouracil5FUClick here for Information
CPT-11IrinotecanClick here for Information
LeucovorinLeucovorin calciumClick here for Information
VidazaAzacitidine
Click here for Information
VelcadeBortezimib
Click here for Information
FaslodexFulvestrantClick here for Information
AbraxanePaclitaxel protein-bound
Click here for Information
AranespDarbopoetinClick here for Information
ProcritEpoetinClick here for Information
Octreotide acetateSandostatin LAR DepotClick here for Information