Cancer is a leading cause of death in the U.S. for people under the age of 85. Although there are many kinds of cancer, all cancers start from abnormal cells that grow out of control.
Following are trusted cancer education resources. To explore information about specific cancers, click on Cancers By Type.
The Vail Valley Medical Center Educational Resource Library at Shaw Regional Cancer Center provides personalized reference services in English and Spanish. With a large lending collection of books and audiovisual materials, as well as more than 300 journal subscriptions, the Library is open to the public and specific questions can be emailed directly to our Librarian.
If you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, the physicians and staff at Shaw Regional Cancer Center are your best resources for personalized discussions and treatment plans. For a consultation, call us at (970) 569-7429.
American Cancer Society
American Society for Clinical Oncology
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
American Institute on Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
National Comprehensive Cancer Network