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More Information for Diverse Audiences

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Recently, I tried to find information about skin cancer and African Americans on cancer.gov because I found an abnormal spot on my foot...and I couldn't find anything other than the fact that I was at low risk. None of the photos showed what skin cancer could look like on darker skin or how I should screen differently. Eventually after a search on WebMD, I went to a dermatologist anyway, who suggested it be biopsied because ...more »

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Personalized Information

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Cancer.gov has a lot of great information - for everyone. I'd like to be able to sift through all the vast resources and find information that's relevant to me. It would be great if I could customize the site and personalize a page that aggregates information based on my criteria - a mycancer.gov page (similar to myYahoo, etc.). Thanks for the opportunity to share my ideas and provide input!

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Feedback from a Patient Perspective

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I spent some time on the NCI website and found it to be very large, but easy to navigate and locate information one needs to research. I went specifically to find information on two respective cancers - oral and thyroid. The sites contained myriad information on the cancers, well organized and easy to read and understand. - In the treatment section they separate information into patient and health professional sections ...more »

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